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Quietly hostile : essays / Samantha Irby.

Irby, Samantha, (author.).


"Beloved writer Samantha Irby has returned to the printed page for her much-anticipated, sidesplitting fourth book following her 2020 breakout, Wow, no thank you, a Vintage Books Original. The success of Irby's career has taken her to new heights. She fields calls with job offers from Hollywood and walks the red carpet with the iconic ladies of Sex and the City. Finally, she has made it. But, behind all that new-found glam, Irby is just trying to keep her life together as she always had. Her teeth are poisoning her from inside her mouth, and her diarrhea is back. She gets turned away from a restaurant for wearing ugly clothes, she goes to therapy and tries out Lexapro, gets healed with Reiki, explores the power of crystals, and becomes addicted to QVC. Making light of herself as she takes us on an outrageously funny tour of all the details that make up a true portrait of her life, Irby is once again the relatable, uproarious tonic we all need"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593315699
  • ISBN: 0593315693
  • Physical Description: xii, 290 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2023.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Vintage Book Original."
Formatted Contents Note:
I like it! -- The last normal day -- David Matthew's greatest romantic hits -- Club Street diet -- My firstborn dog -- Body horror! -- Two old nuns having amazing sic lesbian sex -- I'll fucking kill u -- I like to get high at night and think about whales -- Oh, so you actually don't wanna make a show about a horny fat bitch with diarrhea? Okay! -- What if I died like Elvis -- Shit happens -- Food fight -- O brother where art thou? -- How to look cool in front of teens? -- We used to get dressed up to go to Red Lobster -- Please invite me to your party.
Subject: Irby, Samantha.
Bloggers > United States > Biography.
Authors, American > 21st century > Biography.
African American women authors > 21st century > Biography.
African American comedians > 21st century > Biography.
Comedians > United States > Biography.
American wit and humor.
Genre: Essays.

Available copies

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Upper Skagit Library.


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