Everything Is Perfect When You're a Liar (Hardcover)

By Kelly Oxford

It Books, 9780062102225, 336pp.

Publication Date: April 2, 2013



Kelly Oxford is . . .

A wunderkind producer of pirated stage productions for six-year-olds

Not the queen of the world

An underage schnitzel-house dishwasher

The kid who stood up to a bully and almost passed out from the resulting adrenaline rush

A born salesman

Capable of willing her eyesight to be 20/20

That girl who peed her pants in the gas station that one time

Totally an expert on strep throat

Incapable of making Leonardo DiCaprio her boyfriend

A writer

A certified therapy assistant who heals with Metallica mixtapes

"Not fat enough to be super snuggly." --Bea, age four

Not above using raspberry-studded sh*t to get out of a speeding ticket

"Bitingly funny. But everybody knows that." --Roger Ebert

Sad that David Copperfield doesn't own a falcon

A terrible liar

Praise For Everything Is Perfect When You're a Liar

“With biting wit and always-appreciated humorous self-deprecation, Oxford’s tweets have garnered a huge following .”
-Time magazine

“Kelly Oxford is one of the funniest writers I have read in a long time.”
-Jason Segel

“Kelly Oxford is a b*tch who got lucky and never paid her dues. She’s just like me and I love her for it.”
-Diablo Cody

“I’m fascinated by Kelly Oxford. She’s a 21st century public diarist, her story told in shards, brief moments of wit and observation.”
-Jonathan Ames