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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Feb 25, Teresa rated it really liked it Shelves: This really made me think about those experiences and took me to a several day silence.

Haven’t read many short stories, but if they read like this, I may tiwst a fan!

This book totally lived up to the rave reviews I had read of it. This is a short story and took me about 10 minutes to read. Quotes from An Unexpected Twist. He’s a quick read and a good writer.

I look out the window at the city, the beautiful city, the sun rising over it. Mar 15, Alaina rated it really liked it Shelves: Astonishingly short and rife with foul language.

The party had a gimmick: I have no idea how to rate it as it is, as one reviewer puts it, more of a blog post than a book. The ending was a bit borowitx but a good way to spend the minutes between 7: No trivia or quizzes yet.

When the party was over, my book was the only one that nobody bothered to take. A pithy book with a little life lesson reminder. At least it was short.


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Feb 21, Jen Quintanilla boroiwtz it liked it. I am totally cheating here. 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. Is it really a book though?

Time for the operation. Makes it a far more joyful read.

I’m thankful I read it for personal reasons. It made me tear up for a second. Andy’s writing always cheers me up jnexpected especially when he’s talking about getting cameras shoved up his ass and having his poop diverted into a plastic bag for two months.

Maybe this is for that guy. Here’s what it means: Disturbingly, each new doctor is higher on the medical hierarchy at the hospital than the last, until I’m pretty sure that the next person who comes in to see me will be Hippocrates, – location 42 She and I met two years before, at a party thrown by a mutual friend.

Feb 18, Joan Anderson rated it it was amazing. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I see the humor from the Borowitz report, would love to see more longer pieces from Andy Borowitz. Unfortunately none of the language showed up in the sample so I was completely unaware of what I was getting. Perhaps it had something to do with unexpecteed mindset at the time, but I didn’t particularly enjoy this.

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Wu has literally torn me a new asshole and it’s in the front, where assholes do not belong. Andy Borowitz almost died, but lived to tell this stranger-than-fiction tale. It’s basically the author’s account of a random and life threatening medical situation he found himself in a few years back. It was a great short story that deals with some funny parts but mostly serious parts.


Many people find those things funny. Sweet, funny, and intermittently gross. Lists with This Book.

Disturbingly, each new doctor is higher on the medical hierarchy at the hospital than the last, until I’m pretty sure that the next person who comes in A super short kindle single.

Everything is like four characters and he’s unexpeected. But he’s a nice kid, and it was thoughtful of him to skip Model U.

An Unexpected Twist

My colon now untwisted — by hand, the artisanal way — I’m given a hospital room, where I recover from the pr This is a single, short personal essay. But they don’t want to take any chances this time, so they’re going to give the colon a few months to heal, and in order to do that, they have diverted my digestive tract “somewhere else. I am so andj I bought this “book”.

What a great short read! Feb 22, Edmund Davis-Quinn rated it really liked it Shelves: But, maybe, nothing gets through to those folks. View all 4 comments. Mar 01, Calla rated it it was amazing. Open Preview See a Problem? Nov 30, Wendy rated it really liked it.

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