We could all use some advice now and then. When the self-help books just aren't helping, it's time to call in the experts: real people. San Francisco Chronicle columnist Adair Lara polled her readers for life lessons learned through experience, receiving thousands of heartfelt and irreverent responses. The best are compiled here in over 200 bits of priceless counsel. With witty illustrations by Roxanna Bikadoroff, this handy little volume is filled with humor, unconventional insights, and the kind of common wisdom that will always bear repeating.
Adair gives an overview of the book:
I started my career in local magazines-first San Francisco Focus, the city magazine, and then SF, a design mag at which I passed myself off as someone passionately interested in interior design. (This amused my family no end. They remembered my sitting on the new living room...