Jon Winokur

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Jon Winokur (b. Aug. 5, 1947) is an American writer and editor.

Born in Detroit, the son of Martin M. and Elinor Winokur, he attended Temple University (BA, 1970) and the University of West Los Angeles (JD, 1980).[1]

Books[edit]

  • The Garner Files: A Memoir (with James Garner; Simon & Schuster, 2011)
  • The Big Book of Irony (St. Martin’s, 2007)
  • The Big Curmudgeon (Black Dog & Leventhal, 2007)
  • Ennui to Go (Sasquatch, 2005)
  • In Passing (Sasquatch, 2005)
  • Encyclopedia Neurotica (St. Martin’s, 2005)
  • The War Between the State (Sasquatch, 2004)
  • The Traveling Curmudgeon (Sasquatch, 2003)
  • How to Win at Golf Without Actually Playing Well (Pantheon, 2000)
  • Advice to Writers (Pantheon, 1999)
  • Happy Motoring (with Norrie Epstein; Abbeville, 1997)
  • The Rich Are Different (Pantheon, 1996)
  • Je Ne Sais What? (Dutton, 1995)
  • Fathers (Dutton, 1993)
  • The Portable Curmudgeon Redux (Dutton, 1992)
  • True Confessions (Dutton, 1992)
  • Mondo Canine (Dutton, 1991)
  • Friendly Advice (Dutton, 1990)
  • A Curmudgeon’s Garden of Love (NAL, 1989)
  • Zen to Go (NAL, 1988)
  • The Portable Curmudgeon (NAL, 1987)
  • Writers on Writing (Running Press, 1986)
  • MasterTips (Potshot Press, 1985).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Curt Johnson and Frank Nipp, Who's Who in Writers, Editors & Poets: United States & Canada, 1992-1993 (December Press, 1992: ISBN 0-913204-22-6), p. 574.

Sources[edit]

  • "L.A.'s Viceroy of Vitriol: Profile of Jon Winokur," by Garry Abrams, Los Angeles Times, January 15, 1990.

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