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Patton Oswalt

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Patton Peter Oswalt is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor, and writer, known for playing Spencer Olchin in the sitcom The King of Queens, voicing Remy in the Pixar film Ratatouille, co-starring opposite Charlize Theron in Young Adult and guest starring as the Koenigs on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
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Bitter Root Volume 1
Family Business
David F. Walker - May 14, 2019
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Once known as the greatest monster hunters of all time, the Sangerye family specialized in curing the souls of those infected by hate, but those days are fading. A terrible tragedy has claimed most of the family, leaving the surviving cousins split between curing monsters and killing them. Now, with a new breed of monster loose on the streets of Ha...
Patton Oswalt
May 19, 2021
Hey! When something as good as BITTER ROOT exists someone needs to tell me. Just blasted through the first two trade collections. What an absolutely astounding book. Seriously, I can’t be everywhere at once. Good lord.      source
Abbott
Saladin Ahmed - Oct 30, 2018
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While investigating police brutality and corruption in 1970s Detroit, journalist Elena Abbott uncovers supernatural forces being controlled by a secret society of the city’s elite.In the uncertain social and political climate of 1972 Detroit, hard-nosed, chain-smoking tabloid reporter Elena Abbott investigates a series of grisly crimes that the pol...
Patton Oswalt
Jan 20, 2021
Great comics pull today but DON’T sleep on @saladinahmed’s ABBOTT: 1973. Follow-up to ABBOTT, one of my fave recent books! (And check out that gorgeous Taj Tenfold cover!!!)      source
I'm Not Dying with You Tonight
Kimberly Jones - Aug 06, 2019
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"An absolute page turner, I’m Not Dying with You Tonight is a compelling and powerful novel that is sure to make an impact." —Angie Thomas, New York Times bestselling author of The Hate U Give...
Patton Oswalt
Aug 02, 2020
Our daughter is a voracious reader. But sometimes we get her a book that she blazes through in a day. This was one of those books. ⁦@kimlatricejones⁩ & Gilly Segal’s I’M NOT DYING WITH YOU TONIGHT is fantastic and I can’t recommend it any higher.      source
Dear Girls
Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life
Ali Wong - Oct 15, 2019
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Ali Wong's heartfelt and hilarious letters to her daughters (the two she put to work while they were still in utero), covering everything they need to know in life, like the unpleasant details of dating, how to be a working mom in a male-dominated profession, and how she trapped their dad.In her hit Netflix comedy special Baby Cobra, an eight-month...
Patton Oswalt
Oct 29, 2019
Picked up the new @aliwong book over the weekend! Hilarious, brilliant and touching. GET. IT.      source
The Enigma of Anger
Essays on a Sometimes Deadly Sin
Garret Keizer - Jul 26, 2002
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Rage, resentment, envy, jealousy, and hatred-- these emotions seem to dominate our times. They rule our highways, our workplaces, our homes, and our hearts. In this provocative book of essays, writer Garret Keizer considers anger in all its baffling forms. Poignantly aware of his own temper, and of his ties to a religion that glorifies meekness, th...
Patton Oswalt
It’s gotten me through some moments when I could have easily eaten myself alive with rage.      source