The Self-Help Set

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"A few of my favorite n+1 takes on the experience of everyday life, and how it might be lived. " Elizabeth Gumport, Contributing Editor

  • What We Should Have Known: Two Discussions
  • No Regrets
  • Issue 2, Happiness: “At a deeper level, the feeling of boredom records an aesthetic disgust with time as we experience it in daily life. Boredom is a moment of danger. Cigarettes can be a way of harnessing this danger…” (Marco Roth, on not quitting smoking, in “Last Cigarettes”)
  • Issue 4, Reconstruction: “Write long novels, pointless novels.” (Elif Batuman on the short story and the novel, in “American Writing Today: A Symposium”)
  • Issue 10, Self-Improvement (digital): [not pictured] “At a certain point, I know, you have to forget about your soul and just do the work you’re required to do. To go on and on about your soul is to miss the whole point of life. I could say that with more certainty if I knew the whole point of life.” (from Sheila Heti’s “How Should A Person Be?”)

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