The Geography of Bliss
one grump's search for the happiest places in the world
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Join the discussion on Sept. 16, 2014. Long-time NPR foreign correspondent and self-confessed mope, Weiner visits 10 countries and calls on the collective wisdom of “the self-help industrial complex” to help him navigate the path to bliss. The result is both hilarious and profound as he visits so... Read More »
Join the discussion on Oct. 16, 2014. Long-time NPR foreign correspondent and self-confessed mope, Weiner visits 10 countries and calls on the collective wisdom of “the self-help industrial complex” to help him navigate the path to bliss.
Very fun, interesting, armchair travel read, with a bit of self help thrown in there (usually I have no patience for self help but for some reason it's totally fine here). Iceland....how did I not know this? Super like.
Part foreign affairs discourse, part humor, and part twisted self-help guide. Weiner takes us from America to Iceland to India in search of happiness, or, in the author's case, moments of "un-unhappiness." A brilliant mixture of travel, psychology, science and humor--he investigates not... Read More »
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