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Sorry I'm Late, I Didn't Want to Come

by Jessica Pan

About the Book

Jessica Pan is a proud introvert with a big problem. Living in foreign cities away from friends and family, loneliness is affecting her health enough that something must be done to get her out of the house and reconnect with the world. What she decides to try is the one thing she had spent her life avoiding: extroversion.

Sorry I’m Late, I Didn’t Want To Come is the story of Pan’s year-long adventure tackling some of her biggest fears in the hopes of overcoming shyness, making friends, and finding the confidence to try new things. Each chapter brings a fresh challenge from the mundane (talk to strangers!) to the wince-inducing (perform stand-up comedy?!). Along the way, she enlists extroverts to share insights that anyone can use: how to cope with stage fright, boost one’s charisma, or even start a conversation.

A funny and engaging read about the search for connection that’s perfect for introverts and extroverts alike!

About the Author

Jessica Pan is an American writer that started her career in Beijing publishing and television before relocating to London as a freelance journalist. Her work has appeared in Vice, The Cut, Refinery29, Jezebel, and Guardian Weekend.Sorry I’m Late, I Didn’t Want To Come is her second book.

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