Not That You Asked..., Rooney, Andy

Not That You Asked...

Authors: Rooney, Andy

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780307822215

Classification: Non-Fiction

Synopsis: Andy Rooney's syndicated newspaper columns and cantankerous "60 Minutes" essays have made him one of the best known curmudgeons in America. Rooney writes about almost everything, boasting in the introduction to Not That You Asked . . . : "There's something in this book that will irritate almost everyone."

Andy Rooney once again proves why he is one of America’s favorite curmudgeons. Writing at the top of his form, Rooney covers a plethora of subjects, from getting rid of leftovers to the worst job in the world, from travel tips for the travel industry to the best hotel room he ever had.

Andy Rooney has an opinion on everything, and in his inimitably irreverent and crotchety style he voices here those things we’ve always wanted to say but never thought we could get away with. You’ll find yourself smiling and frowning and involuntarily bobbing your head in agreement.
 
Praise for Not That You Asked . . . 

“As television watchers know, Andrew A. Rooney is a very funny fellow. He can be even funnier in print, as Not That You Asked . . . amply demonstrates.”The Associated Press
 
“The greatest thing about Andy is that he makes everyone uncomfortable—especially me.”—Don Hewitt, Executive Producer, 60 Minutes
 
“The best of Rooney’s collections of columns so far . . . irreverent and warmhearted, thoughtful and provocative.”The Orlando Sentinel

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