A Field Guide to Awkward Silences

A Field Guide to Awkward Silences

Alexandra Petri

Washington Post columnist Alexandra Petri stocks her tales of awkwardness during this insightful and supremely humorous debut.

Most twentysomethings stay away from awkwardness. 
Not Alexandra Petri.

She auditioned for America’s subsequent best Model. She misplaced Jeopardy! through answering “Who is that dude?” One time, she enable a few cult individuals baptize her, simply to be well mannered. Alexandra Petri is a gourmand of the type of awkwardness most folk spend lifetimes averting. If John Hodgman and Amy Sedaris had a child. . .they might by no means permit Petri babysit it.

Here, the Washington publish columnist turns her satirical eye on her personal life—with hilarious effects. And she’s right here to inform you that fascinating issues begin to take place if you happen to cease worrying what humans imagine.

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