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Pinterest. Foodies. Anne Frank’s undies. New York occasions bestselling writer Laurie Notaro—rightfully hailed as “the funniest author within the sunlight system” (The Miami Herald)—spares not anything and not anyone, least of all herself, during this uproarious new number of essays on rudeness. With the sardonic, self-deprecating wit that makes us all believe a bit higher approximately ourselves for determining along with her, Laurie explores her contemporary misadventures and explains why it’s no longer her who's nuts, it’s them (and ok, occasionally it’s her too).

Whether confessing that her obsession with deciding to buy textile has reached junior hoarder prestige or mistaking a friend’s heinous tattoo as transitority, Laurie places her specified spin—sometimes extraordinary, continually entertaining—on the numerous perils of recent residing in a mannerless society. From shuddering on the picture Harry Potter erotica conjured up at a writer’s staff to lamenting the unexpected ubiquity of quinoa (“It feels like larvae irrespective of the way you cook dinner it”), The Potty Mouth on the desk is whip-smart, unpredictable, and hilarious. In different phrases, irresistibly Laurie.

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