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Friday, May 7, 2010

The Definitive Reading List (part1) : 20th century Comedy

in no particular order:


20.Portnoy's Complaint - Phillip Roth -1969 -US
19.Zazie dans le Metro - Raymond Queneau -1959 -France
18.Fireflies- Shiva Naipaul - 1970-UK
17.Puckoon -Spike Mulligan -1963-UK
16.Nice Work - David Lodge - 1988 -UK
15. The Witches of Eastwick - John Updike -1984-US
14. A Confederacy of Dunces -John Kennedy Toole -1980 -US
13. Penrod -Booth Tarkington - 1914 -US
12. Office Politics - Wilfred Sheed -1966 - US
11. The Ginger Man - J.P. Donleavy -1955- France/Ireland
10. Scoop - Evelyn Waugh - 1938 - UK
9.Lucky Jim- Kingsley Amis- 1954 -UK
8. Catch -22 - Joseph Heller- 1961 -US
7.Thank You, Jeeves - P.G. Wodehouse -1934 -UK
6. Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy -Douglas Adams - 1971-UK
5. Breakfast of Champions-Kurt Vonnegut - 1973 -US
4.My Uncle Oswald - Roald Dahl - 1979 -UK
3 . What's The Worst That Could Happen? - Donald Westlake -1996- US
2.The Edible Woman - Margaret Atwood - 1969 -Canada
1.Brigdet Jones's Diary - Helen Feilding- 1996 -UK

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