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How to Archer : The Ultimate Guide to Espionage, Style, Women, and Also Cocktails Ever Written - Sterling Archer

How to Archer

The Ultimate Guide to Espionage, Style, Women, and Also Cocktails Ever Written


Published: 13th March 2012
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Lying is like 95% of what I do. But believe me: in this book, I’ll let you know exactly how to become a master spy just like me. Obviously, you won’t be as good at it as I am, but that’s because you’re you, and I’m Sterling Archer.

I know, I know, it sucks not being me.

But don’t beat yourself up about it, because I’m going to show you all the good stuff—what to wear; what to drink; how to seduce women (and, when necessary, men); how to beat up men (and, when necessary, women); how to tell the difference between call girls and hookers (hint: when they’re dead, they’re just hookers) and everything about weapons, secret devices, lying ex-girlfriends, and turtlenecks. In a word? How to Archer.

Hi. I see you’re reading the back of my book. This tells me that you either:

A) are hoping to find a brief summary of what to expect from a how-to book by Sterling Archer, the world’s greatest secret agent, or B) don’t know how books work.

If your answer was “A,” your best bet is probably the table of contents, which is where you’ll find the “contents” of this book listed in a convenient, easy-to-read “table” format. So maybe go check that out for a minute and then come back here. I’ll wait. . . .

Pretty cool, right? What other book will teach you how to dress properly and how to drive an elephant? How to field strip an AK-47 and how to haggle with a Thai prostitute—in her native tongue? How to pilot an airboat and how to make about a million delicious cocktails, including a Molotov one? How to kill a guy and how to prepare a fabulous brunch? Plus how to do tons of other stuff that I forgot, but that is nonetheless probably in this book (which, to be honest, I really only kinda skimmed).

So if you want to learn more about how to be more—or at all—like Sterling Archer, the world’s greatest secret agent, quit smearing your greasy fingerprints all over this book and buy it. For one thing, I really need the royalties. For another thing, the last time I checked, this wasn’t a damn library.

(Note: If your answer was “B,” this probably isn’t the book you want to start with.)

About the Author

Sterling Archer is the world’s greatest secret agent and now also probably a bestselling author. A world-class cocksman and former all-conference preparatory school lacrosse player, he divides his time among New York City, Monte Carlo, the Orient, several of the classier islands of the Caribbean, and Gstaad. This is his first book.


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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Funny
  • Good Cocktail List


  • Not Huge Substance

Best Uses

  • Any Archer Fan
  • Gift

Comments about How to Archer:

The comedy of Sterling "Dutchess" Archer is now in written form.

This book is a "How To" book written by fictional super spy Archer (From the television show of the same name). The book is quite funny and has a large list of cocktail recipies (including the molotov).

It does lack substance and any non-fanboy could/would be horribly offended by some of the cruder sections (like the map of Thailand including brothels and jungle bars). But overall fun and enjoyable

Every Archer fan should check this out.
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ISBN: 9780062066312
ISBN-10: 0062066315
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 13th March 2012
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.9 x 14.0  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.19