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ARTS + ENTERTAINMENT | YouTube Star Lilly Singh Stars at an Anderson’s Bookshop Special Event

NAPERVILLE, APRIL 4 – At only 28 years old, Lilly Singh has amassed quite a following. Her YouTube Channel, “Superwoman,” launched in the fall of 2010, now boasts over 11.1 million subscribers! Singh is one of the highest paid YouTube stars. She has accumulated many coveted social media awards. And now the Canadian-born personality has added one more achievement: author. Her new book, How to be a Bawse: a Guide to Conquering Life will be celebrated at a special Anderson’s Bookshop program on Tuesday, April 4 at 7 pm. This event will take place at Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. on the campus of North Central College in Naperville.

Singh will discuss her new book and then fans will participate in Singh’s photo line with a professional photographer. Each ticketholder will be presented with an autographed copy of Singh’s featured book. Tickets are required and available exclusively at

Singh’s new book, How to be a Bawse, is packed full of her signature wit and bold attitude. Fans will get a moment to meet this unique and feisty star, AKA Superwoman!


From the 2017 People’s Choice Award winner for Favorite YouTube Star comes the definitive guide to being a bawse: a person who exudes confidence, hustles relentlessly, and smiles genuinely because he or she has fought through it all and made it out the other side. Funny, smart, and insightful, Lilly Singh is an actress and comedian who covers topics ranging from relationships to career choices to everyday annoyances. It’s no wonder she’s garnered more than a billion views. But Singh didn’t get to the top by being lucky—she had to work for it. Hard. Now Singh wants to share the lessons she learned while taking the world by storm, and the tools she used to do it. How to Be a Bawse is the definitive guide to conquering life. Make no mistake, there are no shortcuts to success, personal or professional. World domination requires real effort, dedication, and determination. Just consider Singh a personal trainer for your life—with fifty rules to get you in the game, including • Let Go of FOMO (Fear of Missing Out): Temptation will try to steer you away from your goals. FOMO is just a test of your priorities, a test that a bawse is ready to pass.

• Be Nice to People: Treat niceness like an item on your daily to-do list. People will go out of their way to help and support you because you make them feel good.

• Schedule Inspiration: Lack of motivation isn’t permanent or a sign of weakness. Expect it and proactively schedule time to be creative.

• Be the Dumbest: Challenge yourself by surrounding yourself with people who know more than you do. It’s a vital way to learn and improve. Told in Singh’s hilarious, bold voice and packed with photos and candid stories from her journey to the top, How to Be a Bawse will make you love your life and yourself—even more than you love Beyoncé. (Yes, we said it!) WARNING: This book does not include hopeful thoughts, lucky charms, or cute quotes. That’s because success, happiness, and everything else you want in life need to be worked for, not wished for. In Singh’s world, there are no escalators, only stairs. Get ready to climb.

This program with Lilly Singh is part of Anderson’s Bookshops’ calendar of special author events. Anderson’s Bookshops specialize in book sales, author events, book signings, and building a sense of community, learning and fun. The store has been helping Naperville readers for six generations. Additional locations include Downers Grove, at 5112 Main Street (630)-963-2665 and La Grange, at 26 S. La Grange Rd. (708) 582-6353. A toy shop, Anderson’s Toyshop, at 111 W. Jefferson Ave., in Naperville, opened last year. Key to Anderson’s success has been special literary events, like the Tuesday, April 4 program celebrating Lilly Singh.

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