November 11, 2020 8:36 AM EST

Comedy writer Samantha Irby charmingly writes about the things that many of us are too guarded to say out loud: the difficulty of making new friends or following through on nighttime plans; being addicted to your phone; hiding bills under your pillow; getting your period at an Airbnb. Wow, No Thank You. is a brisk, self-deprecating and surprisingly joyful series of essays on such topics—it even includes an entire chapter of “Sure, sex is fun, but have you ever…” jokes. (“Sure, sex is fun, but have you ever bookmarked a lasagna recipe?” goes one.)

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