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By Andy Borowitz

ISBN-10: 1598531077

ISBN-13: 9781598531077

Ever questioned who makes a truly humorous individual giggle? ask yourself not more. introduced jointly during this Library of the United States assortment are America’s fifty funniest writers—according to acclaimed author and comic Andy Borowitz. achieving again to Mark Twain and ahead to modern masters comparable to David Sedaris, Nora Ephron, Roy Blount Jr., Ian Frazier, Bernie Mac, Wanda Sykes, and George Saunders, The 50 Funniest American Writers* is an particular Who’s Who of the superior American comedian writing. listed below are Thurber and Perelman, Lenny Bruce and Bruce Jay Friedman, Garrison Keillor, Dave Barry, and Veronica Geng, plus hilarious lesser-known items from the hot Yorker, Esquire, The Atlantic, nationwide Lampoon, and The Onion. Who does “one of the funniest humans in America”

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Asked one of the two boys who had been in the office before. "R ig h t on tim e ," replied Pyotr K uzm ich. "Just right. " A draft of cool air from the street filled the room . The lamp burned brighter, stools w ere moved around. A w indo w was opened. "It's aw fully smoky in h e re ," clam ored the girls. W hen the young people appeared, A kulina Sem yonovna straightened up and took off her kerchief. These were people of her own age, and with them she felt freer. Sergey Shchukin too began circu lating; he tightened his necktie and attached him self to the girls' com pany.

But he had controlled him self, and the young people had gone off to different buildings, exchanging a look as if they w ere parting for life. Vasily Petrovich did not feel any better w hen a famous stonem ason, w ho had w orked on the rest home itself, came to stay. The stonem ason came w ith his w ife and three irre p re s­ sible sons; even in a two-room suite the old couple never had a m inute's rest from the stormy high spirits of their un ­ ruly offspring. The new directo r listened sadly to the rattle of the balls on the broken-dow n public billiard tables, w h ile a m agnificent table stood useless and w ithout purpose in the vacant apart­ m ent; the same sickly feeling came to him when he saw the waitresses with their faces glued to the w indow s of the television room — the cram ped view ing hall could hardly hold the vacationers.

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