How to Lose Friends and Alienate People (memoir)


How to Lose Friends and Alienate People (memoir)

"How to Lose Friends and Alienate People" is a memoir by Toby Young about his failed five-year effort to make it in the U.S. as a contributing editor at Conde Nast Publications' "Vanity Fair" magazine. He has written a sequel called "The Sound of No Hands Clapping" which chronicles his failure as a Hollywood screenwriter in the years after he left New York.

A feature length film, titled "How to Lose Friends & Alienate People" was released in October 2008. It is directed by Robert B. Weide and stars Simon Pegg, Kirsten Dunst, and Megan Fox.

The title of the book is a parody of Dale Carnegie's bestseller, "How to Win Friends and Influence People".

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