Synopses & Reviews
Here is a cornucopia of 104 dead-on drawings and eye-opening ruminations on all things bookish, writerly, and readerly, courtesy of andlt;Iandgt;The New Yorker'sandlt;/Iandgt; 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 andlt;Iandgt;The New Yorker Book of Lawyer Cartoonsandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;The New Yorker Book of Cat Cartoons,andlt;/Iandgt; this collection of literary laughs is manna straight from bookworm heaven.
This tribute to the power of literary landscape features 104 drawings. The essence of reading, writing, publishing and shelving books is explored in all its glory and absurdity.
This timeless and irreverent tribute to the peerless power of the literary landscape features 104 drawings, each of them certified by experts to be worth a thousand words. These dead-on portraits and eye-opening ruminations on all things bookish are courtesy of a renowned stable of cartoonists.
About 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.