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Lenny Bruce Is Dead

A Novel

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February 21, 2006 | Paperback | 5 x 7-1/8, 200 pages | ISBN 9781582433479
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This startlingly original debut from This American Life contributor Jonathan Goldstein is, according to a Vice Magazine reviewer, “the cleanest dirty book I’ve ever read.” It’s a snapshot of the mind of Josh, a rather confused young man who must cope with his father’s listlessness and his own overwhelming lust, not to mention the arrival of the Moschiach, inventor of the infamous Love Lotion.

Lenny Bruce Is Dead walks a tightrope between the searingly funny and the poignant. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll long for some Love Lotion of your own. And you won’t forget Josh–ineptitude, scatological neuroses, urban angst, self–deprecating humor and all.

About Jonathan Goldstein

Jonathan Goldstein is an American-Canadian author, humorist and radio producer. Goldstein has worked on radio programs and podcasts such as Heavyweight, This American Life, and WireTap.

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