A Mencken chrestomathy

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A.A. Knopf, 1956 - American literature - 627 pages
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This is his own selection of his best. - Goodreads
His writing on boxing reeks of sweat and sawdust. - Goodreads
He's an excellent writer. - Goodreads
That is the mark of a good writer to me. - Goodreads
Pithy writing and Misanthropy at its best. - Goodreads

Review: A Mencken Chrestomathy

User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

Wonderful writing style and insight into the time period of Mencken's youth. Particularly fascinating to read while I was living in Baltimore. Read full review

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User Review  - Jim Morris - Goodreads

This is not a book to sit down and read straight through. It's a book to savor a piece or two before bed, or in an idle moment. Mencken is a great and idiosyncratic stylist, and really fun to read. I ... Read full review

Contents

Homo Sapiens
3
Coda
9
The TruthSeeker
15
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