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Even though the idea of writing jokes about old Adolf--or addled rabbis, or Maatjes herring--isn't nearly as fresh as it used to be, Getting Even still delivers plenty of laughs. At his best, Woody can achieve a level of transcendent craziness that no other writer can match. If you're looking for a book to dip into at random, or a gift for someone who's seen Sleeper 13 times, Getting Even is a dead lock.
I think I am bright, but I just couldn't get into it. Woody Allen is a genius and this book was a bit over my head..Published 19 days ago by Lois K. Feinberg
I read this book for he first time during the summer, when I was involved in post graduate studies. It was laugh out loud funny and my first real exposure to WA. Read morePublished 1 month ago by j.r.r. token
This is Woody Allen's first collection of humor short stories, published in 1971. Most of the pieces were previously published in The New Yorker. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Johnny Heering
I like his quirky mind. Woody Allen was ok as narrator of the audiobook.
Narrative mode: mostly 3rd person. Unabridged audiobook length: 2 hrs and 43 mins. Read more
I read this book years ago and someone "borrowed" and never returned it. I wanted to use one of the stories for a class I'm running so i was glad to find it easily on... Read morePublished 19 months ago by RG
Woody as been one of my favorite comedians as a standup, a movie maker and raconteur. I feel this book would be hilarious if the Woodman was reading it to me in person. Read morePublished on November 8, 2012 by Black-Paul