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eBook If You can't Say Something Nice ePub

by Calvin Trillin

  • ISBN: 0140114831
  • Category: Essays and Correspondence
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: Calvin Trillin
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Penguin Books; First Edition edition (December 6, 1988)
  • Pages: 272
  • ePub book: 1328 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1587 kb
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  • Rating: 4.7
  • Votes: 311

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New York, NY : Penguin Books.

New York, NY : Penguin Books. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china.

If You Can't Say Somet. My first Calvin Trillion book. Entertaining and quick read. Look forward to reading more by Trillion and there's a large selection to choose from. Sep 25, 2011 Joanne rated it liked it. Sometimes funny, often interesting. Written in the 80s, but with some name substitutions, could have been written today.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. I have enjoyed reading Mr. Trillin's books. His essays never fail to get me laughing and thinking. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. I would recommend his to anyone enjoys reading.

Calvin Trillin has been a regular contributor to The New Yorker since 1963, when the . His columns have been collected in five books: Uncivil Liberties (1982), With All Disrespect (1985), If You Can’t Say Something Nice (1987), Enough’s Enough (1990), and Too Soon to Tell (1995).

More than four hundred of Trillin’s pieces have appeared in The New Yorker. His work includes comic casuals and a wide variety of nonfiction, but his principal interest has been reporting on America. Trillin continues to contribute comic verse to The Nation.

Doing that is against . and international laws. IF YOU CAN’T SAY SOMETHING NICE, by Calvin Trillin, Ticknor & Fields New York, 1987, printed in 1987. This item is a book 5 3/4" by 8 1/2" 257 page hardcover with dustjacket copy. This book is in good condition with some soiling and rubbing of the covers; there are some brown marks of glue inside the covers; the pages are readable, clean and tight, I did not see any writing on the pages

Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9780140114836.

Calvin Trillin has been acclaimed in fields of writing that are remarkably diverse. His columns have been collected in five books: Uncivil Liberties; With All Disrespect, If You Can't Say Something Nice (1987), Enough's Enough, and Too Soon to Tell

Calvin Trillin has been acclaimed in fields of writing that are remarkably diverse. A staff writer for The New Yorker for forty years, Trillin has been called "perhaps the finest reporter in America. His columns have been collected in five books: Uncivil Liberties; With All Disrespect, If You Can't Say Something Nice (1987), Enough's Enough, and Too Soon to Tell. From 1996 to 2001, Trillin did a column for Time. Since 1990, Trillin has written a piece of comic verse weekly for The Nation.

Complete summary of Calvin Trillin's If You Can't Say Something Nice . Calvin Trillin knows that there is nothing consistent about the world in which he lives-least of all about himself-so he refuses to take anything at face value. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of If You Can't Say Something Nice. Should people trust the calorie count of food labels? His wife-often used as a straight man"-assures Trillin that the caloric content of these foods has been been arrived at scientifically.

The nationally syndicated columnist offers a new collection of witticisms, including composing a motto for the Nebraska license plate and plotting the murder of a neighbor who talks about gutter maintenance

Comments

Fani Fani
This is a fine and tasty sampler of some of Trillin's best short pieces and deadpan throwaway lines. The items are sneaky edgy, perceptive, crisp and always on target.
Delirium Delirium
I have enjoyed reading Mr. Trillin's books. His essays never fail to get me laughing and thinking. I would recommend his to anyone enjoys reading.