The Big Curmudgeon

The Big Curmudgeon : 2500 Outrageously Irreverent Quotations and Interviews with World-class Grumps and Cantankerous Commentators

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Curmudgeon: definition 1. A crusty, ill-tempered churlish old man. 2. (modern) Anyone who hates hypocrisy and pretense and has the temerity to say so; anyone who points out unpleasant facts in an engaging and humorous manner. This anthology contains 2,500 outrageously irreverent quotations and interviews with world-class grumpy old men and women, including Dorothy Parker, Truman Capote, John Cleese, Hunter S. Thompson, Kingsley Amis, Martin Amis, Quentin Crisp, Clive James, Jessica Mitford, Nancy Mitford, Malcolm Muggeridge, Prince Phillip, and Evelyn Waugh.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 660 pages
  • 139.7 x 157.48 x 104.14mm | 566.99g
  • Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • original b&w illustrations
  • 1579126979
  • 9781579126971
  • 1,479,177

About Jon Winokur

Jon Winkour was the originator of the original Curmudgeon franchise, which included The Portable Curmudgeon and A Curmudgeon's Guide to Love.show more