By Brian Fawcett
A public highbrow who will disgrace the satan within the pursuits of fact, Brian Fawcett has staunchly refused to shop for into the present techno-corporate ethos that defines our tradition this present day. With Human Happiness, Fawcett has taken one other jump into unexplored territory. the place formerly Fawcett has explored such subject matters as globalization and the position of the media, this time he turns the lens inward to look for the which means of happiness by way of interpreting the mysteries of marriage and family.
Featuring prose that's usually painfully candid and often laugh-out-loud humorous, Human Happiness is a story-driven narrative founded round the doubtless satisfied marriage among Fawcett’s mom and dad, approximately how households fairly paintings (or don’t), concerning the intergenerational conflicts that appear inevitable among headstrong fathers and sons, and the way outdated hostilities can poison and warp via generations and -- in notable circumstances -- may be resolved.
For 25 years now, Brian Fawcett has been Canada’s so much unconventional author and public highbrow, a guy Paul Quarrington defined as our literature's enfant negative and eminence gris rolled into one. His real present is for making readers snigger whereas elevating the main basic questions that face us. He may be Canada's most unusual author.