Go the Fuck to Sleep

By Adam Mansbach (Text by (Art/Photo Books)); Ricardo Cortes (Illustrator)
Akashic Books, Hardcover, 9781617750250, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 2011

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The #1 New York Times Best Seller--a gift book for parents that will have them laughing even as they cry.




About the Author
Adam Mansbach is the author of the instant New York Times bestsellers Go the F**k to Sleep and You Have to F**king Eat, as well as the novels The Dead Run, Rage Is Back, Angry Black White Boy, and The End of the Jews, the winner of the California Book Award. He was the 2009 2011 New Voices Professor of Fiction at Rutgers University, a 2012 Sundance Screenwriting Lab Fellow, a 2013 Berkeley Repertory Theater Writing Fellow, and a 2015 Artist in Residence at Stanford University's Institute for Diversity in the Arts. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times Book Review, Esquire, and The Believer, and on National Public Radio's All Things Considered. He lives in Berkeley, California.Ricardo Cort"es"""has illustrated books about marijuana, electricity, the Jamaican bobsled team, and Chinese food. His work has been featured in the"""New York Times"", ""Entertainment Weekly", the "Village Voice", the "San Francisco Chronicle", and on CNN and FOX News. He lives in Brooklyn, where he is working on a book about the history of coffee, cocaine, and Coca-Cola.



NPR
Friday, Jun 17, 2011

Even the most loving and dedicated parents are sometimes annoyed by children who refuse to go to bed. Adam Mansbach captures that frustration in Go the [Expletive] to Sleep, a colorfully illustrated 'children's book for adults.' Some readers find the book humorous but others may be appalled. Host Michel Martin speaks with Adam Mansbach to learn more about his controversial book and what it means for parents � especially with Father's Day just around the corner. Note: this conversation references language that listeners may find offensive. More at NPR.org

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