Quite enough of calvin trillin [electronic resource] : Forty Years of Funny Stuff. Calvin Trillin.
- ISBN: 9780679604808 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2011.
|Summary, etc.:|| For at least forty years, Calvin Trillin has committed blatant acts of funniness all over the place--in The New Yorker, in one-man off-Broadway shows, in his "deadline poetry" for The Nation, in comic novels like Tepper Isn't Going Out, in books chronicling his adventures as a happy eater, and in the column USA Today called "simply the funniest regular column in journalism."Now Trillin selects the best of his funny stuff and organizes it into topics like high finance ("My long-term investment strategy has been criticized as being entirely too dependent on Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes") and the literary life ("The average shelf life of a book is somewhere between milk and yogurt.")In Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin, the author deals with such subjects as the horrors of witnessing a voodoo economics ceremony and the mystery of how his mother managed for thirty years to feed her family nothing but leftovers ("We have a...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Random House, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2185 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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