A powerful, humane, and darkly comic memoir from actor, comedian and Taskmaster star Katy Wix
'A layer cake of truth, pain and wisdom iced with charm. I loved it.' - Sue Perkins
'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
'Heartbreaking, ridiculously clever and laugh out loud funny. One of the best books on trauma I've ever read'
- Scarlett Curtis
'Fabulous story-telling and completely delicious writing' - Cariad Lloyd, host of Griefcast
'Katy is a stunning writer, seamlessly moving between bitingly funny moments and moments that make you violently, cathartically sob at 2am. An absolute belter of a book that stays with you' - Roisin Conaty
'Brilliantly original, funny and insightful. Dry and comic, but also very moving. I absolutely loved Delicacy' - Katy Brand
'Gentle, heartbreaking, laugh out loud funny and poetically told - an intimate memoir that stays with you'
- Rose Matafeo
'A stunning book in which darkness and light, tragedy and humour, pain and hope are all masterfully, affectingly balanced' - Liam Williams
'Deeply comforting in how relatable it is, hilarious, and moving. I felt like this book was my best friend as soon as I started reading it'
- Mae Martin
'Brimming with graceful, charming writing - this book perfectly encapsulates so many moments we face as girls and women and I only wish I'd read it sooner' - Kiri Pritchard-McLean
'Honest, raw, profound, deeply moving and funny' - Bridget Christie
'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
'I loved this wry melancholy memoir and identified so much. Full of breathtaking intimacy and honesty, ultimately a comfort, this spoonful of wise and funny sugar helps the medicine of maturity go down.'
- Alice Lowe
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