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Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (and Other Concerns)

Kaling, Mindy

(Book - 2011)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (and Other Concerns)
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Kaling shares her observations, fears, and opinions about a wide-ranging list of the topics she thinks about the most. From her favorite types of guys to life in the "The Office" writers' room, her book is full of personal stories and laugh-out-loud philosophies.
Publisher: New York : Crown Archetype, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780307886262
0307886263
Branch Call Number: 817 Kaling
Characteristics: ix, 222 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

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List - Misfit Memoirs by: nypl_kingsbridge Aug 15, 2014

You might know Mindy Kaling as Mindy Lahiri or Kelly Kapoor from television, or as a cross-dressing Ben Affleck on off-Broadway, but her memoir gives us new insight into the life of a quirky girl of immigrant parents on her path to fame. From her time as an chubby kid growing up in New England, t... Read More »


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omg! this was the best book that I had ever read but if you like adventure, and mystery. u have to try the book house of secrets it is the book that I like in the whole world!!!!!

Nov 10, 2014
  • Dtrasler rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

This was certainly a fast read, and I found it engaging for the most part, but there's still a strange reticence about HOW Mindy got into the world of writing (the interesting part to me). She talks of moving to the city with friends and their brilliant Fringe show that bombed off-broadway, and negotiations to write for this show or that show...and then suddenly she's writing for The Office and even acting in it...
And I have to say, a couple of her jokes made me wince.

Oct 28, 2014
  • Chapel_Hill_SusanS rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Fun and fast read.

Oct 01, 2014
  • mparsons333 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Funny and very light, but enjoyable, reading

Hilarious book! Gives me another reason to love Mindy Kaling

Jul 17, 2014
  • Ta2ati2d rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

I feel bad for the trees that had to die to make this mundane book. There were a few chuckles, but this "book" is, thankfully, not memorable.

Jul 11, 2014
  • Purple_Chick95 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This book was very relatable and the dialogue flowed like an intimate chit-chat with a friend about body-issues and societal expectations. I think the 'boring' parts that other commenters are refereing to are those in which she elaborates about the struggles in her career. I loved those parts the most because they were inspirational.

I would reccommend this book to teens and young women.

Jun 17, 2014
  • sussch rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

I wanted a book that would make me laugh out loud. This was not it. There were some amusing moments, but overall it was dull.

Jun 04, 2014
  • kcv523 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

I LOVE Mindy Kaling, but the book wasn't quite as funny as I thought it was going to be. Still entertaining, but I think Kelly Oxford's book "Everything Is Perfect When You're A Liar" was better.

May 28, 2014
  • KristiShort rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is a great summer read! I took it on vacation last summer and loved it. I laughed, it made me feel good about myself, but mostly I liked feeling that I was in on a joke with a good friend.

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May 30, 2012
  • britprincess1 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Are you kidding me? The thrill of living was high school? Come on, Mr. Cougar Mellencamp. Get a life.

May 30, 2012
  • britprincess1 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I have no discipline; I'm like if Private Benjamin had never toughened up but, in fact, got worse.

May 30, 2012
  • britprincess1 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I'm getting made fun of because I used to be fat? The laws of bullying allow you to be cruel even when the victim had made strides for improvement? This is when I realized that bullies have no code of conduct.

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May 17, 2013
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