Forget rumors about married people living longer, or that single people are miserable, or that two can live as cheaply as one: married people started these rumors out of pure jealousy. Which inspired single freelance humorist Allia Zobel to correct the record. Joined by New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast in her first-ever collaborative effort, the authors refute the bad rap singles have gotten with dozens of insightful, irrefutable reasons to celebrate living alone. 138,000 copies in print. Illustrated by Roz Chast.