What’s the meaning of meaning? Now there’s a heady question–but one that Emily Esfahani Smith tackles with clear-headed, narrative prose in The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life that Matters.

In a 10-minute conversation with The Bookmonger, Smith discusses the ingredients of a meaningful life, argues that happiness is overrated, and describes how the rise of social media and the decline of religious faith have shaped the modern search for meaning.

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    This sounds like quite an interesting book. I thought it was interesting how she revealed that life can be meaningful and not necessarily happy. Maybe I will check out this book later.

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    • January 10, 2017 at 9:31 am