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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An Unexpected Twist

An Unexpected Twist was a really quick novella – which I honestly didn’t even really know until it was already over with. Jul 26, Eva rated it really liked it.

A part of me is rejected completely in this world that refuses compassion for the sick or an understanding of shared humanity. Andy’s writing always boorowitz me up — especially when he’s talking about getting cameras shoved up his ass and having his poop diverted into a plastic bag for two months.

Andy Borowitz almost died, but lived to tell this stranger-than-fiction tale. Plus it only takes twenty minutes to read – tops.

Birowitz can’t recommend this book more highly. This is basically a retelling of a twisted borowizt, complications from surgery in one of the best hospitals around for a guy that got pretty good care and had his life go ok finally. Jul 24, Jordan rated it it was ok Shelves: Books by Andy Borowitz. It wa An Unexpected Twist was a really quick novella – which I honestly didn’t even really know until it was already over with.


The one star rating is genuine. This is a unexpectedd, short personal essay. Kindle Edition18 pages. Overall, it was fascinating to read about what Andy and Olivia went through.

Is it really a book though?

Mar 01, Calla rated it it was amazing. Open Preview See a Problem? Lists with This Book.

An Unexpected Twist by Andy Borowitz

Jan 01, Dov Zeller rated it liked it Shelves: Either way I enjoyed it. Feb 22, Aan Davis-Quinn rated it really liked it Shelves: Many people find those things funny. It’s funny and sharp. Refresh and unexected again. The intake nurse on duty says, “Can you rate your pain from one through ten? Borowitz had no cancer, but a sudden awareness of what a very dangerous thing peritonitis and the intestine are, and from that reflects on what an amazing gift life is.

Interesting and engaging short story with good elements of humour.

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The party had a gimmick: Haven’t botowitz many short stories, but if they read like this, I may become a fan! I don’t know Borowitz writing, just funny fb remarks, until twisy piece, but I do know what intestinal cancers, surgeries and a long ten year struggle with multiple episodes of peritonitis is like.

Astonishingly short and rife with foul language. Oh, and it has a really happy and sweet ending. Very enjoyable short story. Just a few pages long – took about five minutes to read – and the language was shocking.


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He speaks perfect English but he’s chosen to speak it in a very abbreviated, clipped fashion, sort of like Confucius on Twitter. But that’s not really saying much. Time for the operation.

A great example of what the Kindle single format can do. It was a great short story that deals with some funny parts but mostly serious parts. Though, there were several tired and lazy moments in the humor department as well. Sweet, funny, and intermittently gross. The author writes with a good sense of humor and it’s easy to empathize wn him and root for him. What a great short read! Maybe it’s the morphine talking, but it is the most hilarious TV show I’ve ever seen. May 09, Richard rated it it was amazing.

This is the first of borositz I’ve read and it was hysterical! Makes it a far more joyful read. My colon borlwitz 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.

I look out the window at the city, the beautiful city, the sun rising over it.