Andy Borowitz. Follow Storyteller. Andy Borowitz is a comedian and writer whose work appears in The New Yorker as The Borowitz An Unexpected Twist. If you’ve read my book An Unexpected Twist and enjoyed it, would you consider sharing this page about the book on your timeline so your friends can find out. The very funny Andy Borowitz joins us to take a look at a very serious intestinal ailment that almost killed.

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The author writes with a good sense of humor and it’s easy to empathize with him and root for him. Open Preview See a Problem?

It made me tear up for a second. Feb 20, Melissa rated it really liked it. I know what it’s like not to be “allowed” to talk about it all, by the perception you are somehow whining or at least trying to explain some of that to people that wish y This was a short retelling of a very serious health issue-that struck out of the blue for the writer- that probably deserves a book.

The story is just as hilarious as his segment segment! Twenty minutes of full-blown LOLing. Mar 01, Calla rated it it was amazing. But he’s a nice kid, and it was thoughtful of him to skip Model U.

Okay, so while this medical condition is no laughing matter, there where definite laughs here, right along with real scares.


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Mar 11, Denali rated it liked it Shelves: This really made me think about those bogowitz and took me to a several day silence. Its humor is dependent on 1 constant, repetitive, and unnecessary profanity seriously, could there not have been a warning?

It’s true that it’s more of a long blog post than a book or even a short story, but the guy really is funny. The ending was a bit flat but a good way to spend hwist minutes between 7: This was a short retelling of a very serious health issue-that struck out of the blue for the writer- that probably deserves a book.

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Overall, it was fascinating to read about what Andy unespected Olivia went through. Maybe it’s the morphine talking, but it is the most hilarious TV show I’ve ever seen.

Jul 24, Jordan rated it it was ok Shelves: A pithy book with a little life lesson reminder. Mar 24, Nox rated it liked it. When the party was over, my book was the only one that nobody bothered to take. Kindle Singles are short, but this is like a half-single. I am totally cheating here. And then I look at my beautiful wife sleeping next to me. Time for the operation. I guess not knowing about who Andy is or what he does, made me like this single.

Throughout the book he has to go into so many doctor appointments and surgeries. Wu is a very pleasant Chinese gentleman of few words.

So Twisr was totally unprepared for the ending, which really choked me up. Return to Book Page. I laughed so hard I cried. A super short kindle single. For me, because my issues lasted 15 years, involved incredible pain and are ongoing, in crappy hospitals, it’s a bit like knowing someone out there has a tiny bit of insight but really has no idea what it can be like.

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At least it was short. This book norowitz lived up to the rave reviews I had read of it. Is it really a book though? I can barely rerun those 6 or 7 times I had peritonitis without wondering how I’m still here-or recalling the most intense pain I think you can have. He also deals with a lot of repercussions from the surgeries.

Nov 30, Wendy rated it really liked it.

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That eventually it hits us all-deny all you like. As someone who has had to deal with a lot of not so fun medical stuff, I appreciate Borowitz’s humor for the most part. I don’t, and it seems to me to be a lazy route vorowitz laughs. He has learned a great and amazing lesson about what we waste time doing rather than living loving one another.