With Charity Toward None: A Fond Look At Misanthropy

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St. Martin's Press, Mar 15, 1993 - Humor - 208 pages
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Stitch for stitch, no American writer working today can match the witty scalpelwork of Florence King.  In With Charity Toward None, the unreconstructed people-hater offers her pièce de résistance: a guided tour of the misanthropic life, and an inspirational handbook for Americans grown tired of "goo-goo humanitarianism and sensititivy that never sleeps."  Along the way, she skewers Oprah guests, "lovable pseudocurmudgeons," and other pretenders on the tip of her poison-dipped pen.  Her most acclaimed book yet, With Charity Toward None is a hydrochloric manifesto in the Queen of Spleen's crusade to "win one for the Sonofabitch."

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Review: With Charity Toward None: A Fond Look At Misanthropy

User Review  - Amanda Miranda-flores - Goodreads

Hilarious and morbid comic relief. Quite good as a reference point to remember that loving others really is just one the many choices we have. Read full review

Review: With Charity Toward None: A Fond Look At Misanthropy

User Review  - David Grasse - Goodreads

I guess I wasn't that surprised that I am endowed with many of traits which Ms. King asserts are inherent to misanthropes through the ages. I was also pleased to be introduced to Fisher Ames, the forgotten Founding Father. Overall, a witty and enjoyable read. Read full review

About the author (1993)

Florence King is the author of Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady, With Charity Toward None, and other books. Though she still lives in Fredericksburg, Virginia, Washington-fed yuppies may yet drive her father into the hills.

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