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Am I Overthinking This?

Over-answering life's questions in 101 charts

Michelle Rial


List Price: 14.95*
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Am I overthinking this? Probably.

This is a book of questions with answers, over-answers, and many charts: Did I screw up? How do I achieve work-life balance? Am I eating too much cheese? Do I have too many plants? Like a conversation with your non-judgmental best friend, Michelle Rial delivers a playful take on the little dilemmas that loom large in the mind of every adult through artful charts and funny, insightful questions.

• Building on her popular Instagram account @michellerial, Am I Overthinking This? brings whimsical charm to topics big and small
• Offers solidarity for the stressed, answers for the confused, and a good laugh for all
• Michelle Rial is an illustrator, writer and photographer who has been publishing charts online for almost a decade. Her work has been featured on USA Today, Fast Company, Vox, designboom, AV Club, and more.

Fans of Adulting: How to Become a Grownup in 535 Easy(ish) Steps, Thin Slices of Anxiety, and It's OK to Feel Things Deeply will relate to the humorous dilemmas in Am I Overthinking This?

This book serves as a reminder that there isn't always one right answer—and that, sometimes, the only answer is to pick a path and keep moving.

• A perfect coffee table, bathroom or bar top conversation-starting book
• Makes a great gift for a friend who tends to think about the big and small questions a bit too much

Praise For Am I Overthinking This?: Over-answering life's questions in 101 charts

"Gorgeous and smart and it will make you feel all the flavors of happy! SO GOOD!" - Jessica Hagy

"A must for all would-be artists and creators." - Patton Oswalt

"Beautiful and moving work." - Adam Savage

Chronicle Books, 9781452175867, 136pp.

Publication Date: August 13, 2019

About the Author

Michelle Rial is a graphic designer who makes charts. Her work has been featured on USA Today, Fast Company, Vox, designboom, AV Club, and more. She lives in San Francisco.