Synopses & Reviews
Love wounds the heart and soul . . .
From the editors of the New York Times bestseller Not Quite What I Was Planning comes another collection of terse true tales—this time simple sagas exploring the complexities of the human heart. Six-Word Memoirs on Love & Heartbreak contains hundreds of personal stories about the pinnacles and pitfalls of romance. Brilliant in their brevity, these insightful slivers of passion, pain, and connection capture every shade of love and loss—six words at a time.
“The exercise in brevity certainly inspires.” San Francisco Chronicle
“The brilliance is in the brevity.” New York Post
“A perfect distraction and inspiration, and a collection that begs to be shared.” Denver Post
“Compulsive reading...as insightful as any 300+ page biography.” Publishers Weekly
“The pithiest of life stories.” O magazine
“You could spend a lifetime brainstorming.” The New Yorker
“Irresistibly clever.” Chicago Tribune
“Six-word review: Buy it, keep it in bathroom.” Philadelphia Magazine
“Perfect for the American attention span...Will thrill minimalists and inspire maximalists.” Vanity Fair
About the Author
SMITH Magazine founding editor Larry Smith has worked as an editor at Men's Journal
, ESPN: The Magazine
, and Might
. His writing has appeared in the New York Times
, the Los Angeles Times
, Popular Science
, on Salon.com, and many other places. Larry lives in New York City
Rachel Fershleiser is SMITH's memoir editor and has written for the Village Voice, the New York Press, Print, and the National Post. Rachel lives in New York City.