Jon Winokur

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Jon Winokur (born August 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]

  • MasterTips (Potshot Press, 1985).
  • Writers on Writing (Running Press, 1986)
  • The Portable Curmudgeon (NAL, 1987)
  • Zen to Go (NAL, 1988)
  • A Curmudgeon’s Garden of Love (NAL, 1989)
  • Friendly Advice (Dutton, 1990)
  • Mondo Canine (Dutton, 1991)
  • True Confessions (Dutton, 1992)
  • The Portable Curmudgeon Redux (Dutton, 1992)
  • Fathers (Dutton, 1993)
  • Je Ne Sais What? (Dutton, 1995)
  • The Rich Are Different (Pantheon, 1996)
  • Happy Motoring (with Norrie Epstein; Abbeville, 1997)
  • Advice to Writers (Pantheon, 1999)
  • How to Win at Golf Without Actually Playing Well (Pantheon, 2000)
  • The Traveling Curmudgeon (Sasquatch, 2003)
  • The War Between the State (Sasquatch, 2004)
  • Encyclopedia Neurotica (St. Martin’s, 2005)
  • In Passing (Sasquatch, 2005)
  • Ennui to Go (Sasquatch, 2005)
  • The Big Curmudgeon (Black Dog & Leventhal, 2007)
  • The Big Book of Irony (St. Martin’s, 2007)
  • The Garner Files: A Memoir (with James Garner; Simon & Schuster, 2011)
  • But Enough About Me: A Memoir (with Burt Reynolds; Putnam, 2015)

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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