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An Unexpected Twist

Author: 

Andy Borowitz

This is a surprisingly funny book about a near-death experience, which will almost certainly make you appreciate the normal operations of your digestive tract a bit more. Borowitz developed a blockage in his colon which rather quickly became life-threatening. The book he has written about the experience is also about how little control we really have over life, and how delightful life is, nonetheless.

Favorite Thing: 
The reminder of how utterly amazing it is that something as complicated as the human body ever manages to work- let alone that it usually manages to work.
An Unexpected Twist
Book Length: 
Shorter
Part of Series: 
Not part of a series
Stand Alone: 
Yes
Stickiness: 
Moderate