Authors in Conversation | Your Turn: Author Julie Lythcott-Haims in Conversation with Anna Malaika Tubbs
Join us in celebrating the launch of Your Turn: How to Be an Adult with author and activist Julie Lythcott Haims in conversation with debut author of The Three Mothers Anna Malaika Tubbs.
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Being an adult, it turns out, is not about any particular checklist; it is, instead, a process, one you can get progressively better at over time―becoming more comfortable with uncertainty and gaining the knowhow to keep going. Once you begin to practice it, being an adult becomes the most complicated yet also the most abundantly rewarding and natural thing. And Julie Lythcott-Haims is here to help readers take their turn.
In Your Turn, Julie offers compassion, personal experience, and practical strategies for living a more authentic adulthood, as well as inspiration through interviews with dozens of voices from the rich diversity of the human population who have successfully launched their adult lives.
Your Turn: How to Be an Adult is available for pre-order through the MoAD Online Bookstore.
Julie Lythcott-Haims believes in humans and is deeply interested in what gets in our way. She is the New York Times bestselling author of the anti-helicopter parenting manifesto How to Raise an Adult. Her TED Talk on the subject has more than 5 million views, and in 2020 she became a regular contributor on CBS This Morning on parenting. Her second book is the critically-acclaimed and award-winning prose-poetry memoir Real American, which illustrates her experience as a Black and biracial person in white spaces. A third book, Your Turn: How to Be an Adult, will be out in April 2021. Julie lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her partner of over thirty years, their young adults, and her mother.
Anna Malika Tubbs is a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology at Cambridge University, where she also earned an MA in Multidisciplinary Gender Studies. Her undergraduate degree in Anthropology is from Stanford University. A passionate writer and speaker on issues of gender and race, Anna is an educator and a diversity, equity, and inclusion consultant. Anna has written for For Harriet, Darling Magazine, Huffington Post, and Blavity. As the first partner of Stockton, California (2016–2020), she co-authored the first Report on the Status of Women in Stockton. Anna was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico and spent her childhood in Dubai, Estonia, Sweden, Mexico, and Azerbaijan. She lives in Northern California with her husband Michael and their son Michael Malakai. Her first book, The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr, Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation, was published February 2021.