How Do We Know We’re Doing It Right?

Pandora Sykes


A thoughtful and witty exploration of the anxieties and myths that consume our lives


Biography & Memoir > Non-Fiction

ISBN: 9781786091000


__________________THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERStop searching for the answers – and start delighting in the questions with Pandora Sykes, co-host of The High Low podcast. ‘Deliciously fascinating’ MARIAN KEYES’Refreshing … thoughtful, considered’ STYLIST’Brilliant’ EVENING STANDARD’Timely and fulsome’ CANDICE CARTY-WILLIAMS’Joyful and wise’ LISA TADDEOModern life is full of choices – but how do we know we’re making the right ones?

Why, in our attempts to make life easier, do we often make it harder?With a light touch and plenty of humour, Pandora Sykes delves into the myths we’ve been sold and the stories we tell ourselves, in a timely bid to encourage us to consider the lives we once led, and how they might better serve us.

It’s time to stop looking for the answers – and start delighting in the questions. __________________’Thoughtful and funny’ DOLLY ALDERTON’Like a very clever, lucid, charming friend unpacking all the messy anxieties of modern existence with tremendous intelligence and elan.

Read this book. It will help your life’ INDIA KNIGHT’Had me cackling.

So smart but so well-researched’ CANDICE BRATHWAITE’Energetic and compelling’ OLIVIA SUDJIC’Navigates complicated issues with great humanity, humour and humility … [it] left me wanting more’ SATHNAM SANGHERA’Self-aware, self-deprecating, relatable, funny, and brilliantly curious’ STACEY DOOLEY’Witty and zeitgeisty … strikes a fresh, honest note’ VANITY FAIR__________________Readers love Pandora’s first book:’A truly marvellous debut”Insightful and beautifully written”Totally brilliant …

I devoured this masterpiece in one sitting”A bright book in a gloomy year”Feeling a lot better about life after finishing this!”I adored Pandora’s book and will be thinking about it for a long time.”So clever and thought-provoking”Pandora is a wonderful writer and I found myself unexpectedly in tears by the end’INCLUDES A NEW PROLOGUE

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Weight 0.4 kg
Dimensions 20 × 13 × 5 cm