This Is A Book

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Penguin Books Limited, Jun 2, 2011 - Humor - 288 pages

FROM THE PERRIER AWARD WINNER COMES A BOLD, ORIGINAL AND RECTANGULAR KIND OF HUMOUR BOOK

How To Read This Book

If you're reading this sentence then you've pretty much got it. Good job. Just keep going the way you are.

Featuring some Drawings, a Bee Sting, Socrates' Publicist, the Cat-astrophe Cat Calendar, One Phone Call, some Palindromes, a Picture (1,000 words), Painted Faces, My Band, Frustrating Use of Etc., the 'Awkward & Lonely in Public Hotline' and Goodbyes.

Plus! A Crossword Puzzle, Short Stories and Better Than Sex.

'This book is so funny I forgot to laugh. I know that sounds like a childish criticism, but I mean it literally- this book is so funny, I forgot a whole bunch of things - who I am, what I stand for, large chunks of my childhood, my sense of equilibrium, how to fall asleep, and when I'm supposed to laugh at things'
CHUCK KLOSTERMAN

'Demetri Martin has a very funny and original mind. If I could draw a graph explaining how funny and original he is, I would. But I don't do that. Demetri does that'
CONAN O'BRIEN

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User Review  - MelanieTid - LibraryThing

I've had this book for a long time and have finally finished reading it. The nature of this book caused me to read it slowly, the way that you would read a book of sayings. Demetri Martin is one of my favorite comedians, but for me this just didn't hit the way I wanted it to. Read full review

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User Review  - bezoar44 - LibraryThing

I've not seen Demetri Martin's shows, but tried this on the strength of the various Goodreads reviews. It did not work for me. I think perhaps it is intended to position Martin as a sort of post ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Demetri Martin is an award-winning comedian, known for his show Important Things with Demetri Martin, as well as his stand-up comedy routines and contributions to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Also, he is a person. He has brown hair and is allergic to peanuts.

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