A powerful, humane, and darkly comic memoir from actor, comedian and Taskmaster star Katy Wix
'Painfully raw and incredibly funny' - Simon Amstell
'Katy sees the world like no one else and deciphers it with extraordinary beauty. Delicacy took my breath away' - Lolly Adefope
'Fabulous story-telling and completely delicious writing' - Cariad Lloyd, host of Griefcast
'Brilliantly original, funny and insightful. Dry and comic, but also very moving. I absolute loved Delicacy' - Katy Brand
'A deeply dark slice of comedic mastery' - Sarah Solemani
'An exquisite and important book. Delicacy is funny and sad and beautiful' - Maeve Higgins
'Katy has one of the most singular and enviable minds working today (and tomorrow)' - Jamie Demetriou, creator of Stath Lets Flats
From award-winning comedian and writer Katy Wix comes Delicacy - a different kind of memoir from an astonishing new voice.
Twenty-one snapshots of a life - some staccato, raw and shocking, some expansive, meditative, and profound, underpinned with moments of startling humour that shatter the darkness - all beginning with a single memory. A memory of cake.
The sickly royal icing marked the moment Katy found her voice. The madeira cake was the sun her group therapy sessions orbited. The 'missing cake' from a lost holiday has never let go. The Bara brith eaten in hospital after