Chips Off the Old Benchley

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Harper, 1949 - American wit and humor - 273 pages
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Chips off the Old Benchley represents some of the most inspired writing the Old Master ever die; it is Benchley at his best, in his most wayward, unpredictable and hilarious moods.

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

I don't appreciate much of the old New Yorker humor, but there's a lot of James Thurber I love, and I'll read anything by Bob Benchley that I can find, too. Read full review

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User Review  - carterchristian1 - LibraryThing

Somehow this does seem really dated, humor from the 20s and 30s. The getting things done item is OK, but a current article on the same subject by a modern editorialist would be so much ...well "biting". Read full review

Contents

The Menace of Buttered Toast
13
Boost New York
28
So Youre Going to New York
44
Copyright

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