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How about never--is never good for you? : my life in cartoons

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"The New Yorker has published over 75,000 cartoons since its founding, and 95% of them were done by only a few hundred cartoonists. For decades now, Mankoff has been at the center of this talented group of artists. He starts his story at age eight, when he started doing funny drawings, and follows his unlikely stints as a high school basketball star, draft dodger, and sociology grad student--all the while turning out cartoon after cartoon. We see his unwavering determination to have The New Yorker publish his work, ("After two years of submitting all I had to show for it were enough New Yorker rejection slips to wallpaper my bathroom . . .I kept at it. I had other rooms that needed wallpaper"), the lucky breaks he finally gets at the magazine, and his most popular cartoons (the one that lends this book its title earned him a spot in The Yale Book of Quotations). A story about making a career out of your passion, How About Never is also about why some cartoons make us laugh and others don't, and why it's so damn impossible to win the New Yorker caption contest" --

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Geneva Public Library 921 MANKOFF (Text)
Second Floor Nonfiction
52118300820526
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Naples Library B MANKOFF (Text)
Chadwick Collection
52124300250201
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Perry Public Library 741.5697 MAN (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52142302157349
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Victor Farmington Library 741.569 MAN (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52128300630585
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua 741.569 MAN (Text)
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31846002542982
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