Why We Need Love

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Why We Need Love

By Simon Van Booy

Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780061845543, 237pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2010

Description

Vital insights and wisdom on the perennial question of why we need love

This book explores how some of the greatest minds of civilization have tackled a question that continues to play a vital part in our lives today. In Why We Need Love, Simon Van Booy curates an enlightening collection of excerpts, passages, and paintings, presenting works by Geoffrey Chaucer, William Shakespeare, John Donne, William Blake, George Eliot, Emily Dickinson, O. Henry, W. B. Yeats, James Joyce, E. E. Cummings, Anais Nin, Marc Chagall, J. Krishnamurti, and others.

Why We Need Love will engage both the serious philosopher and the eternally curious.