I have a new favorite writer. Her name is Ayun Halliday. I just read her book called "No Touch Monkey! And Other Travel Lessons Learned Too Late" I actually shook violently with laughter and tried not to laugh out too loudly when I was reading on the bus. The woman has spunk!
You can check her out for yourself by clicking the links I provided to her websites in my links list. Come to think of it... you SHOULD check her out! She's a local writer who will be doing some appearances in Brooklyn in the coming months.
Go and Enjoy!