Nov 5, 2012 — This week brings a notable story collection by Megan Mayhew Bergman and a memoir of art, alcoholism and family life by Jeanne Darst. Eric Weiner has an account of his spiritual journey, and Toby Lester explores Leonardo da Vinci's coming of age.
Dec 5, 2011 — In Eric Weiner's newest book, Man Seeks God, the former NPR foreign correspondent heads around the world on a humorous and thoughtful quest for spirituality.
Jul 15, 2011 — NPR coverage of The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World by Eric Weiner. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Feb 11, 2009 — A handful of airlines are introducing onboard Internet access, letting passengers surf the Web and check their e-mail — for a fee. For the airlines, it's a much-needed source of revenue. For some business travelers, it's a way to stay productive in the air. But critics have raised concerns about security and privacy. Commentator Eric Weiner also is worried — for different reasons.
Oct 12, 2008 — If there is such a thing as a happiness bubble, it is a much tougher, resilient bubble than the stock and real estate ones that have burst recently.
Jan 5, 2008 — After 10 years of reporting on the troubles of foreign countries, NPR correspondent Eric Weiner decided to go in search of some of the happiest places on Earth. He chronicles his quest in The Geography of Bliss.