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American restlessness

12 mins | May 10, 2022

Why do good fortune and prosperity leave so many of us unhappy? Matt Dinan, an assistant professor in the Great Books Program at St. Thomas University in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, here reviews the book "Why We Are Restless: On the Modern Quest for Contentment" by Benjamin Storey and Jenna Silber Storey. For Dinan, reading the book was a conglomerated experience delving into the works of Montaignean, complex notions of the self and the meaning of life within a North American landscape.

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