On Wednesday the 31st of January at 7:30 p.m. I’m going to be speaking about my new book and its Genesis at the lovely Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles and so I’d like to invite you to attend.

I’ll talk for about an hour and a half or so perhaps two. Take questions from the audience and then sign and dedicate books and so if you’d be interested in hearing about twelve rules for life and

About how it came about, and what it’s about, and why, then please come to the theater and we’ll have a fine time So looking forward to seeing you there Twelve rules for life is about how to live properly in the face of vulnerability and tragedy and malevolence one of the

Propositions in twelve rules for life is that; Life, existence is, usefully characterized as an interplay of order and chaos, or unknown and known. You’re always striving to balance those two if If what you what you’re doing is too familiar you’re bored and if what you’re doing is too unfamiliar then you’re anxious and what you want to do is find the

Harmonious line between those two and that’s signified by Meaning, if you can get those two things right then you can have your cake and eat it too. I hope people can take away the idea that there is a mode of being in the face of the vulnerability and tragedy of life that is noble and powerful and capable of sustaining them through the worst possible times without becoming corrupt and bitter