Promise Land

Promise Land

My Journey Through America S Self-Help Culture

By Jessica Lamb-Shapiro

Simon & Schuster, Paperback, 9781439100219, 240pp.

Publication Date: January 20, 2015

About the Author
Jessica Lamb-Shapiro has published fiction and non-fiction in "The Believer", "McSweeney's", "Open City", and "Index "magazine, among others. She has been a fellow at the MacDowell Colony and the New York Foundation for the Arts. She lives in New York City and Columbia County, NY.

Friday, Jan 16, 2015

Despite being the daughter of a child psychologist and self-help author, Jessica Lamb-Shapiro has spent her life recoiling from the self-help industry. She talks about how the industry helped her. More at

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