You Have To F***ing Eat: Fixed Layout Edition by Adam MansbachYou Have To F***ing Eat: Fixed Layout Edition by Adam Mansbach

You Have To F***ing Eat: Fixed Layout Edition

byAdam MansbachIllustratorOwen Brozman

Hardcover | November 22, 2014

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ANew York Times Best SellerOne ofBookRiot's Must-Read Books from Indie Presses for 2014One ofFlavorwire's 50 Best Independent Fiction and Poetry Books of 2014You Have to F***ing Eat makes parents of picky eaters smile." - TODAY Parents"Adam Mansbach? will delight exhausted and exasperated parents everywhere for a second time withYou Have to F**king Eat - another children's book that is most definitely not for children." - Entertainment Weekly"An equally hilarious ode to kids at the table." - Huffington Post"Parents, Adam Mansbach gets you. He understood that sometimes your kids just won't go the f**k to sleep. And, in his new foulmouthed bedtime book for parents out Wednesday, he understands that sometimes they just won't f**king eat. And he knows, well, it's really f**king annoying. So how about some f**king comic relief?" - GQ"A likeable variation on a universal f***ing theme." - Kirkus Reviews"A hilarious sendup of the eternal fight between kids and their parents over what to eat and when - if at all." - New York Journal of Books"If you're a frustrated parent with a picky child, or even just one who appreciates 'deranged' humor, especially humor that rhymes, this is a terrific read for you? Parents will enjoy a good chuckle and subtle reminder that everything is better, including parenthood, if tackled with a little bit of humor." - San Francisco Book Review"You Have to F**cking Eat, Sequel toGo the F**k to Sleep, Is Finally F**king Coming? It will arrive just in time to gift it to your brother-in-law, who, upon unwrapping it, will clutch it immediately to his chest and shake his head furiously at his waist-high daughter as she claws at him with her chewed up nails. 'No, no, it's not for you,' he'll say, laughing and crying at the same time." - Flavorwire"An uproarious spoof of bedtime board books." - San Francisco Chronicle"A 21st-century bedtime story for the ages (and all ages) if there ever was one." - Bay Area Reporter"Parents, when your precious angel rips you from your three hours of sleep to demand food that he won't actually eat, you'll want this f'ing book." - Mashable"Forthcoming new book by genius funnyman Adam Mansbach." - BoingBoing"Mansbach freely, fabulously curses out the uncensored truth; Brozman makes sure you'll recognize your irresistible, equitably diverse mini-mes with those all-too-familiar expressions, from utter disdain to overwhelming trust and every little eyeball roll in between." - BookDragon/Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center"If your kid has never presented you with some new mind-boggling preference at mealtime, I suspect you're lying." - Persephone Magazine"This book is genius. It is what every parent is thinking when their child refuses dinner." - Old School/New School Mom"With this soon-to-be crude classic, Adam Mansbach has nailed it with his undeniable animal/child comparisons all cozily complimented by Owen Brozman's humorous illustration - we dare you not to giggle into your eggnog." - Curious Mom"Illustrations are just as enjoyable and the narrative again paints the perfect picture." - Roundtable ReviewsFrom the author of the international best sellerGo the F*** to Sleep comes a long-awaited sequel about the other great parental frustration: getting your little angel to eat something that even vaguely resembles a normal meal. Profane, loving, and deeply cathartic,You Have to F***ing Eat breaks the code of child-rearing silence, giving moms and dads new, old, grand- and expectant, a much-needed chance to laugh about a universal problem.A perfect gift book like the smash hitGo the F*** to Sleep (over 1.5 million copies sold worldwide!),You Have to F***ing Eat perfectly captures Mansbach's trademark humor, which is simultaneously affectionate and radically honest. You probably shouldn't read it to your kids, so there's a kid-friendly version,Seriously, You Have to Eat. "

About The Author

Adam Mansbach is the author of the #1 international bestsellerGo the F*** to Sleep, as well as the novelsRage Is Back,Angry Black White Boy,The Dead Run, andThe End of the Jews, winner of the California Book Award. He has written for theNew Yorker, theNew York Times,Esquire, theBeliever, and National Public Radio'sAll Things Considered...
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Title:You Have To F***ing Eat: Fixed Layout EditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 6.25 × 8.25 × 0.35 inPublished:November 22, 2014Publisher:Akashic BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617753785

ISBN - 13:9781617753787

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Customer Reviews of You Have To F***ing Eat: Fixed Layout Edition


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Haha! Hilarious! Certainly not meant for a child's ears, more a story book for parents.
Date published: 2017-03-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A fun book. Be advised. Not for children. This is one of those books you probably wouldn't want to read to your child. It's a fun book whose simple premise will bring laughs to most adults. A great gift for someone your love... or hate.
Date published: 2017-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Open Mind I loved this! Yes the language can be a little much but as long as you go in with an open mind; you will enjoy every second of this quick read. It definitely is something nice to read when you're having "one of those days". My friend owns this book, but I wouldn't mind adding to to my collection. Cute book with a different spin and definitely funny.
Date published: 2016-12-23
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not overly pleased While this book was mildly funny and kind of cute, I found the language more overpowering than I thought I would, and felt I paid too much for what I got. Given the chance, I wouldn't buy it again.
Date published: 2015-01-07

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You Have to F**king Eat just begs to be given as a gift." - What The Flicka"A great parent poem that all who deal with kids at meal time will appreciate." - Maria's Space"What's great about this book is the juxtaposition between the profane text and the idyllic illustrations." - I've Read This"I'm so happy to have this book in my collection. I won't hesitate to make anyone who sits at my table for a meal read this before they eat!" - The Reading Vixens"Get a copy today. And grab one for your friend whose kid will only eat foods that are white. They will thank you." - Absolute Mommy"Mansbach's offering is so simple that it's genius? Eat already has bestseller written all over it." - Yummy Mummy Club "