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Trip to French wine country inspires comedy

Reprinted from Pittsburgh Tribune Review Live: http://triblive.com/lifestyles/davedesimone/8525213-74/french-wine-lundy#ixzz3cmhDVWr1

The Wine Cellar: Author J.T. Lundy’s trip to French wine county inspires comedy by David DeSimone.
What could be more relaxing and fun than sipping a favorite glass of wine and

By |June 11th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Kirkus Review Saving Grapes “A memorable, unexpectedly heartwarming romp.”


Lundy’s (Happy Utopia Day, Joe McCarthy, 2013) amusing tale of two hapless Illinoisans trying to raise quick cash in French wine country.

Taunted by his cuckolding ex-wife and her girlfriends while he

By |January 20th, 2015|Book Reviews|0 Comments

Top Ten Quotes by Senator Joseph McCarthy

Here are my Top Ten quotes from the 1950s Cold War communist hunter, Senator Joseph McCarthy, the founder of McCarthyism. These quotes also appear in my Thurber Prize for American Humor Semi Finalist novel, Happy

By |January 3rd, 2015|Regular Blog Post|0 Comments

Win a trip to New York and BookCon 2015

I’m giving away a free trip to New York City. Yes, a free trip! If you are a book lover you are going to love this trip because not only are you going to New

By |December 26th, 2014|BookCon|0 Comments



My new book, Saving Grapes, will be released on May 5th, 2015. I worked on most of it during my time at the Spalding MFA program in Louisville. This past year I’ve polished

By |December 22nd, 2014|News, Uncategorized|4 Comments

Book Giveaway

I’m giving away ten signed books of Happy Utopia Day, Joe McCarthy. Enter by September 30th. Good Luck!

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Happy Utopia Day, Joe McCarthy
by J.T. Lundy
Giveaway ends September 30, 2014. See the giveaway details at

By |September 3rd, 2014|Book Contest|0 Comments

Happy Utopia Day is a Thurber Prize for American Humor Semi-Finalist

Happy Utopia Day, Joe McCarthy has been named as semi-finalist for the Thurber Prize for American Humor. The Thurber Prize is the only award for humor writing in the United States. Here’s a list of

By |May 25th, 2014|Book Reviews|0 Comments

Fiction Award: Happy Utopia Day, Joe McCarthy is a Book of the Year Finalist!

Happy Utopia Day, Joe McCarthy is a BOTYA Foreword Book of the Year Finalist in both the Action Adventure and Thriller Suspense categories. Foreword Reviews 2013 Action & Adventure Finalists

By |March 17th, 2014|Book Contest, Book Reviews|0 Comments

Trading pits to writing chair – Naperville Sun article

Article that appeared in the Naperville Sun this week:
Books: Author J.T. Lundy debuts ‘Happy Utopia Day, Joe McCarthy’

By |March 9th, 2014|Media Appearances|0 Comments

Meet the Author Barnes & Noble February 8 1:00 pm

Come on out to B&N Naperville February 8, 1:00 pm.

By |February 2nd, 2014|Media Appearances|0 Comments