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  • Capital University - Mees Auditorium Bexley, OH, 43209 United States (map)

Is there a secret to happiness?

Of course! Renowned comedian Paula Poundstone will unveil this closely guarded secret when Thurber House brings her to the Mees Auditorium at Capital University to discuss her new book, The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness. In her latest book, Poundstone offers herself up as a human guinea pig in a series of unscientific experiments in search of happiness. This includes taekwondo lessons, becoming tech savvy, communing with nature, and driving a Lamborghini. This, while she cares for three adopted children, dozens of cats, a dog, a bearded dragon lizard and a lop-eared bunny. Poundstone brings the same comedic timing to her book as she does her stage act.

"A remarkable journey. I laughed. I cried. I got another cat.” - Lily Tomlin

Tickets are available for the reading only for $40, or you may purchase a ticket to the reading and a copy of The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness for $65. Books will be available for pick up at the event.

Current Capital students, staff, faculty, and parents may purchase tickets for $20 each (does not include the book).

Tickets will be available at the door.

Parking: Approach the event on College Avenue and follow the event parking signs.

Earlier Event: September 27
Later Event: October 26