The Best of modern humor

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Knopf, 1983 - Humor - 542 pages
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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

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User Review  - René - Goodreads

If you love teenagers clichés with sick stories of racism, sexism, dysfunctional families, or just plain foolish stories going nowhere, this book is for you ! Unfortunately, the only humor in the ... Read full review


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About the author (1983)

A two-time recipient of Canada's Governor s General Award and the winner of Screenwriters Guild of America Award for Best Screenplay (for the film version of The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz), Mordecai Richler published 10 novels before his death in 2001. He was also a regular contributor to a diverse range of magazines, including Gentlemen s Quarterly, The Spectator, The New Statesmen and Punch.

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