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LAUREN B. DAVIS

Author of AGAINST A DARKENING SKY, THE EMPTY ROOM, OUR DAILY BREAD, and others. Find out more at www.LaurenBDavis.com. I read as if my sanity depended upon it.. . . oh, wait, it does! Snort.

Against Happiness: In Praise of Melancholy

Against Happiness: In Praise of Melancholy - Eric G. Wilson Wilson has written a poetic exploration of the benefits of melancholy and condemnation of the particularly American pursuit of often soulless shopping-mall happiness. Although it could have been halved, making it an excellent essay rather than a thin book, all I could think was, "Thank God, somebody finally gets me!" ;-)