Girl Logic

Girl Logic

The Genius and the Absurdity

Book - 2017
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Grand Central Pub
From breakout stand-up comedian Iliza Shlesinger comes a subversively funny collection of essays and observations on a confident woman's approach to friendship, singlehood, and relationships.

"Girl Logic" is Iliza's term for the way women obsess over details and situations that men don't necessarily even notice. She describes is as a characteristically female way of thinking that appears to be contradictory and circuitous but is actually a complicated and highly evolved way of looking at the world. When confronted with critical decisions about dating, sex, work, even getting dressed in the morning, Iliza argues that women will by nature consider every repercussion of every option before making a move toward what they really want. And that kind of holistic thinking can actually give women an advantage in what is still a male world.

In Iliza's own words: "Understanding Girl Logic is a way of embracing both our aspirations and our contradictions. GL is the desire to be strong and vulnerable. It's wanting to be curvy, but rail thin at the same time. It's striving to kick ass in a man's world while still being loved by the women around you.

"This book is also for me, because apparently expounding on a stage for two hours a night wasn't enough. (Trust me, if I could start a cult I would, but I hate the idea of deliberately dying in a group.)"

Baker & Taylor
An exploration of the way in which women think brings together an understanding of the aspirations and contradictions that give women the advantage in a male-dominated world.

& Taylor

The youngest and only female comedian to win NBC’s Last Comic Standing describes how the obsessive, overly-detailed, complicated and circuitous way of female thinking actually gives women an advantage in a male-dominated world. 25,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Weinstein Books, 2017
ISBN: 9781602863231
Branch Call Number: 305.42 Sh69g
Characteristics: xii, 241 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm


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