We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.co.uk/access.
The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo Audiobook

The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

Regular Price:£12.99
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • £7.99/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Publisher's Summary

'2016 Best Audiobooks' selection, AudioFile Magazine.

The highly anticipated first audiobook from award-winning comedian, writer, producer and actress, Amy Schumer.

In The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo, Amy shares stories about her family, her relationships, her career, good - and bad - sex, recounting the experiences that have shaped who she is today: from the riches to rags story of her childhood to her teenage quest for popularity (and boys) to becoming one of the most sought-after comedians on the planet and an outspoken advocate for women's rights.

Whether she's experiencing lust at first sight in the queue at the airport, discovering her boot camp instructor's secret bad habit, or candidly discussing her father's multiple sclerosis, Amy Schumer proves to be a fearless, original, and always entertaining storyteller. Her audiobook will move you, make you laugh, catch you completely off guard, and answer this burning question: is it okay for a 35 year-old woman to still sleep with her childhood teddy bears?

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2016 Amy Schumer (P)2016 Simon & Schuster Audio

More from the same

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.4 (737 )
5 star
 (431)
4 star
 (192)
3 star
 (82)
2 star
 (14)
1 star
 (18)
Overall
4.3 (679 )
5 star
 (385)
4 star
 (168)
3 star
 (92)
2 star
 (19)
1 star
 (15)
Story
4.6 (681 )
5 star
 (482)
4 star
 (132)
3 star
 (45)
2 star
 (13)
1 star
 (9)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    treeze 19/08/2016
    treeze 19/08/2016 Member Since 2016
    HELPFUL VOTES
    6
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    12
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Couldnt turn it off"
    What made the experience of listening to The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo the most enjoyable?

    I loved this book, it was interesting and witty start to finish. I laughed out loud at times, I didn't want to turn it off.


    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
  •  
    AWH London 04/10/2016
    AWH London 04/10/2016 Member Since 2016

    benthecat

    HELPFUL VOTES
    33
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    18
    12
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Very disappointing"
    Would you try another book written by Amy Schumer or narrated by Amy Schumer?

    No


    Has The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo put you off other books in this genre?

    No


    What aspect of Amy Schumer’s performance might you have changed?

    The book needs changing rather than her performance which was ok


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Disappointment. I was a huge fan of Trainwreck and persuaded lots of friends to see it, but this must be the least funny book by a comic I've read. Maybe Amy's intention was not to be funny but if so the book's marlketing is at fault as is the jokey title - a pun on The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Amy makes some worthwhile points about the poor messages given to young girls by the media, about sexism on the standup circuit (and business generally) and about gun control. However overall the book is just dull and full of pointless lists - for example in a list of Things I Hate Amy lists the Big Bang Theory (the TV show not the theory but apparently can't be bothered to give us a reason for the hatred.


    Any additional comments?

    No

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  •  
    MR 27/09/2016
    MR 27/09/2016 Member Since 2016
    HELPFUL VOTES
    4
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    1
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Not Funny and WAAAAAY too serious"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    If this had been a 4 or 5 star book.


    Has The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo put you off other books in this genre?

    No i've read some great books from this genre. Amy Peohlers Yes Please, and Tina Fey's Bossy Pants being two of the best. This one was just bad, boring, rambling, hypocritical, serious and sad.


    Who might you have cast as narrator instead of Amy Schumer?

    She was as good as anyone for this book I suppose, though I found her serious and on the verge of tears moments especially grating.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Disappointment that the book didn't really meet expectations. Mild anger at some of the hypocritical nonsense spouted about aspects of sexual relationships between men and women. Uncomfortable with some of the stories. Sad far far too often for the autobiography of a comic.


    Any additional comments?

    Just bad - if you're looking for laughs, avoid.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Isobel 14/10/2016
    Isobel 14/10/2016 Member Since 2015
    HELPFUL VOTES
    3
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    4
    2
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Terrible book"

    I listened to 7 chapters and found Amy sounding very shallow and self appreciating. I would get my money back if I could....

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    yolanda 09/10/2016
    yolanda 09/10/2016 Member Since 2015
    HELPFUL VOTES
    2
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    17
    6
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Overrated"

    To be honest I think this book is so overrated. I was so bored listening to it. The story is all over the place, and at points very pointless. Listen to Tina Fey or Lena Dunham for a good autobiography.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Sarah Davey 06/02/2017
    Sarah Davey 06/02/2017 Member Since 2017
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    1
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Amazing"

    Absolutely loved this book! Amy is so honest and straight with every story she tells. She is an amazing woman for what she has achieved. Love her even more after listening too her stories in her own words.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Amazon Customer 31/01/2017 Member Since 2015
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    3
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "I wish this book was longer 💜"

    Absolutely loved this book. Amy is so honest! She tells it exactly like it is. super funny also. Definitely worth listening to.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Laura 30/01/2017
    Laura 30/01/2017 Member Since 2017
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    2
    2
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "great listen!"

    funny the whole way through but with some serious messages. love it and 100% recommend it!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Lara Carruthers 29/01/2017 Member Since 2016
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    1
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Best biography I've read in years"

    I enjoyed this book so much, listening to Amy talk about her past was funny and engaging and I like her serious bits too. I have even learnt stuff about myself which I wasn't expecting regarding how I think about weight, she's inspired me not worry so much and I'm going to pass the book to my teenage daughters.
    Well done Amy your natural at writing and so honest.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Emma 25/01/2017
    Emma 25/01/2017 Member Since 2017
    HELPFUL VOTES
    2
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    13
    2
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Love this girl, brilliant book"
    If you could sum up The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo in three words, what would they be?

    Funny, touching, honest


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    yes... couldn't stop listening


    Any additional comments?

    Every teenage girl should listen to parts of this book, there is a lot of swearing and conversations about her bits, be warned but if you know Amy you know she lays herself bare and is brilliant because of it. She found something she loved and worked her arse off in order to make it work, inspirational!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
Sort by:
  • Kim
    20/01/17
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "A heartfelt, funny and moving story by a strong woman!"

    Absolutely loved every second of this book and took some serious life lessons from it, loved the humor and touching stories! I feel it has somewhat changed my outlook on life in some ways and have recommended this book to all my girlfriends. Thank you

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Lisa Kay Airey
    15/12/16
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Laugh & cry out loud !"

    I love this book!! I think Amy has so many gifts!! I laughed out loud so many times! And I surprisingly cried during the end of chapter Mom! I made notes of words of wisdom to pass on to my teenage nieces!! I think if you like to laugh , cry & smile this is the book for you!! Thxs Amy!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • CJ
    Victoria, BC
    15/09/16
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "She is better live"

    Most of this same out sad and dry to my ears. I did enjoy the stories and she makes some very fine points on growing up and making the normal human decisions that shape us into who we are.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank you.

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.