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Fitting In and Why We Love Losers

Everybody has their own personal horror story from high school. In Hollywood and in literature, "geek" is almost its own genre. Contributors to the new book, When I Was a Loser: True Stories of (Barely) Surviving High School share their stories of desperately trying to fit in.


John McNally writer, most recent novel is America's Report Card; editor of the book When I was a Loser: True Stories of (Barely) Surviving High School

Julianna Baggott, writer, author of the best-selling novel Girl Talk; co-author most recently of the book Which Brings Me To You: A Novel of Confessions contributed essay for the book, "When I Was a Loser"

Paul Weitz, director of films including American Pie and About a Boy

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