Do you want to hear about the time Hitler went for a haircut? Or why Woody reveres Socrates? Although Woody Allen is best known for his cult movies, he is also a writer of wit and skill. This collection offers 52 pieces of deadpan weirdness and outlandish humour with stories, diaries and thoughts.
Although Woody Allen is best known for his cult movies, he is also a writer of wit and skill. This collection offers 52 pieces of hilarity, deadpan weirdness and outlandish ideas. Do you want to hear about the time Hitler went for a haircut? Or why Woody reveres Socrates? Have you ever wondered what would have happened if the Impressionists had actually been dentists? You can learn much about history - the piece on the invention of sandwiches is eye-opening - or modern life in this selection of thoughts, observations, diaries and stories from one of the most original minds and wonderfully comic voices of our time.
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About Woody Allen
Woody Allen was born in New York in 1935. He began his career writing comedy and doing stand-up, but soon graduated to film, making his name with such comtemporary classics as Annie Hall, Manhattan, Hannah and her Sisters and Husbands and Wives. His distinctive perspective and brand of humour have made him a household name. He lives in New York.
The Complete Prose by Woody Allen
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