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A Pulitzer Prize winning reporter and humorist for the Washington Post and author of a number of books.
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One Day
The Extraordinary Story of an Ordinary 24 Hours in America
Gene Weingarten - 2019-10-22
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"Discover the magic of an ordinary day in One Day, a captivating read by Pulitzer Prize-winner Gene Weingarten. Using a random selection, Weingarten delves into the events of a seemingly normal day - Sunday, December 28, 1986. What follows is a collection of moments filled with comedy, tragedy, heroism, and human connection, proving that even the most ordinary days are anything but. This thought-provoking book asks whether there is such a thing as an "ordinary" day in the unpredictable journey of life."
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Me & Dog
Gene Weingarten - 2014-09-16
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A heartwarming tale of a boy and his dog, this Pulitzer Prize-winning writer's book explores the question of who's really in charge. Meet Sid, an ordinary kid with an extraordinary bond with Murphy, his faithful dog. Murphy thinks Sid can control the world, but Sid knows the truth - he's just a kid and Murphy's just a dog. This touching picture book is perfect for discussing a worldview based on fact and reason instead of faith.
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The Fiddler in the Subway
The Story of the World-Class Violinist Who Played for Handouts. . . And Other Virtuoso Performances by America's Foremost Feature Writer
Gene Weingarten - 2010-07-06
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This collection of narratives by a master of American journalism will make you laugh, cry, and question everything you thought you knew. Included is the viral story about a world-class violinist playing in a subway station for spare change, as well as other classic tales that reveal as much about their readers as they do their subjects. Whether hilarious, heartwarming, or provocative, these stories are always memorable.
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2008
Dave Eggers - 2008-10-08
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2008 offers a diverse collection of the year's best fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, comics, and blogs selected by Dave Eggers and students at his SF writing center. This book promises to entertain and excite readers with its thought-provoking content.
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Old Dogs Are the Best Dogs
Are the Best Dogs
Gene Weingarten - 2008-10-07
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"Discover the beauty and joy of aging dogs with this heartwarming collection of 60 black-and-white photographs, captured by Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Michael S. Williamson. Narrated by Gene Weingarten, a Washington Post columnist, this book is a must-read for all dog lovers out there. A celebration of the special bond between man's best friend and their loyal, aging companions."
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I'm with Stupid
One Man. One Woman. 10,000 Years of Misunderstanding Between the Sexes Cleared Right Up
Gene Weingarten, Gina Barreca - 2004-02-03
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"I'm with Stupid" is a hilariously insightful dialogue between a gleefully misogynistic humorous columnist and a feminist professor. The book debates and uncovers truths about philosophical and societal differences between men and women, including topics such as art, science, politics, spirituality, sex, and dirty jokes. Discover the secret to understanding fights and apologies, and take sides in a haggling challenge for a Mercedes S500. This book is a must-read for anyone who wants to finally settle the debate: are men or women funnier?
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The Hypochondriac's Guide to Life. And Death.
Gene Weingarten - 2001-06-12 (publicado por primera vez en 1998)
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This humorous guide explores the world of hypochondria, with author Gene Weingarten sharing his own experiences and examining topics such as the mind of a hypochondriac, medical fears, and interpreting "DocSpeak". Blending the neurotic anxieties of Woody Allen and the humor of Dave Barry, The Hypochondriac's Guide to Life. And Death. offers a prescription to ease the fears of the hypochondriac lurking inside us all.