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Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin

Forty Years of Funny Stuff

Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin( )
Author: Trillin, Calvin
ISBN:978-0-8129-8221-3
Publication Date:Dec 2012
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House Trade Paperbacks
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

"Brilliant . . . The dean of American comic writers showcases his varied talents mocking the public and private lives of politicians, average citizens and himself."--The Star-Ledger nbsp; Calvin Trillin has committed blatant acts of funniness all over the place--in The New Yorker, in one-man off-Broadway shows, in his "deadline poetry" for The Nation, in comic novels, and in what USA Today called "simply the funniest...
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Book Details
Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: Humor / Topic / Politics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.17 x 7.96 x 0.78 Inches
Book Weight:0.73 Pounds
Author Biography
Trillin, Calvin (Author)
Calvin Trillin attended public schools in Kansas City and went on to Yale University and graduated in 1957; he later served as a Fellow of the University. He was born on December 5, 1935. He worked as a reporter for Time magazine before joining the staff of The New Yorker in 1963. His reporting for The New Yorker on the racial integration of the University of Georgia was published in his first book, An Education in Georgia. Family, travel and food are also themes in Trillin's work. Three of his books American Fried; Alice, Let's Eat; and Third Helpings; were individually published and are also collected in the 1994 compendium The Tummy Trilogy. He has also written a collection of short stories Barnett Frummer Is An Unbloomed Flower (1969) and three comic novels, Runestruck (1977), Floater (1980), and Tepper Isn't Going Out (2001). Among his recent work, is Dogfight: The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse. He was awarded the Thurber Prize for American Humor for Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff, in 2012.

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