James Thurber on himself


An extract from James Thurber’s writing. One of the great American humourists of the 20th Century, Thurber made his reputation writing for the New Yorker in the 1930s. This article also can be used as a companion piece to this week’s TNF Soundings biography of Thurber.


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James Thurber’s ‘The Envelope of Miscellany’

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  • Colin lives in Cambridge. He's a regular editor and contributor to a sound magazine produced for Camsight. He's also been actively involved in local theatre productions for more years than he cares to remember.

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