Andy Steiner—How to Survive: The Extraordinary Resilience of Ordinary People

Survival books tend to focus on the exotic, like a plane going down in the mountains. This one is for the rest of us. Andy Steiner explores resiliency in the face of such difficult life events as the death of a spouse, the loss of a child, the distress of bankruptcy, the trauma of a heart attack, and more.

Andy Steiner is a freelance writer and editor based in St. Paul, Minnesota. She writes books, profiles and feature stories on a variety of topics, including parenting, health, politics and social issues.