An Advice Columnist on How and Why She Gives Advice

Heather Havrilesky is the author of the new book “How to Be a Person in the World.” It’s a collection of her advice columns for New York Magazine. Havrilesky explains how she chooses the letters she responds to and what she learned about herself after years of telling other people how to deal with their problems.


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