Iain Stirling.

Iain Stirling - Not Ready To Adult Yet: A Totally Ill-Informed Guide To Life

Iain Stirling - Not Ready To Adult Yet: A Totally Ill-Informed Guide To Life

So, what do you write about when you do a book? Yourself? Nah, I've not done enough stuff yet (you've got to think word count; I'd really have to drag out that time I went caravanning with Aunty Pam and Uncle Bill in order to achieve anything other than 'pamphlet' status). So, what about my generation? Millennials. We've got loads of stories. We've been celebrated and scorned; it seems we're the envy, fascination and disgrace of the world.

Throughout life, millennials have been taught we're perfect and should live a perfect life - from being mollycoddled by our parents to receiving awards for taking part at school, and the beautiful, filtered lives we all see and share on social media. We've been taught, whatever happens, life should be flawless; whatever you do, don't fuck up. And then we enter the real world and start work, and start having relationships, and failure starts to rear its ugly head. A head none of us were warned about or indeed are ready for.

We were told failure was never an option. And I believed them. But, truth be known, I've fucked up at every point. As have you. And honestly, it's fine.

Funny, provocative and packed-full of entertaining stories, is what my publishers have told me to say about this book. But actually this is my ill-informed guide to what life is really like for millennials and how we can navigate it better.

In his brilliant first book, Iain explores why millennials are the way they are - and whether that makes us self-obsessed, work-shy, mollycoddled, egomaniacs; or just a misunderstood generation with a fear of failure.

First published: Thursday 5th July 2018

  • Released: Thursday 9th August 2018
  • Publisher: Harper Collins
  • Pages: 320
  • Catalogue: 9780008288006

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  • Released: Thursday 30th May 2019
  • Publisher: Harper Collins
  • Pages: 320
  • Catalogue: 9780008288013

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  • Released: Thursday 9th August 2018
  • Distributor: Harper Collins
  • Minutes: 512

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