Adulthood for Beginners: All the Life Secrets Nobody Bothered to Tell You (Paperback)
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"A hilarious guide to help young workers not be idiots....a guide to being an adult in the modern age." --Chicago Tribune
Stop saying "adulting" -- and other life advice you didn't know you needed. But you do.
It's no secret that being a grown-up can be hard. Most people spend a decade or more figuring out the unwritten rules of life through trial and error (mostly error).
Does Andy Boyle have everything figured out? No. But the honest and good-natured advice in this genuinely helpful book will help any newly minted adult get through the hard parts faster, guaranteed. (Note: sorry, not literally guaranteed.)
* The A**hole Test
* "Friend Zone," "Adulting," and Other Things to Stop Saying
* Should I Get Back with My Ex? (Spoiler: No)
* Networking Like a Not Gross Person
* Failing Isn't Failure, and Other Mostly Good Rules to Live By
* Don't Be Creepy
Perfect for anyone who's ready to graduate into adulthood, or at least out of their mom's basement.
About the Author
Andy Boyle is a writer, comedian and web developer. His work, including a viral piece about giving up drinking has been in Esquire, The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe, The St. Petersburg Times and The New York Times Regional Media Group, where his work was cited in the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News. When he's not teaching a class in digital storytelling at Columbia College Chicago or working on screenplays, he performs comedy wherever he can, usually in venues that shouldn't allow comedy. He lives in Chicago with his way-too-fluffy cat Tiberius.
“Darn funny…an advice book aimed at young people that might just do them some good while providing a laugh or two.”
"Boyle’s book is hard to put down and full of solid advice. It’s the perfect gift for a high school or college graduate."