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The Resource The 50 funniest American writers* : an anthology of humor from Mark Twain to the Onion, *according to Andy Borowitz

The 50 funniest American writers* : an anthology of humor from Mark Twain to the Onion, *according to Andy Borowitz

Label
The 50 funniest American writers* : an anthology of humor from Mark Twain to the Onion
Title
The 50 funniest American writers*
Title remainder
an anthology of humor from Mark Twain to the Onion
Statement of responsibility
*according to Andy Borowitz
Title variation
Fifty funniest American writers
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reaching back to Mark Twain and forward to contemporary masters such as David Sedaris, Roy Blount, and Bernie Mac, this book is an exclusive collection of the very best American comic writing
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
817/.008
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6165
LC item number
.F55 2011
Literary form
humor satires etc
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Borowitz, Andy
Series statement
A special publication of The library of America
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American wit and humor
Label
The 50 funniest American writers* : an anthology of humor from Mark Twain to the Onion, *according to Andy Borowitz
Link
http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=024578282&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • From Gentlemen prefer blondes
  • The pony problem
  • Sloane Crosley
  • If not an apology, at least a "my bad"
  • Larry Wilmore
  • Anita Loos
  • On conversation
  • Ring Lardner
  • Imperial purple
  • H.L. Mencken
  • More alarms at night
  • James Thurber
  • The waltz
  • Dorothy Parker
  • A presidential candidate
  • Farewell, my lovely appetizer
  • S.J. Perelman
  • Simple prays a prayer
  • Langston Hughes
  • The night the old nostalgia burned down
  • Frank Sullivan
  • Across the street and into the grill
  • E.B. White
  • The house of mirth
  • Peter De Vries
  • Mark Twain
  • From The magic Christian
  • Terry Southern
  • From How to talk dirty and influence people
  • Lenny Bruce
  • The secret vice
  • Tom Wolfe
  • The counterfeit secret circle member gets the message, or The asp strikes again
  • Jean Shepherd
  • The Kentucky Derby is decadent and depraved
  • Hunter S. Thompson
  • The lecture tickets that were bought but never used
  • A look at organized crime
  • Woody Allen
  • The tax man
  • Bruce Jay Friedman
  • Letters to Einstein
  • Philip Roth
  • A few words about breasts
  • Nora Ephron
  • Our white heritage
  • Henry Beard, Michael O'Donoghue, George W.S. Trow
  • George Ade
  • Better read than dead : a revised opinion
  • Fran Lebowitz
  • Your action line
  • Charles Portis
  • In the morning post
  • Donald Barthleme
  • Curb Carter policy discord effort threat
  • Veronica Geng
  • Vacation '58
  • John Hughes
  • The ransom of Red Chief
  • The laws of cartoon motion
  • Mark O'Donnell
  • The Tip-Top Club
  • Garrision Keillor
  • Rolled in rare Bohemian onyx, then vulcanized by hand
  • Bruce McCall
  • Tough as bob war and other stuff
  • Molly Ivins
  • Corrections
  • Calvin Trillin
  • O. Henry
  • Tips for women : how to have a relationships with a guy
  • Dave Barry
  • Clinton deploys vowels to Bosnia
  • The Onion
  • Shiftless little loafers
  • Susan Orlean
  • Gothic baseball
  • Roy Blount Jr.
  • If I were in charge of the networks
  • George Carlin
  • From Babbitt
  • Laws concerning food and drink
  • Household principles
  • Lamentations of the father
  • Ian Frazier
  • The writer's life
  • David Rakoff
  • From I ain't scared of you
  • Bernie Mac
  • Buddy, can you spare a tie?
  • David Sedaris
  • Sinclair Lewis
  • It's so hard
  • Wanda Sykes
  • What I'd say to the Martians
  • Jack Handey
  • Your three wishes : F.A.Q.
  • David Owen
  • Ask the optimist!
  • George Saunders
  • Awake
  • Jenny Allen
Control code
ocn701019596
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xv, 461 p.
Isbn
9781598531077
Lccn
2011928952
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)701019596
Label
The 50 funniest American writers* : an anthology of humor from Mark Twain to the Onion, *according to Andy Borowitz
Link
http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=024578282&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • From Gentlemen prefer blondes
  • The pony problem
  • Sloane Crosley
  • If not an apology, at least a "my bad"
  • Larry Wilmore
  • Anita Loos
  • On conversation
  • Ring Lardner
  • Imperial purple
  • H.L. Mencken
  • More alarms at night
  • James Thurber
  • The waltz
  • Dorothy Parker
  • A presidential candidate
  • Farewell, my lovely appetizer
  • S.J. Perelman
  • Simple prays a prayer
  • Langston Hughes
  • The night the old nostalgia burned down
  • Frank Sullivan
  • Across the street and into the grill
  • E.B. White
  • The house of mirth
  • Peter De Vries
  • Mark Twain
  • From The magic Christian
  • Terry Southern
  • From How to talk dirty and influence people
  • Lenny Bruce
  • The secret vice
  • Tom Wolfe
  • The counterfeit secret circle member gets the message, or The asp strikes again
  • Jean Shepherd
  • The Kentucky Derby is decadent and depraved
  • Hunter S. Thompson
  • The lecture tickets that were bought but never used
  • A look at organized crime
  • Woody Allen
  • The tax man
  • Bruce Jay Friedman
  • Letters to Einstein
  • Philip Roth
  • A few words about breasts
  • Nora Ephron
  • Our white heritage
  • Henry Beard, Michael O'Donoghue, George W.S. Trow
  • George Ade
  • Better read than dead : a revised opinion
  • Fran Lebowitz
  • Your action line
  • Charles Portis
  • In the morning post
  • Donald Barthleme
  • Curb Carter policy discord effort threat
  • Veronica Geng
  • Vacation '58
  • John Hughes
  • The ransom of Red Chief
  • The laws of cartoon motion
  • Mark O'Donnell
  • The Tip-Top Club
  • Garrision Keillor
  • Rolled in rare Bohemian onyx, then vulcanized by hand
  • Bruce McCall
  • Tough as bob war and other stuff
  • Molly Ivins
  • Corrections
  • Calvin Trillin
  • O. Henry
  • Tips for women : how to have a relationships with a guy
  • Dave Barry
  • Clinton deploys vowels to Bosnia
  • The Onion
  • Shiftless little loafers
  • Susan Orlean
  • Gothic baseball
  • Roy Blount Jr.
  • If I were in charge of the networks
  • George Carlin
  • From Babbitt
  • Laws concerning food and drink
  • Household principles
  • Lamentations of the father
  • Ian Frazier
  • The writer's life
  • David Rakoff
  • From I ain't scared of you
  • Bernie Mac
  • Buddy, can you spare a tie?
  • David Sedaris
  • Sinclair Lewis
  • It's so hard
  • Wanda Sykes
  • What I'd say to the Martians
  • Jack Handey
  • Your three wishes : F.A.Q.
  • David Owen
  • Ask the optimist!
  • George Saunders
  • Awake
  • Jenny Allen
Control code
ocn701019596
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xv, 461 p.
Isbn
9781598531077
Lccn
2011928952
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)701019596

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