Gretchen Rubin is the author of The Happiness Projectóan account of the year she spent test-driving the wisdom of the ages, the current scientific studies, and the lessons from popular culture about how to be happier. On her popular blog, The Happiness Project, she reports on her daily adventures in pursuit of happiness.
Rubin started her career in law, and she was clerking for Justice Sandra Day OíConnor when she realized she really wanted to be a writer.
Her bestselling Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill and Forty Ways to Look at JFK are succinct, provocative biographies. Power Money Fame Sex: A Userís Guide is biting social criticism in the form of a userís manual. She also has three terrible novels safely locked in a desk drawer.
Raised in Kansas City, she lives in New York City with her husband and two young daughters.
Interviews for Gretchen Rubin
Interview with Gretchen Rubin January 17, 2010
Books:The Four Tendencies, September 2017
Better Than Before, March 2015
Happier At Home, September 2012
The Happiness Project, January 2010
Power Money Fame Sex: A User's Guide, September 2001