• Beautifully written and rigorously researched... Reading it is a life-transforming experience.
    Susan Cain, author of Quiet
  • A riveting read on the quest for the one thing that matters more than happiness.
    Adam Grant, author of Originals and Give and Take; professor at the Wharton School
  • Combining cutting-edge research with storytelling, The Power of Meaning inspires us to zero in on what really matters.
    Arianna Huffington, author of Thrive


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About Emily

Emily Esfahani Smith is the author of The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life That Matters (forthcoming from Crown in 2017). She writes about culture, relationships, and psychology. Her writing has appeared in theWall Street Journal, New York TimesTimeThe Atlantic, and other publications.