Book Review: Sh*t My Dad Says
After a 3 month reading hiatus I’m one again getting a lot of use out of the Amazon Kindle I purchased last last year. The latest title to be delivered by WhisperSync is “Sh*t My Dad Says” by Justin Halpern.
From the Publisher: After being dumped by his longtime girlfriend, twenty-eight-year-old Justin Halpern found himself living at home with his seventy-three-year-old dad. Sam Halpern, who is “like Socrates, but angrier, and with worse hair,” has never minced words, and when Justin moved back home, he began to record all the ridiculous things his dad said to him…
What started as a Twitter account that posted the various things his father said, Mr. Halpern collected the quotes and stories and turned them into a book. CBS has even picked the concept up and is turning it into a sitcom staring William Shatner! I personally think Jerry Stiller would have been a better choice…
About the Book: Sh*t my Dad Says is a very quick read. With short chapters and pages of one liners it’s a book that’s easy to pickup and read for a few minutes at a time. If you take it on a trip you could finish it in a day. If you are easily offended by profanity (especially the F-Bomb) you will not like this book. If you’re unsure, check out the Twitter feed first.
The star of the book is the dad. The constant stream of one liners that come out of his mouth are priceless, unique and hilarious. You want to keep reading so you’ll keep laughing. Unfortunately the book ends too soon. Amazon is selling the Kindle version for $9.99 & I’ve seen the book in stores for $14.99. This is one of those titles you can buy, read & pass on to friends & family.
If you’re looking for a fun and witty book for the summer, add Sh*t My Dad Says to your list.