The Complete Cartoons of The New Yorker


The Complete Cartoons of The New Yorker
ISBN:    1579123228
Author:    Mankoff, Robert
Publisher:    Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Release Date:    2004-10-05

Publisher’s Note
With 400,000 copies in print, The Complete Cartoons of the New Yorker has truly been a publishing phenomenonand the paperback edition is fuller and better than ever. This massive collection of New Yorker cartoons has been updated to include the best of each of the magazines eighty-two years, reproduced in a glorious bookalong with a DVD-ROM including every single cartoon ever published. Using the latest technology, the DVD is easily searchable by date, cartoonist, and keyword, making it more invaluable than ever for browsing or research. Essays by eminent New Yorker writers reflect on the life and humor of each decade, and special features and profiles of the magazines prominent cartoonists, from Peter Arno and Charles Addams to Jack Ziegler and Roz Chast, appear throughout. Its a humor bonanza and an unbeatable value.

“A magnificent tome. It does notit cannotever get better than this.”Fort Worth Star-Telegram

“A massive and winsome gift book….A browser’s delight.”The National Review

“A transfixing study of American mores and manners that happens to incorporate boundless laughs, too….Indispensable.”Janet Maslin, The New York Times

“Cultural history at its wittiest.”USA Today

“If aliens touch down on the planet tomorrow, give them this book as a cultural crash course….A classic.”Kansas City Star

“It’s not too much of a stretch to say that this book can improve lives.”The Onion

“Not only a stand-up routine for smart people who own a coffee table but a history of American culture.”Joel Stein, Time

“Perfectly reflects America’s changing punch line…an archive of American humor.”Joel Stein, Time

“Pound for pound, this may be the seasons funniest book.” The Washington Post

“Priceless.”San Diego Union-Tribune

“The best holiday perennial yet from the editors of the best magazine in the United States.”The Chicago Sun-Times

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