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The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis

The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: Eleven Campus Stories© 1951 Max Shulman223 pages Imagine if PG Wodehouse wrote stories about a girl-crazy freshman at the University of Minnesota, circa late 1940s. That’s kind of what reader will find in The … Continue reading

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The Feather Merchants

The Feather Merchants© 1944 Max Shulman145 pagesFrom Max Shulman’s Large Economy Size,  Sergeant Dan Miller, supply clerk extraordinaire, is home on furlough — and leave to him to get into more trouble in one night than he’s found in months … Continue reading

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I Was a Teenage Dwarf

 I Was a Teenage Dwarf (Wild Adventures of a Pint-Sized Don Juan) © 1959 Max Shulman 182 pages I purchased this book online through a used book store during the summer, and picked it up to read last week when … Continue reading

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Barefoot Boy with Cheek

Barefoot Boy with Cheek (© 1943)From Max Shulman’s Large Economy Size © 1948207 pages Blessings on thee, little man, Barefoot boy, with cheek of tan! With thy turned-up pantaloons, And thy merry whistled tunes; With thy red lip, redder still Kissed … Continue reading

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Rally ‘Round the Flag, Boys!

Rally ‘Round the Flag, Boys!: The raucous, hilarious, big bestseller about sex, guided missiles, real estate, commuters, love and the U.S. Army in a Connecticut town© 1957 Max Shulman277 pages There are some authors for whom I will buy or … Continue reading

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Potatoes are Cheaper

Potatoes are Cheaper© Max Shulman 1971235 pages Potatoes are cheaperTomatoes are cheaperNow’s the timeTo fall in love The dearest book in my private library is not a groundshaking or even remotely serious: it is rather a collection of humorous short … Continue reading

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