It doesn't matter if you're a robot, a caveman, or an alien from outer space: sooner or later, some girl's going to break your heart. And Simon Rich is going to write about it.
Love is really, really difficult. And it's even harder if you're the last woman on earth.
The sketches in Simon Rich's new book are bizarre, funny, and even familiar. Exploring love's many complications and mortifications -losing it, finding it, breaking it, and making it -Rich turns the ordinary into the absurd.
From the invisible man's compulsion to stalk his ex, Sherlock Holmes' only blind spot and how Darwin really formed his theory of evolution, The Last Girlfriend on Earth takes readers for an exhilarating, hilarious ride on the rollercoaster of love.
Simon Rich is the author of Ant Farm, Free-Range Chickens, Elliot Allagash, and What in God's Name and he has written film scripts for Lorne Michaels and Judd Apatow. His work has been published in the New Yorker, Vanity Fair and The Believer, and he was nominated for the Thurber Prize. Until recently, he was a staff writer at Saturday Night Live; he currently writes for Pixar.
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