The Best of modern humor

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Knopf, 1983 - Humor - 542 pages
9 Reviews
Contains a collection of American and English humor from such outstanding contributors as Woody Allen, Damon Runyon, Truman Capote, Groucho Marx, Art Buchwald, Roy Blount, Jr., Fran Liebowitz, Philip Roth, and Eudora Welty

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User Review  - Arunkumar Mahadevan Pillai - Goodreads

If this is modern humour, then I want no part of it. Few stories are anything but a drag, maybe a couple made me crack a grin. It took me an insane amount of time to get through this book. I usually ... Read full review

Review: The Best of Modern Humor

User Review  - Arunkumar Mahadevan Pillai - Goodreads

If this is modern humour, then I want no part of it. Few stories are anything but a drag, maybe a couple made me crack a grin. It took me an insane amount of time to get through this book. I usually ... Read full review

Contents

Editors Foreword
1
Damon Runyon
19
Ring Lardner
47
Copyright

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About the author (1983)

Novelist, journalist and screenwriter Mordecai Richler was born on January 27, 1931 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He attended Sir George Williams College for two years. He lived in Paris, Spain and England, and while in England worked as a journalist and radio and television scriptwriter. His fourth novel, The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1959), was received with far more enthusiasm than previous efforts. He has written a number of screenplays (including Fun with Dick and Jane and the script for The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz). His awards include the Governor-General Awards, the Commonwealth Writer's Prize and the Ruth Schwartz Children's Book Award.