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Hyperbole and a half: unfortunate situations, flawed coping mechanisms, Mayhem, and other things that happened

By: Brosh, Allie.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York Simon & Schuster 2013Description: x, 369 p.ISBN: 9781451666175.Subject(s): American wit and humor | Cartoonists | Comedians | Conduct of lifeDDC classification: 741.5973 Summary: “Funny and smart as hell” (Bill Gates), Allie Brosh’s 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. www.simonandschuster.com/books/Hyperbole-and-a-Half/Allie-Brosh/9781451666175
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Table of Contents

Warning sighs --
The simple dog --
Motivation --
The god of cake --
The helper dog is an asshole --
Depression part one --
Depression part two --
Lost in the woods --
Dogs don't understand basic concepts like moving --
The hot sauce debacle --
This is why I'll never be an adult --
The parrot --
Dinosaur (The goose story) --
Thoughts and feelings --
Dogs' guide to understanding basic concepts --
The party --
Identity part one --
Identity part two.

“Funny and smart as hell” (Bill Gates), Allie Brosh’s 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.


www.simonandschuster.com/books/Hyperbole-and-a-Half/Allie-Brosh/9781451666175

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