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Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Married Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

Yes, I could have just linked you to the article on-line, but this way I feel I am more actually sharing the book review with you.

I would like to declare Jonathan Franzen's "Freedom" the first read of my soon-to-be-crystallized Book and Garden Club! I can't wait to analyze the Berglunds' marriage, and explore "how to be married when one [loves] truly, madly, deeply and the other feels 'like [they're] being followed around by a really nice, well-trained dog.' " I am very much intrigued by Mr. Franzen's central question of "whether people really have a right to the pursuit of happiness when much of the rest of the world lives in misery", a recurring query between Bluebs and myself (as you may already know).


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