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Wendy Shanker is the author of The Fat Girl's Guide to Life and a contributor to The Modern Jewish Girl's Guide to Guilt. She's also performed standup and two acclaimed onewoman shows.
Wendy's writing style is fantastic and she tells her story with brutal honestly.
Shanker is someone you want to go through just about anything with, to hear it in her simultaneously wise and hilarious voice.
My best advice for reading this book is to start in the morning on a weekend because you won't be able to put it down.
Very insightful, good read,Bought used and to my surprise was just like a brand new one. Thank you for the great service.Published 14 months ago by MG
The book has some humor in it but it ultimately did not provide me the information or inspiration I was looking for. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Lexsmarie
This non-fiction book is the reason I don't like to read fiction. Truth, when well-told, is so much more engrossing and insightful. Read morePublished on January 16, 2011 by Daphne Hildebolt
With wonderful aplomb, humor and charm, Wendy Shanker recounts with vivid detail and perspective the ordeals she's had to face over the past several years. Read morePublished on November 20, 2010 by Tobias Wright
My best advice for reading this book is to start in the morning on a weekend because you won't be able to put it down. Great book, touching and funny.Published on November 1, 2010 by Martin R.
Witty, insightful, wise, smart-ass and fabulous. Armored with humor, brains, guts, fiercely loving family & friends and MAC Russian Red lipstick, Shanker takes us with her on the... Read morePublished on October 11, 2010 by Linda Robinson
Wendy's writing style is fantastic and she tells her story with brutal honestly. For anyone that has been faced with a life-threatening illness or has had "wellness" issues that... Read morePublished on October 9, 2010 by D. Olsen
No matter how you feel about so-called alternative spirituality and medicine, you can't fail to admit that its practitioners are overly earnest - which is why Wendy Shanker's "Are... Read morePublished on October 3, 2010 by Jen
I wish I had been able to read this book 5 years ago.
As a cancer survivor who had to learn to navigate the medical world, this would have been my guidebook. Read more