Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar
Life can be hard: your lover cheats on you; you lose a family member; you can’t pay the bills—and it can be great: you’ve had the hottest sex of your life; you get that plum job; you muster the courage to write your novel. Sugar—the once-anonymous online columnist at The Rumpus, now revealed as... show more
Life can be hard: your lover cheats on you; you lose a family member; you can’t pay the bills—and it can be great: you’ve had the hottest sex of your life; you get that plum job; you muster the courage to write your novel. Sugar—the once-anonymous online columnist at The Rumpus, now revealed as Cheryl Strayed, author of the bestselling memoir Wild—is the person thousands turn to for advice. Tiny Beautiful Things brings the best of Dear Sugar in one place and includes never-before-published columns and a new introduction by Steve Almond. Rich with humor, insight, compassion—and absolute honesty—this book is a balm for everything life throws our way.
Publish date: July 10th 2012
Pages no: 353
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Self Help
I have mixed feeling about this collection of letters - some inspired me and made me think (it's surreal to read about the things that happened to you objectively) and others left me unimpressed.
A great book to end the year with. A lot of these letters are very heavy and I found it too much to read very quickly this time around. But I really like Strayed's advice. She manages to be realistic and reassuring at the same time. Strayed says it best herself: "I’m not so much telling people wha...
I read nothing but good reviews of this collection, and I'm afraid that I'll do nothing but just throw another one on top of the pile.Even if you aren't the sort who likes advice columns or self help, "Sugar's" columns are so beautifully written, poignant, and compassionate that they can speak to al...
Once again, the Book Group has gotten me to read something that I would never have picked up for myself. I had heard great things about Cheryl Strayed's Tiny Beautiful Things from the folks at BookRiot, but I classified the book as "inspirational" and put it on the Nope List. I'm not sure why I have...
I’m beginning to think that Cheryl Strayed is one of the most remarkable humans I could ever know (in the figurative rather than literally knowing her personally sense). With wit and humor and wisdom and personality and so much heart you can’t stand it, Strayed, under the auspices of “Sugar,” mainta...