The Algonquin

  The  holiday season reminds me of the Algonquin Hotel, and once reminded I only have to look across my desk to the snowglobe pictured above.  It was given to me years ago by friends who stayed at the hotel for a day or two.   I threw together the little scene above for Ink Spillers. The snowglobe sits atop

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NYTs & New Yorker weigh in on Steinberg biography

From The New York Times Book Review, November 25, 2012), this review by Deborah Soloman of Deirdre Bair’s Saul Steinberg: A Biography (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday)   And The New Yorker’s Peter Schjeldahl looks at Bair’s biography in this week’s issue (December 3, 2012).  The full review is only available online to subscribers.  

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A Holiday Cartoon Book Roundup

With the holidays approaching, this seems a good time to mention some of The New Yorker cartoon-related books that have appeared on Ink Spill this year.       Cartoon Monarch: Otto Soglow & The Little King (IDW Publishing) Introduction by Ivan Brunetti, Foreward by Jared Gardner From the Ink Spill review in March of this year: What’s not to

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