Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem and Other Thing That Happened

ISBN9781451666175
PublisherTouchstone
Published10/29/2013
Pages369
AuthorAllie Brosh
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.8 Kg.
Height8.2 in.
Width5.5 in.
Depth1.0 in.

Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem and Other Thing That Happened

Allie Brosh

PAPERBACK

10/29/2013

#1 New York Times Bestseller

FROM THE PUBLISHER:
Every time Allie Brosh posts something new on her hugely popular blog Hyperbole and a Half the internet rejoices.

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:

Pictures
Words
Stories about things that happened to me
Stories about things that happened to other people because of me
Eight billion dollars*
Stories about dogs
The secret to eternal happiness*

*These are lies. Perhaps I have underestimated my sneakiness!

Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem and Other Thing That Happened

Allie Brosh

₱920.00

Information

ISBN9781451666175
PublisherTouchstone
Published10/29/2013
Pages369
AuthorAllie Brosh
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.8 Kg.
Height8.2 in.
Width5.5 in.
Depth1.0 in.

Synopsis

#1 New York Times Bestseller

FROM THE PUBLISHER:
Every time Allie Brosh posts something new on her hugely popular blog Hyperbole and a Half the internet rejoices.

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:

Pictures
Words
Stories about things that happened to me
Stories about things that happened to other people because of me
Eight billion dollars*
Stories about dogs
The secret to eternal happiness*

*These are lies. Perhaps I have underestimated my sneakiness!

Editorial Reviews

"In a culture that encourages people to carry mental illness as a secret burden . . . Brosh's bracing honesty is a gift."

– Chicago Tribune

"Will make you laugh until you sob, even when Brosh describes her struggle with depression."

– Entertainment Weekly

"Get this for the smart people who appreciate humor in your life, and they won't be disappointed."

– io9.com