The Happiness Myth: Why Smarter, Healthier and Faster Doesn't Work

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9780060813970: The Happiness Myth: Why Smarter, Healthier and Faster Doesn't Work

Jennifer Michael Hecht explodes the myths about happiness, liberating us from the message that there's only one way to care for our hearts, minds, and bodies.

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“Hecht’s curiosity ranges widely, and the breadth of her learning is impressive… Fresh and daring analysis.” (Washington Post)

“Deep and thoughtful.” (Michael Shermer, Scientific American)

“Among the raft of happiness books published lately, this one is the obvious standout. I suggest climbing aboard.” (Cleveland Plain Dealer)

About the Author:

Jennifer Michael Hecht is a philosopher, historian, and award-winning poet. She is the author of Doubt: A History and The End of the Soul; the latter won the Phi Beta Kappa Society's 2004 Ralph Waldo Emerson Award. Hecht's books of poetry include The Next Ancient World and Funny. She earned her Ph.D. in history from Columbia University and teaches at The New School in New York City.

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