By Andy Borowitz
If brevity is the soul of wit, then be grateful that medical professionals made brief paintings of Andy Borowitz's life-threatening intestinal illness. recognized for his award-winning humor writing, Borowitz right here recounts the actually twisted tale of his revolting colon and the successive surgical procedures required to mend it. Rife with deadpan observations and quirky characterizations of the clinical employees that attended him, An unforeseen Twist deals humor on a couple of degrees, from breezy ruminations on lifestyles, loss of life, and like to the easily scatological. (Let it's acknowledged that Borowitz's writing isn't any much less charismatic for embracing a few lovely noticeable possibilities for laughs.) in any case, it sort of feels, his brush with dying from the interior out proved an ambiguous blessing: the writer suffered the accompanying soreness, soreness, and worry; readers acquire the rewards of his levity aplenty. --Jason Kirk
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