Firedoglake Book Salon hosts Derek Bok tomorrow

Pick up a copy of The Politics of Happiness and join in the live chat at 5:00 PM EST on May 22nd.

Essential background reading or viewing for this chat:

Derek on Charlie Rose: http://www.charlierose.com/guest/view/1879

Derek at the Carnegie Council: http://www.cceia.org/resources/video/data/000317

The New Yorker: http://www.newyorker.com/arts/critics/books/2010/03/22/100322crbo_books_kolbert

New York Times Book Review: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/21/books/review/Wolfe-t.html

Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/09/AR2010040902196.html

Boston Globe: http://www.boston.com/ae/books/articles/2010/03/21/pursuit_of_happiness/

Washington Times: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2010/may/19/making-happiness-a-government-goal/

US News & World Report: http://www.usnews.com/articles/opinion/2010/04/30/how-government-can-make-the-american-public-happy-life-liberty-and-the-pursuit-of-happiness.html

Times Higher Education: http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?storycode=410939

Washington Monthly: http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/features/2010/1003.longman2.html

Nature: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v464/n7293/full/4641275a.html#/

Apologies in advance in case you can’t access any of these articles without a log-in, but hopefully there are enough articles freely available to compensate.