March 31, 2012

The Four or Five Funny Books

1. The Poor Mouth: A Bad Story about the Hard Life (translation of An Béal Bocht) by Myles na gCopaleen (Brian O’Nolan a.k.a. Flann O’Brien)

2. A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

3. Fisher’s Hornpipe by Todd McEwen

4. Cooking with Fernet Branca by James Hamilton-Paterson

5. Hope: A Tragedy by Shalom Auslander

6. Come to the Edge by Joanna Kavenna

7. The Ascent of Rum Doodle by W. E. Bowman