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How to Be a Person in the World - Ask Polly's Guide Through the Paradoxes of Modern Life

Heather Havrilesky

*A New York Times Love and Relationships bestseller* For readers of Cheryl Strayed and Anne Lamott, a collection of brand new, impassioned, and inspiring letters by the author of the beloved advice column Ask Polly, featured weekly on New York Magazine's The Cut Should you quit your day job to follow your dreams? How do you rein in an overbearing mother? Will you ever stop dating wishy-washy, noncommittal guys? Should you put off having a baby for your career? Heather Havrilesky, the author of the weekly advice column Ask Polly, featured in New York magazine's The Cut, is here to guide you through the "what if's" and "I don't knows" of modern life with the signature wisdom and tough love her readers have come to expect. How to Be a Person in the World is a collection of never-before-published material along with a few fan favorites. Whether she's responding to cheaters or loners, lovers or haters, the depressed or the down-and-out, Havrilesky writes with equal parts grace, humor, and compassion to remind you that even in your darkest moments you're not alone.

*A New York Times Love and Relationships bestseller* For readers of Cheryl Strayed and Anne Lamott, a collection of brand new, impassioned, and inspiring letters by the author of the beloved advice column Ask Polly, featured weekly on New York Magazine's The Cut Should you quit your day job to follow your dreams? How do you rein in an overbearing mother? Will you ever stop dating wishy-washy, noncommittal guys? Should you put off having a baby for your career? Heather Havrilesky, the author of the weekly advice column Ask Polly, featured in New York magazine's The Cut, is here to guide you through the "what if's" and "I don't knows" of modern life with the signature wisdom and tough love her readers have come to expect. How to Be a Person in the World is a collection of never-before-published material along with a few fan favorites. Whether she's responding to cheaters or loners, lovers or haters, the depressed or the down-and-out, Havrilesky writes with equal parts grace, humor, and compassion to remind you that even in your darkest moments you're not alone.
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*A New York Times Love and Relationships bestseller* For readers of Cheryl Strayed and Anne Lamott, a collection of brand new, impassioned, and inspiring letters by the author of the beloved advice column Ask Polly, featured weekly on New York Magazine's The Cut Should you quit your day job to follow your dreams? How do you rein in an overbearing mother? Will you ever stop dating wishy-washy, noncommittal guys? Should you put off having a baby for your career? Heather Havrilesky, the author of the weekly advice column Ask Polly, featured in New York magazine's The Cut, is here to guide you through the "what if's" and "I don't knows" of modern life with the signature wisdom and tough love her readers have come to expect. How to Be a Person in the World is a collection of never-before-published material along with a few fan favorites. Whether she's responding to cheaters or loners, lovers or haters, the depressed or the down-and-out, Havrilesky writes with equal parts grace, humor, and compassion to remind you that even in your darkest moments you're not alone.

Language:

English

Length:

7h 30m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:16


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

03:55


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:13


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:10


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:08


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:32


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:05


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:50


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:22


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:18


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:07


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:12


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:14


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:30


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

03:52


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:22


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:52


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

07:56


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:48


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:42


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:44


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:17


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:59


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

03:38


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:01


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:28


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

08:27


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

03:21


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

03:13


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:11


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:19


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:26


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:36


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

03:07


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:23


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:38


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:25


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:53


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

03:07


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:31


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:08


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:03


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

03:44


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

07:08


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:07


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

07:44


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

07:17


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

03:51


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

05:59


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

06:26


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:20


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

05:47


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:28


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

04:13


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:38


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:13


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

03:01


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

04:50


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

04:38


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

04:44


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:40


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

05:06


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

05:01


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

03:25


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:16


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:11


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

04:35


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

05:11


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

05:14


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

07:04


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

07:45


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

05:17


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

06:30


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

06:02


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

03:36


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

05:47


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

06:11


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

04:33


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

04:33


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

03:19


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

05:58


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

07:10


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

07:54


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

05:21


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

05:47


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

06:02


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

00:31