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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


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Alternadad
3.44 of 5 stars 3.44 avg rating — 547 ratings — published 2000 — 11 editions
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Never Mind the Pollacks: A ...
3.39 of 5 stars 3.39 avg rating — 371 ratings — published 2007 — 9 editions
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The Neal Pollack Anthology ...
3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 344 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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Jewball
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 205 ratings — published 2011 — 10 editions
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Downward-Facing Death
3.22 of 5 stars 3.22 avg rating — 178 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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3.02 of 5 stars 3.02 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2001
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3.18 of 5 stars 3.18 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2003
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