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The misadventures of Awkward Black Girl

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In the bestselling tradition of Sloane Crosley's I Was Told There'd Be Cake and Mindy Kaling's Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? , a collection of humorous essays on what it's like to be unabashedly awkward in a world that regards introverts as hapless misfits, and black as cool. My name is "J" and I'm awkward-and black. Someone once told me those were the two worst things anyone could be. That someone was right. Where do I start? Being an introvert in a world that glorifies cool isn't easy. But when Issa Rae, the creator of the Shorty Award-winning hit series "The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl," is that introvert-whether she's navigating love, work, friendships, or "rapping"-it sure is entertaining. Now, in this debut collection of essays written in her witty and self-deprecating voice, Rae covers everything from cybersexing in the early days of the Internet to deflecting unsolicited comments on weight gain, from navigating the perils of eating out alone and public displays of affection to learning to accept yourself-natural hair and all. A reflection on her own unique experiences as a cyber pioneer yet universally appealing, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl is a book no one-awkward or cool, black, white, or other-will want to miss.
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subject_facet African American young women -- Biography, African American young women -- Humor, African American young women -- Social life and customs, African Americans -- Biography, Biographies, Clumsiness -- Social aspects -- United States, Introverts -- United States -- Biography, Rae, Issa, Senegalese Americans -- Biography, Young women -- United States -- Biography
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title_full The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, The misadventures of Awkward Black Girl / Issa Rae
title_short The misadventures of Awkward Black Girl
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