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Mara Altman


Mara Altman enjoys writing about issues that embarrass her, like chin hair. She finds that putting shame on the page defuses the stigma. Her latest book is entitled "Gross Anatomy." It explores some of the biggest issues of the day, including "How sweaty is too sweaty?" Her first book, "Thanks for Coming," had nothing to do with public transporation. Altman is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She began her career as a staff writer for The Village Voice and daily newspapers in India and Thailand. She now lives in San Diego.

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Books:
Gross Anatomy
Humor / Comedy
Penguin
August 2018
ISBN 9780399574832
$27.00, INSTOCK
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Thanks for Coming
Humor / Comedy
P.S. Series
April 2009
ISBN 9780061577116
400 pages
$13.99, INSTOCK
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By turns uproarious and touching, the memoir of a young woman's search for an orgasm—and for the elusive connections between sex and love Twenty-six-year-old Mara Altman wanted to know what all the screaming was about. More/less

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