Spoiled Brats (including The Story That Inspired The Major Motion Picture An American Pickle Starring Seth Rogen): Stories

May 26, 2015|
Spoiled Brats (including The Story That Inspired The Major Motion Picture An American Pickle Starring Seth Rogen): Stories by Simon Rich
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The "hilarious" (New York Times Book Review) collection of short stories from the award-winning humorist Simon Rich includes the story that inspired the Seth Rogen comedyAn American Pickle.<BR <BR Twenty years ago, Barney the Dinosaur told the nation''s children they were special. We''re still paying the price.Daily Beast). Rife with failing rock bands, student loans, and participation trophies, <I>Spoiled Brats</I>is about a generation of narcissists -- and the well-meaning boomers who made them that way.<BR <BR A hardworking immigrant is preserved for a century in pickle brine. A helicopter mom strives to educate her demon son. And a family of hamsters struggles to survive in a private-school homeroom. Surreal, shrewd, and surprisingly warm, these stories are as resonant as they are hilarious.
Simon Richhas written for "Saturday Night Live," Pixar, and "The Simpsons." He is the creator and showrunner of "Man Seeking Woman" (FXX) and "Miracle Workers," (TBS), which he based on his books. His other collections includeHits and Misses,Spoiled Brats, andAnt Farm. He is a frequent contributor toThe New Yorker.
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Title:Spoiled Brats (including The Story That Inspired The Major Motion Picture An American Pickle Starring Seth Rogen): Stories
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:240 pages, 8.38 X 5.5 X 0.62 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 8.38 X 5.5 X 0.62 in
Published:May 26, 2015
Publisher:Little, Brown And Company
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780316368650

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