Thu, 6 April 2023

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm BST

How to be an Adult and Get Treated Like One

Sarah Knight, author of The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F**k

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Described as ‘Oprah meets Amy Schumer’ by Elle and hailed internationally as the ‘Anti-Guru’, Sarah Knight is here with hilarious, tough-love wisdom you can’t afford not to hear.

Sardonic, outrageous and wise, Sarah Knight’s The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving a ‘F**k did exactly what it promised for millions of us across the globe.

Now she’s back with hard-hitting advice for the modern adult who doesn’t quite know how they got here. Whether you’re searching for your ideal adult form, or just beginning to bridge the gulf between being fully dependent and gloriously independent, she has the hard-earned wisdom to get you from total helplessness to reliable resourcefulness.

With key life hacks that will equip you to tackle the hardest, most annoying stuff adulting has to offer both at home and at work (from relationships and health to career progression and finance), she will put all the advice your parents tried to give you in one handy package that will help you get your life firing on all cylinders.

Praise for the works of Sarah Knight:

‘Changed my life. To this day, I think about how it schooled me in the fine art of giving less f*cks about people (and party invites) who don’t really matter to me, and saving my precious time and energy for those who do. I wasn’t alone – the book became an international bestseller’― Vogue .

‘My new saviour . . . hilarious’ ― Psychologies

‘This kind-of-genius parody of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up might actually change your life’ ― Women’s Health

‘Thoroughly modern self-help book’ ― Independent on Sunday

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Sarah Knight


Sarah Knight‘s first book, The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F**k, has been published in 30 languages and counting, and her TEDx talk, ‘The Magic of Not Giving a F**k’, has more than ten million views. She is a New York Times bestselling author, and her other titles include Get Your Sh*t Together, You Do You, Calm the F**k Down, F**k No! and the compilation No F*cks Given. Her writing has appeared in Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, Red, Refinery29, and elsewhere, and her No F**ks Given podcast has 1 million downloads and reached number 1 in the Apple Education charts.

Hannah MacInnes

Presenter, Podcaster and Host of How To Academy’s live programmes.

Hannah MacInnes is a broadcaster and journalist. Alongside hosting How To Academy’s live programmes and podcast, she presents a cultural show on Times Radio and interviews on-stage at a number of other major literary events. She is the host of The Klosters Forum Podcast series and has written for the Radio Times, the Evening Standard and TLS. Before going freelance she worked for 8 years at BBC Newsnight, as Planning Editor and as a Producer / Filmmaker.