Millard Kaufman

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Bowl of Cherries (McSweeney's)
Millard Kaufman has written a classic comic novel that belongs in the tradition that runs from Charles Dickens to Evelyn Waugh. At the age of ninety, Kaufman has discovered that comedy has its own vocabulary—one that many readers no longer understand. He describes why political incorrectness is necessary in order to break conventional attitudes and awaken indignation.


Read an excerpt from Bowl of Cherries.

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Michael Silverblatt