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Hyperbole and a Half - Allie Brosh
Hyperbole and a Half
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FROM THE PUBLISHER:Every time Allie Brosh posts something new on her hugely popular blog Hyperbole and a Half the internet rejoices. Touching, absurd, and darkly comic, Allie Brosh’s highly anticipated book Hyperbole and a Half showcases her unique voice, leaping wit, and her ability to capture... show more
FROM THE PUBLISHER:Every time Allie Brosh posts something new on her hugely popular blog Hyperbole and a Half the internet rejoices. Touching, absurd, and darkly comic, Allie Brosh’s highly anticipated book Hyperbole and a Half showcases her unique voice, leaping wit, and her ability to capture complex emotions with deceptively simple illustrations. This full-color, beautifully illustrated edition features more than fifty percent new content, with ten never-before-seen essays and one wholly revised and expanded piece as well as classics from the website like, “The God of Cake,” “Dogs Don’t Understand Basic Concepts Like Moving,” and her astonishing, “Adventures in Depression,” and “Depression Part Two,” which have been hailed as some of the most insightful meditations on the disease ever written. Brosh’s debut marks the launch of a major new American humorist who will surely make even the biggest scrooge or snob laugh. We dare you not to. FROM THE AUTHOR:This is a book I wrote. Because I wrote it, I had to figure out what to put on the back cover to explain what it is. I tried to write a long, third-person summary that would imply how great the book is and also sound vaguely authoritative—like maybe someone who isn’t me wrote it—but I soon discovered that I’m not sneaky enough to pull it off convincingly. So I decided to just make a list of things that are in the book:PicturesWordsStories about things that happened to meStories about things that happened to other people because of meEight billion dollars*Stories about dogsThe secret to eternal happiness**These are lies. Perhaps I have underestimated my sneakiness!
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B00BSB2AE4
Publisher: Touchstone
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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The Flutterby Room
The Flutterby Room rated it
4.0 Review: Hyperbole & a Half
HYPERBOLE AND A HALF is Allie Brosh’s first book, based on her blog by the same name. The book is made up of stories about Brosh’s life; stories about her childhood, how she sees herself, life at home, and what depression is to her. Each tale has illustrations which bring the story to life in Brosh’...
The Lady Time Traveler
The Lady Time Traveler rated it
4.0 I Love Dogs Too
Attention: this review will contain a fast moving gif. Don't go on if you are photo sensitive. “I had tasted cake and there was no going back. My tiny body had morphed into a writhing mass of pure tenacity encased in a layer of desperation. I would eat all of the cake or I would evaporate from the...
Literary Ames
Literary Ames rated it
4.0 Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh
Other than the seriously offensive smell of Hyperbole and Half‘s pages (I think it’s all that colourful ink) and that odd yellow triangle on the top of Brosh’s cartoon head (what is that, anyway? A hat, a blonde ponytail?), this is a self-aware blog-to-book memoir describing some of the absurdities ...
Grimlock ♥ Vision
Grimlock ♥ Vision rated it
5.0 All the stars!
All the stars, all the stars in the sky for this book. My sister and I were talking about this blog, and we were recounting what was in this book and laughing so hard we could barely breath. It's funny, in that painful 'it's true' way. It's heartbreaking at times, and yet still hilarious. ...
Mommy, am I cult?
Mommy, am I cult? rated it
5.0 Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
Well written AND brilliant AND hilarious. I am so glad I read this book, I am sure anyone who struggled with depression would be pleased to read this book.
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