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Bestselling author of 'Cultish' Explores the Modern Mind in New Nonfiction Novel: 'The Age of Magical Overthinking'

In a world reshaped by the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, where the digital realm reigns supreme and many find themselves grappling with the pressures of hyper-connectivity and overwork, the simple act of existing has become a monumental challenge. As we navigate this landscape inundated with the influence of brands, celebrities, and influencers, redefining the norms of everyday life, questions abound: What does it truly mean to be human? How do we carve out our own paths amidst this cacophony of societal expectations?

Enter Amanda Montell, acclaimed author of the bestselling Cultish and host of the esteemed Sounds Like a Cult podcast, with her latest offering: a captivating collection of essays that delves into the labyrinth of modern thought. With her trademark razor-sharp wit and irresistible charm, Montell beckons readers to confront the chaos within their own minds.

Through a series of poignant anecdotes and astute observations, Montell introduces us to a vivid array of characters – from chronic overanalyzers to perpetually indecisive souls – all grappling with the surreal landscape of twenty-first-century overthinking.

The Magical Age of Overthinking is a beacon of clarity amidst the fog of contemporary existence, blending Montell's personal reflections with meticulously researched insights. With precision, she dissects the cognitive biases that pervade our consciousness, from the intoxicating allure of the "Halo effect" to the insidious grip of the "Sunk Cost Fallacy."

But amidst the exploration of these psychological complexities, Montell offers more than just illumination; she extends a hand of hope, empathy, and forgiveness to our anxiety-riddled selves. For those who have ever felt ensnared by their own thoughts or struggled to navigate the maze of reason, Montell's work serves as a lifeline, a guiding light through the existential quagmire.

The Magical Age of Overthinking is more than a book; it's a call to arms against the existential crises of our time. Let Montell be your compass as you navigate the turbulent waters of modernity, emerging on the other side with clarity, purpose, and perhaps, a touch of magic.


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The Age of Magical Overthinking

Amanda Montell

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