The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

  • by Amy Schumer
  • Narrated by Amy Schumer
  • 8 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

"Amy's got your back. She's in your corner. She's an honesty bomb. And she's coming for you." (Actress Tilda Swinton, Trainwreck costar)
The Emmy Award-winning comedian, actress, writer, and star of Inside Amy Schumer and the acclaimed film Trainwreck has taken the entertainment world by storm with her winning blend of smart, satirical humor. Now Amy Schumer has written a refreshingly candid and uproariously funny collection of (extremely) personal and observational essays.
In The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo, Amy mines her past for stories about her teenage years, her family, relationships, and sex and shares the experiences that have shaped who she is - a woman with the courage to bare her soul to stand up for what she believes in, all while making us laugh. Down to earth and relatable, frank and unapologetic, Amy Schumer is one of us: She relies on her sister for advice, still hangs out with her high school pals, and continues to navigate the ever-changing boundaries in love, work, and life.
Ranging from the raucous to the romantic, the heartfelt to the harrowing, this highly entertaining and universally appealing collection is the literary equivalent of a night out with your best friend - an unforgettable and fun adventure that you wish could last forever. Whether she's experiencing lust at first sight while in the airport security line, sharing her own views on love and marriage, admitting to being an introvert, or discovering her cross-fit instructor's secret bad habit, Amy Schumer proves to be a bighearted, brave, and thoughtful storyteller that will leave you nodding your head in recognition, laughing out loud, and sobbing uncontrollably - but only because it's over.


What the Critics Say

"[Amy Schumer's] experience as a comic translates into many strengths as an audiobook narrator...this is a delightful listen with one of comedy's most honest, funniest voices." (AudioFile)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

So disappointed

Surprisingly, her timing and delivery (of her own material) was mediocre.

Despite the upfront disclosure that this book isn't autobiographical, it was suffocating so.

Her preachy segment on gun violence was too much. I agree with what she says but it felt self-indulgent and out of place.
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- Seihun Kong

Shows there's more than one side to her comedy

My head is still spinning at this compilation of stories from her life. While some of the trademark hilarity is there, the intellect, the emotion, the love and hurt are there as well. I can't believe anyone with this tender a heart can also be such a beast (in the best sense of the word)! And by the end of the book, like me, you'll go back to some of her most outrageous comedy routines and listen with a new subtext and new admiration. I so loved this book.
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- Pamela J "Sure, I'd love to hear your story...."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-16-2016
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio