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EATING MY FEELINGS – Tales of Overeating, Underperforming, and Coping with My Crazy Family

EATING MY FEELINGS – Tales of Overeating, Underperforming, and Coping with My Crazy Family

EATING MY FEELINGS – Tales of Overeating, Underperforming, and Coping with My Crazy Family
October 27
08:25 2013

By Mark Brennan Rosenberg

 “Hysterical! Mark Rosenberg is the gay, Jewish love child of Ignatius J. Reilly and Chelsea Handler.”
—Alison Arngrim, New York Times bestselling author of Confessions of a Prairie Bitch

 Ever since Mark Brennan Rosenberg was a foul-mouthed, sass-spouting, overweight teenager, he knew his life was one for the books. And he was right: with the publication of his first memoir Blackouts and Breakdowns, Mark became a self-published sensation, touring across the country and winning over fans from small towns to big cities.

Now Mark’s back with a new book; EATING MY FEELINGS: Tales of Overeating, Underperforming and Coping with My Crazy Family (Three Rivers Press paperback original: August 6, 2013).  This collection of comic essays delves into Mark’s outrageous childhood, recounting his struggles as a fat, sassy, soon-to-be-gay kid, relating to the world through his beloved idols from All My Children, Melrose Place, and Clueless.

From battling his evil stepmother (with an arsenal of unprintable insults not suitable for your average 10 year old), to attempting to blackmail his counselor at fat camp, and shamelessly sporting blackface on Halloween, Mark’s adolescent misadventures set him up perfectly for an equally flamboyant adult life. Things don’t slow down when Mark emerges into the image-obsessed world of gay New York, and he raises as much hell as he did in the sleepy Baltimore suburb of his childhood. Whether he’s hiring the personal trainer he only wants to sleep with, or blogging his way to fame with an X-rated twist on Julie & Julia, Mark’s life is anything but boring.

For a guy who describes himself as a whiter, skinnier, gayer version of Oprah, EATING MY FEELINGS is Mark’s metaphorical wheelbarrow full of fat. No emotional stone is left unturned—or potato chip left uneaten—as Mark gives us an uncensored and uproariously funny look into every one of his food and body issues.

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 ABOUT THE AUTHOR

MARK BRENNAN ROSENBERG is the author of Blackouts and Breakdowns and writes the blog The Single Life. He currently resides in New York City and is single—so if you know of anyone, let him know. Visit him online at markbrennanrosenberg.blogspot.com 

Project Publicity

eating my feelingS: Tales of Overeating, Underperforming, and Coping with My Crazy Family

By Mark Brennan Rosenberg

Three Rivers Press Trade Paperback Original

On-sale date: August 6, 2013 • ISBN: 978-0-385-34780-8 • Price: $16.00

Also available as an eBook: 978-0-385-34781-5

 

Mark is touring cross-country to promote EATING MY FEELINGS
and is available for interviews.

His tour card is attached.

For updates on Mark’s events and for more information,
follow him on Twitter @MarkBRosenberg
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