Yokohama Threeway: And Other Small Shames (City Lights/Sister Spit)

Yokohama Threeway: And Other Small Shames (City Lights/Sister Spit)

Beth Lisick


Peering into life's cringe-worthy moments, best-selling writer Beth Lisick excavates territory that the majority might really forget about. humorous, ordinary, deeply own, but one way or the other common, those are the type of stories that hang-out us all, the small lousy moments of disgrace and humiliation that we might really disregard than relive.

Beth Lisick has made a occupation of establishing her existence to her readers in all of its messy, shrewdpermanent hilarity, yet this sort of tale does not often locate its method right into a memoir. together with her trademark humor and sly intelligence, writing in brief flashes the best way those episodes are likely to pop up in reminiscence, Lisick recounts her so much embarrassing moments with gusto. From a trick she performed on a neighbor thirty years in the past to what she unintentionally blurted out eventually night's ceremonial dinner, she explores the undesirable judgments and free-floating regrets that maintain her up at evening, and the result's a bold, candid, and wickedly humorous number of embarrassment embraced, the triumph of humor and viewpoint over daily mortification.

Writer, performer, and self sufficient movie actress Beth Lisick is the writer of the New York Times best-selling comedian memoir Everybody Into the Pool and the gonzo self-help manifesto Helping Me aid Myself.

Praise for Yokohama Threeway:

"The final joyride for these folks who get pleasure from cringe-worthy embarrassment, real pathos, and an overdosing quantity of schadenfreude."—Michael Ian Black

"This e-book is fucking great."—Kathleen Hanna, of Bikini Kill and The Julie Ruin

"A surprisingly touching and interesting portrait of the artist as a tender screwup."—Booklist

"Yokohama Threeway blends the humorous and the painful into an elixir extra heavily akin to cough drugs than soda pop—a little sour, made of unusual materials, now not actual lovely, yet invaluable so as to get well. after all, you're chuffed you took it, no matter if it leaves a cool aftertaste."—World Literature Today

"Speaking as anyone who hates every thing, i like this book."—James Greer, musician & writer of The Failure

"Hilarious, heartbreaking, compassionate, pitch ideal, totally original."—Joyce Maynard, writer of After Her and Labor Day

"A laugh-out-loud sequence of brief, revelatory confessions propelled via interest and an acute wish to adventure the area. it isn't now and maybe by no means may be relatively fashionable for individuals to percentage their shames, yet Lisick does it with aplomb or even exuberance."—Evan Karp, SF Weekly

"Beth Lisick's new essay assortment Yokohama Threeway made me snort out loud greater than anything i've got learn all 12 months, she is a grasp at sharing her lifestyles studies with self-deprecating but sincere humor."—David Gutowski, Largehearted Boy

"Beth Lisick, divulges the main embarrassing moments in a chain of brief essays dripping with depraved humor."—7x7 Magazine

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