Mrs. Ritterhouse, Mr. Ferguson, The Man In The Tub - And, Of course, That Dog...
George Booth is an icon, a quintessential New Yorker cartoonist whose lovable band of cat ladies and crackpots has been delighting readers for over thirty years. Now he finally gets his artistic due in The Essential George Booth, an irresistible collection of over 100 drawings plus an appreciation and interview by noted cartoonist and art editor Lee Lorenz.
About the Author
Lee Lorenz was the art editor of The New Yorker from 1973 to 1993 and its cartoon editor until 1997. A prolific artist himself, he has contributed cartoons and covers to the magazine since 1958, and is the author of more than twenty books, including The Art of the New Yorker and You Know You're Grown Up When... and illustrator of Real Men Don't Eat Quiche and Real Men Don't Bond.
Table of ContentsPREFACE
Mother, Dad, and the Family
The Few, the Proud, the Marines
Paying the Rent
At the New Yorker
The Stuff Cartoons Are Made of
Loners, Oddballs, and Misfits
Crimes of Youth
CANINES, FELINES, AND BEHEMOTHS
"DEAR MR. BOOTH"
Illustrated Books for Children and Others
"Doing the Batch"
A BOOTH BIBLIOGRAPHY