Uncle Dysfunctional : Uncompromising Answers to Life's Most Painful Problems
Publication Date: 28 June 2017
Highlights from AA Gill's brilliantly acerbic advice columns from his time as Esquire's agony uncle.
From 2011 up until his death at the end of 2016, the inimitable AA Gill reigned supreme as Uncle Dysfunctional, Esquire's resident advice columnist.
In this raffish, hilarious, scathing yet often surprisingly humane collection, Gill applies his unmatched wit to the largest and smallest issues of our time. Whether you're struggling to satisfy your other half, having a crisis over your baldness, don't like your daughter's boyfriend, or need the definitive rules on shorts, leather jackets and man-bags, AA Gill has all the answers - but you'd better brace yourself first.
About the Author
AA Gill was one of Britain's best-loved columnists. Best known for food and travel writing, he was The Sunday Times' restaurant reviewer and television critic, as well as contributing to Vanity Fair, GQ and Esquire, and the author of eleven books. His writing received numerous awards, from the Amnesty International Media Award to the Hatchet Job of the Year Award (for his excoriating take down of Morrissey's Autobiography). He died in December 2016.