Thurber’s My Life And Hard Times: The Chinese Edition; More Price On Attempted Bloggery; Looking Closely At The New Yorker Issue Of January 4, 1930 On A New Yorker State Of Mind

Guess I’ll add this to my wish list: the Chinese edition of Thurber’s My Life and Hard Times, originally published by Harper & Brothers in 1933. The Chinese edition, published in December of 2018, uses Thurber’s drawing of Bolenciecwcz, the main character from chapter eight’s University Days (the drawing as it appears within the book is full page and carries

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A Thurber Two-fer

As we move closer to the anniversary of James Thurber’s birthday — he was born¬† December 8, 1894 — I’ve been spending a little more time hanging out with our Thurber books. Here’s a great addition to any Thurber collection, published in 1936 by Blue Ribbon Books (a New York City publishing house once located at 386 Fourth Avenue). As

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