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We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.

By Samantha Irby
We Are Never Meeting in Real Life. by Samantha Irby digital book - Fable

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Publisher Description

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • This essay collection from the “bitches gotta eat” blogger, writer on Hulu’s Shrill and HBO's And Just Like That, and “one of our country’s most fierce and foulmouthed authors” (Amber Tamblyn, Vulture) is sure to make you alternately cackle with glee and cry real tears.

"A sidesplitting polemicist for the most awful situations.”—The New York Times

Whether Samantha Irby is talking about how her difficult childhood has led to a problem in making “adult” budgets; explaining why she should be the new Bachelorette (she's "35-ish, but could easily pass for 60-something"); detailing a disastrous pilgrimage-slash-romantic-vacation to Nashville to scatter her estranged father's ashes; sharing awkward sexual encounters; or dispensing advice on how to navigate friendships with former drinking buddies who are now suburban moms (hang in there for the Costco loot!); she’s as deft at poking fun at the ghosts of her past self as she is at capturing powerful emotional truths.

Don't miss Samantha Irby's bestselling new book, Quietly Hostile!

72 Reviews

“This book was amazing! It was entertaining, hilarious, and at some points heart wrenching. I could relate to it in some ways. There were times when I was reading it in public and had to keep from bursting out laughing. That's how funny this book is. I loved it!”
“All I can say is I don't think I like the humor genre.”
“Mostly entertaining, though I zoned out a few times. That last chapter, though, holy crap YUP that’s me.”
“Good read, had me laughing out loud”
“Listened at 1.25 and 1.5 speed, and it was delightful. I especially loved any mention of her cat, Hellen, and the chapter about stumbling upon a Civil War reenactment. Her story about getting her father's ashes blown into her face had me genuinely laughing to myself in a grocery store. This book is equally funny and poignant, and Samantha's views on love, loss, and relationships were really special.”

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