The ‘stream and book’ package includes a unique ticket for the stream, and a copy of How Do We Know We're Doing It Right? (RRP £8.99) deliverable to any UK or international address. 

For one night only, the event will be broadcast on 13th May 2021 at 19:30 UK time. It will be available to view up to a week after the event has ended and can be accessed Worldwide. If you live in a time zone that does not suit the initial broadcast time you can watch it at any point after the initial showing for one week.

Modern life is full of choices. We’re told that happiness lies within and we can be whoever we want to be. But with endless possibility comes a feeling of restlessness. What does the right life even look like? And why do so many women feel like they’re getting it wrong?

Cue Pandora Sykes’ Sunday Times bestselling essay collection How Do We Know We’re Doing It Right? – a wide-ranging, thoughtful and witty book on navigating contemporary chaos.

Join the journalist and podcaster in conversation with journalist Yomi Adegoke for this exclusive event, as she explores the anxieties and myths that consume our everyday lives and the tools that we use to muddle through. From faster-than-fast fashion to millennial burnout, the explosion of wellness to the rise of cancel culture, Pandora will interrogate the stories we’ve been sold, and the ones we tell ourselves. 

Don’t miss out on an evening that will spark a hundred conversations, whilst encouraging you to stop worrying about the answers – and start delighting in the questions.

Presented in partnership with Fane Online.

If you have any questions, please email penguinlive@penguinrandomhouse.co.uk

‘Brilliant’ Evening Standard

‘Joyful and wise’ Lisa Taddeo

Timely and fulsome’ Candice Carty Williams

‘Deliciously fascinating’ Marian Keyes

  • How Do We Know We're Doing It Right?

  • __________________

    Stop searching for the answers - and start delighting in the questions with Pandora Sykes, co-host of The High Low podcast.

    'Deliciously fascinating' MARIAN KEYES
    'Refreshing ... thoughtful, considered' STYLIST
    'Brilliant' EVENING STANDARD
    'Timely and fulsome' CANDICE CARTY-WILLIAMS
    'Joyful and wise' LISA TADDEO

    Modern life is full of choices - but how do we know we're making the right ones? Why, in our attempts to make life easier, do we often make it harder?

    With a light touch and plenty of humour, Pandora Sykes delves into the myths we've been sold and the stories we tell ourselves, in a timely bid to encourage us to consider the lives we once led, and how they might better serve us. It's time to stop looking for the answers - and start delighting in the questions.
    'Thoughtful and funny' DOLLY ALDERTON

    'Like a very clever, lucid, charming friend unpacking all the messy anxieties of modern existence with tremendous intelligence and elan. Read this book. It will help your life' INDIA KNIGHT

    'Had me cackling. So smart but so well-researched' CANDICE BRATHWAITE

    'Energetic and compelling' OLIVIA SUDJIC

    'Navigates complicated issues with great humanity, humour and humility ... [it] left me wanting more' SATHNAM SANGHERA

    'Self-aware, self-deprecating, relatable, funny, and brilliantly curious' STACEY DOOLEY

    'Witty and zeitgeisty ... strikes a fresh, honest note' VANITY FAIR
    Readers love Pandora's first book:

    'A truly marvellous debut'
    'Insightful and beautifully written'
    'Totally brilliant ... I devoured this masterpiece in one sitting'
    'A bright book in a gloomy year'
    'Feeling a lot better about life after finishing this!'
    'I adored Pandora's book and will be thinking about it for a long time.'
    'So clever and thought-provoking'
    'Pandora is a wonderful writer and I found myself unexpectedly in tears by the end'


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