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by Jonathan Goldstein
Author: Jonathan Goldstein
Publisher: Counterpoint (February 21, 2006)
Category: Imaginative Literature
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Lenny Bruce Is Dead: A N. .has been added to your Cart. Jonathan Goldstein is a master of analogies. And it's this mastery that is heavily relied upon through the sincere, meandering, disconnected passing titled Lenny Bruce is Dead
Lenny Bruce Is Dead: A N. And it's this mastery that is heavily relied upon through the sincere, meandering, disconnected passing titled Lenny Bruce is Dead. Pros: +The prose used in the book is unique in that instead of a standard narration the reader is exposed to a series of achronological moments that loosely tie together a character study of the main character, Josh and his close friends and family. For as many faults that characterize Josh, his depiction is honest and he is ultimately likeable as the epitome of a man child.
In 2001, Goldstein's debut novel, Lenny Bruce Is Dead, was published by Coach House Books
In 2001, Goldstein's debut novel, Lenny Bruce Is Dead, was published by Coach House Books. Goldstein has also been published in The New York Times Magazine, Saturday Night, The New York Times, The Walrus, GQ, the Journey Prize Anthology and the National Post.
Lenny Bruce is Dead is the first book by author and radio presenter Jonathan Goldstein. The story follows a lead character, Josh, through various events in his life, including a death in the family and his exploration of sexuality. The novel includes multiple themes, such as love, faith, a dysfunctional family, and wavering faith.
Lenny Bruce is Dead book. Lenny Bruce is Dead isn't so much a novel as a collection of anecdotes and one-liners from the narrator's life. He spends a lot of time talking about masturbating and fantasizing about his girlfriends. It's very funny while exposing how lost and lonely Josh (the narrator) is after his mother dies.
Jonathan Goldstein, where have you been all my life! Not only did I find myself laughing my head off over the sexual antics of the main character, Josh, but his touching interactions with his widowed father brought a few tears to my eyes as well. Truly unlike anything I've ever read. This year's top sellers.
Jonathan Goldstein is an American-Canadian author, humourist and radio . Brooklyn, New York City, United States of America. Lenny Bruce Is Dead: A Novel.
Jonathan Goldstein is an American-Canadian author, humourist and radio producer. Goldstein is known for his work on the radio programs This American Life and WireTap. After graduation, Goldstein supported himself by working in the telemarketing industry for ten years, all the while continuing to write and attend readings. In 2000, Goldstein"s nascent career got a boost after he was selected to work on Ira Glass" popular radio program This American Life and he relocated to Chicago to work as a producer on the show. Presents a wry and comical snapshot of the mind of Josh
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Reading Lenny Bruce is Dead is like channel surfing through a movie that occasionally, and terrifyingly, reminds you of your own life in shocking and embarrassing ways. Goldstein’s style is both guileless and visceral, with a humour and delicacy that reads like the sort of poetry you hesitate to call poetry because poetry doesn’t usually have so much ejaculation in it. It is the seamless contrast between the obscene and the transcendent that gives the writing its profound power.
So begins Jonathan Goldstein's first novel, Lenny Bruce is Dead. Lenny Bruce is Dead - Jonathan Goldstein. It's the story of Joshua, a young man who's uncertain about a lot more than the possible loss of his wallet. He might as well be talking about his whole life. Lenny Bruce Is Dead walks a tightrope between being searingly funny and poignant - you'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll long for Love Lotion (and a Moschiach of your own).
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