I Like Being Married: Treasured Traditions, Rituals, and Stories

Michael Leach, Editor, Therese Johnson Borchard, Editor . Doubleday $19.95 (240p) ISBN 978-0-385-50231-3

This collection of writings about that celebrated institution features essays from Hollywood stars, writers, politicians and ordinary folks. The editors of I Like Being Catholic collect previously published pieces by C.S. Lewis, Colin Powell, Benjamin Franklin, Anne Bancroft and many others covering subjects from courtship and weddings to interracial couples and raising a family. The book is illustrated with photographs and includes lists of the best books, films and television shows about marriage, making this beneficial for married couples of all ages. (Jan.)