Books Jon-Jon Goulian Books by Jon-Jon Goulian Jon-Jon Goulian has written books about: Nonfiction History & Society Science & Health Biography & Memoir Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Jon-Jon Goulian Chris Silas Neal Critics' Lists: Summer 2011 Laugh Yourself Cool: 5 Funny Books To Beat The Heat July 13, 2011 Dan Kois picks five hilarious new books to lift you out of the summer swelter. Go ahead: Laugh, giggle or guffaw until you sweat! Jon-Jon Goulian was born in 1968 and grew up in La Jolla, Calif. The Man in the Gray Flannel Skirt is his first book. Gasper Tringale/Random House hide caption toggle caption Gasper Tringale/Random House The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books A Party Boy Reflects On Life, Lip Gloss May 16, 2011 In The Man in the Gray Flannel Skirt, Jon-Jon Goulian offers a witty and engaging — if not particularly insightful — reflection on his transformation from shy child to outrageous Manhattan scenester.