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The Quotable Paul Johnson: A Topical Compilation of His Wit, Wisdom and Satire

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The Quotable Paul Johnson contains 2,000 pithy and hard-hitting Johnson excerpts, edited and arranged alphabetically by topic, and with a cross-reference index.

Since the publication of Modern Times in 1983, Paul Johnson has been recognized as one of the world's most distinguished popular historians. In addition to having written twenty-eight books, including Intellectuals
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Paperback, 432 pages
Published November 30th 1994 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (first published October 1st 1994)
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Jan 10, 2009 Jeff rated it liked it
Contains in the neighborhood of 2,000 pithy and incisive excerpts of Johnson's writing arraigned alphabetically by topic. Both a valuable resource and good read.
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Paul Johnson works as a historian, journalist and author. He was educated at Stonyhurst School in Clitheroe, Lancashire and Magdalen College, Oxford, and first came to prominence in the 1950s as a journalist writing for, and later editing, the New Statesman magazine. He has also written for leading newspapers and magazines in Britain, the US and Europe.

Paul Johnson has published over 40 books incl
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