Anna Quindlen: "A Short Guide to a Happy Life" (Random House)
Writer Anna Quindlen won a Pulitzer Prize in 1992 for her work as a New York Times columnist. She surprised many when she gave up the twice-weekly column to concentrate on other projects, such as family matters and writing fiction. In her new book, she explains her guiding principles, and shares the experiences that have shaped her approach to life.
Newsweek columnist. Her many books include the best-selling "A Short Guide to a Happy Life," and the novels "One True Thing" and "Blessings."