By Megan Amram
(Scribner Book Company, Hardcover, 9781476757889, 224pp.)
Publication Date: November 4, 2014
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In the vein of faux expert books by John Hodgman and Amy Sedaris, "Science...for Her " is ostensibly a book of science written by a denizen of women's magazines. Comedy writer and Twitter sensation Megan Amram showcases her fiendish wit with a pitch-perfect attack on everything from those insanely perky tips for self-improvement to our bizarre shopaholic dating culture to the socially mandated pursuit of mind-blowing sex to the cringe-worthy secret codes of food and body issues.
Part hilarious farce, part biting gender commentary, Amram blends "Cosmo" and science to highlight absurdities with a machine-gun of laugh-inducing lines that leave nothing and no one unscathed. Subjects include: this Spring's ten most glamorous ways to die; tips for hosting your own big bang; what religion is right for your body type; and the most pressing issue facing women today: kale
Be prepared to laugh about anything in this outrageous satirical gem.