That's What She Said by Mara Altman
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The hirsute heroine of last year's hit Kindle Single Bearded Lady has found herself on the precipice of failure. A rejected novel has sent newly-married Mara Altman into a tailspin of questioning and self-doubt. Should she stop racing forward, and settle down to start a family? Or should she give her quest for success another shot? With a gimlet eye trained directly on herself, Altman recounts her wild experience of becoming a standup comedian. By turns comic and cosmic, the 31-year-old Altman's search for a new path — and fresh answers — yields a joke-filled journey towards an unexpected and life-affirming finish line.

Mara Altman previously worked for newspapers in India and Thailand; worked as a staff writer for The Village Voice; wrote Thanks for Coming, a nonfiction narrative published by HarperCollins in 2009, and published two bestselling Kindle Singles, Sparkle and Bearded Lady. You can check out more of Mara's work at and you can follow her on twitter @maraaltman. You can watch Mara's recent standup set here:

Cover design by Adil Dara Kim. Cover photograph by James Bartolozzi.

About Mara Altman

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Published March 17, 2013 39 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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