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Well written but this guy is just sooooooo negative that I can only stand a little at a time. Too bad, his prose excellent. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Gestalt
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 months 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 6 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 8 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 12 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 15 months ago by JEM