A new novella from the #1 New York Times bestselling author, Fredrik Backman 'You can be whatever you want to be, but that's nowhere near as important as knowing that you can be exactly who you are' Things My Sons Needs To Know About The World is a moving collection of stories about one of life's most daunting experiences; parenthood. In between the sleep-deprived lows and wonderful highs, Backman takes a step back to share his own experience of fatherhood and how he navigates such unchartered territory. Part memoir, part manual, part love letter to his son, this book relays the big and the small lessons in life. As he watches his son take his first steps into the world he teaches him how to cultivate friendships, support a team that loses and tries to explain why, sometimes, dad might hold his hand just a little bit too tightly. This is an irresistible and insightful collection from one of the world's most beautiful storytellers.