Hyperbole and a Half

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

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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:
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!
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  • Downloadable audio file | 384 pages
  • English
  • 1442369388
  • 9781442369382

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The whole blog is inspired. --Andrew Sullivan, The Daily Dish (The Atlantic)
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