Search - List of Books by Ralph Schoenstein

Ralph Schoenstein (1933 - August 24, 2006) was an American writer and humorist. He was a frequent commentator to NPR's All Things Considered.

Schoenstein grew up in Manhattan, and graduated from Columbia University.

He began writing after a brief stint in the army, and became the author of over 18 novels and non-fiction works. His 1960 memoir The Block, tells of his growing up on New York's Upper West Side. 1978's Citizen Paul is a remembrance of his father, Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper editor Paul Schoenstein. Schoenstein was also the ghostwriter of a number of books for celebrities like Joan Rivers, Ed McMahon, and Bill Cosby (he was the uncredited co-author of Cosby's Fatherhood and Time Flies).

He was a frequent contributor to The New Yorker, The New York Times, New York Daily News, Newsday, and Playboy. In addition to All Things Considered, Schoenstein also provided humorous commentaries for the ABC Evening News and the Today Show. He also wrote several articles for the early issues of the National Lampoon. Schoenstein became friends with the Lampoon editorial staff, who named the Animal House character Donald "Boon" Schoenstein after him..

Schoenstein, who resided in Princeton, New Jersey, died on August 24, 2006 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from complications following heart surgery.

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Total Books: 21
My Kid's an Honor Student Your Kid's a Loser The Pushy Parent's Guide to Raising a Perfect Child
Toilet Trained for Yale Adventures in 21st-Century Parenting
2002 - Toilet Trained for Yale Adventures in 21st-century Parenting (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780738205601
ISBN-10: 0738205605
Genres: Parenting & Relationships, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 2.2/5 Stars.

Max Morath The Road to Ragtime
1999 - Max Morath the Road to Ragtime (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781578640683
ISBN-10: 1578640687
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment

Stop the Snoring  At Last End Your Mate's Nocturnal Noise
Bouncing Back  I've Survived Everythingand I Mean Everythingand You Can Too
You Can't Be Serious Writing and Living American Humor
Diamonds for Lori and Me A Father a Daughter and Baseball
I Hate Preppies Handbook
1981 - I Hate Preppies Handbook (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780671437961
ISBN-10: 0671437968
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Yes my darling daughters Adventures in fathering
1976 - Yes My Darling Daughters Adventures in Fathering (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780374293604
ISBN-10: 0374293600
Genre: Nonfiction

Every Day Is Sunday
Every Day Is Sunday (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780316774284
ISBN-10: 0316774286

Citizen Paul A story of father  son
Citizen Paul a Story of Father Son (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780374123857
ISBN-10: 0374123853

Alma Matters How to Survive College Life
Alma Matters How to Survive College Life (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780440500933
ISBN-10: 0440500931

East vs West
East Vs West (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780671430474
ISBN-10: 0671430475

Kamikaze Management The Rising Sun and the Sinking Yank
Kamikaze Management the Rising Sun and the Sinking Yank (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780671451684
ISBN-10: 0671451685
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Wasted on the young
Wasted on the Young (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780672518393
ISBN-10: 0672518392

Superman and Son With a New Epilogue