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Navel Gazing: True Tales of Bodies, Mostly Mine (but also my mom's, which I know sounds weird) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476748825
Published: Gallery Books - January 5th, 2016

Get your mom a Hallmark card if you want, but this Mother's Day I'll be sending mine this bracingly funny collection of short essays. These essays ostensibly revolve around an aspect of Black's physicality, like his failed attempts at long-distance running, or an injury sustained by unwittingly breaking up a Three-card Monte, but these are really just an excuse to talk about the broader issues of family and belonging. What David Sedaris is to NPR, Michael Ian Black is to DVR, and his humor translates perfectly to the page as well. A real treat.