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Final Chapters
How Famous Authors Died
By Jim Bernhard
(Skyhorse Publishing)
“Everybody has got to die, but I have always believed an exception would be made in my case.” –William Saroyan, Pulitzer Prize–winning authorFamous authors, like everybody else, know that one day they will die. Final Chapters tells the fascinating stories of more than one hundred writers’ encounters... [READ MORE]
Words Gone Wild
Puns, Puzzles, Poesy, Palaver, Persiflage, and Poppycock
By Jim Bernhard
(Skyhorse Publishing)
Chock-full of jokes and entertaining twists of the tongue, this lighthearted but scholarly guide to humorous language is a sure?re hit with word lovers. The examples are entertainingly bawdy, with a delightful narrative voice in word sleuth and author, Jim Bernhard. He provides examples and puzzles,... [READ MORE]
Puns, Puzzles, and Wordplay
Fun and Games for Language Lovers
By Jim Bernhard
(Skyhorse Publishing)
Are you a word-sleuth? Do you derive great pleasure in punning away an afternoon or tackling the crossword puzzle like a fiend? Does the combination of humor and etymological scholarship make you weak in the knees? If so, this book’s for you.Clever readers (and others too!) will laugh in wonder at examples... [READ MORE]
You're On!
The Theatre Quiz Book
By Jim Bernhard
(Skyhorse Publishing)
Are you an avid theatre buff who can name all of Shakespeare’s plays—in chronological order—and reel off the precise number of performances for each of Broadway’s longest-running shows? Or do you see a play or a musical only now and then as a special treat? Either way, You’re On! will tease your brain... [READ MORE]
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