• 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


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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