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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.: Essays Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101912195
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - May 30th, 2017

Tuesday, June 20th at 6pm

hosting a bookclub meeting over her book:
We Are Never Meeting In Real Life




Join us and author Samantha Irby for a small-group discussion over her new book We Are Never Meeting In Real Life! The meeting will be held on our 3rd Floor just before her speaking event. Space will be limited, reserve your seats using the form below:

This event is full! Thanks for registering and we'll see you 6/20 at 6pm. For questions email us at

Didn't get a spot? You can still join us for our public event at 7pm with Samantha Irby in conversation with Jenny Lawson! 




From the author of Meaty and creator of the blog Bitches Gotta Eat comes a smart, edgy, hilarious, and unabashedly raunchy collection of essays about navigating new relationships, growing older, and jobs that get in the way of one’s television habit.

Sometimes you just have to laugh, even when life is a dumpster fire. With We Are Never Meeting in Real Life., blogger and comedian Samantha Irby turns the serio-comic essay into an artform. Whether talking about how her difficult childhood has led to a problem in making “adult” budgets, explaining why she should be the new Bachelorette (she’s “35-ish, but could easily pass for 60-something”), detailing a disastrous trip-slash-romantic-vacation to Nashville to scatter her estranged father’s ashes, sharing an awkward sexual encounter, or dispensing advice on how to navigate friendships with former drinking buddies who are now new suburban moms (hang in there for the Costco loot), she’s as deft at poking fun at the ghosts of her past self as she is at capturing powerful emotional truths.


In addition to running her popular blog, Bitches Gotta Eat, Samantha Irby is the author of the acclaimed essay collection Meaty.