|Pure Drivel (1998) [Collection]|
by Steve Martin
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(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
- I Love Loosely
- Lolita at Fifty
- A Word from the Words
Original title: Pure Drivel
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Humor
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