Solutions and Other Problems

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For the first time in seven years, Allie Brosh—beloved author and artist of the extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller Hyperbole and a Half—returns with a new collection of comedic, autobiographical, and illustrated essays.

Solutions and Other Problems includes humorous stories from Allie Brosh’s childhood; the adventures of her very bad animals; merciless dissection of her own character flaws; incisive essays on grief, loneliness, and powerlessness; as well as reflections on the absurdity of modern life.

This full-color, beautifully illustrated edition features all-new material with more than 1,600 pieces of art. Solutions and Other Problems marks the return of a beloved American humorist who has “the observational skills of a scientist, the creativity of an artist, and the wit of a comedian” (Bill Gates).

Praise for Allie Brosh’s Hyperbole and a Half:
“Imagine if David Sedaris could draw….Enchanting.” —People
“One of the best things I’ve ever read in my life.” Marc Maron
“Will make you laugh until you sob, even when Brosh describes her struggle with depression.” —Entertainment Weekly
“I would gladly pay to sit in a room full of people reading this book, merely to share the laughter.” —The Philadelphia Inquirer
“In a culture that encourages people to carry mental illness as a secret burden….Brosh’s bracing honesty is a gift.” —Chicago Tribune

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101 reviews
Stephanie Zanmiller (Apositutes)
April 15, 2021
Allie's storytelling is delightful. Her art style has definitely changed, but it still keeps the little features we loved about Hyperbole and a Half. It's full of wonderful little short stories about her life. It deals with lots of different things, from memories of a weird childhood to the trauma and grief of losing family. I highly recommend this. The chapters are fairly quick reads, and they can brighten my day if I pick it up during a lull at work.
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Shel B
November 11, 2020
It says I got charged for the book, I don't have or want this book. Refund the money please
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August 17, 2020
This book has healed what ails me and watered my crops, and it hasn't even come out yet.
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About the author

Allie Brosh is the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Solutions and Other Problems and Hyperbole and a Half, which was named the Goodreads Choice Award Winner for Best Humor Book of the Year. Brosh has also given herself many prestigious awards, including “fanciest horse drawing” and “most likely to succeed.” Find out more at

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