Spe­cial Top­ics In Being A Human: A Queer and Ten­der Guide to Things I’ve Learned the Hard Way about Car­ing For Peo­ple, Includ­ing Myself.

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September 1, 2021

Fea­tur­ing dis­arm­ing illus­tra­tions by Saul Freedan Law­son, Spe­cial Top­ics in Being a Human is a gen­tle, wit­ty, and insight­ful book of prac­ti­cal advice for the mod­ern age. It offers clas­sic Dad advice and Jew­ish bubbe wis­dom, all fil­tered through a queer lens, to help you nav­i­gate some of the com­plex­i­ties of life — from how to make big deci­sions, get someone’s new name and pro­nouns right as quick­ly as pos­si­ble, grace­ful­ly nav­i­gate a breakup or make a good apol­o­gy. With warmth and can­dor, Spe­cial Top­ics in Being a Human calls out social inequities and injus­tices in tra­di­tion­al advice-giv­ing, val­i­dates your feel­ings, asks a lot of ques­tions, and tries to help you be your best pos­si­ble self with kind­ness, com­pas­sion, and humor.

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