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Postsecret.com founder Frank Warren is back with an irresistible addition to his bestselling PostSecret series. For The Secret Lives of Men and Women, Warren has selected a never-before-seen collection of postcards bearing the explosive confessions and captivating revelations of men and women everywhere. Created using photographs, collages, illustrations, and more, the handmade cards offer a compelling dialogue on some of today's most provocative topics from marriage and infidelity, to parenting, office politics, repressed fantasies, and even abortion daring us to consider how well we really know our friends, family, even ourselves.
Shares provocative, shocking, and humorous confessions by ordinary men and women as penned on homemade postcards and sent to the founder of PostSecret, a community art project that evolved into a website.
The shocking, poignant, and at times humorous confessions of men and women come alive through their never-before-seen, handmade postcards, which are created using photographs, collages, illustrations, and more.
Shares provocative, shocking, and humorous confessions by everyday men and women as penned on homemade postcards, in a flip-over book that includes such entries as, "Dear Mother-in-Law, If you tell me how good the deals are at Costco one more time, I will burn the place down. No jury would convict me." 125,000 first printing.
THE SECRET LIVES OF MEN AND WOMEN reveals through never-before-seen, anonymously submitted postcards the shocking, inspirational, and at times hilarious confessions of men and women everywhere. For this exciting new collection, Frank Warren has personally selected the most personal and provocative "postsecrets" created by men and women everywhere. From hilarious and poignant expressions of fear, hope, and desire, to shocking confessions of wild affairs and torrid fantasies, each handmade card bears a powerful revelation that has been kept secret until now.
About the Author
Frank Warren started PostSecret as a community art project where he invited total strangers to anonymously mail in their secrets on a homemade postcard. This simple act sparked a global phenomenon. Frank has received over 1 million secrets in his mailbox with more arriving every day but Sunday. PostSecret.com has won seven Webby Awards and is the most visited advertisement-free blog in the world. The postcards have been curated for five New York Times bestselling books and have been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art and the American Visionary Art Museum. Frank has traveled the world sharing secrets and stories from Australia to the White house. There is a PostSecret album, a PostSecret TED Talk and a PostSecret Play on tour. In 2011 Frank was awarded the ‘HopeLine Lifetime Achievement Award for his work on suicide prevention and was invited to the White House to work on issues of mental wellness. Frank lives in Germantown, Maryland, with his wife and daughter.