Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself

Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself

Alan Alda


opting for up the place his bestselling memoir Never Have Your puppy Stuffed left off–having been kept by means of emergency surgical procedure after approximately loss of life on a mountaintop in Chile–beloved actor and acclaimed writer Alan Alda deals an insightful and humorous examine a few most unlikely questions he’s requested himself through the years: What do I worth? What, precisely, is the nice existence? (And what does that even mean?) the following, Alda listens in on issues he’s heard himself announcing at serious issues in his life–from the turbulence of the sixties, to his first Broadway exhibit, to the delivery of his teenagers, to the discomfort of September eleven, and past. Reflecting at the transitions in his lifestyles and in all our lives, he notices that “doorways are the place the fact is told,” and wonders if there’s one thing–art, activism, relations, cash, fame–that may lead to a “life of meaning.” In a ebook that's candid, clever, and as wondering because it is incisive, Alda amuses and strikes us along with his uniquely hilarious meditations on questions nice and small.

Praise for Things I Overheard whereas chatting with Myself

“Engagingly considerate and thought-provoking . . . [Alan Alda] candidly stocks many tales of his existence, so simply and wittily you could listen him converse as you read.”
Sydney solar Herald

“Alda is chatty, easygoing and humble, a bit like a Mr. Rogers for grownups. His phrases of thought will be an ideal reward for a faculty grad or for somebody dealing with significant lifestyles changes.”
Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Smart, engaged, humorous and observant.”
San Antonio Express-News

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