Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 148 pages, 3.54 × 2.76 × 0.2 in
Published: September 30, 2014
Publisher: Andrews Mcmeel Publishing
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1449459951
ISBN - 13: 9781449459956
From the Publisher
Praise for #1 New York Times best-selling author Matthew Inman,
AKA The Oatmeal:
"All runners wonder, at some point or another, why we do what we
do. Mr. Inman''s explanation is the best I''ve ever seen. And the
funniest. Because he is clinically insane."
-Mark Remy, editor at large, Runner''s World, author of
The Runner''s Rule Book
"He runs. He sweats. He heaves. He hates it. He loves it. He runs
so hard his toenails fall off. He asks himself, why? Why do I do
this? Here, gorgeously, bravely, hilariously, is Matt''s deeply
-Robert Krulwich, NPR
"Finally! A voice that sings with the Blerches of angels!"
-Christopher McDougall, author of Born to Run
This is not just a book about running. It''s a book about
cupcakes. It''s a book about suffering.
It''s a book about gluttony, vanity, bliss, electrical storms,
ranch dressing, and Godzilla. It''s a book about all the terrible
and wonderful reasons we wake up each day and propel our bodies
through rain, shine, heaven, and hell.
From #1 New York Times best-selling author, Matthew
Inman, AKA The Oatmeal, comes this hilarious, beautiful, poignant
collection of comics and stories about running, eating, and one
cartoonist''s reasons for jogging across mountains until his
toenails fall off.
Containing over 70 pages of never-before-seen material, including
"A Lazy Cartoonist''s Guide to Becoming a Runner" and "The
Blerch''s Guide to Dieting," this book also comes with Blerch race
About the Author
Matthew Inman is a Web designer and developer. He has been designing Web sites since the age of 13 and is a seasoned programmer, systems administrator, and online marketer. He launched theoatmeal.com in 2009.