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Pure Drivel (1998) [Collection]
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Summary (From the publisher):

From a wildly imaginative meditation on who Lolita would be at age fifty, to a send-up of the warning labels on medicine bottles, these pieces, many of which first appeared in The New Yorker, hilariously and intelligently skewer the topics at hand.


  • A Public Apology
  • Writing is Easy!
  • Yes, in My Own Backyard
  • Changes in the Memory over Fifty
  • Mars Probe finds Kittens
  • Dear Amanda
  • Times Roman Font Announces Shortage of Periods
  • Schrödinger's Cat
  • Taping My Friends
  • The Nature of Matter and its Antecedents
  • The Sledgehammer: How it Works
  • The Paparazzi of Plato
  • Side Effects
  • Artist Lost to Zoloft
  • How I Joined Mensa
  • Michael Jackson's Old Face
  • In Search of the Wily Filipino
  • Bad Dog
  • Hissy Fit
  • Drivel
  • I Love Loosely
  • Lolita at Fifty
  • A Word from the Words

Original title: Pure Drivel
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumor

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Pure Drivel (1998)
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Language: English

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Pure Drivel (1998)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Hyperion
ISBN: 9780786864676
Pages: 104

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