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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


He wins the signed book! Even though he changed his answer — to the wrong one, silly Justin — by the letter of the law, his first correct comment made him eligible for the grand prize – which he wins! Yay Justin! Hope you think the book is hilarious! Or at least, mildly funny. Your [...]
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I wrote it, therefore I love it.
"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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"thx dude. i'm going tell the guy who actually wrote it how much you liked it. "
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date: July 27, 2011 04:00AM
location: RJ Julia, Madison, CT, The United States
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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.”
Tommy Greenwald, Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Extra Credit

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