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Age and Guile Beat Youth, Innocence, and a Bad Haircut

P. J. O'Rourke - Humor - 2007 - 368 pages
Presents essays by the conservative political humorist, from his days as a member of the counter culture in the 1970s to an essay on the Republican control of Congress ...
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A Fine and Pleasant Misery

Patrick F. McManus - Humor - 1981 - 224 pages
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The Bear in the Attic

Patrick F. McManus - Humor - 2003 - 240 pages
The popular humorist and author of They Shoot Canoes, Don't They? presents a collection of nature essays on such topics as the allure of RVs, the existential implications of ...
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Jokes: Philosophical Thoughts on Joking Matters

Ted Cohen - Humor - 1999 - 99 pages
Covers the history of jokes, how and why they work, and when they don't, and provides examples to give a clearer picture of the philosophy surrounding the humor
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The Benchley Roundup: A Selection by Nathaniel Benchley of His Favorites

Robert C. Benchley, Nathaniel Benchley - Humor - 1954 - 333 pages
Thirty years of the celebrated American writer's career are represented in this compilation of over ninety humorous pieces
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It's Not the End of the Earth, But You Can See It from Here

Roger Welsch - Humor - 1999 - 228 pages
Roger Welsch did what many Americans only dream of doing. While still in his professional prime, the folklorist and humorist quit a tenured professorship and headed toward the ...
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