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News & Features » June 2013 » You Keep Making Babies. We’ll Keep Making Books.

You Keep Making Babies. We’ll Keep Making Books.

Two years after it took the publishing industry by storm, Go the F*** to Sleep by Adam Mansbach, illustrated by Ricardo Cortés, remains a perfect gift for weary fathers.

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A gift book for parents that will have them laughing even as they cry.

NEW YORK TIMES, AMAZON.COM, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY NUMBER ONE BEST-SELLER, one of E! ONLINE’s Top Ten Books of 2011, and one of TIME magazine’s “Things of the Year”

“A new Bible for weary parents.”
New York TimesGo the Fuck to Sleep

“Incredibly appealing.”
–National Public Radio

“What makes this latest book seductive is not so much its profanity as its articulation of verboten thoughts . . . letting parents off the hook for their self-recrimination and guilt over bedtime seems the most cathartic tonic.”
New York Times

“A parenting zeitgeist . . . A phenomenon that has stunned the publishing world and may just redefine the modern ‘parenting’ market.”
Washington Post

“Delightfully obscene.”

“Nothing has driven home a certain truth about my generation, which is approaching the apex of its childbearing years, quite like this deranged book.”
The New Yorker

“Perfectly timed, lightly applied touches of profanity are funny. Super funny. It’s especially the case when the profanity puts words to common feelings that we aren’t really allowed to own up to. Well, in that spirit comes this perfect little picture-book parody.”

“An anthem for profane parents.”
Time Magazine

“Resonates powerfully with almost everyone.”
Boston Globe

“Total genius.”
–Jonathan Lethem, father of two, author of Motherless Brooklyn

“A children’s book for grown-ups! I really did laugh out loud–hilarious!”
–David Byrne, father of one, musician, artist

“This is the most honest children’s book ever written. And it’s f*cking hilarious.”
–A.J. Jacobs, father of three, author of The Year of Living Biblically

“I wish this book had been around during my daughter’s overly protracted sleep rituals! Finally, someone tells it like it really is. This is no-guilt funny and a godsend!”
–Cristina Garcia, mother of one, author of The Lady Matador’s Hotel

“Go the Fuck to Sleep is the secret anthem of tired parents everywhere. Adam Mansbach’s homage to the tropes of bedtime stories is pitch perfect, and Ricardo Cortes’s stunning illustrations will keep grown-ups and kids alike returning to these pages again and again!”
–Bliss Broyard, author of One Drop: My Father’s Hidden Life

Posted: Jun 5, 2013

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