Serious Talk About Humor

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<p>Gina Barecca debuts her latest book 'It's Not That I'm Bitter...' in the Co-op. Photo by Frank Dahlmeyer</p>
English professor Gina Barreca reads from her latest book, 'It's Not That I'm Bitter...,' during a launch event at the UConn Co-op last May. Photo by Frank Dahlmeyer

The paperback edition of Gina Barreca’s latest book, It’s Not That I’m Bitter … or How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Visible Panty Lines and Conquered The World, has just been published by St. Martin’s Press.

A professor of English literature and feminist theory in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Barreca is a nationally known author and humorist who writes a blog for the Chronicle of Higher Education and a weekly column, with Larry Cohen, for The Hartford Courant.

UCONN Magazine editor Ken Best met with her for a serious discussion about humor and her new book. Listen to the interview:

Gina Barreca talks about humor.

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