Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why
Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why

Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why

By Alexandra Petri

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Publication Date: June 1, 2021

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With new essays on the crises of 2020

“Amazing.” —Amy Schumer

In Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why, acclaimed Washington Post satirist Alexandra Petri offers perfectly logical, reassuring reasons for everything that has happened in recent American politics that will in no way unsettle your worldview. In essays both new and adapted from her viral columns, Petri reports that the Trump administration was as competent as it was uncorrupted, white supremacy has never been less rampant, and men have been silenced for too long. The “woman card” is a powerful card to play! Q-Anon makes perfect sense! This Panglossian venture into our swampy present offers a virtuosic first draft of history that chronicles the chaotic half-decade from the twilight of the Obama years to the final gasp of the Trump administration.“One of the difficulties of being alive today,” Petri notes, “is that everything is absurd but fewer and fewer things are funny.” Written with devastating wit that reveals a persistent, perhaps manic optimism about her benighted country, Petri’s essays have become iconic expressions of rage and anger, read and liked and shared by hundreds of thousands of people. Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why shows why she has emerged as the preeminent political satirist of her generation.

About the Author

Alexandra Petri is an American humorist and newspaper columnist at the Washington Post. She lives in Washington, DC.

Format: Paperback

Length: 272 pages

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Publication Date: June 1, 2021

ISBN: 9780393867374

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