Books by Jon Winokur

BUT ENOUGH ABOUT ME by Burt Reynolds
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 17, 2015

"A largely toothless and perfunctory look back at an extraordinary career—it may be cool to not give a damn, but here it makes for an uninvolving reading experience."
Jock, joke, movie star, centerfold: the many lives of Burt Reynolds. Read full book review >
THE GARNER FILES by James Garner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Although he can go on too much about how unaffected and genuine he is, Garner comes across as likable on the page as he does on screen."
With Winokur (The Big Book of Irony, 2007, etc.) Garner tells his life story with the same wry, self-effacing charm that characterized his classic TV characters: the laidback cowboy Bret Maverick and the down-on-his-heels gumshoe Jim Rockford. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: May 4, 2000

"Non-golfers will find this amusing, but golfers will roar with either laughter or rage."
Winokur, probably best known for The Portable Curmudgeon (not reviewed) and its sequels, turns an appropriately jaundiced eye on the Royal and Ancient Game. Read full book review >