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Neal Pollack’s first book, The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature, was published in 2000, becoming an (almost) instant cult classic. His debut novel, Never Mind the Pollacks, hit shelves in 2003, and was shamelessly promoted by his band, The Neal Pollack Invasion. In 2007, he published Alternadad, a best-selling memoir. In 2010, Pollack became a certified yoga teacher and published Stretch, a nonfiction account of his adventures in American yoga culture. He has contributed to The New York Times, Wired, Slate, Yoga Journal, and Vanity Fair, among many other publications. Thomas & Mercer published his historical noir novel Jewball in March 2012, and debuted his "yoga detective" novel, Downward-Facing Death, in serialized fictio ...more


Average rating: 3.41 · 3,064 ratings · 531 reviews · 27 distinct works · Similar authors
Alternadad
3.43 of 5 stars 3.43 avg rating — 571 ratings — published 2000 — 11 editions
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Stretch: The Unlikely Makin...
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The Neal Pollack Anthology ...
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 358 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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Never Mind the Pollacks: A ...
3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 382 ratings — published 2007 — 9 editions
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Jewball
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 274 ratings — published 2011 — 10 editions
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Downward-Facing Death
3.12 of 5 stars 3.12 avg rating — 234 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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Chicago Noir
3.05 of 5 stars 3.05 avg rating — 95 ratings — published 2005 — 4 editions
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3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 16 ratings — expected publication 2015 — 4 editions
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4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2001
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