There Are No Grown Ups by Pamela Druckerman

Andrea McLean

Listen to Andrea’s behind the cover interview with Pamela Druckerman, asking why she wrote the book, what you can expect to get out of it and most importantly, why you should buy it.

Does it ever feel like everyone – except you – is a bona-fide adult? Do you wonder how real grown-ups get to be so mysteriously capable and wise? When she turns 40, Pamela Druckerman – author of the #1 Sunday Times bestseller French Children Don’t Throw Food – wonders whether her mind will ever catch up with her face. Waiters start calling her ‘Madame’, and she detects a disturbing new message in mens’ gazes: I would sleep with her, but only if doing so required no effort whatsoever.

There Are No Grown-Ups is a midlife coming-of-age story, a hilarious quest for wisdom, self-knowledge and the right pair of pants. It’s a book for readers of all ages about – finally – becoming yourself