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Book Club: "Modern Romance" by Aziz Ansari


Welcome to the Barre Book Club! Once a month (or so) we're going to pick a new novel to help inspire you, make you laugh, make you cry, motivate you, or just plain entertain you. We would love to hear your thoughts in the comment section! So make sure you grab a hardcover, audio book, digital book, whatever you'd like, and join the fun!


Last month we suggested Amy Poehler's book "Yes Please" to read. She mentioned her co-worker Aziz Ansari (from Parks & Rec) and I remembered that he too has recently co-written a book. But it's not a comedy!

Well, from everything I've ever seen from Aziz, I'm sure there are very amusing bits in it, but from what I understand it's a look into exactly what the title says: "Modern Romance". He recently wrote a piece for Time Magazine on the same subject. Check it out and see if this month's book might spark your interest. Here's a really interesting chart from it:

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I've downloaded it onto my phone for the many, many hours I'll be spending on a flight next month. Hopefully whomever is beside me is ready for my emotions!



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Book Club: "Yes Please" by Amy Poehler

Welcome to the Barre Book Club! Once a month (or so) we're going to pick a new novel to help inspire you, make you laugh, make you cry, motivate you, or just plain entertain you. We'll revisit it in a month and would love to hear your thoughts in the comment section! So make sure you grab a hardcover, audio book, digital book, whatever you'd like, and join the fun!

This month we're trying to make you go through all of the above listed emotions at once with Amy Poehler's book "Yes Please". It's a hard one to categorize...memoir?...self-help book?...comedy?...all of the above?! It has so much to it, so many entertaining stories, and life lessons, it will be hard to put down. My personal favourite section is "Treat Your Career Like a Bad Boyfriend".

The audio book is read by Amy, as well as Carol Burnett, Seth Meyers, Michael Schur, Patrick Stewart, Kathleen Turner, and Amy's parents!

But the book has images like this:

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