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White Girl Problemsby Babe Walker
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“I now have a girl crush on Babe Walker! Laugh-out-loud, pee-in-your-Cosabellas funny.” --Tori Spelling, author of Uncharted TerriTori
“White Girl Problems makes me laugh a lot, and cry a little. It’s about time someone drew our attention to the devastating reality: White girl problems are all around us . . . absolutely hysterical.” --Susan Sarandon
“Babe Walker will be your new best friend and worst enemy. I loved it!” --Emma Roberts
Babe Walker, center of the universe, is a painstakingly manicured white girl with an expensive smoothie habit, a proclivity for Louboutins, a mysterious mother she's never met, and approximately 50 bajillion Twitter followers. But her "problems" have landed her in shopping rehab—that's what happens when you spend $246,893.50 in one afternoon at Barneys. Now she's decided to write her memoir, revealing the gut-wrenching hurdles she's had to overcome in order to be perfect in every way, every day. Hurdles such as: - I hate my horse.
- Every job I've ever had is the worst job I've ever had.
- He's not a doctor, a lawyer, or a prince.
- I’ll eat anything, as long as it’s gluten-free, dairy-free, low-carb, low-fat, low-calorie, sugar-free, and organic.
In an Adderall-induced flash of inspiration, Babe Walker has managed to create one of the most enjoyable, unforgettable memoirs in years.
“The epitome of the urban socialite you love to hate.” --Time magazine
“A social satire in the guise of a memoirï¿½The most artful elements are the charming fashion illustrations peppered throughoutï¿½Walker’s half-million followers on Twitter and the public’s bottomless appetite for news about real-life socialites like the Kardashians prove that a large audience for this story does exist.”
"Twitter feed phenomenon Babe Walker, the booze-fueled creation of brothers Tanner and David Oliver Cohen and gal pal Lara Schoenhals, makes the leap onto the printed page with a snarky, satirical diary/memoir of how the poor-little-rich-girl goes from the lap of luxury to rehab after a ,893.50 shopping spree meltdown at Barneys. 'I'm standing on the snowcapped mountain of my life, and the horizon looks beautiful,' Babe writes in the first entry of her rehab diary, followed by: 'I don't know, I just copied most of that from one of the pamphlets they gave me. I'm on a lot of Ativan right now.' With a friends-and-family circle consisting of her music-industry lawyer dad, Jamaican baby nurse Mabinty, frenemy Genevieve, and gay-guy BFF Roman, Babe is a chic shopaholic in search of a labiaplasty, a therapist, a job, and true love. She's also a confessed train wreck, and giddily invites you to stare. And just when you think you might finally need to look away, there's the impossibly startling — and hilarious — faux insight that keeps you hooked. Take Babe's wicked grandmother (think Auntie Mame), who delivers epistolary post-mortem advice that Babe takes to heart (and to rehab): 'Never cry. It causes swelling.' Agent: Byrd Leavell, Waxman Literary Agency. (Feb.)" Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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