There's nothing funny about cancer. But humour can help take away some of its terrible power.
In Cancer, You Picked the Wrong Girl, Shormistha Mukherjee offers a no-holds-barred account of her journey navigating a breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Through getting a Brazilian wax and deliberating the pros and cons of breast reconstruction to finding a 'setting' in the chemo ward, it's laughter that helped keep her fears in check.
It isn't all 'Cancer Lite', though. Mukherjee packs some emotional sucker-punches and hard truths in this book, making it a small piece of comfort for anyone touched by cancer.
'Riveting. funny-sad. And so real. I have a freind-crush on Shormishtha now!' - Anuja Chauhan
'Cancer picked the wrong girl, but you picked the right book. I laughed through tears and till I teared up.' - Aditi Mittal, stand-up comedian, writer
'A book for anyone who asks themselves what they'd do if life changed overnight.' - Nisha Susan, author of The Women Who Forgot to Invent Facebook and Other Stories
Cancer, You Picked The Wrong Girl
Shormistha Mukherjee mixes travel with history, saris with sneakers, feni with Limca. Co-founder of a digital agency, she ran a very popular blog that featured her undercover name agentgreenglass and has previously published a series of short fiction stories on Juggernaut. She's most grateful to have survived breast cancer and to be given another chance to make the most of her life.