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About the Author

Allie Brosh was studying to becoming a scientist when she started blogging in 2009. Her blog, Hyperbole and a Half, has won several awards. In 2013, Advertising Age named Brosh one of the fifty most influential creative figures in the world. Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed show more Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened is her first book. (Bowker Author Biography) show less

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The Best American Comics 2014 (2014) — Contributor — 98 copies

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Legal name
Brosh, Alexandra
Birthdate
1985
Gender
female
Nationality
USA
Places of residence
Montana, USA
Bend, Oregon, USA
Education
University of Montana
Agent
Monika Verma

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Wonderful as always. Hard to match the joy of discovery of the early blog entries, but still delightfully relatable.
 
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Kiramke | 64 other reviews | Feb 22, 2024 |
I enjoyed this but I didn't love it. I had already seen some of the content on the website and I think reading it in smaller chunks is better than just plowing through this as a whole book. It's a little bit of Hyperbole overload.



 
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hmonkeyreads | 289 other reviews | Jan 25, 2024 |
This book is by turns hilarious and heartbreaking. I suppose it was more of the latter than I was prepared for, which is reflected in my rating. But I nonetheless encourage you to read it. I believe this is one of those books that I will be turning over in the back of my mind for quite some time.
 
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Treebeard_404 | 64 other reviews | Jan 23, 2024 |
Silly, funny, hilarious!!! Wish I could put my synopsis and/or review in pictures. Instead this is what appears on back cover. It is a bulleted list of things that are in the book: “
• Pictures
• Words
• 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.”

This book really appealed to my sense of humor. The Goose Story and Thoughts and Feelings made me laugh harder than I have in a long time. The drawings are hilarious. Not sure who to recommend this book to but maybe check out the blog at http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/p/store.html to see if it makes you laugh.
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ellink | 289 other reviews | Jan 22, 2024 |

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