Hypochondriac, neurotic, and a habitual worrier, Ariel Leve has always looked on the blighted side of life. She counts it a good day if she manages to get out of bed. If someone should ask: what's the worst thing that can happen?, she has a ready-made list and lives in permanent fear of what's to come. But at least, as a pessimist, she's fully prepared for any eventuality: people who see the glass half full are only a spill away from disappointment.
Whether you've been dumped by the love of your life, lost your job, said the wrong thing at a party, or forgotten to have children, Ariel is there to remind you that it could be worse . you could be her.
'Original, insightful and sharp, this is the flip side of Sex and the CityA": a very funny book written by a woman who knows how to laugh at herself and her insecurities.' Joan Rivers 'Ariel Leve is brilliant and funny. Buy this book and keep it close.' Bill Nighy 'It might seem strange that I approve of Ariel's doom-mongering, but actually I find that her hilarious and addictive honesty comes closer to the secret of optimism than she would probably care to admit! Immensely enjoyable.' Laurence Shorter, author of The Optimist