Barry lives with his wife, Beth, and son, Robby, in Coral Gables, Florida, in a house that is slowly getting worse.
Dave Barry is a staff writer for the Miami Herald, where he writes about such topics as politics, world affairs, and giant mutant crickets attacking villages in Peru.His weekly humor column appears in more than 120 newspapers, and his writing has appeared in a number of national magazines.In 1986 he won the American Association of Newspaper Editors Distinguished Writing Award for commentary.In 1988 he won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary, an event that confirmed the widely held view that western civilization is headed down the toilet.
Dave Barry is a Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist at the Miami Herald.His books include , and , among others.
For good old belly laughs and delightful play with cliches of the language, theres .
Have you ever had a vacation where you didnt lose the car keys or travelers checks, get a seat on the plane next to a crying baby or airsick adult or end up divorced without ever going near Nevada?If so, you probably wouldnt understand whats so funny about .The rest of us, however, would.
Dave Barry is the only living writer who makes me laugh out loud, something he accomplished on virtually every page of his latest collection of crazinessfrom the introduction to the final page.
If theres one thing you can count on from Dave Barry, its extreme humor.Non-stop yuks.
READ EM AND LAUGH ...
Babies and Other Hazards of Sex
Dave Barrys Guide to Marriage and/or Sex
Claw Your Way to the Top
Stay Fit and Healthy Until Youre Dead
The Taming of the Screw
Homes and Other Black Holes
Dave Barrys Greatest Hits
Dave Barry Turns 40
All the history youll ever need to know.Tampa Tribune-Times
I wish I would have taken Dave Barrys history class in high school instead of the one I did.Instead of getting in trouble for writing all over the desk, I would have been excused for an upset stomach from laughing so hard.And I would still be laughing now, years later.Grand Rapids Press
Impressive ...Genuinely fresh insight ...Dave Barry Slept Here might be the rallying point for reformers determined to restore rigor and bite to the public school curriculum.Greensboro News and Record
A delight from the top of his introduction to the tip of his last outrageous footnote.Minneapolis Star Tribune
If you like to have fun with American history, heres your chance.Dave Barry Slept Here is a zany, delightful twisting of just about everything important in Americas past.St. Louis Post Dispatch
Brilliant ...Barry not only changes the face of American history, he practically has to be restrained from taking up hammer and chisel to change the faces on Mount Rushmore as well.Associated Press
Barry lives with his wife, Beth, and son, Robby, in a Coral Gables, Florida, house surrounded by giant mutant spiders.
DAVE Barry was described in as the funniest man in America, a claim he has been quick to disavow, except for the plaque on the front door.Nevertheless, the reviewer got there late: The Pulitzer Prize Committee had cited him for commentary earlier in 1988, and he got off with an appropriately light sentence (Even earlier, in 1986, he won the Distinguished Writing Award of the American Association of Newspaper Editors, but what do they know?).Apart from these factswhich, as Mr. Barry occasionally Puts itwe are not making up, the relevant details seem to be that he writes for and is syndicated in approximately 150 other newspapers, several of which make money despite this.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dave Barrys best-selling books Include: Dave Barry Does Japan, Dave Barry Is Not Making This Up, and Dave Barry Turns 40.Championed by the New York Times as the funniest man In America, Barrys syndicated column for The Miami Herald now reaches over 250 newspapers across the country.Television has even succumbed to his witthe popular sitcom Daves World is based on his life and columns.