Samantha Irby on Quietly Hostile - Curious Minds Author Talks

Samantha Irby is one of the most hilarious and relatable writers at work today, a triple-threat essayist, comedian and TV writer. With titles including We Are Never Meeting in Real Life. and Wow, No Thank You. Irby’s best-selling books have won her legions of fans—including influential tastemakers like Roxane Gay, Amber Tamblyn and Jia Tolentino.

Now she’s back with a brilliant new essay collection, Quietly Hostile, that takes us on another outrageously funny tour of all the gory details that make up her increasingly hectic life. From dodging weird emails about Carrie Bradshaw, to reveling in the offerings of QVC, to adopting a deranged pandemic dog, Samantha recounts a series of poignant and uproarious stories that will have you crying and laughing.

Presenting this hotly-anticipated book to Canadian audiences for the very first time, Samantha will share the “spit-out-your-beverage-funny” stories that have made her a living legend—a much-needed tonic for our internet-addled brains.

Moderated by Amil Niazi, columnist at The Cut.

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