The Illustrated Dictionary of Snark: A Snide, Sarcastic Guide to Verbal Sparring, Comebacks, Irony, Insults, and Much More

The Illustrated Dictionary of Snark: A Snide, Sarcastic Guide to Verbal Sparring, Comebacks, Irony, Insults, and Much More

by Lawrence Dorfman
     
 

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What do Dorothy Parker, Groucho Marx, H. L. Mencken, Oscar Wilde, Robert Benchley, George Bernard Shaw, Jules Feiffer, Bill Hicks, Bill Maher, Phyllis Diller, Édith Piaf, W. C. Fields, Mark Twain, Voltaire, Charles Bukowski, and countless others have in common?

 Not a thing, other than each was a brilliantly snarky wit and all are included in this

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What do Dorothy Parker, Groucho Marx, H. L. Mencken, Oscar Wilde, Robert Benchley, George Bernard Shaw, Jules Feiffer, Bill Hicks, Bill Maher, Phyllis Diller, Édith Piaf, W. C. Fields, Mark Twain, Voltaire, Charles Bukowski, and countless others have in common?

 Not a thing, other than each was a brilliantly snarky wit and all are included in this compendium of the original snark handbooks.

Hear wit, sarcasm, and offhanded comments from:

  • The Snark Handbook: A Reference Guide to Verbal Sparring
  • The Snark Handbook: Insult Edition
  • The Snark Handbook: Sex Edition
  • Snark! The Herald Angels Sing
  • The Snark Handbook: Politics and Government Edition
  • The Snark Handbook: Clichés Edition
  • The Snark Handbook: Parenting Edition
  • Isn’t that enough!?!?
A minor literary success (beloved by both minors and miners), the snark handbooks have cemented their position in the literary world, high atop toilet seats everywhere. Now in one great big edition, this lofty tome promises to fulfill the need to chuckle, guffaw, titter, groan, and belly laugh as readers dip in and out of the great minds in literature, comedy, movies, music, and more. Proceed with caution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781620871874
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
09/10/2013
Edition description:
Illustrate
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
600,528
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Lawrence Dorfman has more than thirty years of experience in the bookselling world, including stints at Simon and Schuster, Penguin, and Harry N. Abrams. He is the author of the Snark Handbook series including, The Snark Handbook: Politics and Government Edition, The Snark Handbook: A Reference Guide to Verbal Sparring; The Snark Handbook: Insult Edition; The Snark Handbook: Sex Edition, Snark! The Herald Angels Sing, and, the forthcoming Snark Handbook: Clichés Edition.

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