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Tommy Greenwald

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TOMMY GREENWALD has enjoyed reading all his life, which is why he's appalled that his kids Charlie, Joe and Jack, would prefer getting a dental check-up to checking out a book. After years of pleading, threatening, and bribing, Tommy finally decided the only way to get his kids to read was to write a book about how to get out of reading. This is the result. And they read it! (So they say.) The Executive Creative Director at SPOTCO, an entertainment advertising agency in New York City, Tommy lives in Connecticut with his wife, Cathy; his non-reading sons, Charlie, Joe and Jack; and his dogs, Moose and Coco.Check out Tommy's website (minimal reading required) at www.tommygreenwald.com


Hey everyone — sorry for the delay but here they are — the four winners of the Katie Friedman signed copies! Thanks to Charlie, Joe, Jack and Abby for helping me out on this video… and congrats to the winners! P.S. Gabriel — if you see this, reach out to me… your email address doesn’t […]
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Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Not Reading by Tommy Greenwald
" Joanne- i understand completely… not every book is suitable for every reader! i appreciate your reading it! and nick -- good point! "
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" hi mary beth! i did not really base katie off of anyone in particular, although my youngest son, jack, had a friend in middle school named katie who w ...more "
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" omg congrats caragh!! all best, tommy "
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" clear their dishes and play board games? i want to visit this strange boy planet you're on... "
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date: July 27, 2011 04:00AM
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“One of my book-reading friends used the term "our story unfolds" when describing a paper he was writing. He became somewhat less of a friend right at that moment.”
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“Be brave-or at least, try to be brave-and good things can happen.”
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“The word love doesn't count when the word ya comes right after it.”
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