How to Fall in Love with Anyone: A Memoir in Essays

Mandy Len Catron (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.00  $14.72
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Publish Date
June 26, 2018
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.4 X 0.7 X 8.3 inches | 0.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781501137457
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About the Author

Originally from Appalachian Virginia, Mandy Len Catron now lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. Her writing has appeared in the The New York Times, The Walrus, and The Rumpus as well as literary journals and anthologies. She writes about love and love stories at The Love Story Project (TheLoveStoryProject.ca). She teaches English and creative writing at the University of British Columbia. Her article "To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This" was one of the most popular articles published by The New York Times in 2015. How to Fall in Love with Anyone is her first book.

Reviews

PRAISE FOR HOW TO FALL IN LOVE WITH ANYONE

A beautifully written and well-researched cultural criticism as well as an honest memoir.
--Los Angeles Review of Books

"Personal musings and reminiscences paired with solid research provide an interesting stroll through an abstract topic."
--Kirkus Reviews

"Honest and well-researched, the book will teach readers plenty about love, science, and themselves. Perfect fodder for the romantic and the cynic in all of us."
--Booklist

Catron melds science and emotion beautifully into a thoughtful and thought-provoking meditation on the most universal topic.
--Bookpage

"In this beautifully poignant book, Mandy Len Catron explores the myths we tell ourselves about attraction, romance, and falling, and staying, in love. Using a combination of thought-provoking research and personal anecdotes, How to Fall in Love with Anyone seeks to find out why some relationships don't last, whether or not social media is hurting our chances of happiness, and whether or not love can survive in our modern world."
--Bustle

"It's hard to imagine a more timely endeavour. Clear-eyed and full of heart, How to Fall in Love With Anyone is mandatory reading for anyone coping with--or curious about--the challenges of contemporary courtship."
--Toronto Star

"In our age of total romantic confusion, Mandy Len Catron is a voice of good sense, warm humor and consoling wisdom. Through the lens of her own relationships, she teaches us--with a deft, convincing intelligence--some of the vital moves in the art of love."
--Alain de Botton, author of How Proust Can Change Your Life and The Course of Love