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Demonstrating Woody Allen's magical math equation (comedy = tragedy + time), here is a sensational collection of witty essays about life, love, hate, kids, work, school, and more from the author of The Ex-Mrs. Hedgefund and Arm Candy.

Jill Kargman is a mother, wife, and writer living the life in New York City... a life that includes camping out in a one-bedroom apartment with some unfortunate (and furry) roommates, battling the Momzillas of Manhattan, and coming to terms with her desire for gay men. In this entertaining collection of observations, Kargman offers her unique, wickedly funny perspective as she zips around Manhattan with three kids in tow.

Kargman tackles issues big and small with sharp wit and laugh-out-loud humor: her love of the smell of gasoline, her new names for nail polishes, her adventures in New York City real estate, and her fear of mimes, clowns, and other haunting things.

Whether it's surviving a family road trip or why she can't stand Cirque du So Lame, living with a mommy vagina the size of the Holland Tunnel, or surviving the hell that was her first job out of college, Kargman's nutty self triumphs, thanks to a wonderfully wise outlook and sense of fun that makes the best of everything that gets thrown her way. And if that's not enough, Kargman illustrates her reflections with doodles that capture her refreshing voice.

©2011 Pirates and Princesses, LLC (P)2011 HarperCollins Pubilshers

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great listen

so funny and perfect for a long car ride to keep you going her show is amazing too

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I loved this book and narrarator!!!!

Writing was crisp. Narrarator was so perfect - just like on her show. So funny!!!!

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  • 06-28-15

Didn't want to stop listening to the book

Love love loved this book. I adore how real and funny this book was and Jill did a great job reading it!

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Good.

I love Jill and her comedy, but by the end of the book - if I heard "vag" one more time I was going postal.