"A collection that's spirited and endearing . . . which she tells with winning self-deprecation and a level of detail that conjures the dusty, sunny fragrance of her travels. Sexton punctuates the pieces in an all-caps-studded brand of wacky humor, mostly in the form of wry one-liners." -- Kirkus Reviews
"Sexton is a truly original voice; almost everything she thinks and does in this superb collection is unexpected--from grilling a man who tells her she is 'Hot' for more information, to calling a Suicide Hotline only to end up reassuring the inept operator that he is good at his job. EVERYBODY BUT YOU is an entertaining insight into the large talent of an atypical mind any reader would be privileged to have." -- Maggie Rowe, producer, COMEDY CENTRAL Stage, Sit 'n Spin
"First-time author Thia Sexton has unerring aim. Right at the heart of humankind's fumbling efforts to untangle ourselves. She illumines our quest for the Holy Grail, or at least in the promised land of Utopia--with prose that channels not a clown, but a humanist. Not Bert Lahr, but Mark Twain." -- Rod Gomey, PhD, Author of The Human Agenda, psychiatry professor, famously cured Paul Simon of writers block (PLAYBOY Interview)
These short, memoiristic essays from debut author Sexton touch on her life in Los Angeles as a young actress and musician.
A collection that’s spirited and endearing in its best moments, but other pieces are unsatisfyingly aimless.
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