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Half Empty free pdf In this deeply smart and sneakily poignant collection of essays, the bestselling author of "Fraud "and "Don't Get Too Comfortable" makes an inspired case for always assuming the worst--because then you'll never be disappointed. Whether he's taking on pop culture phenomena with Oscar Wilde-worthy wit or dealing with personal tragedy, Rakoff's sharp observations and humorist's flair for the absurd will have you positively reveling in the untapped power of negativity.

About David Rakoff

David Rakoff is the author of the books "Fraud "and "Don't Get Too Comfortable." A two-time recipient of the Lambda Literary Award, he is a regular contributor to Public Radio International's "This American Life." His writing has appeared in the "New York Times, Newsweek," "Wired," "Salon," "GQ," "Outside," "Gourmet," "Vogue," "Slate," "Harper"'"s Bazaar," and the "New York Observer," among other publications, and has been included in "Da Capo's Best Music Writing," "The Best American Travel Writing "as well as "The Best American Non-Required Reading." He can be seen in the movies "Capote" (fleetingly), "Strangers with Candy "(fleetingly- mutely), and, most recently, he adapted the screenplay for and starred in Joachim Back's film "The New Tenants," which won the 2010 Oscar for Best Live Action Short.

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Author : David Rakoff
Publisher : Anchor Books
Data Published : 01 September 2011
ISBN : 0767929055
EAN : 9780767929059
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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