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John Blumenthal

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Author of three novels including "What's Wrong With Dorfman?"(St. Martin's Press), winner of the International Book Award for Literary Fiction, 2015

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A former editorial staffer at Esquire, and later an editor, writer and columnist at Playboy magazine, John Blumenthal has written eight books including the comic novels, "What’s Wrong with Dorfman?" and "Millard Fillmore, Mon Amour" (Both BookSense76 Picks), as well as the recerntly-published "Three and a Half Virgins" (Finalist, International Book Awards for Fiction, 2013).

His work has also appeared in TV Guide, Punch, The National Lampoon, Los Angeles Times, Today's Health, Mens Life, American Woman, Oui, Salon.com, Publishers Weekly and numerous other p
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I wrote a book last week. I’ve never written a book before but so what? They’re just words on a computer screen right? I’ve written stuff before –- emails and lists of things to get at the hardware store so I have experience. Anybody can do it.

It all started when my friend Bert said, “You know Bud, you should write a book about your crazy family. ” I thought about it a minute. It was a totally... Read more of this blog post »
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“One aspect of Samantha's personality that drove me nuts was her tendency to reveal herself via literary allusions. She called it a quirk, but it was more of a compulsion. Her mother was Lady Macbeth; her father, Big Daddy. An uncle she liked was Mr. Micawber, a favorite governess, Jane Eyre; a doting professor, Mr. Chips.
This curious habit of hers quickly made the voyage from eccentric to bizarre when she began to invoke the names of literary characters to describe moments in our relationship. When she thought I was treating her rudely, she called me Wolf Larsen; if I was standoffish, I was Mr. Darcy; when I dressed too shabbily, I was Tom Joad.
Once, in bed, she yelled out the name Victor as she approached orgasm. I assumed she was referring to Victor Hugo because she'd been reading 'Les Miserables.'. It didn't really bother me that much though it was a little odd being with a woman who thought she was having sex with a dead French author.”
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