I'm Not The New Me by Wendy McClure. Just like sometimes, I watch grownup TV, sometimes I read grownup books.
On Thursday, October 13, the author is going to be at the Stafford Branch of the Ocean County Library. A friend of mine at the Stafford Branch said INTNM was funny, so I read.
The book had been described to me as "a hilarious and sometimes poignant look at the absurdities of weight-loss culture from an appealing and original new voice." As I'm always dissatisfied with my weight, I read this memoir. This is so much more than another book about our culture and weight. It's also about relationships and modern life.
But most important: it's more than funny. It's snarky. The proof: McClure was a part time staffer at Television Without Pity and did the commentary on those 1970s Weight Watchers cards. To get a further feel for the book, check out the author's website Pound. None of which I realized until I began reading the book.