- Author:Deborah Copaken Kogan
- Publisher:Hachette Books; First Edition edition (August 18, 2009)
- Pages:224 pages
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Julie Klam, author of Please Excuse My Daughter. Brave, funny, and charged with equal measures of regret and joy, Kogan's parenting misadventures spring from the page. Deborah Copaken Kogan goes where no mom has gone before in these hilarious and affecting tales of motherhood and marriage, Manhattan style. Darren Star, writer and producer of Sex and the City.
Hell Is Other Parents book. I read No Exit in my early twenties, and I remember thinking. In the case of Deborah Copaken Kogan’s personal-essay collection, Hell is Other Parents, you’re going to encounter more other tales of maternal combustion than the snarky observations about modern parenting that the title implies. That said, the main title isn’t misleading. There are snarky observations about modern parenting in Hell is Other Parents, La Vie en Explose, and The Adolescent Vulcan (a Most nonfiction has subtitles for a reason, and it’s a good idea to pay attention to them.
Hell Is Other Parents: And Other Tales of Maternal Combustion (2009), essay. The Red Book (2012), novel. The ABCs of Adulthood: An Alphabet of Life Lessons (2016), nonfiction (illustrations by Copaken and Randy Polumbo). The ABCs of Parenthood: An Alphabet of Parenting Advice (2017), nonfiction (illustration by Copaken and Randy Polumbo). "Engagements; Deborah E. Copaken, Paul M. Kogan".
Deborah Copaken Kogan is a wonderful writer whose stories of love, marriage and raising children in. .Not all the stories were about parenting, but the subtitle of the book makes it pretty clear "and other tales of maternal combustion
Deborah Copaken Kogan is a wonderful writer whose stories of love, marriage and raising children in NYC are funny and insightful. She is brave and honest, and her stories will resonate with anyone who has tried to balance a career and a family. I highly recommend this book - it is entertaining but also makes you think about some of the tough stuff. Not all the stories were about parenting, but the subtitle of the book makes it pretty clear "and other tales of maternal combustion.
From Deborah Copaken Kogan, the acclaimed author of the national bestseller Shutterbabe, comes this edgy . If all the other mothers in her Manhattan milieu are Alpha moms, Deborah Copaken Kogan is a Beta mom. Mom .
From Deborah Copaken Kogan, the acclaimed author of the national bestseller Shutterbabe, comes this edgy, insightful, and sidesplitting memoir about surviving in the trenches of modern parenting. Kogan writes situation comedy in the style of David Sedaris and Spalding Gray with a dash of spa: wry, acutely observed, and often hilarious true tales, in which the narrator is as culpable as any character.
Hell Is Other Parents is something of a misnomer,since only a few of the essays in this well-written book by DeborahCopaken Kogan relate to Mommy (or Daddy) Wars. They rightly convey thedifficulties of parenting - especially in Manhattan with a third childborn during its parents’ midlives. Many will relate to the author’sexperiences as stage mom when her son gets cast in a Star Trek movie, and to the foreseeable conclusion when she takes her toddler on atrip of several hours to see that son perform in camp.
Hell Is Other Parents And Other Tales of Maternal Combustion. In one episode, exhausted from a particularly difficult childbirth, Kogan finds herself sharing a hospital room with a foul-mouthed teen mother and her partying posse.
by Kogan, Deborah Copaken. I read No Exit in my early twenties, and I remember thinking hell might very well be other people, okay, sure, but under what far-fetched conditions would anyone ever actually be trapped forever in the company of strangers with no sleep or means of escape? Then I became a parent.
About book: Hell is not other parents. Hell was trying to get through this horrid book. I'm sure my karma was catching up to me from some previous life where I must have done something very very wrong
About book: Hell is not other parents. I'm sure my karma was catching up to me from some previous life where I must have done something very very wrong. Where do I start? First of all, I swear if she whine one more time about how poor she was I was personally going to find her and slap the ever loving hell out of her. Poor people don't go to Paris for shits and giggles