Books Samantha Irby Books by Samantha Irby Samantha Irby has written books about: Comedy Nonfiction Biography & Memoir Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Samantha Irby Author Interviews Samantha Irby: 'This Is The Glamorous Life Of A Writer" March 28, 2020 Irby's new essay collection is Wow, No Thank You. She says it was inspired by moving from Chicago to Kalamazoo and feeling like a fish out of water, with no friends and a strange house. Samantha Irby: 'This Is The Glamorous Life Of A Writer" Listen · 6:05 6:05 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/822561360/823071334" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Summer Reader Poll 2019: Funny Books We Did It For The LOLs: 100 Favorite Funny Books August 20, 2019 We thought you might need a laugh right about now, so this year's summer reader poll celebrates all the books (and one short story, and a few uncategorizable gems) that make you laugh out loud. NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2017's Great Reads December 5, 2017 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 350 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics.