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'Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl': A Hilarious Memoir of an Awkward Life

By Tolani Osan | Off the Shelf I've spent much of my twenties trying to come to terms with my awkwardness, cringing months--years, even--after any given social misstep. Enter Issa Rae, the queen of graceless girls like me. Her web series "The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl" and hilarious resulting memoir provide an uncannily accurate and helpful guide for navigating the world as an awkward black girl.
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