When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade, right?

Or you break in to a cabin to steal booze, and surprise your BFF by stripping the  wallpaper off the walls of her country house ‐ a job half done, really ‐  and missing what could have been an important step in your career  because of a really obstinate dog. But who said acting a bit loony at times is any reason to be dragged away in a strait jacket?

Maya’s career as a stand-up comedian isn’t going that great. Thinking about it, life outside of work isn’t exactly stellar either, so when she finds herself on a psychiatric ward, she has some hard truths to face up to before she can find the road to recovery.

214 pages


Denmark: Turbine
Finland: Gummerus
Norway: Gyldendal
Sweden: Albert Bonniers


“Despite the serious subject, this is a warm and very funny book with observations that are on par with Amy Schumer’s.”
Damernas Värld / SWE

“Black humour, biting jokes, feverishly intense and a lot of life wisdom.”
Tara / SWE

How to Graduate from the Laughing Academy is this spring’s comedy highlight. A book to love like crazy.”
I Hyllan / SWE

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