Books Happiness by Aminatta Forna Hardcover, 312 pages, Pgw, List Price: $26 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleHappinessAuthorAminatta Forna Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary An American scientist and a Ghanaian psychologist become unlikely partners and friends during a search for a missing child that challenges their perspectives on their careers and happiness. By the author of The Hired Man. Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Also by Aminatta Forna The Memory of Love The Devil That Danced on the Water Ancestor Stones The Hired Man Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Happiness NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2018's Great Reads November 27, 2018 The Book Concierge is back! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics.