It’s a book of grief and anxiety, of questions and confessions. One that explores the way pain and anxiety can be simultaneously public and private, constant but not always at the top of a person’s mind. A book that asks: what if the words we angrily (or drunkenly) tap out on our phones, that we save as notes, or send to ex lovers, or post publicly on social media, the ones we send without bothering to correct for typos, are the words we mean the most?
Darcie Wilder is the female Raymond Carver and her book is the best thing you'll read all year. ~Playboy
Darcie Wilder’s literally show me a healthy person is the new hero in my reading life. This book is funny and wild and free. This book is the future of writing. ~Scott McClanahan
This book is what they have you drink so that you’ll throw up all the poison. Or it’s just more, better poison. I don’t know. I’m not a doctor. ~DVS