The Last Self-Help Book You’ll Ever Read-But not why you think
Chicago, IL, September, 2014 – Whether you have been secretly addicted to Self-Help Books, or teased loved one’s when they bought countless books such as “Cleaning for Dummies,” you don't want to miss Confessions of a Self-Help Writer by Ben DeHaven from Lagniappe Publishing.
Originally published as a work of fiction, Indie Bound’s ‘Most Wished for Book of the Year’ for over 10 weeks, and nominated as the Best New Voice in Fiction by the American Library Association, this witty, powerful, often outrageously funny book is actually the journal of two men who defrauded the billion dollar celebrity self-help industry for over a decade.
The premise of this book is hidden within its pages, because you can gaze into the mind of someone who has written over 100 self-help books, and re-affirm what a load of garbage they are. “There’s a reason your life has not been changed by a 30 minute talk show, the audio book of the “Secret”, or any other system on how to help yourself,” says the author Ben DeHaven. “People will buy 20 books on how to lose weight, before they will once consider changing their diets. It’s a cycle of consumption that defines America.”
While this book has garnered unheard of commercial success for an unknown author, Opinions are split on whether this project is a perfect blend of extravagance, sex, corruption, lies, deceit, and laughter with all the makings of an incredible box office smash hit, or if this is in-fact blowing the lid off a billion-dollar industry. For some readers it’s a testament about what they felt all along: that self-help is crap, but for others they are seeing into the mind of struggling soul and are put at ease.
Whether you're looking to rid yourself forever of the cycle of Self-help, looking to decipher who Michael Enzo is and discover a great celebrity scandal, or just want to laugh at loud at yourself for being such a fool, one thing is for certain this is the last self-help book you will ever read.