NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Ali Wong’s heartfelt and hilarious letters to her daughters (the 2 she positioned to paintings even as they had been nonetheless in utero) duvet the whole thing they wish to recognize in existence, just like the unsightly main points of relationship, how you can be a running mother in a male-ruled occupation, and the way she trapped their dad.

“Fierce, feminist, and choked with humorous anecdotes.”—Entertainment Weekly

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In her hit Netflix comedy unique Baby Cobra, an 8-month pregnant Ali Wong resonated so strongly that she even become a well-liked Halloween gown. Wong instructed the arena her remarkably unfiltered emotions on marriage, intercourse, Asian tradition, running ladies, and why you by no means see new mother comics on degree however you certain see quite a lot of new dads.

The pointy insights and humor are much more non-public on this utterly unique assortment. She stocks the knowledge she’s realized from a existence in comedy and divulges tales from her existence off degree, together with the brutal unmarried existence in New York (i.e. the inevitable war of words with erectile disorder), reconnecting along with her roots (and consuming snake blood) in Vietnam, tales of being a wild kid rising up in San Francisco, and parenting struggle tales. Despite the fact that addressed to her daughters, Ali Wong’s letters are absurdly humorous, strangely transferring, and enlightening (and gross) for all.

Praise for Dear Girls

“[Wong] spins a quantity whose pages concurrently surprise and fulfill. . . . Dear Ladies is no longer such a lot an actual-communicate manual as this can be a fantasy-puncturing manifesto.”—Vogue
“[A] fresh, hilarious, and truthful account of creating a profession in a male-ruled box, relationship, being a mother, rising up, and so a lot more…Sure, this ebook is addressed to Wong’s daughters, however each and every reader will to find nuggets of knowledge and thought and, {most|such a lot} necessary, one thing to giggle at.”Bustle