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How to Be Married by Jo Piazza

How to Be Married

  • Hardcover $26.00

    Apr 18, 2017 | 304 Pages

  • Ebook $12.99

    Apr 18, 2017 | 320 Pages

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“Couples will love this moving, funny chronicle about improving the state of our unions.” —People

“A sensitive, global perspective on an age-old institution.” —New York Magazine

“Part poignant memoir, part enlightening anthropological study, and part entertaining travel journal, the book divulges some surprising discoveries about love, longterm relationships, and our own societal beliefs.” —Vogue

“Piazza sought out guidance from every walk of life — matrilineal tribeswomen, French women, Swedish stay-at-home dads and polygamous warriors — and has created a pitch-perfect guide for newlyweds. Read it and your spouse will thank you!” —US Weekly

“[A] revealing true-life study of love and wanderlust.” —Cosmopolitan

“Unique and unexpected advice can be found in [this] hilarious and hard hitting new book.” —Psychology Today

“[A] thoughtful, touching, and hilarious look at what people can learn from each other about love and marriage if they just ask.” —Cosmo.com

“Newlyweds and couples looking to jump-start a foundering relationship will find Piazza’s analysis of marriage useful, amusing, and engaging.” —Kirkus

“A modern book for a modern woman, written with verve and an excellent sense of humor… [W]e need a feminist book about marriage right now.” Elle.com

“[A] touching collection of marital wisdom from around the globe, as well as insight gained from her own first year of marriage.” –Martha Stewart Weddings

“How To Be Married has some excellent takeaways whether you’re in a long-term relationship, new romance, or looking for love.” –Mother Magazine


[H]ilarious and thought-provoking” —Women’s Health

“Journalist Jo Piazza travels the world to discover what the first year of marriage is truly about and how to survive it.” —PopSugar, from their Best 2017 Spring Books For Women roundup

“The World’s Best Advice for a Happy Marriage.” —Real Simple

“Whether she’s finding hygge in Denmark or climbing Kilimanjaro, Piazza writes with candid honesty, wit, and humor. This quick-paced and relatable book will be immensely helpful for longtime and newly married people alike.” —Booklist

“A perfect mix of travel memoir, anthropological research, and personal journey… [A] terrific read for anyone pondering any kind of relationship — whether long-term or fleeting, whether newly engaged, newlyweds, or lifers.” —Fathom

“Best marriage advice ever compiled from around the world.” —Daily Mail

“This Is the Relationship Novel Every Modern Woman Needs to Read.”PureWow.com

“Hilarious and thought-provoking.” —Girlboss.com

“[A]n insightful must-read that covers sex, compromise, communication and everything in between.” —The Zoe Report

“[F]illed with unbelievable stories of love, along with hilarious ways people see marriage across the world.” —Bravotv.com

“In Jo Piazza’s inspired view, marriage is deeply personal and profoundly political. At the intersection of public and private, her story is impossible to put down, because it is relevant to us all. Whether you’re married, considering marriage, or want a deeper understand of the institution, this book is for you. It’s a smart, hopeful, timely, and necessary consideration of a practice under pressure. Jo Piazza writes with verve and heart.” —Wednesday Martin, New York Times bestselling author of Primates of Park Avenue

“Jo Piazza has penned a poignant and thoroughly entertaining missive on the modern day near-impossible demands, dilemmas and delights of modern day marriage. A must read for anyone seriously considering joining your life to the life of another. You will find this gem of a book to be an enlightening roadmap of the pathway ahead.” —Katherine Woodward Thomas, New York Times bestselling author of Conscious Uncoupling: 5 Steps to Living Happily Even After

“Jo Piazza cuts through the cliches and sentimental greeting card bullshit to deliver a candid and hilarious look at the first year of marriage. I laughed, I cringed, I almost considered divorcing my husband in order to marry him all over again.” —Jenny Mollen, New York Times bestselling author of Live Fast Die Hot

“Whether you’re a newlywed, a divorcee, or you just celebrated your 20th anniversary, you will laugh out loud, sob recklessly, and learn a ton from Jo Piazza’s brilliant, hilarious, and poignant look at the mystery that is marriage.” —Kate Betts, New York Times bestselling author of My Paris Dream: An Education in Style, Slang, and Seduction in the Great City on the Seine

“Piazza’s insights for creating a successful marriage from the very beginning provides life-changing lessons for anyone getting married or considering marriage.” —John Gray Phd, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus

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