Rationalizations to Live By

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You're Lazy, Thoughtless, And Self-Involved. And That's Great!

A book for everyone who's ever cheated at golf, snuck a peek at a friend's diary or finished the whole pint of ice cream, here is a gleeful compendium of rationalizations to live by. Because no matter how badly we behave, there's a little voice inside our heads that says something to make us feel better.

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Overview

You're Lazy, Thoughtless, And Self-Involved. And That's Great!

A book for everyone who's ever cheated at golf, snuck a peek at a friend's diary or finished the whole pint of ice cream, here is a gleeful compendium of rationalizations to live by. Because no matter how badly we behave, there's a little voice inside our heads that says something to make us feel better.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761116363
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/28/2000
  • Pages: 96
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 7.24 (h) x 0.24 (d)

Meet the Author

Henry Beard is the cofounder of National Lampoon. He is also the author of Golfing, Sailing and other well-defined dictionaries, as well as Zen for Cats, The Official Exceptions to the Rules of Golf and dozens of other books.

John Boswell is an author and book packager who has written or cowritten thirteen books, including French for Cats and O.J.'s Legal Pad with Henry Beard.

Andy Borowitz contributes humor to both The New Yorker and The New York Times. He cocreated the television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and coproduced the movie Pleasantville.

Roz Chast has been a cartoonist for The New Yorker for the past 19 years. She is the illustrator of The Joy of Being 50 Plus and is also the author of Proof of Life on Earth and five other cartoon collections.

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