Mary Ann’s August Recommendation

In a Cardboard Belt! : essays personal, literary and savage by Joseph Epstein

Topical , witty, often humorous essays  from the erudite Epstein, former Northwestern University professor and American Scholar editor.  Many essays have a Chicago perspective.  Some are high-brow critiques of writers .

Observing academia, movies, and aspects of American culture inspires Epstein to be  cantankerous and, as he calls himself, a “capacious gasbag.”  It’s fun to see if you agree with him.  Guess what movie’s dialogue supplies the title.

Read About it or Request it from the Library catalog.

You can find it in the library at CALL # 813.54 EPS.


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