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Mess: One Man´s Struggle to Clean Up His House and His Act

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Description for Mess: One Man´s Struggle to Clean Up His House and His Act Paperback. Hilarious and poignant, a glimpse into the mind of someone who is both a sufferer from and an investigator of clutter. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: BM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 133. .

Millions of people struggle with severe clutter and hoarding. Barry Yourgrau is one of them. Behind the door of his apartment, Yourgrau’s life is chaos. Confronted by his exasperated girlfriend, he embarks on a heartfelt, wide-ranging and too often uproarious project to take control of his apartment and life, and to explore the world of extreme hoarding.

Encountering a professional declutterer, a Lacanian shrink and Clutterers Anonymous—not to mention Britain’s most excessive hoarder—as well as explorations of the bewildering universe of new therapies and brain science, Yourgrau navigates uncharted territory: clearing shelves, boxes and bags; and sorting through a lifetime ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
WW Norton & Co
Condition
New
Number of Pages
288
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780393352900
SKU
V9780393352900
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-37

About Barry Yourgrau
Writer-performer Barry Yourgrau is the author of acclaimed books of brief fiction, including Wearing Dad's Head and The Sadness of Sex, in whose film version he starred. He’s appeared on MTV and NPR, and written for the New York Times, Huffington Post, Paris Review, and Vice, among others. Born in South Africa, he lives in New York and Istanbul.

Reviews for Mess: One Man´s Struggle to Clean Up His House and His Act
"... excellent, eccentric book..."
Paul Levy - The Spectator "All shared in an artfully constructed, self-deprecating, humorous yet moving memoir."
Human Givens

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