Quite enough of Calvin Trillin : forty years of funny stuff / Calvin Trillin.
"For at least forty years, Calvin Trillin has committed blatant acts of funniness all over the place"--Jacket flap. A collection of Trillin's writings, arranged roughly by category.
- ISBN: 9781400069828
- ISBN: 1400069823
- Physical Description: xvi, 340 p. ; 25 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Random House, c2011.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Biographically speaking -- The Media: liberal elite and otherwise -- Tales of a clean-plate ranger -- High society and just plain rich people -- Criminal justice, criminals, justices, but (probably) no criminal justices -- Life among the literati -- Madly making money -- The years with Navasky -- Twenty years of pols: one poem each -- NYC -- Family matters -- Beasts of the field, fish of the sea, and chiggers in the tall grass -- English and some languages I don't speak -- Bagels, Yiddish, and other Jewish contributions to western civilization -- The sporting life -- Science, technology, and the healing arts -- Foreigners -- Issues and other irritations -- Seeing the world -- National holidays.
Search for related items by subject
Politicians > Humor.
Civilization > Humor.
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography.
|Genre:||American wit and humor.
- 0 current holds with 1 total copy.