We are never meeting in real life : essays / Samantha Irby.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: With heartfelt candor and her usual side-splitting bite, humorist, essayist, and blogger at bitchesgottaeat.com Samantha Irby captures powerful emotional truths while chronicling the disaster that has been her life. An ill-fated pilgrimage and romantic vacation to Nashville to scatter her estranged father's ashes, awkward sexual encounters, a Bachelorette application gone awry, and more-- sometimes you just have to laugh, even when your life is a dumpster fire.
    • Content Notes:
      My Bachelorette application -- A blues for Fred -- The miracle porker -- Do you guys pay your fucking bills or what? -- You don't have to be grateful for sex -- A Christmas carol -- Hapy birthday -- A case for remaining indoors -- A total attack of the heart -- A civil union -- Mavis -- Fuck it, bitch, stay fat -- Nashville hot chicken -- I'm in love and it's boring -- A bomb, probably -- The real housewife of Kalamazoo -- Thirteen questions to ask before getting married -- Yo, I need a job -- Feelings are a mistake -- We are never meeting in real life.
    • ISBN:
      9781101912195
      1101912197
    • Accession Number:
      2017002278
    • Accession Number:
      ocn961155460
      961155460
    • Accession Number:
      fay.531686
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      IRBY, S. We are never meeting in real life : essays. [s.l.] : Vintage Books, 2017. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 23 maio. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Irby S. We Are Never Meeting in Real Life : Essays. Vintage Books; 2017. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.531686. Accessed May 23, 2019.
    • APA:
      Irby, S. (2017). We are never meeting in real life : essays. Vintage Books. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.531686
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Irby, Samantha. 2017. We Are Never Meeting in Real Life : Essays. Vintage Books. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.531686.
    • Harvard:
      Irby, S. (2017) We are never meeting in real life : essays. Vintage Books. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.531686 (Accessed: 23 May 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Irby, S 2017, We are never meeting in real life : essays, Vintage Books, viewed 23 May 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Irby, Samantha. We Are Never Meeting in Real Life : Essays. Vintage Books, 2017. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.531686.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Irby, Samantha. We Are Never Meeting in Real Life : Essays. Vintage Books, 2017. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.531686.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Irby S. We are never meeting in real life : essays [Internet]. Vintage Books; 2017 [cited 2019 May 23]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.531686

Reviews

Booklist Reviews 2017 April #2

In her new book of essays, Irby, author of the blog bitches gotta eat and a previous essay collection, Meaty (2013), is once again the inimitably candid, über-confessional friend readers will happily spend a few hundred pages with. Master of both in-your-face jokes and clever, sneaking humor, Irby fills out her application to star on The Bachelorette, the "show where a woman is surrounded by 25 slabs of brisket clamoring to drink her dirty bathwater." She relays a bathroom emergency on the side of a gridlocked highway. She and a friend escape relatively unscathed from a Civil War reenactment in the Chicago suburbs. Writing about topics like growing up "poor, anxious, and unhappy," turning 18 at the same time her wayward father died, dealing with depression ("Do black girls even get to be depressed?"), figuring out how exactly one is supposed to deal with money, or the special challenge of understanding a loving relationship after so many bad ones, Irby's brilliant blend of honesty and humor will have readers' tears streaming for all kinds of reasons. Copyright 2017 Booklist Reviews.