How to Survive America

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Mariner Books
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5.7 X 7.4 X 1.1 inches | 0.6 pounds

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About the Author

D.L. Hughley is one of "The Original Kings of Comedy." He hosts the national radio program The D.L. Hughley Show, which is syndicated in more than sixty markets. His comedy specials have appeared on HBO, Netflix, Comedy Central, and Showtime. His satirical documentary special, DL Hughley: The Endangered List, received the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award. He created and starred in the ABC sitcom The Hughleys. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers How Not to Get Shot and Black Man, White House. How Not to Get Shot was selected as a finalist for the Goodreads Choice Awards and the Audie Awards. D.L. lives with his family in Los Angeles, California.

Doug Moe is the co-author of two books for D.L. Hughley: "Surrender, White People!: Our Unconditional Terms for Peace" and the New York Times Bestseller "How Not to Get Shot: And Other Advice From White People" ("A satirical but apt addition to the culture's fraught conversation about race." - New York Times Book Review). His book "Man Vs Child: One Dad's Guide to the Weirdness of Parenting" was named one of Amazon's Best Humor Books of 2017. He's a longtime performer and instructor at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. On TV, you've maybe seen me in Inside Amy Schumer, 30 Rock or Difficult People, among other places.


"Brilliance. The book is amazing."--Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Dept. of African American Studies, Princeton University (via Twitter), on Surrender, White People!

"A simultaneously humorous and serious take on race relations in the wake of a near unprecedented resistance effort to stem fatal police violence. ... The author effectively combines his outspoken comedic sensibilities with his longtime experience with political commentary. ... Mixes important statistics and earnest policy reforms with his witty perspective gained from his upbringing in South Central LA and decades of successful comedy tours in front of black and white audiences. Readers will frequently laugh out loud, but there's far more to this couldn't-be-timelier book than just jokes. ... Bitingly comedic."--Kirkus Reviews on Surrender, White People!

"Hughley uses his trademark humor to address the stark divisions in society that stem from centuries of white supremacy. His solution involves a reckoning with America's history, reparations, and a hard look at oneself."--People on Surrender, White People!

"A satirical look at white supremacy, which examines racial inequality in the United States across education, health care and the housing market."

--New York Times on Surrender, White People!

"Hughley combines his comedic talents with personal history and experience as a political commentator to address glaring discrepancies between White and Black populations regarding overall health, access to health care, toxic environments, educational bias, and violence. ... Darkly humorous. ... An acerbic and laser-focused demand for restorative racial justice from an ardent advocate."--Kirkus Reviews