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Tuesday, January 05, 2016


I just got the cover design for How To Be A Person In The World, which comes out in July of 2016, and it's making me very happy. The book is filled with brand new Ask Polly columns along with a small handful of favorites. I feel like this book represents the best writing I've done in my career, so seeing the cover is pretty satisfying.

The book doesn't come out for a few months, but if you feel pretty sure that you're going to buy it, please do me a giant favor and preorder it now. Nothing helps a book more than a preorder. It's the easiest way to insure that the book will make it into bookstores, and get noticed by people who wouldn't otherwise see it.

Advice columns and advice books are omnipresent at the moment, but Ask Polly always has been its own strange slice of madness. That's why I love writing it, because I never really know how it's going to come out. I only know I'm going to put all of my heart and soul into it each week. I want to keep doing this for years. Thanks for all of your enthusiasm and support so far, and thanks for helping me to keep doing what I love the most.

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columnist for new york magazine & bookforum, author of disaster preparedness, co-creator of filler for the late, great suck.com

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good stuff I wrote
little, green, different
mother of dragons
how to contact the author
the doctor is in
how to write
tech's bubble boys
dance, damn it
stop blaming jaws
pop starships were meant to fly
crazy women
the fun parts
one ring to rule them all
home alone
apocalypse now
aaron sorkin branches out
long distance runaround
50 shades of mad
dallas, new & old
twirling girls
abe the vampire slayer
the mommy trap
pa shoots bear!
sopranos vs. the shield
lost in the rat maze
zombies vs. vampires
suffering parents
the dimbulbs of entourage
the divorce delusion
friday night lights vs. glee
game of thrones needs light
president trump
your highness
feel your anger!
nuclear experts weigh in
super-sized ambition
healing powers of the apocalypse
oscars & extreme ambition
beware personal branding disorders
lady (oh!) gaga
"hoarders" cured my hoarding
real brand managers of nyc
climates of intolerance
in dog we trust
faster, pregnant lady!
mothering heights
gen x apology
recessionary bending
expecting the worst
an excellent filler
more filler

paris review
the rumpus interview
emusic interview
nice nytimes review
newer laist interview
laist interview
la weekly interview
ojr interview
barrelhouse interview

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hen & bunny
childless whore


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