Please Don't Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes: Essays

Please Don't Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes: Essays by Phoebe Robinson 0593184904 9780593184905
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With sharp, timely insight, pitch-perfect pop culture references, and her always unforgettable voice, New York Times bestselling author, comedian, actress, and producer Phoebe Robinson is back with her most must-read book yet.

In her brand-new collection, Phoebe shares stories that will make you laugh, but also plenty that will hit you in the heart, inspire a little bit of rage, and maybe a lot of action. That means sharing her perspective on performative allyship, white guilt, and what happens when white people take up space in cultural movements; exploring what its like to be a woman who doesnt want kids living in a society where motherhood is the crowning achievement of a straight, cis womans life; and how the dire state of mental health in America means that taking care of ones mental health--aka "self-care"--usually requires disposable money.

She also shares stories about her mom slow-poking before a visit with Mrs. Obama, the stupidly fake reassurances of zip-line attendants, her favorite things about dating a white person from the UK, and how the lack of Black women in leadership positions fueled her to become the Black lady boss of her dreams. By turns perceptive, laugh-out-loud funny, and heartfelt, Please Dont Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes is not only a brilliant look at our current cultural moment, its also a collection that will stay with readers for years to come.

Author: Phoebe Robinson

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 352

Publisher: Tiny Reparations Books

Publication Date: 2021-09-28


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