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Life in Pieces

Dawn O'Porter

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HARPER360
05 October 2020
Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs
The Sunday Times bestseller 'Funny, intimate and honest' Louis Theroux'Moving and funny. I absolutely loved it' Claudia Winkleman'Heartbreaking, hilarious, comforting' Marie Claire Dear 2020 - can we just start over?Love Dawn x LIFE IN PIECES is a book for anyone who's been thrown into a life they didn't plan, or who just wants to stick it to 2020. When it looks like everything's falling apart, we'll piece it back together. From reflections on grief and identity, bad hair and parenting, sleep and spirituality, to the things we can control and the things we cannot, Dawn has been doing a lot of thinking about life in lockdown. Mostly from a cupboard. Discover the daily diaries that track the journey - for a hilarious, heartbreaking and highly entertaining glimpse into the new normal.'There's been a lot of well-meaning but mad advice on how to contend with the strangest period of human history any of us has ever lived through. Dawn O'Porter redresses the balance by telling it as it really has been: holding out for 5pm to crack open the tequila' Mark Watson
By:   Dawn O'Porter
Imprint:   HARPER360
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 135mm,  Spine: 24mm
Weight:   320g
ISBN:   9780008431884
ISBN 10:   0008431884
Pages:   352
Publication Date:   05 October 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

DAWN O'PORTER lives in Los Angeles with her husband Chris, her two boys Art and Valentine, and her cat Lilu and dog Potato. Dawn is also the author of the novels The Cows and the Richard and Judy Book Club pick So Lucky. Dawn started out in TV production but quickly landed in front of the camera, making numerous documentaries that included immersive investigations of Polygamy, Size Zero, Childbirth, Free Love, Breast Cancer and the movie Dirty Dancing. Further TV work included This Old Thing, a prime-time Channel 4 show celebrating the wonders of vintage clothing. Dawn's journalism has appeared in multiple publications and she was the monthly columnist for Glamour magazine. She is now a full-time writer of seven books - although she would probably have written seventeen if it weren't for her addiction to Instagram Stories. www.dawnoporter.co.uk @hotpatooties /DawnOPorter

Reviews for Life in Pieces

'Moving and funny. I absolutely loved it' Claudia Winkleman 'It is very funny but also intimate and honest' Louis Theroux 'Poignant and funny' Red 'I've rattled through it . . . There's been a lot of well-meaning but mad advice on how to contend with the strangest period of human history any of us has ever lived through. Dawn O'Porter redresses the balance by telling it as it really has been, for many of us: holding out for 5pm to crack open the tequila' Mark Watson Praise for Dawn O'Porter: 'Fierce and funny' Bryony Gordon, Daily Telegraph 'Smart and insightful' Red 'A total joy . . . Compulsively funny' Matt Haig 'Straight-talking . . . tackles a host of topical issues' Sunday Express 'Dawn's writing is addictive - fearless, beyond feisty and seriously funny' Mel Giedroyc 'Dawn O' Porter has the ability to make everyone want to be her best friend' OK 'Funny and very honest' Davina McCall 'Entertaining and thought-provoking' Irish Times


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