I read this book in Italian a long time ago. The book is also known under the title On Love. There are two Joni references.
Why did I not have more time for Joni Mitchell?
And with the inability to laugh comes an inability to acknowledge the relativity of things human, the contradictions inherint in a society or relationship, the multiplicity and clash of desires, the need to accept that one's partner will never learn how to park a car, or wash out a bath, or give up a taste for Joni Mitchell-but that one loves them nevertheless.
Thank you, Monica!
(Contributed by Monica)