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  • A Few More Pretty Good Jokes

    By Garrison Keillor

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: Audio/CD
    • ISBN-13: 9781565117297
    • Publisher: Workman Pub Co
    • Published: October 2002
    Features all the jokes from National Public Radio's A Prairie Home Companion joke shows on April 1, 2000 and April, 6, 2002, covering one-liners, lightbulb jokes, silly third-grade jokes, and classic chicken-crossing-the-road jokes. Performers include Garrison Keillor and Calvin Trillin.
  • Alice, Let's Eat: Futher Adventures of a Happy Eater

    By Calvin Trillin

    Our Price: $6.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781568521053
    • Publisher: Konecky & Konecky
    • Published: 1978
  • Deadline Poet Or, My Life As a Doggerelist

    By Calvin Trillin

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780374135522
    • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    • Published: April 1994
    The humorist author combines a selection of his whimsical verses with personal anecdotes and astute political observations
  • Deadline Poet Or, My Life As A Doggerlist

    By Calvin Trillin

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111653923
    • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    • Published: 1994
    8vo. 1st edition. INSCRIBED. Slight bowing to covers, negligible bumping to bottom edges. Paperclip impression to top of first several leaves. Light rubbing to top edge of text block near fore corner. D.j. price-clipped. VG/VG.
  • Deciding the Next Decider: The 2008 Presidential Race in Rhyme

    By Calvin Trillin

    Our Price: $6.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781400068289
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: November 2008
    In aiming to re-cap a historic election, an acclaimed poet and wordsmith has made a deduction: for all to be proud and remember the time when we were all busy campaigning; too busy to rhyme. In this new collection from the acclaimed Calvin Trillin, readers are granted a chance to relive it; from Obama to Palin and McCain to Biden, this step by step chronicle shows much more than just winners. 'Deciding the Next Decider' follows all of the characters from the swing states, debates, and down to the moment when America changed and we all stood together as the world watched on and cheered for our pulling of levers. If you like poems and history too this collection is for you.
  • Dogfight: An Occasionally Interrupted Narrative Poem About the Presidential Campaign

    By Calvin Trillin

    Our Price: $7.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780812993684
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: December 2012
    Presents a humorous ode to the 2012 presidential election that likens the campaign to a three-ring circus and includes riffs on figures ranging from Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich to Rick Perry and Rick Santorum.
  • Eat Me: The Food and Philosophy of Kenny Shopsin

    By Kenny Shopsin

    Our Price: $12.50 - $24.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780307264930
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: September 2008
    Here is Kenny Shopsin's 900-plus-item menu and his unique philosophy on everything from how the customer is not always right to the art of griddling, from how to run a small, ethical, and humane business to how we all should learn to cook in a Goodnight Moon world where everything is already in your own home and head. With more than 120 recipes including such perfect comfort foods as High School Hot Turkey Sandwiches, Cuban Bean Polenta Melt, and Cornmeal-Fried Green Tomatoes with Comeback Sauce, plus the best soups, egg dishes, and hamburgers you've ever eaten. Perfect for the 21st century! 200 color photos & illustrations. 288p.
  • Jackson, 1964: And Other Dispatches from Fifty Years of Reporting on Race in America

    By Calvin Trillin

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780399588266
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: July 2017
  • Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff

    By Calvin Trillin

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781400069828
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: September 2011
    A longtime staff writer at The New Yorker, Calvin Trillin is also The Nation’s deadline poet. His bestsellers range from the memoir About Alice to Obviously On He Sails: The Bush Administration in Rhyme. For at least forty years, Trillin has committed blatant acts of funniness all over the place. Now he selects the best of his funny stuff and organizes it into topics like high finance and literary life. In Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin, the author deals with such subjects as the horrors of witnessing a voodoo economics ceremony, the mystery of how his mother managed for thirty years to heed her family nothing but leftovers and the true story behind the Shoe Bomber. In this, the definitive collection of his humor, Calvin Trillin is prescient, insightful, and invariably hilarious. 340p.
  • Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff

    By Calvin Trillin

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112413984
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: 2011
    (2011). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by Trillin. Slight edgewear to boards with mild bumping to head and tail of spine affecting dust jacket. P.o.'s security sticker to verso of r.f.e.p. and gentle creasing to few leaves. Minor creasing to d.j with light impression to front panel. VG/VG.
  • Remembering Denny

    By Calvin Trillin

    Our Price: $18.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780374529741
    • Publisher: FARRAR STRAUS AND GIROUX
    • Published: May 2005
    A portrait of the life of Denny Hansen, the subject of a Life magazine cover story in 1957, describes how the young Rhodes Scholar's life, full of promise, ended in suicide.
  • Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House That Herring Built

    By Mark Russ Federman

    Our Price: $28.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780805242942
    • Publisher: Schocken Books
    • Published: March 2013
    The proprietor of the popular gourmet food store on Manhattan's Lower East Side describes the story of the shop's Great Depression-era origins after the arrival of his grandfather from Poland, his family's passionate devotion to a craft that attracted international clientele and the author's meditative views on the creation and sale of gourmet foods. 25,000 first printing.
  • Tepper Isn't Going Out

    By Calvin Trillin

    Our Price: $7.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780375506765
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: January 2002
    Tepper isn't going anywhere because he's at the wheel of his car, parked in a particularly desirable spot, reading the paper, with only twenty minutes left on the meter. Seemingly to always be parked in a particularly desirablespot, Tepper irritates those who are vying for his spot. Some of them begin to think Tepper knows something they don't. And he does! 213p.
  • Tepper Isn't Going Out

    By Calvin Trillin

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780375758515
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: January 2003
  • With All Disrespect: More Uncivil Liberties

    By Calvin Trillin

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780140088199
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: July 1986

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