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It is ok. Not great. The short biographies are interesting but the title is misleading. "Painters, actors, writers and People I felt like writing about" would be a more... Read morePublished 4 months ago by W. Thomas
This is a collection of biographical vignettes about several humorists in the western world such as Hogarth, Rowlandson and Coward to name but a few. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Sergiu Pobereznic (author)
Short, crisp, and well written. Each anecdote within this lively volume is amusing, interesting, and memorable. If I could complain, I'd simply say it was too short! Read morePublished on February 26, 2013 by William Briggs
This book is not what some might expect; i.e. the story of funny people who today may sit on a Comedy Central roast or who today may comprise a panel of sitcom writers. Read morePublished on February 20, 2013 by bronx book nerd
Paul Johnson applies his broad scholarly talent to studying many of the most humorous individuals of the 20th and earlier centuries. Read morePublished on January 13, 2013 by Amazon Customer