The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl

The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl

Issa Rae


during this universally obtainable New York occasions bestseller named for her wildly renowned net sequence, Issa Rae—“a singular voice with the verve and vivacity of uncorked champagne” (Kirkus Reviews)—waxes humorously on what it’s wish to be unabashedly awkward in a global that regards introverts as hapless misfits and black as cool.

I’m awkward—and black. an individual as soon as instructed me these have been the 2 worst issues somebody might be. that somebody was once correct. the place do I start?

Being an introvert (as good as “funny,” in response to the Los Angeles Times) in an international that glorifies cool isn’t effortless. but if Issa Rae, the author of the Shorty Award-winning hit sequence The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, is that introvert—whether she’s navigating love, the office, friendships, or “rapping”—it yes is unique. Now, during this New York occasions bestselling debut assortment written in her witty and self-deprecating voice, Rae covers every thing from cybersexing within the early days of the net to deflecting unsolicited reviews on weight achieve, from navigating the perils of consuming out by myself and public monitors of love to studying to simply accept yourself—natural hair and all.

The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl is a booklet no one—awkward or cool, black, white, or other—will are looking to pass over.

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