Book Report: The Official Jewish Joke Book/The Official Irish Joke Book by Larry Wilde (1974)

The author of this book–it is one book, but each side has a different cover followed by its collection of jokes–also wrote The Official Polish Joke Book/the Official Italian Joke Book. So you know what you’re in for: some ‘ethnic’ humor, which is jokes that require familiarity with some stereotypes. The Jewish humor actually relies […]

Good Book Hunting: May 1, 2008

On Thursday evening, we got into the Friends of the Old Trees Book Sale on preview night for free because we’re Friends of the Old Trees library. Uncrowded and in a much better space this year (a recently vacated former video store), we had a good time, but unfortunately I suspended shopping a bit early […]