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The Thurber Carnival by James Thurber
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Jan 22, 2009

really liked it
Read in February, 2009

Terrific bedside reading. Thurber's wit and off-kilter view of society comes through in every piece in the collection. And while all these pieces were written decades ago, the characters in them are still with us. Thurber can make me think with one paragraph and then cause me to laugh out loud with the next. Without intending to do so, he also gives the reader a disturbing peek at racial attitudes in the U.S. 60 or 70 years ago.

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