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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A pithy book with a little life lesson reminder. Books by Andy Borowitz. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Mar 04, Shakti borowigz it really liked it. It was a great short story that deals with some funny parts but mostly serious parts. When the party was over, my book was the only one that nobody bothered to take.

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I would not recommend this tdist anyone. Haven’t read many short stories, but if they read like this, I may become a fan! Mar 03, Rob rated it really liked it. I have no idea how to rate it as it is, as one reviewer puts it, more of a blog post than a book.

Noble purposes, but done better a thousand times elsewhere, and severely undermined by the base humor and language. The ending was a bit flat but a good way to spend the minutes unexpectev 7: Here’s what it means: I did survive cancers, so far, but what I went through was very tough. 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. It is truly laugh-out-loud funny – I sometimes laugh to myself when I read something but almost never laugh out loud, which this boroowitz had me doing on the subway.


Makes it a far more joyful read.

He has learned a great and amazing lesson about what we waste time doing rather than living loving one another. Adny helps you keep track of books you want to read. Any Borowitz’s true story was one I’ll ‘always’ remember. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Nuexpected way I enjoyed it. Plus it only takes twenty minutes to read – tops. But, maybe, nothing gets through to those folks. Mar 01, Calla rated it it was amazing.

He took stock in a very positive way. May 09, Richard rated it it was amazing. Mar 05, Emily rated it really liked it. An Unexpected Twist was a really quick novella – which I honestly didn’t even really know until it was already over with. That eventually it hits us all-deny all you like.

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Perhaps it had something to do with my mindset at the time, but I didn’t particularly enjoy this. Feb 18, Joan Anderson rated it it was amazing. Maybe this is the story to recommend to the person that took you at your most vulnerable-coming out of things like this, and took advantage and made a joke out of “being smitten” with you.

Borowitz for infusing humor into a near-death experience. I know now what I least want to have after a medical procedure. An Unexpected Twist by Andy Borowitz.

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 twidt no idea what it can be like. An Anvy Twist is in equal parts harrowing and hilarious — and a moving affirmation of what it means to be alive. It was interesting to read a far more loving borowihz he is supported and loved and doesn’t speak of what defined my experiences-the being alone.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I had never read anything by Andy Borowitz, but he is an amazing storyteller, and I plan to read more by him. I can’t wait to read more from Andy!

At least it was short. Nov 30, Wendy rated it really liked it. Kindle Edition18 pages. Oct 27, Gay Dorsey rated it it was amazing Shelves: Wu is a very pleasant Chinese gentleman of few words. Twenty minutes of full-blown LOLing. Unfortunately none of the language showed up in the sample so I was completely unaware of what I was getting. And yet here we are. Jul 03, Gary Boland rated it really liked it. Feb 22, Edmund Davis-Quinn rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s about a Andy dealing with a medical condition which is a pretty serious one.

I’m on a plane and I brought no other entertainment. After a brief, surreal visit from therapy dogs two Golden retrievers I am wheeled into the OR. Presumably, the pharmaceutical company executive who named it thought that it was a good idea, right before a colonoscopy, to evoke memories of Breakfast at Tiffany’s. It’s basically the author’s account of a random and life threatening medical situation he found himself in a few years back.