In the vein of PostSecret comes this emotionally addictive and exciting examine people’s private thoughts—some tragic, a few humorous, a few adventurous—told anonymously and of their personal handwriting.

The global isn't really made of atoms; it truly is composed of tiny tales. and everybody has a story.

In 2009 in an Ann Arbor coffeehouse, Brandon Doman started asking passersby to proportion a narrative with him. delivering paper, pens, and clipboards, his purely standards was once that the tale needed to be actual. Doman then displayed chosen tales on his web site strangersproject.com. awesome of their honesty, intimate, robust, occasionally chilling, and punctiliously addictive, the tales turned an online hit. over the last 5 years, Doman’s own ardour project—10,000 tales robust and growing—has persevered to interact strangers of every age and backgrounds and has reworked right into a strong circulate of readers and storytellers who use the project’s anonymity as a gateway to mirror, celebrate, heal, and attach via words.

Now, Doman has rigorously selected two hundred tales that catch the essence of The Strangers venture. brought by means of Doman, the tales show the diversity of human adventure, from the funny to the heartbreaking to the profound, and are prepared to reflect the typical encounters that occur among strangers each day.

A social gathering of human interest and our desire for connection, What’s Your Story? opens us to new chances and offers an intimate glimpse into the lives of others with one uncomplicated query: “What’s your story?”

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