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How to be a person in the world : ask Polly's guide through the paradoxes of modern life / Heather Havrilesky.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385540391
  • ISBN: 0385540396
  • Physical Description: xii, 258 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: "A collection of new and previously published letters from Ask Polly's advice column, originally featured on The Awl and now on New York Magazine's blog, The Cut."
Formatted Contents Note: Author's note -- Flaws become you -- Here comes the (anxious) bride -- My mind likes imagining boys -- The poisons of materialism -- Am I too weird? -- Crushed by an STD -- You are uniquely qualified to bring you the world -- What would Kanye do? -- My boyfriend has never had a job -- Devil town -- Commitmentphobes of NYC -- Reckoning, anger, & obsession -- The cheat sheet -- I'm tired of being so nice -- The weight of rage -- Cheaters become you -- That bitter aftertaste -- Weepiness is next to godliness -- Drunk no more -- I'm dating my best friend's ex -- How do I get over this betrayal? -- Why don't the men I date ever love me? -- Identity & becoming an artist (whether you make art or not) -- Land of the lost artist -- Lame job, lame life -- Do I make music or have a family? -- This job is killing me -- The uncertainty principle -- Making friends (out of nothing at all) -- I'm 38 and everything is awful -- Don't shy away -- I don't know -- Career or baby? -- Beauty in the breakdown -- I feel haunted by my affair -- The good wife -- Full disclosure -- Mourning glory -- The bean eaters.
Summary, etc.: The author of an advice column presents some of the letters she has received and the guidance she has offered.
Subject: Advice columns.
Advice columnists > Anecdotes.
Conduct of life.
Interpersonal relations.
Self-actualization (Psychology)
Genre: FAQs.

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