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How To Fail

AuthorElizabeth Day

NarratorElizabeth Day

Duration9h 42m

CategoriesAdult Non-Fiction, General Non Fiction, Biography and Autobiography, Mind, Body and Spirit

PublisherHarper Collins

VersionUnabridged

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Inspired by her hugely popular podcast, How To Fail, is Elizabeth Day's brilliantly funny, painfully honest and insightful celebration of things going wrong. This is an audiobook for anyone who has ever failed. Which means it's an audiobook for everyone. If I have learned one thing from this shockingly beautiful venture called life, it is this: failure has taught me lessons I would never otherwise have understood. Part memoir, part manifesto, and including chapters on dating, work, sport, babies, families, anger and friendship, it is based on the simple premise that understanding why we fail makes us stronger. It's an audiobook about learning from our mistakes and about not being afraid. Uplifting, inspiring and rich in stories from Elizabeth's own life, How to Fail reveals that failure is not what defines us; rather it is how we respond to it that shapes us as individuals. Because learning how to fail is actually learning how to succeed better. And everyone needs a bit of that.

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