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30 Failures by Age 30

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Once upon a time, 30 was old. It was Grown Up. It was almost middle-aged. If you weren't married, something was wrong with you. If you didn't have children, something was wrong with you. If you weren't settled down with life all figured out, you'd screwed up somewhere along the way. Or so it seemed. Here is one woman's exploration of personal and social failures and the hi ...more
Paperback, 86 pages
Published September 12th 2011 by KLM Design (first published August 21st 2010)
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Robert Waldo
Feb 10, 2012 rated it really liked it
A series of short, bittersweet essays about the various ways Ms. Miller feels she has failed. Her writing is crisp and the humor is subtle. Her style reminds one of Dorothy Parker.
L.E.Olteano
Originally posted at Butterfly-o-Meter Books on Jul 25 2011:

Oh my God!
When I started reading this magnificent little jewel I had a plan: just look it over, get a general idea and leave it for a Sunday read. I failed, oh how I phailed! I just couldn’t stop reading it, and then all of a sudden, there was no more!
No more of the funny, witty, touching and generally enchanting writing of Katharine Miller. “More”, my little black soul screamed, “more”!

Her writing is genius, and I am going to fangirl a
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Grace Krispy
Jun 28, 2011 rated it liked it
A short memoir divided in 30 essays, this book by Katharine Miller chronicles one woman’s “failures” (or not) to do some of the more expected things. I loved the format of this book- each essay was just the right length, and offered good insight into the author’s thinking about a wide variety of topics. Although I didn’t think all of the things were “failures” (and neither did the author), it was a clever way to package essays about the author's various experiences (or lack thereof).

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Some parts had me lol and others I just couldn't get into. I don't think I would read again buy happy I did read this!
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I received this book as a Goodreads freebie. I liked the format of the book. The stories were entertaining.
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Katharine is the author of The Curable Romantic: Advice for the Romance-Impaired, the best-selling 30 Failures by Age 30, and the author-illustrator of BORIS: Robot of Leisure. Katharine also an artist and graphic designer specializing in low-brow pop art inspired by 20th century popular culture. Katharine’s paintings, part of her Robot of Leisure series, have been exhibited in galleries and publi ...more
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