The Art of Not Having It All

The Art of Not Having It All

True Stories of Men, Sex, and Other Disasters

Book - 2015
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"Does a great weekend for you mean scrubbing all the grouting in your bathroom with a toothbrush? Do you fantasize about the handyman who in three days brought you more happiness than your useless ex-boyfriend did in three years? Do you write to-do lists that need paginating, and include items such as "re-mortgage house, get pregnant, climb Kilimanjaro"? Welcome to Melissa Kite's life and her hilarious, no-holds-barred memoir about the adventures of not having it all as a single lady in your prime. When Melissa first started writing a column in the Spectator magazine, she had no idea there was anyone else out there remotely like her. Nearly every other woman she knew seemed to be heroically juggling work and family life. By contrast, Melissa felt as though, in the fluttering mass of yellow Post-it notes on her fridge there was one that read, "Don't forget to get married and have kids," which had got covered in shopping lists, dry-cleaner receipts and trash collection schedules. If not having it all (the white picket fence, the kid, the job, the Mr. Right who helps you free your chubby angelfish who has wedged himself into a plastic log) means having just enough for you, then get ready to fall in love with your new best friend.."-- Provided by publisher
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2015
Edition: First U.S. edition
ISBN: 9781466858237
Branch Call Number: 828.9202 Kite 2015
Characteristics: 278 pages ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Real life


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