I have been looking forward to H. L. Mencken for quite some time: He's been on my list for years and I've just neglected to pick up anything he's written. Read morePublished 4 days ago by garythegrim
Typical Mencken. Marvelous insights to human nature, life, and Western society. Great for the bedside table. If you like H.L.M. You will love this.Published 2 months ago by Brian Schofield
I was first introduced to H.L. Mencken by a Jewish friend when I was in my 20's. I've been hooked ever since. Times have changed a lot since then and the Republic is no more. Read morePublished 4 months ago by antistatist
When you read this book you can't help but think how much smarter Mencken was than you. He was also a very hard worker and took his writing seriously. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Richmond
Packed full of Mencken's wit and barbs. Must be read within the historical framework within which it is written, but well worth taking a glimpse of a unique public intellectual of... Read morePublished 11 months ago by JEM
Mencken is just funny. His pages really make one smile. He was honest and did not care at
all about being politically correct.
While Mencken's effortlessly dazzling prose is sufficient for loathed academics to build a theory of style, the content will cause you to drop the book out of your hands of sheer... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Amazon Customer