Self-described as an "anti-depression guide/guide to a freer, more lawless life." Gnade's book looks at the root causes of sadness, anxiety, and general malaise/boredom and offers helpful point-by-point suggestions (in list form) and short essay pep-talks on how to move beyond your demons for a better, smarter, happier life. Like a letter from a trusted friend in the trenches, The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Fighting the Big Motherfuckin' Sad will work with you through all phases of your life, thick and thin.
#1 Bestseller for 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017 in the Small Press section of Powell's Books, the largest independent book retailer in the world.
Now in its 9th printing in six years.
Featured in the TED organization's list of "Books Worth Reading, As Recommended by Bill Gates, Susan Cain, and More."