Somehow this December 2018 release escaped notice here. What’s of particular interest are the number of reprinted New Yorker cartoons it contains: 75 of them. I can’t remember a non–New Yorker book that has ever come close to reprinting this many (if anyone does, please let me know).
PR from the publisher, The Oxford University Press:
In Guilty Pleasures, legal scholar Laura Little provides a multi-faceted account of American law and humor, looking at constraints on humor (and humor’s effect on law), humor about law, and humor in law.
To give you an idea of how massive this usage is, here are the drawings (with each cartoon’s artist and assigned Cartoon Bank number):
Tim Hamilton does the honors today — see it here. Mr. Hamilton began contributing to The New Yorker in 2015.
Reminder: Roz Chast At The Strand Tonight at 7:00
New York Times Op-Ed On The American Bystander
A fun NYTs Op-Ed on The American Bystander, past and present (mentions George Booth, Sam Gross, and Ms. Chast)
Gahan Wilson GoFundMe Campaign Over A Third Of Its Way To Goal
One of the great contemporary New Yorker cartoonists is suffering from severe dementia. A GoFundMe campaign is underway to help Mr. Wilson. Read about it here and to donate.