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Jon Winokur

Jon Winokur is the author of The Rich Are Different. He lives in Pacific Palisades, California.

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But Enough About Me
Written by Burt Reynolds and Jon Winokur
G.P. Putnam's Sons | Hardcover | November 2015
$27.95/34.95(Canada) | 978-0-399-17354-7 (0-399-17354-4)

Scandalous, sentimental, frank, and sincere—the ultimate inside account of a television and film icon.

Burt Reynolds has been a Hollywood leading man for six decades, known for his legendary performances, sex-symbol status, and storied Hollywood romances. In his long career of stardom, during which he was number one at the box office...

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The Portable Curmudgeon
Written by Various, Edited by Jon Winokur
Plume | Trade Paperback | October 1992
$15.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-452-26668-1 (0-452-26668-8)

More than 1,000 outrageously irreverent quotations, anecdotes, and interviews on a vast array of subjects, from an illustrious list of world class grouches.  

“If you can’t say anything good about someone, sit right here by me.”—Alice Roosevelt Longworth Read more

Advice to Writers
Written by Jon Winokur
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 2000
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-76341-3 (0-679-76341-4)

In Advice to Writers, Jon Winokur, author of the bestselling The Portable Curmudgeon, gathers the counsel of more than four hundred celebrated authors in a treasury on the world of writing. Here are literary lions on everything from the passive voice to promotion and publicity: James Baldwin on the practiced illusion... Read more