The New Yorker Encyclopedia of Cartoons

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The New Yorker Encyclopedia of Cartoons: A Semi-serious A-to-Z Archive 

by Bob Mankoff (Editor), David Remnick (Foreword)

This monumental, two-volume, slip-cased collection includes nearly 10 decades worth of New Yorker cartoons selected and organized by subject with insightful commentary by Bob Mankoff and a foreword by David Remnick.

The is the most ingenious collection of New Yorker cartoons published in book form, The New Yorker Encyclopedia of Cartoons is a prodigious, slip-cased, two-volume, 1,600-page A-to-Z curation of cartoons from the magazine from 1924 to the present. Mankoff–for two decades the cartoon editor of the New Yorker–organizes nearly 3,000 cartoons into more than 250 categories of recurring New Yorker themes and visual tropes, including cartoons on banana peels, meeting St. Peter, being stranded on a desert island, snowmen, lion tamers, Adam and Eve, the Grim Reaper, and dogs, of course. The result is hilarious and Mankoff’s commentary throughout adds both depth and whimsy. The collection also includes a foreword by New Yorker editor David Remnick. This is stunning gift for the millions of New Yorker readers and anyone looking for some humor in the evolution of social commentary.

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About the Author

David Remnick is the editor of The New Yorker. He lives in New York City.

Bob Mankoff is a cartoonist and served as the cartoon editor of The New Yorker from 1997-2017. He lives in upstate New York

     Product details

     Hardcover: 1536 pages

     Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal (October 2, 2018)

     Language: English

     ISBN-10: 0316436674

     ISBN-13: 978-0316436670

     Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 4 x 12.8 inches

     Shipping Weight: 14.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)

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     Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #229,366 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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