Tag Archives: Max Shulman

“I hate greenery. I think trees are nowhere, and grass is about as dull as it can get. To tell you the honest truth, I wouldn’t mind if the whole world was paved.” — Max Shulman

It’s Max Shulman’s birthday. Who the hell is Max Shulman, you may ask? Or some of you may ask? He was one of the most popular humorists of his day, who reached his peak of popularity in the 1950s. He’s … Continue reading

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The Books: “Rally Round the Flag, Boys!” (Max Shulman)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: Rally Round the Flag Boys!, by Max Shulman Max Shulman was one of those writers who could parody his own time. Not too many can – it’s rare, in general, that people can have a … Continue reading

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The Books: “I Was A Teenage Dwarf” (Max Shulman)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: I Was a Teen-Age Dwarf, by Max Shulman This is one of the reasons why I love my library, and why I love its alphabetical setup. Because you go from Frankenstein to I was a … Continue reading

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Books You’ve Been … Questionnaire

I got this from the wonderful Stefanie. Books you’’ve been planning to read for ages War and Peace (Vintage Classics) Les Miserables (Signet Classics) a biography of Queen Elizabeth (you know, as in the Virgin Queen). I don’t care which … Continue reading

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Books To Track Down

Just received my very own copy of The Adams-Jefferson Letters: The Complete Correspondence Between Thomas Jefferson and Abigail and John Adams. Y It’s a gorgeous book! It’s HUGE! It’s MASSIVE. It will weigh down my book bag, and I already … Continue reading

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