Books Friendkeeping A Field Guide to the People You Love, Hate, and Can't Live Without by Julie Klam Hardcover, 224 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $25.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleFriendkeepingSubtitleA Field Guide to the People You Love, Hate, and Can't Live WithoutAuthorJulie Klam Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary Examines friendship in all its modern varieties, both online and in person, and explores how to keep friends in the face of intimidating odds including disliking a spouse or being happy in their misfortunes. 30,000 first printing. Genres: Parenting & Families Nonfiction Also by Julie Klam You Had Me at Woof Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Friendkeeping Monkey See 'Friendkeeping': The Close Relationships We Could, But Can't Easily, Let Go October 19, 2012 Julie Klam's new book Friendkeeping is a serious — and funny — look at adult friendships. It's a surprisingly rare thing, and she and I spoke about why friendships are such a neglected science and how we keep them up as we get older.