Five Books Newsletter
Dear Five Books reader,
Below are our book picks for this week, from some of my favourite interviews.
Please enjoy and have a lovely weekend!
This Week's Books
Jonathan Haidt on Happiness (http://fivebooks.com/interviews/jonathan-haidt-on-happiness)
"Friendship is a very important thing for Aristotle, and perhaps one of the most beautiful things in the Nichomachean Ethics is his discussion of friendship."
AC Grayling on Being Good (http://fivebooks.com/interviews/ac-grayling-on-being-good)
"All writing teachers hate adverbs. I don’t know why. What’s wrong with a little adverb every now and then? Why does our language have adverbs if we’re not supposed to use them?"
Eric Olsen on How to Write (http://fivebooks.com/interviews/eric-olsen-on-how-write)
Dan Ariely on Behavioural Economics (http://fivebooks.com/interviews/dan-ariely-on-behavioural-economics)
Jerry Coyne on Evolution (http://fivebooks.com/interviews/jerry-coyne-on-evolution)
Quote of the Week
"The main reason for the survival of religion is not a desire to live a better life, but our fear of death."
Susan Jacoby on Atheism (www.fivebooks.com/interviews/susan-jacoby-on-atheism )