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Winokur, Jon

Overview
Works: 39 works in 178 publications in 4 languages and 9,059 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Quotations  Autobiographies  Humor  Anecdotes  Dictionaries  Biographies  Sayings  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Popular works 
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 1,708 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 )

14 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,588 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 )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 751 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 505 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 468 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 )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 405 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--Publisher
But enough about me : a memoir by Burt Reynolds( Recording )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 336 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
A curmudgeon's garden of love by Jon Winokur( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 282 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
Zen to go by Jon Winokur( Book )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zen to Go serves up bite-sized bits of wisdom from the East and from the West, from the Buddha to Yogi Berra. These spiritually delectable sayings and quotations convey the essence of Zen, to light up the mind and nourish the soul. Book jacket
Fathers by Jon Winokur( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 271 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 by Jon Winokur( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True confessions( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Portable curmudgeon redux( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friendly advice by Jon Winokur( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and Chinese and held by 215 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 )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A treasury of useful advice on the world and the work of writing from more than 400 of the world's celebrated writers and booksmiths"--Cover
Encyclopedia neurotica by Jon Winokur( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 171 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
Advice to writers : a compendium of quotes, anecdotes, and writerly wisdom from a dazzling array of literary lights by Jon Winokur( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than four hundred celebrated authors offer advice on all aspects of writing and publishing
The rich are different( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Garner files
Covers
The portable curmudgeonJe ne sais what? : a guide to de rigueur Frenglish for readers, writers, and speakersThe big book of ironyZen to goFathersHow to win at golf without actually playing wellAdvice to writers : a compendium of quotes, anecdotes, and writerly wisdom from a dazzling array of literary lightsEncyclopedia neurotica
Alternative Names
Jon Winokur American writer

위너커, 존 1947-

Languages
English (136)

Spanish (10)

Korean (1)

Chinese (1)