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Winokur, Jon

Overview
Works: 35 works in 141 publications in 4 languages and 9,176 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Quotations  Autobiographies  Humor  Anecdotes  Dictionaries  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Popular works  Encyclopedias  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler
Classifications: PN2287.G385, 791.43028092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jon Winokur
The Garner files by James Garner( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The revered actor and quintessential self-made man recalls "trying to decipher" William Wyler with Audrey Hepburn and Shirley MacLaine, breaking Doris Day's ribs, having a "heart-to-heart and eyeball-to-eyeball" with Steve McQueen, being "a card-carrying liberal--and proud of it," and much more
But enough about me : a memoir by Burt Reynolds( Book )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Scandalous, sentimental, frank, and sincere--the ultimate inside account of a television and film icon"--Provided by publisher
The portable curmudgeon by Jon Winokur( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of cynical and irreverent quotations on such subjects as life, love, sex, children, government, psychoanalysis, and prominent celebrities
Writers on writing( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arranged by subjects, writers share their writing correlated philosophies
Je ne sais what? : a guide to de rigueur Frenglish for readers, writers, and speakers by Jon Winokur( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handy source for a non-French speaker to look up the meaning of the French terms and phrases that have entered the English language and are tossed around regularly
The big book of irony by Jon Winokur( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jon Winokur defines and classifies irony and contrasts it with coincidence and cynicism, and other oft-confused concepts that many think are ironic. Helooks at the different forms irony cantake, from an irony deficiency to visual irony to an understatement, using photographs and relate-able examples from pop culture. * "Irony in Action" looks at irony in language, bothverbaland visual, while "Bastions of Irony" and "Masters of Irony" look at institutions and individualssteeped in irony, though not always intentionally. PLUS: * The Annals of Irony looks at irony, and its lack thereof, throughout history. A delight for anyone with a smart, dark sense of humor
A curmudgeon's garden of love by Jon Winokur( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

But enough about me : a memoir by Burt Reynolds( Recording )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through it all, Burt Reynolds reflects on his personal pitfalls and recoveries and refocuses his attention on his legacy as a father and an acting teacher, leaving listeners with a classic from one of Hollywood's most enduring and treasured stars
Zen to go by Jon Winokur( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advice to writers : a compendium of quotes, anecdotes, and writerly wisdom from a dazzling array of literary lights by Jon Winokur( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than four hundred celebrated authors offer advice on all aspects of writing and publishing
Fathers( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs from Alice Walker, Kurt Vonnegut, Arthur Ashe, Angelica Huston, George Bernard Shaw, Martha Graham, and more than 200 others.--Cover
Mondo canine( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True confessions( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Garner files : [a memoir] by James Garner( Recording )

14 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The revered actor and quintessential self-made man recalls "trying to decipher" William Wyler with Audrey Hepburn and Shirley MacLaine, breaking Doris Day's ribs, having a "heart-to-heart and eyeball-to-eyeball" with Steve McQueen, being "a card-carrying liberal--and proud of it," and much more
The Portable curmudgeon redux( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friendly advice by Jon Winokur( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and Chinese and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of quotations and anecdotes filled with unusual and humorous advice--friendly guidance; not ponderous prescriptions but lighthearted suggestions. Friendly advice, but not necessarily good advice, arranged by topics
How to win at golf without actually playing well by Jon Winokur( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedia neurotica by Jon Winokur( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"We live in an Age of Anxiety. The events of modern life have overwhelmed the average homo sapiens until getting from Point A to Point B without being overcome by neuroses is a practical impossibility. Enter: the comic safety valve. Encyclopedia Neurotica is a delightful garden of the ills that beset modern man. Entries include excerpts from both popular and arcane published works, as well as original definitions, essential terms and the occasional cutting-edge concept, such as "celebriphilia, the pathological desire to sleep with a celebrity, suffered chiefly by groupies."--Publisher's website
The rich are different( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Garner files
Languages
English (109)

Spanish (9)

Chinese (1)

Korean (1)

Covers
The portable curmudgeonJe ne sais what? : a guide to de rigueur Frenglish for readers, writers, and speakersThe big book of ironyZen to goAdvice to writers : a compendium of quotes, anecdotes, and writerly wisdom from a dazzling array of literary lightsFathersHow to win at golf without actually playing wellEncyclopedia neurotica