Everything I Know About Love
10%
off

Everything I Know About Love

4.19 (9,596 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available soon, pre-order now.
When will my order arrive?

18 days to go
Pre-order Add to wishlist

Description

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WITH A NEW CHAPTER

Winner of Autobiography of the Year at the National Book Awards 2018
Shortlisted for the Waterstones Book of the Year 2018

***************

'Alderton is Nora Ephron for the millennial generation' Elizabeth Day

'Steeped in furiously funny accounts of one-night stands, ill-advised late-night taxi journeys up the M1, grubby flat-shares and the beauty of female friendships, as Alderton joyfully booze-cruises her way through her twenties' Metro

'Deeply funny, sometimes shocking, and admirably open-hearted and optimistic' Daily Telegraph

'The book we will thrust into our friends' hands . . . that will help heal a broken heart. Alderton's wise words can resonate with women of all ages. She feels like a best friend and your older sister all rolled into one and her pages wrap around you like a warm hug' Evening Standard

'A sensitive, astute and funny account of growing up millennial' Observer

'I loved its truth, self awareness, humour and most of all, its heart-spilling generosity' Sophie Dahl

'Alderton proves a razor-sharp observer of the shifting dynamics of long term female friendship' Mail on Sunday

'It's so full of life and laughs - I gobbled up this book. Alderton has built something beautiful and true out of many fragments of daftness' Amy Liptrot
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 22mm | 260g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0241982103
  • 9780241982105
  • 1,062

Review Text

Hilarious and moving. Alderton is Nora Ephron for the millennial generation Elizabeth Day
show more

Review quote

Honest, funny and touching * Evening Standard * Witty and insightful * Sunday Times Culture * An effervescent guide to millennial life * i * Sure to leave you smiling * Elle Magazine * Funny, touching and wholly delightful * The Bookseller * Her fun and moving stories of bad dates and good friends melted my heart * Sunday Mirror * Weaving first-person stories and lists with email parodies and recipes, it's Nora Ephron for the Tinder generation * Financial Times * I so recommend Dolly Alderton's millennial memoir, which takes you on an uncomfortable journey through love and anxiety, to an unexpectedly happy ending. It's just lovely * Eve Wiseman * Witty and warm, this is ostensibly a memoir about romantic love - and it is filled with plenty of stories about great and terrible men. But the most touching parts were on friendship, and how powerful and comforting the love of a good friend is * Stylist * If you're ever feeling a tad down and need to climb into bed with a book, Emerald Street would prescribe Heartburn by Nora Ephron...Fortunately, it now has a millennial companion piece courtesy of writer and journalist, Dolly Alderton * Emerald Street * Alderton proves a razor-sharp observer of the shifting dynamics of long term female friendship * Mail on Sunday * Will have you hooked and nodding from the first page. Hilarious and moving * Grazia * I thought I knew a lot about love. Not as much as Dolly. Read as soon as possible. * Sharon Horgan * A sensitive and funny account of growing up millennial. * The Observer * I can say with absolute certainty that you have to add it to your 2018 book list. You will quite literally laugh and cry as Dolly crashes her way through her teens and twenties. This is about growing up and all the mess that comes with it. I loved it. * The Pool * Mesmerising, brilliant * Daily Telegraph * Funny, sexy and clever, Dolly Alderton is never less than dazzling on the travails of the human heart. She writes with breathtaking honesty about falling into lust and out of love, and each chapter reads like those late night conversations with your best girlfriend that you never want to end * Clover Stroud * Alderton is an old soul - she has learned life lessons while not yet out of her twenties that many of us post-menopausal matrons are still struggling with. A wonderful writer, who will surely inspire a generation the way that Caitlin Moran did before her. * Julie Burchill * If Nora Ephron is the cool aunt you wish you'd had, Dolly Alderton is your favourite cousin. I loved it and I can't imagine anyone who wouldn't; it's a genuine delight * Kristen Roupenian, author of Cat Person * I loved it so much, I wanted it to go on forever, Dolly Alderton is so gifted at making people care. A rare talent * Marian Keyes * Exquisite, hilarious, I loved every page. I was dazzled by her warmth and wisdom: Dolly has written an extraordinary book that all women will be able to relate to * Emma Jane Unsworth * Very, very, very funny. Don't hate me when I tell you that Everything I Know About Love is Sex And The City for millennials, because I mean it as high praise * Red * I loved its truth, its self awareness, humour and most of all, its heart spilling generosity. The power of female friendships is such great, uncharted territory, and just when you think it's going one (wonderful) way, it takes you somewhere infinitely more rugged, complicated and all the more affectingly tender. A joy. In short, it's a stone cold classic * Sophie Dahl * Poignant, witty, comic, and self-deprecating. A laugh-out-loud, lightning quick journey through the years that will resonate with anyone who's ever been young and in love. * Daily Express * Steeped in furiously funny accounts of one-night stands, ill-advised late-night taxi journeys up the M1, grubby flat-shares and the beauty of female friendships, as Alderton joyfully booze-cruises her way through her twenties * Metro * Hilarious and moving. Alderton is Nora Ephron for the millennial generation * Elizabeth Day *
show more

About Dolly Alderton

Dolly Alderton is an award-winning journalist. She has a column in the Sunday Times and has written for publications including the Daily Telegraph, GQ, Marie Claire, Red and Grazia. She is the co-host of The High Low, a weekly pop culture and current affairs podcast, and also writes for television. This is her first book.
show more

Rating details

9,596 ratings
4.19 out of 5 stars
5 50% (4,821)
4 30% (2,843)
3 12% (1,188)
2 4% (429)
1 3% (315)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X