Today Is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life

by Ulli Lust

Today Is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life

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Austrian cartoonist Ulli Lust looks back on a wild road trip she took in 1984, hitchhiking from Vienna to Sicily with no money or passport. Translated by Kim Thompson.

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Next, just in time for summer, is a memoir that will take you back to your younger, wilder days — or allow you to vicariously sow the oats you never got around to. Today is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life is the story of what happened when 17-year-old punk rocker Ulli Lust spontaneously decided to travel from her native Vienna to Italy in 1984 — with no passport, no money, nothing but the company of a teenage girl she had just met. Lust's desire to experience real life and to

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