So the good news, Steve Harvey, is that you’re in good company. The bad news? It’s because you announced the wrong winner of the Miss Universe pageant. But look, everybody makes mistakes—what matters is how you bounce back. Maybe it’s time to write a sequel to your book Act Like a Success, Think Like a Success: Discovering Your Gift and the Way to Life’s Riches? In the meantime, for insight into overcoming adversity, you can sample the following titles.
The Idiot Girls’ Action Adventure Club, by Laurie Notaro
Kick Me: Adventures in Adolescence, by Paul Feig
Mortified: Real Words. Real People. Real Pathetic, by David Nadelbert
Self-Inflicted Wounds: Heartwarming Tales of Epic Humiliation, by Aisha Tyler
A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments, by David Foster Wallace