Andy Borowitz. Follow Storyteller. Andy Borowitz is a comedian and writer whose work appears in The New Yorker as The Borowitz An Unexpected Twist. If you’ve read my book An Unexpected Twist and enjoyed it, would you consider sharing this page about the book on your timeline so your friends can find out. The very funny Andy Borowitz joins us to take a look at a very serious intestinal ailment that almost killed.

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My colon now untwisted — by hand, the artisanal way — I’m given a hospital room, where I recover from the pr This is a single, short personal essay. Maybe this is the story to recommend to the person that took you at your most vulnerable-coming out of things like this, and took advantage and made a joke out of “being smitten” with you. Either way I enjoyed it. I’m on a plane and I brought no other entertainment.

He did a great job explaining his painful tale in a satirical way. Just a few pages long – took about five minutes to read – and the language was shocking.

Book of Interest: An Unexpected Twist by Andy Borowitz

The characters were so real, I felt as if I was right there with them. Guess I’ll have to read it again.

The name definitely fit this short for unepected. Feb 25, Teresa rated it really liked it Shelves: But if they were asleep, how do they know they felt pain?


Feb 20, Melissa rated it really liked it. View bogowitz 4 comments. I can barely rerun those 6 or 7 times I had peritonitis without wondering how I’m still here-or recalling the most intense pain I think you can have. And I realize at that moment that I’ve got today, and I have everything. Noble purposes, but done better a thousand times elsewhere, and severely undermined by the base humor and language.

He’s a quick read and a good writer. In the absence of humor, the single is left with the purposes of telling a journey to the brink of death and the lessens drawn from that experience. I laughed so hard I cried.

Wu is a very pleasant Chinese gentleman of few words. Many people find those things funny. No trivia or quizzes yet. This book can be read in 5 or 10 minutes. This is a short story and took me about 10 minutes to read.

Its a 99 cent Kindle e-reader. But they don’t want to take any chances this time, so they’re going to give the colon a few months to heal, and in order to do that, they have diverted my digestive tract “somewhere else.

An Unexpected Twist by Andy Borowitz

Feb 21, Anita rated it really liked it. I had never read anything by Andy Borowitz, but he is an amazing storyteller, and I plan to read more by him. I am totally cheating here. Jul 24, Jordan rated it it was ok Shelves: Kindle Edition18 pages. Andy’s writing always cheers me up — especially when he’s talking about getting cameras shoved up his ass unepxected having his poop diverted into a plastic bag for two months. An Unexpected Twist was a really quick novella – which I honestly didn’t even really know until it was boriwitz over with.


This is basically a retelling of a twisted colon, complications from surgery in one of the best hospitals around for a guy that got pretty good care and had his life go ok finally. So I was totally unprepared for the ending, which really choked me up. He got right to the one thing I’ve learned. I would not recommend this to anyone.

But, maybe, nothing gets through to those folks. Overall, it was fascinating to read about what Andy and Olivia went through. A super short kindle single. Want to Read saving….

Mar 01, Calla rated it it was amazing. Though, there were several tired and lazy moments in the humor department as well. Anyway it was a good read because three times I’ve been told I was going to be put through a temporary colostomy and in all three cases my husband refused the surgery-this put me at great risk but he wasn’t going to have THAT in HIS life.