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Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened - Allie Brosh
Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
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Named one of the Funniest Sites on the Web by PC World and winner of the 2011 Bloggies Awards for Most Humorous Weblog and Best Writing, the creator of the immensely popular “Hyperbole and a Half” blog presents an illustrated collection of her hilarious stories with fifty percent new content.In a... show more
Named one of the Funniest Sites on the Web by PC World and winner of the 2011 Bloggies Awards for Most Humorous Weblog and Best Writing, the creator of the immensely popular “Hyperbole and a Half” blog presents an illustrated collection of her hilarious stories with fifty percent new content.In a four-color, illustrated collection of stories and essays, Allie Brosh’s debut Hyperbole and a Half chronicles the many “learning experiences” Brosh has endured as a result of her own character flaws, and the horrible experiences that other people have had to endure because she was such a terrible child. Possibly the worst child. For example, one time she ate an entire cake just to spite her mother. Brosh’s website receives millions of unique visitors a month and hundreds of thousands of visitors a day. This amalgamation of new material and reader favorites from Brosh's blog includes stories about her rambunctious childhood; the highs and mostly lows of owning a smart, neurotic dog and a mentally challenged one; and moving, honest, and darkly comic essays tackling her struggles with depression and anxiety, among other anecdotes from Brosh's life. Artful, poignant, and uproarious, Brosh’s self-reflections have already captured the hearts of countless readers and her book is one that fans and newcomers alike will treasure.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781451666175 (1451666179)
ASIN: 1451666179
Publisher: Touchstone
Pages no: 371
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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