Mencken chrestomathy by H. L. Mencken

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Statementedited and annotated by the author, H.L. Mencken.
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They come mostly from books—the six installments of the Prejudices series, A Book of Burlesques, In Defense of Women, Notes on Democracy, Making a President, A Book of Calumny, Treatise on Right and Wrong—but there are.They display a tolerant, enthusiastic view of life.

He edited a generous collection of his newspaper articles into a book, A Mencken Chrestomathy ()—it’s still in print. On NovemMencken went to pick up a manuscript from his secretary’s apartment and suffered a stroke.

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