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The Idiot Girls' Action-Adventure Club by Laurie Notaro
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Jan 17, 11

bookshelves: oh-yeah-swap, memoir, north-america, nonfiction
Read from January 15 to 17, 2011

Another case of the cover being the best thing about this book. Maybe it's just me but I found these stories to be cringe inducing. Laurie Notaro takes self-deprecation to a whole new level. She spends the whole book telling the reader how ugly and stupid she is. It's not tongue-in-cheek, this woman really hates herself and seems to spend a lot of time drowning her sorrows in booze. Sorry, I just had a hard time understanding how stories about being a hot drunken mess translated into "True Tales from a Magnificent and Clumsy Life"

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Reading Progress

01/15/2011 page 14
6.0% "Typically not my kind of book but the darn cover wouldn't let me be."
01/16/2011 page 87
39.0% "I thought this book was supposed to be funny!"
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