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How to be Single


Soon to be a major motion picture starring Dakota Johnson, Rebel Wilson, Alison Brie, Leslie Mann, and Damon Wayans Jr.! From the coauthor of He’s Just Not That Into You and a former story editor for Sex and the CityHow to Be Single is about one woman’s attempts to navigate a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love.

Julie Jenson is a 37-year-old book publicist in New York. She's also single - and has been for six years. When her friend Georgia's husband dumps her for a samba teacher, Julie gathers her four single girlfriends for one momentous night of New York singlehood. Following a night that started with Steaks & Martinis and ended with topless bar dancing and a trip to the hospital, Julie decides that she's fed up with New York's singles scene once and for all. Her friends are all beautiful, smart and successful - but between the five of them, there's more dysfunction and disappointment than she can handle. So she quits her job and sets off to find how women around the world deal with the dreaded phenomenon of the Single Life. From Paris to India, to Iceland and back to New York, Julie finds out how to make her crazy life work.

Written in Tuccillo's pitch-perfect and hilarious voice, HOW TO BE SINGLE is the ultimate novel for the single girl in us all.

Author Photography by John J. Carhart

A former story editor on SEX AND THE CITY and co-author (with Greg Behrendt) of the bestselling HE'S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU, Liz Tuccillo lives and dates in New York City.

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (November 11, 2008)
  • Length: 352 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781847395931