“A journey down the rabbit hole of LA's most subtly toxic industry...funny, brilliant, coy, playful, and wise.” (Lena Dunham, author of Not That Kind of Girl)
Musician Hayley Gene Penner tells all in this harrowingly honest memoir.
Singer-songwriter Hayley Gene Penner's memoir takes a brutally honest yet humorous look at the dark, intimate truths we spend our lives running from. Like a map of beautiful mistakes, Hayley’s stories of questionable sexual encounters, artistic aspirations, and emotional abuse trace her coming of age in the music industry.
Hayley explores all her relationships - from her childhood as the daughter of a celebrity, to the destructive and coercive relationship with her boss, to her encounter with the actor we all know but who mustn’t be named - and brings them together in a series of sharp, touching vignettes. People You Follow straddles the delicate boundary between ethical and unethical behavior, self-protection and self-destruction, power and weakness, giddiness and despair.