[Read] Wow No Thank You Author Samantha Irby

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Oks and is courted by Hollywood left Chicago and moved into a house with a garden that reuires repairs and know how with her wife and two step children in a small white Republican town in Michigan where she now hosts book clubs This is the bourgeois life of dreams She goes on bad Samantha Irby s writing cracks me up on a consistent basis so I went into this book ready to be entertained And I was but it was also so much than that touching emotional relatable surprising And on top of all of that just tons of fun

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Dates with new friends spends weeks in Los Angeles taking meetings with skinny luminous peoples while being a cheese fry eating slightly damp Midwest person with neck pain and no cartilage in her knees and hides Entenmann's cookies under her bed and unopened bills under her pillow 37 rounded upWell is there such a thing as being too self deprecating Irby is the ueen of anxiety and occasionally poop and she is not shy about baring all Honest funny and overly self deprecating this collection of essays grabbed my attentionThis book is about getting old ha to Irby this means turning 40 Gawd It s about not fitting in and having crippling anxiety and physical pain to make matters worse It s about trying to survive as a married lesbian black woman living in Podunk She documents her feelings as she tries to get out of bed every morning and as she attempts to act like a normal person A stand out essay was about her first writing job in HollywoodI was fickle with my rating as I soldiered on Here s my star trek I remember nothing I was sort of liking this funny book I loved her earlier We Are Never Meeting in Real Life Essays and thought man this girl makes me laugh But concentration was low because corona was stealing the show and my laugh reflex was malfunctioning I was about a third in and I decided to set it aside and get a shot of Sedaris Which worked and got my glands and nodes all giddy Then back to Wow I went I had a good attitude I promise After all I DID return to it right I was reading away and looked down to see I was at 6 percent I had left off at about 35 percent when I started it a month ago so WHAAAAAT Yes I was rereading it from the start and I had remembered nothing Now granted my brain was screwed up because the virus hit so it s partly my fault But to remember nothing Something tells me it s sort of the book s fault too As in not compelling 3 stars for this so so content 1 star for me for my dufus memory You don t have to make fun of yourself every second you know Irby goes a little overboard in putting herself down This is pretty much her whole shtick Don t get me wrong I love people who make fun of themselves but I was overly aware of it which means it was too much 3 stars Nervous nelly I m happy This is one anxious tootsie I loved her talk about she survives in the world carrying around a bundle of heavy nerves that threaten to make her crash and burn I have mucho anxiety myself so it was cathartic She makes it all funny as hell and she s super smart I forgot to mention she s raunchy Talking about her bodily functions is a favorite topic of hers I found it mostly a kick 4 stars Nervous nelly I m not so happy Okay we know you re anxious but can t you let up a little Same old story over and over We get it 3 stars List heaven She made me want to immediately go make some killer lists myself There are lots of lists and most are clever and laugh worthy 4 stars Hello 911 I loved this creative and funny chapter where she fantasizes calling 911 with comical problems 45 stars Dedicated to Wellbutrin Seriously she dedicated the book to Wellbutrin Anyone who dedicates their book to a psych med is going to make me dish out all the stars for the Dedication that is Love it love it love it She dedicated We Are Never Meeting in Real Life to Klonopin so this is her thing 6 stars Do NOT give me your playlist There s an entire eternal chapter near the beginning that outlines her favorite playlist song by song and she writes about how each song made her feel BORING I really felt like I was in the wrong demographic here I hadn t heard of the songs they were from the 90s and I got and furious as I continued not to be able to relate I ended up skipping most of the chapter but I didn t go out gently I was mad at her How dare she ruin my reading experience How dare she write about something I can t relate to Humph I was so mad I jumped over to Sedaris who I was uite sure would not give me his damn playlists 1 starMix it up and throw it in the blender and I end up with 37 stars rounded up I ll definitely check out her next book but I must say this one can t compete with We Are Never Meeting in Real Life Essays No wayPS The title is sort of interesting Does she mean someone says or does something wowsy and she wants no part of it but she says so in a polite way Or is the wow pure sarcasmThanks to NetGalley for the advance copy

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A new essay collection from Samantha Irby about aging marriage settling down with step children in white small town AmericaIrby is turning forty and increasingly uncomfortable in her own skin She has left her job as a receptionist at a veterinary clinic has published successful bo This was smart funny and charming as with Irby s other books I enjoyed reading it Few writers do self deprecation to elucidate a larger point as well as she does Also white people Y all must stop confusing Samantha and I Each time she mentioned it here I was embarrassed for you guys She s awesome I am decent We look nothing alike There is than one big black woman writer with tattoos I just blew your mind I am sure


10 thoughts on “Wow No Thank You

  1. says:

    This was smart funny and charming as with Irby’s other books I enjoyed reading it Few writers do self deprecation to elu

  2. says:

    incredible truly

  3. says:

    NOW AVAILABLEthis book made me love samantha irby as much as the rest of you already do 'cuz i admit—i was not crazy about We Are Never Meeting In Real Life i went on and on about why in my review but you're already here so to summarize i'd never read her before and a few too many of the essays came across as self conscious and overworke

  4. says:

    Convenience is the number one driver of everything I doIt's been a tough few weeks Working from home and social distancing was starting to mess with my mojo Even as a natural born introvert I could understand why Tom Hanks' character was talking to a coconut called Wilson in the movie Castaway My incarceration

  5. says:

    We all need some humor but maybe even so during this time Funny heck yes but also so much with with I could identify Out with friends and wish

  6. says:

    Samantha Irby’s writing cracks me up on a consistent basis so I went into this book ready to be entertained And I was but it was also so much than that — touching emotional relatable surprising And on top of all of that just tons of fun

  7. says:

    Find all of my reviews at Back when I had feelings my self esteem was a toilet Dear Sam Irby YMMV because her stories are about thi

  8. says:

    37 rounded upWell is there such a thing as being too self deprecating Irby is the ueen of anxiety and occasionally poop and she is not shy about baring all Honest funny and overly self deprecating this collection of essays grabbed my attentionThis book is about getting old ha to Irby this means turning 40 Gawd It’s about not fitting in and having crippling anxiety and physical pain to make matters worse It’s about

  9. says:

    Wow ok It's very possible that I have reached my limit with essay collections I really loved We Are Never Meeting in Real Lifein fact I just reread my review of that one and man I wish I could relive that feeling I loved that book Moving onthis one had some laugh out loud moments for me and a few essays I really liked but it was repetitive and of a mixed bag Also it bears repeating that those offended by profanity should look els

  10. says:

    Hilarious fascinating I read the essay The Worst Friend Date I Ever Had on The Cut website and immediately tracked down the book

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