• $11.99

Publisher Description

The New York Times called Susanna Sonnenberg “immensely gifted,” and Vogue, “scrupulously unsentimental.” Entertainment Weekly described Sonnenberg’s Her Last Death as “a bracing memoir about growing up rich and glamorous with a savagely inappropriate mother.” Now, Sonnenberg, with her unflinching eye and uncanny wisdom, has written a compulsively readable book about female friendship.

T he best friend who broke up with you. The older girl at school you worshipped. The beloved college friend who changed. The friend you slept with. The friend who betrayed you. The friend you betrayed. Companions in travel, in discovery, in motherhood, in grief; the mentor, the model, the rescuer, the guide, the little sister. These have been the women in Susanna Sonnenberg’s life, friends tender, dominant, and crucial after her reckless mother gave her early lessons in womanhood.

Searing and superbly written, Sonnenberg’s She Matters: A Life in Friendships illuminates the friendships that have influenced, nourished, inspired, and haunted her—and sometimes torn her apart. Each has its own lessons that Sonnenberg seeks to understand. Her method is investigative and ruminative; her result, fearlessly observed portraits of friendships that will inspire all readers to consider the complexities of their own relationships. This electric book is testimony to the emotional significance of the intense bonds between women, whether shattered, shaky, or unbreakable.

GENRE
Biographies & Memoirs
RELEASED
2013
January 8
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
272
Pages
PUBLISHER
Scribner
SELLER
SIMON AND SCHUSTER DIGITAL SALES INC
SIZE
3.6
MB

Customer Reviews

A Real Friend ,

She Matters

Books on friendship are my preferred subject, so of course, I was looking forward to settling in with this one. All I can say is, I got through it. The fact that she is bi-sexual immediately took the book to a different level than pure friendship, a huge disappointment. On a more positive note, you will see elements of yourself and friends in each story - if you are willing to be thoroughly honest with yourself.

EmmalovesEmin ,

She matters

Horrendous writer, self absorbed and boring.
She doesn't matter...

More Books by Susanna Sonnenberg