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The Best Advice in Six Words: Writers Famous and Obscure on Love, Sex, Money, Friendship, Family, Work, and Much More (Hardcover)

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Description


The creator of the bestselling, short-form Six-Word Memoir series, Larry Smith, is back again with THE BEST ADVICE IN SIX WORDS, a poignant collection of universal wisdom, life lessons, and caution thrown to the wind. With 1,000 contributions from celebrities like Molly Ringwald, Whoopi Goldberg, Lemony Snicket, and Gary Shteyngart, as well as everyday people who've learned a thing or two about a thing or two during their time on the planet, readers will pulled into the sometimes hilarious, often serious, occasionally reflective experience of the book.
Don’t miss these amazing tips:
“Never, ever refuse a breath mint.” –Lemony Snicket
“You learn more from your failures.” –Piper Kerman
“Does it need to be said?” –Julianne Moore
“Be a doer, not a dreamer” –Shonda Rimes
“Sometimes on low, sometimes on high.” – Mario Batali
"Can't say something nice? Try fiction." - David Baldacci

About the Author


LARRY SMITH is the founder of Smith Magazine and author of the bestselling Six Word Memoir series of books. He's been featured by TED, and his writing has appeared in Men's Journal, ESPN the Magazine, The New York Times, Popular Science, Men's Health, Salon, and Slate. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Piper Kerman.

Praise For…


"Here’s six more life-changing words of advice for you: Read this; you won’t regret it." – Ink Monster


Praise for Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure

"This compelling little book will have readers and their friends hunting for favorites and inventing six-word self-definitions of their own. This review in six words? Read. Enjoy. Pass it on. Repeat." – Publisher's Weekly

"You could spend a lifetime brainstorming." – The New Yorker

"The brilliance is in the brevity." – The New York Post

Product Details
ISBN: 9781250067012
ISBN-10: 1250067014
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Publication Date: November 3rd, 2015
Pages: 240
Language: English