The Benchley Roundup: A Selection by Nathaniel Benchley of His Favorites

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Robert C. Benchley's sketches and articles, published in periodicals like Life , Vanity Fair , and The New Yorker , earned him a reputation as one of the sharpest humorists of his time; his influence-on contemporaries such as E. B. White, James Thurber, and S. J. Perelman, or followers like Woody Allen, Steve Martin, and Richard Pryor-has left an indelible mark on the American comic tradition. The Benchley Roundup collects those pieces, selected by Benchley's son Nathaniel, "which seem to stand up best over the years" ...

The Benchley Roundup: A Selection by Nathaniel Benchley of His Favorites 2001, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226042183

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