A blockbuster follow-up to one of the most successful books in recent years--in signature Manson style, an anti-self help guide to finding hope in a world that's falling apart.
The Obstacle Is the Way and Ego Is the Enemy
From the author of the international megabestseller The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck comes a counterintuitive guide to the problems of hope.
We live in an interesting time. Materially, everything is the best it's ever been, yet somehow everything seems to be irreparably and horribly fucked. What's going on? If anyone can put a name to our current malaise and help fix it, it's Mark Manson. In Everything Is Fucked, Manson draws on mountains of psychological research, as well as on the timeless wisdom of philosophers from Plato to Tom Waits, to dissect religion, politics, money, entertainment, and the internet.
With his usual mix of erudition and humor, Manson challenges us to be more honest with ourselves, openly defying our definitions of faith, happiness, freedom--and even of hope itself. One of the great modern writers has produced another book that will set the agenda for years to come.
"Just because everything appears to be a mess doesn't mean you have to be one. Mark Manson's book is a call to arms for a better life and better world and could not be more needed right now."--Ryan Holiday, bestselling author of The Obstacle is the Way and Ego is the Enemy"Mark Manson continues to break down questions about human happiness and well-being in creative and unexpected ways. The result is a wonderfully accessible book that tackles some of the deeper questions about where our world is headed, as well as how to take better care of ourselves (and each other) until we get there."--Scott Barry Kaufman, PhD, Professor of Psychology at Columbia University and Host of The Psychology Podcast"Mark Manson has succeeded in explaining a crazy world to an entire generation by invoking hard science, moral philosophy, and gobs of hilarious wit. This book is guaranteed to make you laugh, question your beliefs, and (hopefully) change your life."--Nir Eyal, bestselling author of Hooked and Indistractable"Mark provides an antidote to our era of spiritual malaise with a much-needed tincture of laughter, practical advice and philosophical wisdom. His counterintuitive insight will keep a three-bourbon smile on your face the whole time you're reading it."--Eric Barker, bestselling author of Barking Up the Wrong Tree"While we're all afraid of the evils in the world, Mark Manson shows us how to avoid the dark side in ourselves. A witty and enlightening book that we all need to read before throwing in the towel."--Shane Parrish, founder of Farnam Street and host of The Knowledge Project Podcast"Mark Manson is a master of thought-provoking and counterintuitive insights. His easy-to-read style will have you turning pages for hours."--James Clear, New York Times bestselling author of Atomic Habits"Entertaining and thought-provoking . . . [Manson's] dark-humored wit and blunt prose are both informative and engaging . . . Clever and accessibly conversational, Manson reminds us to chill out, not sweat the small stuff, and keep hope for a better world alive."--Kirkus Reviews
About the Author
MARK MANSON is the New York Times bestselling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck (with over 3 million in sales in the US alone) and a star blogger. Manson sold more than 50,000 copies of his self-published book, Models: Attract Women Through Honesty. Before long, his off-the-cuff voice was resonating with a much broader audience via his brilliantly counterintuitive essays on happiness. With titles like "The Most Important Question of Your Life," "The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck," and "No, You Can't Have It All" his work was being reposted by the likes of Elizabeth Gilbert and Loveline, and his site--markmanson.net--is read by over 2 million unique visitors per month. He has over 426K Facebook followers, and 91.8K followers on Twitter (@IAmMarkManson). Manson lives in New York City.