Publication Date: 07/03/2019 ISBN: 9781784160449 Category:

There Are No Grown-Ups

Pamela Druckerman

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publication Date: 07/03/2019 ISBN: 9781784160449 Category:
Paperback / Softback






You know you’re a grown-up when…

*You become impatient while scrolling down to your year of birth.

* You’ve lost and gained the same 10lbs so many times you now regard it as an old friend.

* Your parents have stopped trying to change you.

* You don’t want to be with the cool people anymore; you want to be with your people.

* You know that ‘Soul mate’ isn’t a pre-existing condition. It’s earned over time.

Does it ever feel like everyone – except you – is a bona-fide adult? Do you wonder how real grown-ups get to be so mysteriously capable and wise? When she turns 40, Pamela Druckerman – author of the #1 Sunday Times bestseller French Children Don’t Throw Food – wonders whether her mind will ever catch up with her face. Waiters start calling her ‘Madame’, and she detects a disturbing new message in mens’ gazes: I would sleep with her, but only if doing so required no effort whatsoever.

There Are No Grown-Ups is a midlife coming-of-age story, a hilarious quest for wisdom, self-knowledge and the right pair of pants. It’s a book for readers of all ages about – finally – becoming yourself

Publisher Review

Another genius work of meticulously observed revelatory, pragmatic and candid autobiography from an extremely funny and intelligent female member of the human race. -- Chris Evans I laughed a lot...a brilliantly entertaining mix of personal stories and expert advice about rocking midlife. * Good Housekeeping * One that has touched a nerve with me and fellow mid-life adventurers...such an accurate description of what lies ahead if you are hurtling towards the big four-oh or living through it. * Sunday Times * Funny and perceptive...reminds readers that middle age can be 'the best age of all'. * Daily Mail * I love Pamela Druckerman's writing. -- India Knight * Sunday Times *

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