What's that guy smiling about? "A noirish rumination on being too happy..." This book asks a simple question: Is it possible to write compellingly about a happy person? In the hands of celebrated (but never before translated into English) Swiss author Hansjorg Schertenleib, the answer is a resounding yes--because, as it turns out, even happy people are surrounded by unhappy people, which can make for considerable stress, and, well, what's a happy man to do? And it's not as if the hero of this book--whose name is, well, ...

A Happy Man 2009, Melville House Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781933633817

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