One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories is a collection of short stories and jokes. Some of the stories were familiar - I think I heard them performed on NPR or on a podcast. It was a fun collection. It was easy to imagine the stories as short films. I know that Novak works in television or film and that comes through in his writing.
My favorite stories were: (1) No One Goes to Heaven to See Dan Fogelberg where a grandson discovers that his grandmother's life involves more than simply being his grandmother, (2) Kellogg's (or: The Last Wholesome Fantasy of the Middle-School Boy) where a boy's joy at winning a cereal box prize is tempered by the possibility that the prize could destroy his family, and (3) Closure where a scorned woman finds the ultimate (and scary) way to vent her frustration over an ex-boyfriend.
One More Thing was light and entertaining, but a ultimately a forgettable read. I enjoyed it while reading it but knew that as soon as I finished the last page it wouldn't stay with me. It is definitely worth a trip to the library but not to the bookstore.