“I love Cantonese,” proclaims Fiona Yu. “I can express myself at a whole new level of crudeness and vulgarity that I can’t with English.”

Managing nonetheless with English profanity that would do credit to Henry Miller, Fiona — a Yale law school graduate who appears to be the evil twin of her creator, Angela Choi — begins this foulmouthed but wickedly funny first-person polemic with an attempt to take her own virginity using “a silicone dildo coated in two-percent Lidocaine gel,” a common anesthetic. “It’s part of being Chinese-American, having to deal with insanity,” Fiona explains.

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