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My Secret: A PostSecret Book

4.7 38
by Frank Warren, Frank Warren (Compiler)
 

New York Times Bestseller

Postsecret.com founder Frank Warren is back with a fresh and compelling companion to his wildly popular Los Angeles Times bestseller, PostSecret. For My Secret, a collectible, paper-over-board book that includes a page of vibrant, decorative stickers, Warren has personally selected never-before-seen anonymous postcards

Overview

New York Times Bestseller

Postsecret.com founder Frank Warren is back with a fresh and compelling companion to his wildly popular Los Angeles Times bestseller, PostSecret. For My Secret, a collectible, paper-over-board book that includes a page of vibrant, decorative stickers, Warren has personally selected never-before-seen anonymous postcards created by teens and college students from across the country. Each card bears an intimate and powerful secret—at turns inspirational, shocking, hilarious, and poetic—that is told through original illustrations, photographs, collages, and other creative means. Sample messages include:

  • "I am avoiding you because you are socially below me."
  • "I know the truth to the lie my parents tell... "
  • "My friends think I was homeschooled. I spent high school in juvi."

A unique and important book that will appeal to both young adults and their parents, My Secret offers a raw and revealing glimpse into the real lives of today's teens and twentysomethings. Choosing their own handmade postcards over email or text messages, teens and college students express their hopes, fears, and wildest confessions in a way that truly represents their diverse personalities and voices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061196683
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
10/24/2006
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
198,417
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 10.25(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

What People are Saying About This

"When it comes to disposable culture, there may be no medium more negligible than the postcard. Yet in PostSecret, Frank Warren gives the postcard unexpected lucency by reproducing hundreds of cards from an ongoing public art project --- Warren selects the most heartfelt and connective messages (some funny, some tragic, some utterly transcendent) and reproduces them in full color, as autonomous works of popular art."
---Los Angeles Times

Meet the Author

Frank Warren started PostSecret as a community art project where he invited total strangers to anonymously mail in their secrets on a homemade postcard. This simple act sparked a global phenomenon. Frank has received over 1 million secrets in his mailbox with more arriving every day but Sunday. PostSecret.com has won seven Webby Awards and is the most visited advertisement-free blog in the world. The postcards have been curated for five New York Times bestselling books and have been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art and the American Visionary Art Museum. Frank has traveled the world sharing secrets and stories from Australia to the White house. There is a PostSecret album, a PostSecret TED Talk and a PostSecret Play on tour. In 2011 Frank was awarded the ‘HopeLine Lifetime Achievement Award’ for his work on suicide prevention and was invited to the White House to work on issues of mental wellness. Frank lives in Germantown, Maryland, with his wife and daughter.

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My Secret 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 38 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I absolutely love postsecret. it is an amazing way to feel connected to others and to know that even if you feel alone in the world, you are truly not alone.
felix_tempest More than 1 year ago
My sister gave this book to me as a gift. She wrote a few messages in the book for me which was sweet. It made me laugh and cry. One of her messages were "I love you no matter what" under the post card of the guy saying he was afriad to come out because he didn't want his family to stop loving him.
SamuelB88 More than 1 year ago
The most appropriate word to describe Frank Warren's book is "touching." One might expect that Post-Secret would be a whiny mash of kids' doodles, complaining about how they don't get enough attention from their parents. Instead, the book is full of tender truths and hard, bitter thoughts. I highly recommend.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I had recieved this book yesterday for my birthday from my best friend. I knew it would be great, yet when i started to read it, i couldnt put it down! I soon came to realize that im not alone. Everyone has secrets. Its the best book ive ever been given! Thanks Love!
Guest More than 1 year ago
The PostSecret series of books make me feel not so much as an outsider. They make me feel normal in the sense that these people and their stories are real just as much as their feelings. It's impossible to describe how much one can relate to these and on such a deep level. They have actually changed my life, and have enabled me to look around to see that not everything is as perfect as people make it out to be... that I was right all along.
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serendipitous17 More than 1 year ago
I LOVE PostSecret and I LOVE Frank Warren's work! I immediately bought this after reading and re-reading his previous book and I couldn't help but want to see more into the lives of all these wonderful people. The only downside I had with this book is that for the price, the book was small compared to the first PostSecret phenomena. But other than that, the detail and work everyone put in into making this second book was still great. Please, just put in MORE! If you're looking for more of a coffee table read, I recommend the first more than this book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What thoughts I have whether sensitive or hateful to the core, these books prove that I amongst others feel similarly. I couldn't put them down until I finished each one. If you can't put yourself into other peoples shoes read these books. Open up your mind to what the people around you may be thinking or have been through. So enlightening.
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