A Young Man’s Guide to Getting Some by Lane Cove Local Malcolm Chenu

Lane Cove is a talented suburb and we love telling you about local authors and artists. Lane Cove Local Malcolm Chen has just released a book called A Young Man’s Guide to Getting Some.  Don’t let the title fool you. It is actually a book about how to win the girl of your dreams with respect and class in the age of sexting and swiping.

Malcolm Chenu is a freelance writer and copywriter. He writes regularly for travel outlets, including Traveller in the Sydney Morning HeraldQantasLink Magazine and various others.  Mal has written a MANifesto for modern dating.  He has written the book that he wishes he had access to when he first started dating.

The book is a hilarious guide book that offers advice about how to woo the girl of your dreams in an ever-changing electronic world. 


If men – of any age – only knew that behaving honourably and treating women with respect would have them swimming in it, they would all be doing it. But too many don’t. Too many guys go with lies, sleazy lines and charmless midnight texts to try to fulfil their desires. Guys who take the high road, the path suggested in A Young Man’s Guide to Getting Some, will find they are exceptional – a unicorn in a milieu of ordinary men. And what girl doesn’t want a unicorn?

The Guide provides creative and amusing advice about how to initiate contact, escaping the Friend Zone, respecting the effort she makes to look good, how to behave everywhere from a dinner date to Tinder and what to do before, during and after actually getting some.

“This is a light-hearted book about bringing back romance, chivalry and respect. It’s about finding love by being a good bloke,” says Chenu, “It’s the book I wish I’d had when I started dating.”


A Young Man’s Guide to Getting Some is for men, even if they think they have dating nailed; for girls who want to know how men should treat them or who need to train their man; for parents who find it hard to discuss this stuff with their sons but want them to get the message; and for anyone who enjoys humorous and insightful commentary on dating in the digital age.

A Young Man’s Guide to Getting Some, New Holland Publishers RRP $19.99 available from all good bookstores or online www.newhollandpublishers.com


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