NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A tale-pushed selection of essays on the twelve tough phrases we use to maintain our relationships, from the bestselling writer of Glitter and Glue and The Heart Place

“Kelly Corrigan takes on the entire large, tricky questions right here, with nice heat and braveness.”—Glennon Doyle


It’s a loopy thought: seeking to identify the phrases that make love and connection imaginable. However that’s simply what Kelly Corrigan has got down to do right here. In her New York Times bestselling memoirs, Corrigan distilled our middle relationships to their essences, showcasing a heat, simple storytelling taste. Now, in Tell Me Extra, she’s again with a deeply private, unfailingly fair, and incessantly hilarious exam of the crucial phrases that flip the wheel of lifestyles.

In “I Don’t Recognize,” Corrigan wrestles to make peace with uncertainty, whether or not it’s over invites that by no means got here or a family member’s agonizing infertility. In “No,” she admires her mom’s skill to set barriers and her releasing willingness to be unpopular. In “Inform Me Extra,” a facialist named Tish teaches her one thing necessary approximately listening. And in “I Was once Fallacious,” she comes blank approximately her disastrous position in a circle of relatives struggle—and explains why pronouncing sorry is probably not sufficient. With fresh candor, a deep smartly of empathy, and her signature need to take into account “the article at the back of the article,” Corrigan swings among meditations on lifestyles with a preoccupied husband and mercurial teenage daughters to profound observations on love and loss.

With the streetwise, ever-relatable voice that defines Corrigan’s paintings, Tell Me More is a shifting and significant take on the energy of the proper phrases on the proper second to switch the whole lot.

Praise for Tell Me More

“It’s this kind of convenience simply realizing that Kelly Corrigan exists: she is by hook or by crook each sensible and self-deprecating; humorous However unafraid of ache; frank However mild. She is the sister/mom/very best family member all of us want we can have—and as a result of this large-hearted e book, all of us get to.”—Ariel Levy, writer of The Regulations Do No longer Apply

“With complete-bodied humor and radical sensitivity, Kelly Corrigan transforms the mundane ache of lifestyles right into a essential religious textual content of types, one who reminds us that we have got the proper to grieve however the legal responsibility to be thankful. This e book will remind you that you’re human—and of the delicate loveliness of being so.”—Lena Dunham