Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Sonja Lyubomirsky's six favorite books

Sonja Lyubomirsky's latest book is The Myths of Happiness: What Should Make You Happy, But Doesn't, What Shouldn't Make You Happy, But Does.

One of her six favorite books that examine the idea of happiness, as told to The Week magazine:
The Post-Birthday World by Lionel Shriver

Shriver's inventive novel, which follows one character along two potential life paths that emerge from a single decision, was engineered to pose one question: Should we give up a safe, loyal partnership for a novel passion? Not if we understand how love ages, we won't.
Read about another novel on Lyubomirsky's list.

Sonja Lyubomirsky's The How of Happiness is one of Oliver Burkeman's ten best self-help gurus.

--Marshal Zeringue