• Beautifully written, The Power of Meaning speaks to the yearning we all share for a life of depth and significance.
    Susan Cain, author of Quiet
  • An intelligent page-turner… In a world that seems caught between pure hedonism and divisive sectarianism, the book mounts a timely challenge.
  • To follow Emily Esfahani Smith in this great human quest is to undertake a rewarding journey with a sure-footed guide.
    Darrin M. McMahon, author of Happiness: A History and Professor of History, Dartmouth College


About Emily

Emily Esfahani Smith is the author of The Power of Meaning: Finding Fulfillment in a World Obsessed With Happiness. In this book, Smith argues that the unending pursuit of happiness has distracted us from what really matters—the search for meaning in life. Her work has appeared in theWall Street Journal, New York TimesTimeThe Atlantic, The New Criterion, and other publications. 



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