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The New Yorker Book of Literary Cartoons
     

The New Yorker Book of Literary Cartoons

by Bob Mankoff (Editor), Bob Mankoff (Editor)
 

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Here is a cornucopia of 104 dead-on drawings and eye-opening ruminations on all things bookish, writerly, and readerly, courtesy of The New Yorker's renowned stable of cartoonists, including Charles Barsotti, Roz Chast, Ed Koren, J.B. Handelsman, Jack Ziegler, and Victoria Roberts. In the bestselling tradition of such classics as The New Yorker Book of

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Here is a cornucopia of 104 dead-on drawings and eye-opening ruminations on all things bookish, writerly, and readerly, courtesy of The New Yorker's renowned stable of cartoonists, including Charles Barsotti, Roz Chast, Ed Koren, J.B. Handelsman, Jack Ziegler, and Victoria Roberts. In the bestselling tradition of such classics as The New Yorker Book of Lawyer Cartoons and The New Yorker Book of Cat Cartoons, this collection of literary laughs is manna straight from bookworm heaven.

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Bob Mankoff has the job we all want. As New Yorker cartoon editor, he's entitled to spend most of his working hours dawdling over those visual pleasures we can peruse only on weekends or in nervous transit. Now, as if justify his prize job, he's compiled a treasury of 104 literary cartoons which demonstrate that, in the hands of great cartoonists, even Great Literature can make you smile.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780671035570
Publisher:
Atria Books
Publication date:
09/01/2000
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
8.28(w) x 8.82(h) x 0.59(d)

Meet the Author

BOB MANKOFF became The New Yorker's cartoon editor in 1997. He is also the founder and president of The Cartoon Bank, a division of The New Yorker, which maintains the internet's only searchable cartoon archive. He has published four collections of his own work and has edited five other New Yorker cartoon collections, most recently The New Yorkers 75th Anniversary Cartoon Collection.

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