How to be Happy

TUE, MAR 5, 2019 (1:06:40)

Author John Leland explores a simple yet profound question in his latest book Happiness Is a Choice You Make: Lessons From a Year Among the Oldest Old.

Drawing upon interviews with some of the oldest residents of New York City, listening to them weave tales of experience and wisdom they have gained as they approach their twilight years, Leland gives us sound advice on the pursuit of happiness.

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John Leland is a reporter at The New York Times, where he wrote a yearlong series that became the basis for Happiness Is a Choice You Make, and the author of two previous books, Hip: The History and Why Kerouac Matters: The Lessons of “On the Road” (They’re Not What You Think).

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