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One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories

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Publisher Comments:

B.J. Novak is a writer and actor best known for his work on NBC’s Emmy Award-winning comedy series The Office as an actor, writer, director, and executive producer. He is also known for his stand up comedy performances and his roles in motion pictures such as Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds and Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks. He is a graduate of Harvard University with a degree in English and Spanish literature.

Review:

"Novak's quirky, humorous short stories translate well to audio. And the author's dry, deadpan reading — as if all the book's odd happenings are perfectly normal — makes this audio edition even funnier. The guest narrators perform admirably, with Schwartzman turning in a truly hilarious cameo as a bloodthirsty African warlord on a blind date with a giggly American woman. As the warlord makes small talk with his date, Schwartzman's jovial, booming voice shifts seamlessly from describing his job of murder, rape, and destruction to a Seinfeldian rant about flourless chocolate cake. Fans of offbeat humor with unexpected punch lines in the vein of Jack Handey's 'Deep Thoughts' will enjoy this amusing and often insightful potpourri. A Knopf hardcover." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780804164733
Author:
Novak, B J
Publisher:
Random House Audio Publishing Group
Author:
Novak, B.J.
Author:
Dunham, Lena
Author:
Various
Author:
Kaling, Mindy
Author:
Perry, Katy
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
short stories;fiction;humor;short story
Edition Description:
Six CD
Publication Date:
20140231
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.9 x 5.05 x 1.16 in 0.4 lb

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Product details pages Random House Audio - English 9780804164733 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Novak's quirky, humorous short stories translate well to audio. And the author's dry, deadpan reading — as if all the book's odd happenings are perfectly normal — makes this audio edition even funnier. The guest narrators perform admirably, with Schwartzman turning in a truly hilarious cameo as a bloodthirsty African warlord on a blind date with a giggly American woman. As the warlord makes small talk with his date, Schwartzman's jovial, booming voice shifts seamlessly from describing his job of murder, rape, and destruction to a Seinfeldian rant about flourless chocolate cake. Fans of offbeat humor with unexpected punch lines in the vein of Jack Handey's 'Deep Thoughts' will enjoy this amusing and often insightful potpourri. A Knopf hardcover." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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