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The 50 Funniest American Writers*:

An Anthology of Humor from Mark Twain to The Onion

Andy Borowitz October 13, 2011
Library of America

ISBN #978-1598531077

Copyright: 2011 - Library of America

Ever wondered who makes a very funny person laugh? Wonder no more. Brought together in this Library of America collection are Americas fifty funniest writers - according to acclaimed writer and comedian Andy Borowitz. Reaching back to Mark Twain and forward to contemporary masters such as David Sedaris, Nora Ephron, Roy Blount Jr., Ian Frazier, Bernie Mac, Wanda Sykes, and George Saunders, The 50 Funniest American Writers* is an exclusive Whos Who of the very best American comic writing. Here are Thurber and Perelman, Lenny Bruce and Bruce Jay Friedman, Garrison Keillor, Dave Barry, and Veronica Geng, plus hilarious lesser-known pieces from The New Yorker, Esquire, The Atlantic, National Lampoon, and The Onion. Includes - "The Counterfeit Secret Circle Member Gets the Message, or The Asp Satrikes Again" from "In God We Trust - All Others Pay Cash"


Copyright: 2011 - Library of America

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October 13,2011

Courtesy: Steve Glazer