Reading This Book Is Like Coming Home From A Bad Date And Finding The Person Who Knows You Best In The World Sitting On Your Couch, Ready To Pour You A Glass Of Wine And Give You A Hug Kristen Roupenian, Author Of Cat PersonThe Wildly Funny, Occasionally Heartbreaking Internationally Bestselling Memoir About Growing Up, Growing Older, And Learning To Navigate Friendships, Jobs, Loss, And Love Along The RideWhen It Comes To The Trials And Triumphs Of Becoming An Adult, Journalist And Former Sunday Times Columnist Dolly Alderton Has Seen And Tried It All In Her Memoir, She Vividly Recounts Falling In Love, Finding A Job, Getting Drunk, Getting Dumped, Realizing That Ivan From The Corner Shop Might Just Be The Only Reliable Man In Her Life, And That Absolutely No One Can Ever Compare To Her Best Girlfriends Everything I Know About Love Is About Bad Dates, Good Friends And Above All Else Realizing That You Are EnoughGlittering With Wit And Insight, Heart And Humor, Dolly Alderton S Unforgettable Debut Weaves Together Personal Stories, Satirical Observations, A Series Of Lists, Recipes, And Other Vignettes That Will Strike A Chord Of Recognition With Women Of Every Age Making You Want To Pick Up The Phone And Tell Your Best Friends All About It Like Bridget Jones Diary But All True, Everything I Know About Love Is About The Struggles Of Early Adulthood In All Its Terrifying And Hopeful Uncertainty
Dolly Alderton is a old journalist, writer and director who indulges in writing about herself in the third person when the medium calls for it She then likes to read it back in a low, warm, velvety Scottish accent to imagine what it would be like to have Kirsty Young introduce her as a castaway on Desert Island Discs She is reluctant to reveal too muchabout her fantasy episode as she still, perhaps foolishly, holds out hope that one day she will be asked on the show and wouldn t want to spoil the surprise for everyone What she will tell you is her choices would include records by John Martyn, The Rolling Stones and Frank Sinatra always adds a nice note of elegant nostalgia and her luxury item would be a bed But that s all you re getting She is an award winning journalist sic who has written for The Sunday Times, The Sunday Times Style, The Telegraph, GQ, Red, Marie Claire, Marie Claire Australia, Grazia, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Stylist, ES Magazine, The Evening Standard, House Magazine, Spectator, The Kentish Towner, The Pool, Man Repeller, Vice, Esquire Weekly, GQ.co.uk, Elle.co.uk and The Debrief.
- 368 pages
- Everything I Know About Love: A Memoir
- Dolly Alderton
- 26 September 2019 Dolly Alderton