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Go the Fuck to Sleep By Adam Mansbach

Go the Fuck to Sleep by Adam Mansbach

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Summary

The bestselling gift book for exhausted parents everywhere

Go the Fuck to Sleep Summary

Go the Fuck to Sleep by Adam Mansbach

Go the Fuck to Sleep is a bedtime book for parents who live in the real world, where a few snoozing kitties and cutesy rhymes don't always send a toddler sailing off to dreamland. Profane, affectionate and refreshingly honest, it captures the familiar and unspoken tribulations of putting your child to bed for the night. Colourfully illustrated and hilariously funny, this is a breath of fresh air for parents new, old and expectant.* *(You probably shouldn't read this to your children.)

Go the Fuck to Sleep Reviews

Total genius -- Jonathan Lethem, author of MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN, father of two
Beautiful, brilliant, funny as fuck. A new Contented Little Baby Book for the discontented parent -- Helen Walsh, author of GO TO SLEEP, mother of one
This is the most honest children's book ever written. And it's f*cking hilarious -- A.J. Jacobs, author of THE YEAR OF LIVING BIBLICALLY, father of three
An instantly recognisable and timeless theme tune for bleary-eyed parents everywhere - a hymn to the horrors of bedtime. Beautifully crafted, rhythmical, affectionate, profane and searingly honest, it is very funny. -- Alex Frean * * Times * *
A gleeful howl of blasphemy ... for the exhausted parent, nudged to the brink of sanity by lack of sleep, GTFTS is more than a reason to snigger - it's a gesture of compassion. -- Benjamin Secher * * Daily Telegraph * *
Bedtime stories will never be the same again -- Viv Groskop * * The Guardian * *
A children's book for grown-ups! I really did laugh out loud - hilarious! -- David Byrne, musician, father of one
The secret anthem of tired parents everywhere -- Bliss Boyard, author of ONE DROP: MY FATHER'S HIDDEN LIFE, mother of two
Hilariously funny, it gets the tone bang on - and it's comforting to know bedtime is a universally fraught experience. * * News of the World * *
It subverts accepted notions of what is meant by 'good' parenting ... a clever conceit, executed with panache * * The Lady * *
Beautifully illustrated... a bonding experience for exhausted parents for generations to come * * Belfast Telegraph Evening * *
Finally, someone tells it like it really is. This is no-guilt funny and a godsend! -- Cristina Garcia, author of THE LADY MATADOR'S HOTEL, mother of one

About Adam Mansbach

Adam Mansbach's novels include The End of the Jews, winner of the California Book Award, and the bestselling Angry Black White Boy, a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2005. His fiction and essays have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The Believer, Poets & Writers, the Los Angeles Times, and many other publications. He is the 2011 New Voices Professor of Fiction at Rutgers University. His daughter, Vivien, was born in 2006. Ricardo Cortes has illustrated books about marijuana, electricity, the Jamaican bobsled team, and Chinese food. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Vanity Fair, Entertainment Weekly, New York Magazine, The Village Voice, the San Francisco Chronicle and on CNN and FOX News. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Additional information

GOR002995887
9780857862655
0857862650
Go the Fuck to Sleep by Adam Mansbach
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Canongate Books Ltd
2011-06-16
32
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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