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ᄌ New ╗ Party of One: A Memoir in 21 Songs to read ᑍ PDF by Dave Holmes ᡊ

ᄌ New ╗ Party of One: A Memoir in 21 Songs to read ᑍ PDF by Dave Holmes ᡊ ᄌ New ╗ Party of One: A Memoir in 21 Songs to read ᑍ PDF by Dave Holmes ᡊ One of NPR s Great Reads of 2016One of Esquire sBest Books of 2016Goodreads Choice Award nomineeDave Holmess hilarious memoir will delight pop culture junkies What makes Party of Onesuch a standout in this overcrowded genre is Holmess voice, which is conversational, insightful about how the entertainment we consume informs our memories and, most important, really, really funny It will strike a chord with anyone who has ever felt inhibited or insecure Which is to say, it will resonate with everyone Washington Post A wonderful writer and comedian Holmes has penned the funniest memoir I ve read all year Reading his book is like catching up with your favorite friend and music nerd.Jessica Reedy, NPRDave Holmes s Party of Oneis the latestgreat gay American book While it is so consistently hilarious that it might deceive you into thinking its a lighter, less serious read than the aforementioned literature with a capital L, do not be fooled Party of Oneis every bit as deserving to be considered in this new wave of essential, unmissable gay writing GawkerEqual parts funny and heartfeltan absolute treat Entertainment Weekly Must List Party of Oneis as charming as it is funny, and it s a testament to how pop music has the power to shape our lives EsquireHolmes has a knack for breezy prose thats insightful and funnyi.e., the kind of writing everyone on the internet aims for, but seldom hits, because the humor is labored or the perspective isnt strong enough Holmes voice translates nicely to book form, particularly when reliving awkward and painful moments from his past A.V ClubHolmes approaches his own story with warmth and a sense of humor in this engaging tale He painstakingly makes sure each song rings true and offers up his heart on his sleeve NewsdayExceptionally funny and memorable This memoir will fill your summer with nostalgia, music, and laughter Bustle 13 New Memoirs to Read This Summer Very funny A total pleasure Jessica Morgan, Go Fug YourselfThe greatest strength of Holmes book is its specificity He has a very keen ability to slow moments down and examine them to expose a nugget of truth There is a warmth and sincerity that carries throughout If youve ever felt like that aforementioned bee girl from Blind Melon s No Rain video , this is great book that might also help you feel like you arent partying alone Lambda LiteraryHolmes prose style is engaging and witty For fellow addicts of pop culture, there is no better book to pack in your beach bag this summer BookishThe best memoirs offer detail on the parts of the subjects life you already know about, and then illuminate some parts you didnt.Party of Oneaccomplishes both DCistAsharp and sharp witted reflection on what it was like to grow up gay and feeling like you never belong Daily BeastA hilarious memoir and a great summer beach book TowleroadHumorous, yet poignant.Holmes doesnt shy away from discussing his early struggles with his sexuality as a closeted gay teen, often in a wry, self effacing way Huffington PostHolmes is all charm, and his self deprecating style makes his story relatable and engaging without feeling self involved A hilarious and touching coming of age story that will strike a particular nerve among Generation Y Kirkus Reviews While Holmes is inarguably a funny guy, hes also a thoughtful one who has interesting things to say about life away from the camera And saying them, hes always good company Welcome to his party BooklistIn Party of One,Dave Holmes goes deep into all the ways loving music warps you for life, from shaping your teen crush on Huey Lewis to putting you on MTV at the peak of the TRL era But his book is also a tenderly hilarious and moving tale of trying to grow upwhether that means coming out at your Catholic college, hitting the hot tub with Kid Rock, or getting that sensation that the singer on your radio is the only soul who truly understands you.Rob Sheffield, New York Timesbestselling author of Love Is a Mix Tape Who better to marry great storytelling with great songs Dave Holmess love of music and pop culture is infectious, and his stories are hilarious Andy Cohen, New York Timesbestselling author of Most Talkative Party of Onespeaks a secret language to those of us who grew up at a time when being different was something to be hidden rather than celebrated Holmes masterful wit and colorful storytelling never obscures the soulful honesty underneathwhich is exactly the lesson we different kids learned to live with Fantastically fun and captivating.Josh Kilmer Purcell, New York Timesbestselling author of I Am Not Myself These Days Party of Oneis a perfect memoirhilarious, moving, and full of beauty Holmes writes at all times with great heart, brains, and courage.Darin Strauss, National Book Critics Circle Awardwinning author of Half a LifeI love this book I felt so many of the things that Holmes describes withgrace andcandor, from our shared popculture shorthand to our nearlyunbearable love of music.There are also a million jokes packed in here I went over each paragraph to laugh again and again.Margaret Cho, bestselling author of Im the One That I WantWhile the soundtrack to Dave Holmes young life may have been primarily composed of American and British Top 40, his glorious attention to detail has in common with Bach And I mean Johann Sebastian Bach, not the lithe, sexy bigot who sang for Skid Row This is an exquisite music memoir that easily fulfills its goals of entertaining people young and old and helping them figure out where the hell they fit in.Rob DelaneyDAVE HOLMES is a writer, comedian, and television personality who has hosted shows for MTV, CBS, Bravo, Comedy Central, E , FX, and Ovation Recently named one of NPRs 10 Favorite Pop Culture Personalities, he is a editor at large for Esquire.com, an on air personality on 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    • Party of One: A Memoir in 21 Songs
    • 4.5
    • 880
    • $0.00
    • 271 pages
    • Dave Holmes
    • English
    • 13 July 2016

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