Anything Can Happen

Anything Can Happen : Notes on My Inadequate Life and Yours

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The author of the deft Rules for Aging returns with thirty hilarious and engaging tales about the everyday human comedy, forcing the reader to laugh out loud at the silliness of the world. Funny, ironic, and penetrating, Anything Can Happen is another rich and rewarding collection that demonstrates the agile wit that has endeared Roger Rosenblatt to readers everywhere.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 177 pages
  • 139.7 x 187.96 x 15.24mm | 181.44g
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0156029553
  • 9780156029551

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"Rosenblatt is bright, funny and tells it like it is."--St. Louis Post-Dispatch
The author of the deft Rules for Aging returns with thirty hilarious and engaging tales about the everyday human comedy, compelling the reader to laugh out loud at the silliness of the world. Funny, ironic, and penetrating, Anything Can Happen is another rich and rewarding collection that demonstrates the agile wit that has endeared Roger Rosenblatt to readers everywhere.
"[Rosenblatt] goes for laughs, but there's always a grain of truth there."--The Times-Picayune (New Orleans)
"A national treasure."--United Press International
Winner of a Robert F. Kennedy Book Prize, a Peabody Award, an Emmy, and two Polk awards, Roger Rosenblatt is University Professor of Writing at Long Island University's Southampton College. He writes essays for Time and for The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. He lives in Manhattan and Quogue, Long Island.
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PRAISE FOR ROGER ROSENBLATT AND ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN
"Roger Rosenblatt is one of our most gifted essayists--wise, witty, and insightful."--TOM BROKAW "With his clipped, clever drollery, his royal wryness, Roger Rosenblatt accentuates all of life's dark imponderables with a wonderful tint of humorous resignation."--FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM
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19 ratings
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3 21% (4)
2 32% (6)
1 5% (1)
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