In 2012 Melissa Broder went through a harrowing cycle of panic attacks and dread, so she began @SoSadToday, an anonymous Twitter feed that allowed her to express her darkest feelings and which quickly gained a dedicated following.
In So Sad Today, Broder delves deeper into existential themes, from eating disorders, drug addiction and unusual fetishes to love, death and the drama of waiting for the universe to text you back.
Narrated by the author, this is a modern-day memoir that is relatable to so many.
So Sad Today is desperately honest.... Sad and uncomfortable and its own kind of gorgeous." (Roxane Gay, best-selling author of
"It would have been easy for Broder to stay anonymous and simply publish a book of @SoSadToday's most popular tweets, but instead, she chose to challenge herself in what turned out to be a triumph of unsettlingly relatable prose." ( Vanity Fair)
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