"(Festivus is) hilariously captured in this new book, just in time for Festivus season." -- Star Magazine
"(Salkin) chronicles Festivus's absurdity and purity...the funniest thing about this book is that everything in it is true." -- --January Magazine
"A top holiday hit." -- New York Post
"Examines the history and appeal of the anti-holiday...inspired." -- --The Standard
"Festivus is cheap, funny, and irreverent." -- Minneapolis Star Tribune
"Just what the holiday season ordered." -- --The Journal News
"Stuff stockings with this one before you partake in the airing of grievances and/or feats of strength." -- The Stamford Advocate
"The essential Festivus book." -- --The Times of London
"The perfect stocking stuffer... Salkin finds people who take the holiday to new heights." -- Tampa Tribune
"This hilarious book about the fictional holiday is nondenominational... unless you consider 'Seinfeld' your religion." -- Cargo
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About the Author
Allen Salkin's writing has appeared everywhere from the New York Times
to Yoga Journal
, and his article "Fooey to the World," which was the basis for this book, was one of the most-read articles of the year. He lives in New York City
and teaches Journalism and Writing at NYU.