Books written by Jessica Lamb-Shapiro

Promise Land

Simon & Schuster | January 20, 2015 | 240 pages
“A funny yet surprisingly nuanced look at the legends and ideas of the self-help industry” (People, 3.5 stars), Promise Land explores the American devotion to self-improvement—even as the author attempts some deeply personal improvements of her own. Raised by a child psychologist who was... More Info

Promise Land

Simon & Schuster | January 7, 2014 | 256 pages
A witty, original tour of the billion-dollar self-help industry that explores our uniquely American devotion to self-improvement—even as the author attempts some deeply personal improvements of her own. As Jessica Lamb-Shapiro points out in this powerful blend of memoir, journalism, and social... More Info