THE MOST OF A.J. LIEBLING by William-Ed. Cole
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THE MOST OF A.J. LIEBLING

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Some people skip through the index-less New Yorker just looking for the Liebling signature on an article. One of his essays on the ""wayward press"", food, or sport make a trip through all those crowded ads worthwhile. He's always good and these selections are unquestionably his best. His reporting of the antics of ""Uncle Earl"" Long, his ruminations on the late Colonel McCormick of the Chicago Trib are outstanding examples of his superb eye for the eccentric on the American horizon. The eye becomes slightly jaundiced when it takes in the stance of the boxing crowd and his tone becomes downright testy on the subject of our native journalism.A top raconteur, Liebling as essayist is THE MOST...

Pub Date: Oct. 22nd, 1963
Publisher: Simon & Schuster