Getting even

Front Cover
Random House, 1971 - Humor - 151 pages
7 Reviews
In Getting Even Woody Allen revenges himself upon such significant subjects as death, obesity, organized crime, the invention of the sandwich, adult education, laundry lists of famous people, and Latin American revolutionaries. Here is Woody Allen at his philosophical deepest. Book jacket.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
2
4 stars
2
3 stars
2
2 stars
1
1 star
0

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - datrappert - LibraryThing

Allen's short pieces are intellectual and laugh out loud funny. Some of them might have been written by Borges had been a Jewish American comedian. Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - nivramkoorb - LibraryThing

I decided to read this because I am a big Woody Allen fan and it came up in an article I read. If you are a fan then it is a good read but it also feels somewhat dated. The book consists of short ... Read full review

Contents

The Metterling Lists
3
A Look at Organized Crime
13
The Schmeed Memoirs
19
Copyright

13 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1971)

Woody Allen's prolific career as a comic, writer, and filmmaker has now spanned more than five decades. He writes frequently for "The New Yorker" and is the author of "Without Feathers, Getting Even," and "Side Effects," among other books.

"From the Hardcover edition.

Bibliographic information