Scrappy Little Nobody
Anna Kendrick may be one of the most relatable celebrities today. Step inside her life and as deep into her mind as she’ll let you with her first essay collection, Scrappy Little Nobody. This frank and incisive foray into Kendrick’s world and her perspective on nearly everything is incredibly entertaining. Each essay chronicles a major event in her life, perfectly told with refreshing humor and occasional social commentary. She details her childhood and steady rise into fame—one she is incredibly proud of because she worked doggedly toward whatever goal she set. Movies, theater, awards shows, and more are covered in an all-too-short read.
Regardless of your opinion on Anna Kendrick, this is a fantastic book. She writes with her distinct voice and subversive humor. She’s funny and quirky, with fierce intelligence and a deep passion for her craft. It’s an infectious read that will have you laughing out loud, pausing in thought, and considering how likely it is you could befriend her. Scrappy Little Nobody is simply a great read. Pick up a copy and share it with your friends–you won’t regret it.