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And More by Andy Rooney

3.67  ·  Rating Details  ·  150 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
Hardcover, 242 pages
Published September 1st 1982 by Scribner, Atheneum
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Emily
Mar 10, 2011 Emily rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I agree with Andy Rooney.
This collection of essays is almost 30 years old, but Andy is still right on about the state of the world both as it is and as it was. With the exception of Hot Weather (he hates it, I thrive in it), Andy and I are kindred spirits. I guess that makes me a 'curmudgeon,' as I have often heard Rooney referred to. If the wisdom, intelligence, and the courage to say something about it that this book imparts make a curmudgeon, then we should all aspire to the moniker.
Rusty Henrichsen
Jan 02, 2010 Rusty Henrichsen rated it really liked it
This is my last book of 2009 and it is a good one. This is a compilation of Rooney's newspaper columns covering 3+ years. If you have seen him on 60 Minutes, you will not be surprised at the wide range of subjects he covers - most of them lightheartedly.

This is another book that I would recommend that everyone read - whether or not you agree with Rooney, he makes a person think about one's own prejudices and deeply ingrained thinking. Let him challenge you.
Perkimom
Jan 11, 2016 Perkimom rated it liked it
So what's not to like about the bushy eyed curmudgeon, Andy Rooney. This book was written in 1979, so much of his ideas or subjects are just nostalgic now. But each little story and each observation carried his voice and the tick, tick, ticking of the last of 60 Minutes.
Kaethe
Jul 16, 2014 Kaethe rated it liked it
Shelves: nonfiction
Did you ever notice how, in the old days some stuff was better? And some other stuff wasn't? In the olden days I had to read Andy Rooney for a laugh, uphill, 5 miles, in the snow.
Vaishali Joglekar
Jul 11, 2014 Vaishali Joglekar rated it really liked it
Shelves: humor
Not as good as his first book, but who could resist? Still great for its time.
Peter
May 04, 2014 Peter rated it liked it
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(was probably OK)

Paperback - gave it away.
Alex Allred
May 09, 2016 Alex Allred rated it really liked it
This is the Andy Rooney we all know and love. Some of his later books came across as a little bit sexist and ignorant, but this one was charming and funny and thoroughly enjoyable. I'm going to print out Rules of Life (pg. 181) and keep it where I can see it often.
Thurston
Dec 23, 2014 Thurston rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: musings
Read it in the past, reread most of it. At the time he was the original. People have jumped on the musing bandwagon and some have done it better. Interesting to see most of the issues are still issues and history repeats
Roma Abrenio
Nov 04, 2012 Roma Abrenio rated it it was amazing
andy rooney is one of my best writers. he writes naturally. he wrote things that I don't even know are important until i've read them. i love his books very much.
Ray
Jan 17, 2008 Ray rated it it was ok
Recommended to Ray by: Michael Chimes -- history teacher who gave this to me
Obvious insights. Baffles me how this guy got famous.
Linda
Oct 31, 2011 Linda rated it liked it
His essays on life.
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