Hyperbole and A Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened, authored by Allie Brosh, is an extremely witty and hilarious collection of stories of misadventures of her life.
Summary of the Book
Hyperbole and A Half is originally an award-winning blog of Allie Brosh, which has been widely read for its clever and amusing stories from the blogger’s life. Allie has now brought out her debut book of these funny tales, along with her naïve and comical drawings she creates using Paint on her computer. This fully illustrated book has 50% more new material from that of the blog. Some of the titles in the book are The God of Cake, and Why Dogs Don’t Understand Basic Concepts like Moving. Her blog is viewed by millions of people from across the world. The stories have been the results of her own flaws, of her boisterous childhood, and of her owning a mentally challenged dog. Most of writing, although humorous, brings out a dark and poignant recount of her fights with depression.
About Allie Brosh
Allie Brosh is a famous blogger at Hyperbole and A Half. She started writing as a distraction initiated by her mother, when she was trying to wrap a cat using duct-tape! She won an award in the year 2009 for her flair for blogging. She currently lives in Oregon with her fiancé Duncan, along with her six pet rats and two dogs.