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The New Yorker Book of Business Cartoons

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Spanning the years from 1938 to 1998, this delightful collection of cartoons about business features the cartoons of many of America's favorite cartoonists, including George Booth, Roz Chast, Bruce Eric Kaplan, Edward Koren, Gahan Wilson, and more. Robert Mankoff, cartoon editor of The New Yorker, selected the cartoons from the magazine's archives and David Remnick, Pulit ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published October 1st 1998 by Bloomberg Press
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Bryan
Oct 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I have always loved the New Yorker cartoons and this collection has some real gems.
Judith
Oct 16, 2010 rated it it was ok
Shelves: nonfiction
In The New Yorker Book of Business Cartoons, cartoonists such as Robert Mankoff, Lee Lorenz and Leo Cullum, show the worst and most unflattering depictions of business life. For the most part they hit the head on the nail. They showcase every stereotype from avoiding taxes to the idea of women working in business (oh, the horror!). But does The New Yorker Book of Business Cartoons help one become a better manager or administrator? More than likely, no, but hey, everyone loves to look at cartoon ...more
Charlotte
Aug 14, 2008 rated it it was ok
Decent collection of business- and workplace-oriented New Yorker cartoons. It was neat to see cartoons that my dad has clipped and sent to me over the years, among them my all-time favorite: a guy on the phone in his office flipping through his calendar, with the caption, "No, Thursday's out. How about never--is never good for you?" Unfortunately, the book had a "slapped together at the last minute" kind of feel (not unlike "The 100 Best Comics of the Century") that made me enjoy it much less th ...more
Helen
Mar 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
A fun collection, however it repeats some of the cartoons in the technology book, you'd think a magazine as old as The New Yorker would have enough business cartoons that they wouldn't have to borrow from other books.
Lesley Looper
Jul 19, 2009 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2009, humor
The New Yorker cartoons are often clever, and some of these business cartoons go in cycles of relevence. Interesting that way.
Sivaram Velauthapillai
Jun 23, 2013 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: business humour
Shelves: business
Cartoon from The New Yorker dealing with business topics. Overall a mixed bag, with some great ones, including timeless, old, ones, as well as some that are "blah."
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