Dave Barry and Adam Mansbach
A Field Guide to the Jewish People: Who They Are, Where They Come From, What to Feed Them . . . and Much More. Maybe Too Much More
7PM WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23
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Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist Dave Barry and co-author Adam Mansbach (#1 New York Times bestselling author of Go the F**k to Sleep) share their hilarious guide to everything you need to know about Jewish history, holidays, and traditions.


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ABOUT THE BOOK
Why do random Jewish holidays keep springing up unexpectedly? Why are yarmulkes round? Who was the first Jewish comedian? What's "Christian humor" and have you ever even heard of that phrase? Who is "the Golem" and whom do you want it to beat up?

These baffling questions and many more are answered by comedy legends Dave Barry, Adam Mansbach, and Alan Zweibel, two-thirds of whom are Jewish. In A Field Guide to the Jewish People the authors dissect every holiday, rite of passage, and tradition, unravel a long and complicated history, and tackle the tough questions that have plagued Jews and non-Jews alike for centuries.

Combining the sweetness of an apricot rugelach with the wisdom of a matzoh ball, this is the last book on Judaism that you will ever need. So gather up your chosen ones, open a bottle of Manischewitz, and get ready to laugh as you finally begin to understand the inner-workings of Judaism.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dave Barry is a Pulitzer Prize–winning humor writer whose columns and essays have appeared in hundreds of newspapers over the past thirty-five years. He has also written a number of New York Times bestselling humor books, including Live Right and Find Happiness (Although Beer Is Much Faster). 

Adam Mansbach is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Go the F*** to Sleep and You Have to F****** Eat, as well as the California Book Award–winning novel The End of the Jews, a dozen other books, and the movie Barry. His work, which has been translated into more than forty languages, has appeared in The New YorkerThe New York Times Book ReviewEsquire, and The Believer and on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered and This American Life.

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