A Book About Love

A Book About Love

Book - 2016
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Weaving together scientific studies from clinical psychologists, longitudinal studies of health and happiness, historical accounts and literary depictions, child-rearing manuals, and the language of online dating sites, Jonah Lehrer's A Book About Love plumbs the most mysterious, most formative, most important impulse governing our lives. Love confuses and compels us--and it can destroy and define us....
Publisher: New York :, Simon & Schuster,, 2016.
ISBN: 9781476761398
Characteristics: ix, 288 pages ; 22 cm


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Jan 18, 2017

This book is so interesting to read. There are lot of research outcomes to support the arguments. The author was able to breakdown all the tedious long articles and made it quite fun to read. I have to admit I approached the book with the intention to read a lot about young adult love. Almost one third of the book explored the parenthood and family love. I myself was surprised that I enjoyed this part very much as well. There is also lots of citation from Jane Eyre's book. Also, it covers the topic of mental health, adoption, love for religious, even love in our memories.

Such a nice way all the research were put together. I will buy a copy for myself soon.


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