Click to receive personalized book recommendations daily.
Check Out These
21 Books You’ve Been Meaning to Read
See the List
Best Seller
Failure Is An Option by H. Jon Benjamin

Failure Is An Option

Failure Is An Option by H. Jon Benjamin
Hardcover
May 01, 2018 | 256 Pages
See All Formats (3) +
  • Paperback $16.00

    May 07, 2019 | 256 Pages

  • Hardcover $26.00

    May 01, 2018 | 256 Pages

  • Ebook $12.99

    May 01, 2018 | 256 Pages

Buy the Audiobook Download:

Product Details

Praise

“His craft, and what makes him such an inspired and singular voice, is to make it look easy… That it’s decidedly not that easy is part of the gag; writing this funny requires immense talent.”
AV Club

“It’s that voice … Had me laughing out loud.”
The New York Times

 “Benjamin’s stories run the gamut from personal to professional and will leave you laughing out loud and embracing your own failures.” 
HelloGiggles

“Benjamin’s unique take on the classic ‘fail until you succeed’ self-help industry looks to be as self-deprecating and absurd as his best work.”
—Brightest Young Things

“Irreverent, edgy and hilarious…recommend to all who need a respite from stress and a good laugh.”
Booklist

“Benjamin is up-front and funny as he recounts his unsuccessful launch of a kids’ late-night TV talk show (tentative title: ‘Midnight Pajama Jam’) and documents his parental shortcomings (bad idea: babysitting an infant in a video arcade). Yet failure ‘doesn’t mean the end of something,’ Benjamin writes. ‘Often, it’s a springboard toward something better.’ He delivers these and other words to live by with concision, wit and a stand-up’s sense of timing.”
—Book Page

“Thank you for sending me a copy of the book.”
—Amy Poehler

“Will try and get a quote back to you soon.”
—David Cross

Automatic reply: Anderson is out of his office from December 21-22. For urgent requests, please email [redacted].
—Anderson Cooper

“Dream big and tomorrow will be brighter.”
—Quotes.com

“Believe in yourself and others will follow.”
—Inspirationalquotes.com

Looking for More Great Reads?
Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now
Back to Top