Book review: How To Be A Grown-up

This is a warm hug of a book packed full of wise words of reassurance for millennials. 

Daisy Buchanan

Headline, pb, £14.99;

ebook, £6.49

Even if you think you’re already a grown-up, there is something you can learn from Grazia’s agony aunt and Guardian columnist Daisy Buchanan’s painfully funny and reassuringly frank look at what it’s like transforming into an adult in your 20s and 30s.

As she shares the pitfalls of the modern-day 20-something experience, from Insta-envy, fashion disasters and nameless one-night stands, to green-eyed envy of engaged friends, hating your body, struggling with money and overcoming your fears, Daisy’s wisdom is a soothing balm for anyone struggling with taking responsibility for themselves and forging a path into adulthood.

You might look on this as a self-help book to reach for when feeling anxious, or after a break-up or losing your job, but anyone who is curious about understanding themselves better can benefit hugely. 

I know I did.


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