Christopher Bray

Christopher Bray is Cheered Up By Four Books on Happiness

  • Richard Layard, 
  • Darrin McMahon, 
  • Richard Schoch, 
  • Daniel Gilbert

Never have I felt more justified in my misery. A while back, you see, I had lunch with my agent. ‘So what’s your next book?’ asked he.

‘How about a socio-cultural history of the ways people have sought happiness? It’s so zeitgeisty it could make me a fortune.’

‘No way, Chris. We won’t be able to sell it.’

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