Book Report: It’s not funny By Prakhar Arora
It’s not funny
I am one of the lucky ones who got It’s not funny for review. 😛
Thank you Pepperscript and Prakhar Arora for sending this book over to me.
What is It’s not funny about?
A PhD messes up his TED talk, a vampire can’t seem to find a good meal to honour his 400th anniversary and a person faces a real risk of embarrassment. An optimist and his friendly counsellor talk about existential dilemmas and an elderly couple tells us why they don’t belong with the millennials. We learn what happens when a man really, really has to go pee and when a genie grants you wishes. We meet a nerd who plans a party to win over a crush and a cultured outcast who wants to burn his entire teenage generation. Harsha Bhogle becomes a therapist only to send his patient on a spiral and Stan Lee writes in his diary. Furthermore, we get to witness a man’s conversation with sanity and a few other subjects, themes and voices that deal with the weirdest thoughts you would usually entertain and immediately dismiss while taking a shower only to sardonically mention them during your therapy sessions.
My review of It’s not funny.
I started off reading this book in the middle of the night because that’s what I do, you know? Read in the night, which is why I say currently sleeping with. 😛
Anyway, So I started off with it and I read the first chapter– I was intrigued, I was laughing out loud and not only it made me think a lot of things.
Yup, every chapter ending will leave you wondering about certain things.
This book also felt like a script to a stand-up comedy show, please take it in all good way, I mean it with all the good in my heart.
The book is short and compact. It wouldn’t take you a long time to finish the book. The book consists of about 50 stories. Not all the stories will appeal to you and some might make you roll your eyes, I did in some, can’t help it, but don’t judge all the stories on that basis. Some stories are really good which is why the 3.5 rating. 🙂
I would recommend you to read this book in not one go but one story at a time. It enriches your experience of reading and of course the writing.
Which brings me to the writing style. The writing is simple which draws you to read more. I must say Prakhar Arora surprised me with this book!
Read this book for a light-hearted thought provoking weekends.
Rating: 3.5/5 stars
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