Disquiet Please

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Author: David Remnick
Publisher: Random House
Size: 61.76 MB
Category : Humor
Languages : en
Pages : 544
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by David Remnick, Disquiet Please Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Disquiet Please books, The New Yorker is, of course, a bastion of superb essays, influential investigative journalism, and insightful arts criticism. But for eighty years, it’s also been a hoot. In fact, when Harold Ross founded the legendary magazine in 1925, he called it “a comic weekly,” and while it has grown into much more, it has also remained true to its original mission. Now an uproarious sampling of its funny writings can be found in a hilarious new collection, one as satirical and witty, misanthropic and menacing, as the first, Fierce Pajamas. From the 1920s onward–but with a special focus on the latest generation–here are the humorists who set the pace and stirred the pot, pulled the leg and pinched the behind of America. S. J. Perelman unearths the furious letters of a foreign correspondent in India to the laundry he insists on using in Paris (“Who charges six francs to wash a cummerbund?!”). Woody Allen recalls the “Whore of Mensa,” who excites her customers by reading Proust (or, if you want, two girls will explain Noam Chomsky). Steve Martin’s pill bottle warns us of side effects ranging from hair that smells of burning tires to teeth receiving radio broadcasts. Andy Borowitz provides his version of theater-lobby notices (“In Act III, there is full frontal nudity, but not involving the actor you would like to see naked”). David Owen’s rules for dating his ex-wife start out magnanimous and swiftly disintegrate into sarcasm, self-loathing, and rage, and Noah Baumbach unfolds a history of his last relationship in the form of Zagat reviews. Meanwhile, off in a remote “willage” in Normandy, David Sedaris is drowning a mouse (“This was for the best, whether the mouse realized it or not”). Plus asides, fancies, rebukes, and musings from Patty Marx, Calvin Trillin, Bruce McCall, Garrison Keillor, Veronica Geng, Ian Frazier, Roy Blount, Jr., and many others. If laughter is the best medicine, Disquiet, Please is truly a wonder drug.

Spiritual Communications

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Author: Henry Kiddle
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Size: 28.64 MB
Category : Bible and spiritualism
Languages : en
Pages : 350
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The New Yorker

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Author: Harold Wallace Ross
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Category : Literature
Languages : en
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Prabuddha Bharata

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Category : Brahmanism
Languages : en
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Talking Book Topics

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Category : Talking books
Languages : en
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S J Perelman

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Author: Steven H. Gale
Publisher: Praeger
Size: 62.16 MB
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 232
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by Steven H. Gale, S J Perelman Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download S J Perelman books, Filling a void with his critical study of an important American humorist, Steven H. Gale has provided a comprehensive description of S.J. Perelman's prose, plays, and screenplays, along with a biographical portrait which emphasizes his connections to other writers of his time. The work is supplemented by a chronology of events, a bibliographic essay, and a general subject index.

New York

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Category : New York (N.Y.)
Languages : en
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American Dreamer

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Author: John Kenney
Publisher: Manhattan
Size: 18.28 MB
Category : Fiction
Languages : de
Pages : 400
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by John Kenney, American Dreamer Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download American Dreamer books, MAD MEN meets Nick Hornby Finbar Dolan ist Ende dreißig, Angestellter in einer renommierten New Yorker Werbeagentur und erfindet Tag für Tag die ideale Wirklichkeit – nicht nur für seine Kunden, sondern auch für sein eigenes Leben. Doch schließlich muss er sich sein Scheitern eingestehen. Seine Hochzeit hat er abgesagt, seine Vergangenheit umgedichtet, und in der Gegenwart fühlt er sich verloren. Als er erfährt, dass sein Vater im Sterben liegt, wird dies zum Wendepunkt. Mitten in der Arbeit an einer vom Unglück verfolgten Kampagne für Babywindeln muss er sich seiner Vergangenheit stellen. Es ist seine Chance, zu sich selbst zu finden – und womöglich zu einem echten Happy End ...

Library Journal

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Category : Libraries
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Rapture S Rogue

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Author: Catherine Creel
Publisher: Zebra Books
Size: 18.57 MB
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 496
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by Catherine Creel, Rapture S Rogue Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Rapture S Rogue books, When Rachel Parker arrives with proof she owns the Circle M, Logan MacBride is determined to marry her rather than allow the Montana ranch out of his control

Country Life

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Category : Country life
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Disquiet And Other Stories

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Author: Charles Manning Hope Clark
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Category : Australia
Languages : en
Pages : 146
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