Slow Love

Slow Love

How I Lost My Job, Put on My Pajamas, and Found Happiness

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Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780452297500
  • 288 Pages
  • Plume
  • Adult

Overview

"In burnished, exquisite prose, Browning describes her feelings of being set adrift until she gradually transforms her helter-skelter days into a deliberate, contemplative way of life." -The Boston Globe

In late 2007, Dominique Browning, the editor-in-chief of Conde Nast’s House & Garden, was informed that the magazine had folded-and she was out of a job. Suddenly divested of the income and sense of purpose that had driven her for most of her adult life, Browning panicked. But freed of the incessant pressure to multi-task and perform, she unexpectedly discovered a more meaningful way to live.

Browning’s witty and thoughtful memoir has already touched a chord with reviewers and readers alike. While untold millions are feeling the stress of modern life, Slow Love eloquently reminds us to appreciate what we have-a timely message that we all need to hear.

Praise

“In burnished, exquisite prose, Browning describes her feelings of being set adrift until she gradually transforms her helter-skelter days into a deliberate, contemplative way of life.”—The Boston Globe
 
“The triumph of spirit over circumstance… I will return… to Browning’s sublime account of what she calls ‘the intertidal years.'”—The New York Times
 
A compelling and often funny addition to that burgeoning literary subset of autobiography: namely, women’s memoirs about being knocked down in midlife and, painfully, arthritically, figuring out a way to get up again.”—NPR
 
“How Dominique learned to slow down in her life… the perfect gift for any woman who’s recently lost a job.”—The Washington Post

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