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: whatas the worst that can happen? she has a ready-made list and lives in permanent fear of whatas to come. But at least, as a pessimist, sheas fully prepared for any eventuality: people who see the glass half full are only a spill away from disappointment. Whether youave 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.Maintenance. There. are two types of women in the world: low-maintenance or high. The low-maintenance women never ... If someone asks how I am, I say: a#39; How long have you got? ... I like my maintenance to involve a blood test or an X- ray.
|Title||:||It Could Be Worse, You Could Be Me|
|Publisher||:||Granta Books - 2010-06-03|