“[A]nother hilarious essay collection from Phoebe Robinson.”—The New York Times Book Review
“Strikes the perfect balance of brutally honest and laugh out loud funny. I didn’t want it to end.”—Mindy Kaling, New York Times bestselling author of Why Not Me?
“Phoebe Robinson has done it again! While exploring topics ranging from being the boss to helping me determine which wigs are my zoom standbys, Pheebs keeps the comic relief coming. I’ve never looked forward to reading footnotes so much. Come for the laughs, stay for her vulnerability. You just might find yourself walking away lighter and braver.” —Austin Channing Brown, New York Times bestselling author of I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness
“Phoebe’s the G.O.A.T when it comes to honest and hilarious storytelling, and Please Don’t Sit on my Bed in Your Outside Clothes
is no exception. Her writing is a masterclass in transforming life’s most complicated parts into relatable gems. Righteous, ratchet, sincere, and downright entertaining, I couldn't put Please Don't Sit on my Bed
down.”—Hasan Minhaj, Comedian, Actor, Producer
"She did it again! Whip-smart, laugh-out-loud, and unabashedly honest, this collection feels like a long awaited weekend with an old friend. Phoebe brings you in with her hilarity, and keeps you with her unparalleled social commentary. After the past year, I needed this!"—Abbi Jacobson, New York Times bestselling author of I Might Regret This: Essays, Drawings, Vulnerabilities, and Other Stuff
“Phoebe Robinson continues to be one of the most interesting, thoughtful and hilarious writers of our generation. She’s so relatable and captivating and especially gifted at illustrating the ridiculous side of humanity comically while striking you right through your heart without you realizing it. Frankly, How dare she be this gifted and cool and hot? It’s disrespectful. F*ck her. I hate Phoebe Robinson.” —Jameela Jamil, Actress, Author, Activist
"Comedian Phoebe Robinson delivers another hilarious-yet-poignant collection of essays about her life and work."—Entertainment Weekly, Best New Books of September 2021
"A hilarious compilation of essays and advice, the comedienne, actress, and former co-host of the insanely popular stand-up and storytelling podcast 2 Dope Queens
is going to have you thinking a little differently and more deeply, while cracking up at the same time."
"Phoebe Robinson’s Please Don’t Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes
is everything, in both the 'Girl, that outfit is everything
!' sense and also in the fact that the free-flowing essay collection fits seamlessly into so many categories: earnest pandemic memoir, no-nonsense business guide, lovingly profane commentary on relationships, sex and race and unabashed celebration of Black culture, particularly Black women."
—The Washington Post
"[Please Don’t Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes
] illuminates the comedian’s thoughts on a variety of topics, from the Black Lives Matter movement to COVID-19 quarantine to the decision she made not to have children. Throughout, Robinson is brutally honest, and applies her humor in clever ways."
"The 2 Dope Queens
star returns with astute, hilarious essays on everything from 'performative allyship' to her hair."
"Hilarious and insightful."
“An all-new, hilarious, and candid collection of essays.”
"Phoebe Robinson is as hilarious as ever in her third book...not only is the bestselling author’s work super funny, it’s also enlightening and thought-provoking."
"Phoebe Robinson knows the world is upside down right now, but she's going to give you plenty of reasons to laugh anyway in her latest essay collection …. there's no topic Robinson is afraid to tackle with her trademark wit and incisive eye."
—PopSugar, Best New Books of September
“A funny, heartfelt, joyful third book… Separately, Robinson’s hot takes on life mostly hold their own, but when taken together, they create a satisfying, hilarious tapestry.” —Kirkus (starred review)
“Here, like in her previous books, Robinson’s writing feels like talking to an old friend…Robinson has written her best book yet, and her relatable humor will have readers coming back for more.”
—Library Journal (starred review)
“Whether she’s sharing what she’s learned about being a boss, tossing out statistics on mental-health care, or revealing that she’s made great progress in loving her natural hair though the journey will probably never be over, Robinson’s writing style is all her own and readers will love her for it.”
“[Robinson's] no-holds-barred essays are deliciously confessional – no topic is deprived of caps lock or gushing footnotes. Robinson’s legions of fans are in for a treat.”—Publishers Weekly