Farrar Straus Giroux Books
Books editi da Farrar Straus Giroux con argomento Solitude
Thoughts in Solitude
edizioni Farrar Straus & Giroux collana Farrar Straus & Giroux (Paperback) , 1999
Thoughtful and eloquent, as timely (or timeless) now as when it was originally published in 1956, Thoughts in Solitude addresses the pleasure of a solitary life, as well as the necessity for quiet reflection in an age when so little is private. Thomas Merton writes: "When society is made up of men who know no interior...
edizioni Farrar Straus & Giroux collana Farrar Straus & Giroux (Hardcover) , 2009
What does it mean to be happy? Americans have had an obsession with “the pursuit of happiness” ever since the Founding Fathers enshrined it—along with life and liberty—as our national birthright. Whether it means the accumulation of wealth or a more vaguely understood notion of self-fulfillment or self-actualization,...