From the popular, candid and bold, tender and tough" (Cheryl Strayed) dating columnist for New York magazine and the New York Post comes a whirlwind and gutsy" (Courtney Love) memoir recounting countless failed romances and blackout nights, told with Mandy Stadtmiller's unflinching candor and brilliant wit. The reason I say ‘shamed' into doing the book is because even though I had a book agent and a column where I had negotiated the rights so they didn't own the name ‘Unwifeable,' I fell into a pattern of using up all my creative energy doing the column, and then I would, like, binge Homeland and try to figure out who killed JFK or something instead of writing.
With hysterical insight, unabashed sexuality, and unprecedented levels of raw, honest pain, Unwifeable is a book that you can't help but respond and relate to-perfect for fans of Amy Schumer, Chelsea Handler, and Sarah Hepola"- $c Provided by publisher.
In the tradition of Orange Is the New Black and Jerry Stahl's Permanent Midnight, Amy Dresner's My Fair Junkie is an insightful, darkly funny, and shamelessly honest memoir of one woman's battle with all forms of addiction, hitting rock bottom, and forging a path to a life worth living.
All told sexually, my number is not too far off from other New York women I've met — under 100, over 50 — but it wasn't so much about quantity and more about total lack of quality. This is a redemption story that is still very much being worked on. Mandy Stadtmiller is a talented writer, when she's being honest with her readers and herself.
The writing style itself is functional but gets lost in the convoluted narrative arc that highlights-rather than personal growth-a consistent trend of first world problems wherein Stadtmiller attempts to come across as an everywoman but instead secures her place as an unrelatable person who happens to be a proficient writer.
Unwifeable is a New York fairytale brought to life—Sex and the City
on acid. And I'm being sexist - every man should read this book and wake up (if they're not already "woke") to what it feels like to be a woman navigating the waters of career and love and our places in a society that stereotypes us mercilessly.
Stadtmiller said the book's inspiration sprung from her time as a columnist for New York Magazine's The Cut, where she published a weekly column of the same name. If you love celebrities, gossip, and reading about a wild woman's journey towards self-love and getting her shit together, Unwifeable is going to be right up your alley.
A week ago, I headed to McNally Jackson to pick up a book or two because I stupidly came to New York without any books and temporarily forgot that I set my 2018 reading goal of at least one new book every month. Please be aware that the delivery time frame may vary according to the area of delivery - the approximate delivery time is usually between 1-2 business days.
Upon hearing Faith speak for the first time, Greer-madly in love with her boyfriend, Cory, but still full of longing for an ambition that she can't quite place-feels her inner world light up. And then, astonishingly, Faith invites Greer to make something out of that sense of purpose, leading Greer down the most exciting path of her life as it winds toward and away from her meant-to-be love story with Cory and the future she'd always imagined.
There were times I was reaching out to different people from my past for the book, and it was excruciating, and Pat was side-eyeing me sometimes like, ‘Is that really necessary or are you just making an excuse to reach out to some dude you hooked up with years ago?' But it also led to a lot of really intimate and important conversations with Pat and ultimately really strengthened our marriage.