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How to ruin everything : essays / George Watsky.

Watsky, 1986- (author.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 814 WAT HOW (Text) 34207002015734 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 814.6 WAT (Text) 34330512990541 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 814.6 Watsky (Text) 31208912456557 non-fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780147515995 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 226 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Plume, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: "A Plume Book."
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Tusk -- Fa Kieu -- O positive -- Down to the filter -- Ask me what I'm doing tonight! -- Crying & baseball -- What year is it? -- The boy who cried MILF -- Good hook! -- Three stories -- My third eye -- The white whale -- Concert tickets.
Summary, etc.: "Funny, subversive, and able to excavate such brutally honest sentences that you find yourself nodding your head in wonder and recognition." Lin-Manuel Miranda, composer and lyricist of "In the Heights" and "Hamilton: An American Musical" Are you a sensible, universally competent individual? Are you tired of the crushing monotony of leaping gracefully from one lily pad of success to the next? Are you sick of doing everything right? In this brutally honest and humorous debut, musician and artist George Watsky chronicles the small triumphs over humiliation that make life bearable and how he has come to accept defeat as necessary to personal progress. The essays in "How to Ruin Everything "range from the absurd (how he became an international ivory smuggler) to the comical (his middle-school rap battle dominance) to the revelatory (his experiences with epilepsy), yet all are delivered with the type of linguistic dexterity and self-awareness that has won Watsky devoted fans across the globe." "Alternately ribald and emotionally resonant, "How to Ruin Everything" announces a versatile writer with a promising career ahead." Publisher's marketing.
Subject: Watsky, 1986- > Humor.
Poets, American > Biography.
Rap musicians > United States > Biography.
HUMOR / Form / Essays.
HUMOR / General.

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