Jun 06, Don LaFountaine rated it really liked it A pretty funny book! It pointed out so many things we do to make ourselves miserable without even thinking about it. Jun 08, A. Yngve rated it really liked it I read the Swedish s edition, and it made me laugh a lot. This book "teaches" you how to become more neurotic, depressed, unsuccessful and lonely - through the power of Negative Thinking.
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Writing career[ edit ] He was born in Chicago, Illinois , and received his B. Raised to be an artist like his father, Greenburg studied design at the University of Illinois. While there he read Catcher in the Rye , which turned him towards being a writer.
His first piece of professional writing was "3 Bears in Search of an Author," a retelling of the same story in the voices of J. Salinger , Ernest Hemingway , and James Joyce. After obtaining his M. Dissatisfied with industrial design, he spent three years working at advertising agencies. Meanwhile, his old editor at Esquire, Ralph Ginzburg , had started a new national magazine called Eros and convinced Dan to move to New York and become its managing editor.
In , he published Porno-Graphics: The Shame of our Art Museums where famous nudes from the art world are covered up using movable parts. In an interview  with AbeBooks, Greenburg said, "At the time, I was amused by all the people who were being offended by anything slightly sexual.
Usually when something sexual is covered up, it becomes more sexual. I thought it was funny. After seven years, their marriage ended in an amicable divorce. Zack Greenburg grew up to become a staff writer at Forbes magazine and the author of a biography of Jay-Z.
How to Make Yourself Miserable
Fesida I just finished this after a friend read it an thought of me. Karin rated it liked it Feb 05, To include a comma in your misrable, surround the tag with double quotes. Physical Description xvi, p. A pretty funny book! Sarcasm is a double-edged sword. Be the first to ask a question about How to Make Yourself Miserable.