Why Don't You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?

Why Don't You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?

A Mother's Suggestions

Book - 2019 | First edition
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"The rules, guidelines, principles, precepts, decrees, no-no's, yes-yes's, and arbitrary judgments of Patty's mother."--Back cover.
A gift collection of witty one-liners by the New Yorker writer and first woman elected to the Harvard Lampoon celebrates the universal advice of her mother and is accompanied by full-color illustrations by a New Yorker staff cartoonist.
Publisher: New York, NY : Celadon Books, [2019]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781250301963
1250301963
Branch Call Number: 818.5402 M3692W 2019
Characteristics: xxiii, 81 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Additional Contributors: Chast, Roz - Illustrator

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Butterfly121761
Jun 02, 2019

Can't believe this got published. Has to be just because of her career

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Inga57
May 15, 2019

What a fun, quick read!
Marx's writing is honestly hilarious and Chast's artwork compliments the narrative.
Wanna laugh? Pick up a copy to brighten your day.

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CL_kcls
May 02, 2019

How many stars is an 'eh' as opposed to a LAUGH RIGHT OUT LOUD?

Unfortunately, in my opinion 'Why Don't You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?: A Mother's Suggestions' is a great big, weak 'EH'. It didn't wow me, it didn't make me laugh . . . or giggle or barely chuckle. I found it mildly amusing. Frankly I think the best part of the book, the most amusing part of the book, is the title.

2 stars - with mild (eh) disappointment.

multcolib_karene May 01, 2019

For every mother. For every daughter (or son). It's a short, short book so don't buy it but check it out at your local library!

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