We Are Never Meeting in Real Life

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If you haven’t already heard of Samantha Irby – where have you been? In this painfully funny collection, Samantha Irby captures powerful emotional truths while chronicling the rubbish bin she calls her life. From an ill-fated pilgrimage to Nashville to scatter her estranged father’s ashes to awkward sexual encounters to the world’s first completely honest job application, and more, sometimes you just have to laugh, even when your life is permanently pear-shaped.

ISBN: 9780571349814 Author: Irby, Samantha Publisher: Faber & Faber Publication Date: 17th January 2019 Imprint: Faber & Faber Cover: Paperback Dewey: 814.6 (edition:23) Pages: ii, 275 Language: English Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: , ,

Irby might be our great bard of quarantine.’ New York Times

In this painfully funny collection, Samantha Irby captures powerful emotional truths while chronicling the rubbish bin she calls her life. From an ill-fated pilgrimage to Nashville to scatter her estranged father’s ashes to awkward sexual encounters to the world’s first completely honest job application, and more, sometimes you just have to laugh, even when your life is permanently pear-shaped.

‘I cannot remember the last time I was so moved by a book. As close to perfect as an essay collection can get.’ Roxane Gay
‘Hilarious. I love it.’ Candice Carty-Williams
Samantha Irby is stay-up-all-night, miss-your-subway-stop, spit-out-your-beverage funny.’ Jia Tolentino

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