But I Really Wanted to Be an Anthropologist
By Margaux Motin
(Harry N. Abrams, Hardcover, 9781906838461, 176pp.)
Publication Date: April 2012
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But I Really Wanted to Be an Anthropologist is an introduction to the world of Margaux, a charming 30-something living in Paris, navigating the world as an illustrator. This diary documents her day-to-day existence with her boyfriend and young daughter, drinking and smoking, and the difficulties of a persistent and precocious child. Anyone who’s ever worn inappropriate shoes to the supermarket or danced around the house in their underwear will be charmed by Motin’s irreverent humor.