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Ruminations on Twentysomething Life

3.81  ·  Rating Details ·  145 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
In this sidesplitting follow-up to his smash hit, Ruminations on College Life, Aaron Karo takes readers on another outrageous journey -- this time through his early twenties. With hilarious anecdotes and irreverent observations, Karo captures the twentysomething experience like never before and answers the question, "Is there life after colleg
ebook, 224 pages
Published May 3rd 2005 by Touchstone (first published 2005)
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Full of the musings, misadventures, and anecdotes of a guy who is learning to live life on his own in New York City. Some are more funny than others and some are easier to relate to than others but overall I enjoyed it and got a few laughs from his sarcastic musings or him just making an ass out of himself.
Jun 16, 2007 Dani rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: people in their late 20s
Shelves: comedy
So I read this book because I enjoyed the first one so much, but the fact that he was 26 when he wrote it, it was virtually over my head because I had yet to experience anything he was joking about. BUT if you are in your early 30s and out of that crazy first apartment, first job and your very first friends who get married, by all means this is awesome.
Aug 20, 2007 Crystal rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: twenty-something college grads
I read his column that he writes every two weeks and this guy just makes me laugh and I can relate to everything that he writes.
Sep 25, 2007 Diana rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: humor, memoir
This followup focuses on post-college life.

Not as good as the first book, but it has its moments.
Jul 23, 2010 Heather rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: adult
not amazing but an old fave. If you like him/it, subscribe to his free biweekly email column at!
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Aaron Karo is an author, comedian, and screenwriter. His books include “Me You Us,” “Lexapros and Cons,” “I’m Having More Fun Than You,” “Ruminations on Twentysomething Life,” and “Ruminations on College Life.” He was born and raised in New York, currently lives in Los Angeles, and always pays on the first date.
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