I Shouldn't Be Telling You This: (But I'm Going to Anyway) (Original)

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Hanover Square Press
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6.16 X 9.26 X 0.89 inches | 0.85 pounds

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About the Author

Chelsea Devantez is an Emmy-nominated writer, comedian, director, and host of the podcast Glamorous Trash. Before she entered into an overall television deal with Twentieth Century Fox, she was head writer for Jon Stewart's Apple TV+'s The Problem with Jon Stewart. Her other television credits include Not Dead Yet, Girls5Eva, and Bless this Mess, among others. Her SXSW award winning short film, Basic, inspired a feature length film and is set to be her directorial debut.

"It's fucking great. She didn't tell me it was gonna be fucking great!!! Figured... some cute essays... anecdotes... holy shit, though. Raw, intimate, hilarious, actually inspiring... what the fuck! Her upbringing reads like Flannery O'Connor or some shit!" -JON STEWART

"Finished it in a single night. Funny, authentic, and unique. Love!" -JENNY LAWSON, bestselling author of Broken (In the Best Possible Way)

"I Shouldn't Be Telling You This is a hilariously honest look at the real life of a person who is frigging out of control. This book is so jam-packed full of truths and unbelievable events that I swear to god it should be eight movies. Her story is incredibly moving and encouraging. It will make you feel more connected to women everywhere as you laugh your butt off." -AMBER RUFFIN, actress, comedian, host of The Amber Ruffin Show, and bestselling author of You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey

"This book is raw, insightful, and really fucking funny. It's full of accidental life lessons, and stories so relatable that at times you'll feel like you are reading your own diary--if your diary got punched up by a professional comic. This book will save you so much money on therapy, as you get to benefit from Chelsea's second hand (but if you relate to it too much, you should probably also go to therapy)." -ASHLEY NICOLE BLACK, Emmy-award winning writer for Apple TV+ 's Ted Lasso