Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Robert Benchley's Wayward Press: The Complete Collection of His the New Yorker Columns Written as Guy Fawkes (Paperback)

Product Description
Robert Benchley
(1889-1945), writing under the pseudonym Guy Fawkes, originated the New Yorker's Wayward Press column on press criticism. S.L. Harrison has collected all of Benchley's Wayward Press columns, with a Prologue by Nat Benchley.

About the Author
Robert Benchley
is best remembered for his dozen books, motion picture work (he won an Academy Award in 1935), theater criticism for the New Yorker, and as a member of the famed Algonquin Round Table. S.L. Harrison, a former newspaperman and Congressional staff member, is the author of Mencken Revisited: Author, Editor & Newspaperman, The Editorial Art of Edmund Duffy and other books. A former Public Affairs Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, he is editor of the journal Menckeniana and a communication professor at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla.

Product Details
Paperback: 341 pages
Publisher: Wolf Den Books; 1 edition (July 8, 2008)

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