Everything I Know About Love by Dolly Alderton | WaterstonesAward-winning journalist Dolly Alderton survived her twenties just about and in Everything I Know About Love, she gives an unflinching account of the bad dates and squalid flat-shares, the heartaches and humiliations, and most importantly, the unbreakable female friendships that helped her to hold it all together. Glittering with wit, heart and humour, this is a book to press into the hands of every woman who has ever been there or is about to find themselves taking that first step towards the rest of their lives. Alderton's wise words can resonate with women of all ages. She feels like a best friend and your older sister all rolled into one and her pages wrap around you like a warm hug ' Evening Standard. Alderton has built something beautiful and true out of many fragments of daftness ' Amy Liptrot. Poignant, witty, comic, and self-deprecating. A laugh-out-loud , lightning quick journey through the years that will resonate with anyone who's ever been young and in love.
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O rder on Amazon. For any enquiries, please email Poppy North PNorth penguinrandomhouse. In her memoir, she vividly recounts falling in love, wrestling with self-sabotage, finding a job, throwing a socially disastrous Rod-Stewart-themed house party, getting drunk, getting dumped, realising that Ivan from the corner shop is the only man you've ever been able to rely on, and finding that that your mates are always there at the end of every messy night out. It's a book about bad dates, good friends and - above all else - about recognising that you and you alone are enough. Everything I know About Love is about the struggles of early adulthood in all its grubby, hopeful uncertainty. Dolly Alderton is so gifted at making people care. A rare talent.
While the book itself is an ode to female friendship rather that a guide to romantic love, the last chapter in particular is bound to hit a nerve with any twenty-something woman.
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A spot-on, wildly funny and sometimes heart-breaking book about growing up, growing older and navigating all kinds of love along the way. When it comes to the trials and triumphs of becoming a grown up, journalist and former Sunday Times dating columnist Dolly Alderton has not only seen it all and tried it all but written about it too. In her intimate memoir, she vividly recounts falling in love, wrestling with self-sabotage, finding a job, throwing a socially disastrous Rod-Stewart themed house party, getting drunk, getting dumped, realising that Ivan from the corner shop is the only man you've ever been able to rely on, and finding that that your mates are always there at the end of every messy night out. It's a book about bad dates, good friends and - above all else - about recognising that you and you alone are enough. Dolly Alderton's powerful 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 — all whilst making you laugh until you fall over.