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Calvin Trillin

Autor(a) de About Alice

40+ Works 6,230 Membros 168 Reviews 38 Favorited

About the Author

Calvin Trillin attended public schools in Kansas City and went on to Yale University and graduated in 1957; he later served as a Fellow of the University. He was born on December 5, 1935. He worked as a reporter for Time magazine before joining the staff of The New Yorker in 1963. His reporting for mostrar mais The New Yorker on the racial integration of the University of Georgia was published in his first book, An Education in Georgia. Family, travel and food are also themes in Trillin's work. Three of his books American Fried; Alice, Let's Eat; and Third Helpings; were individually published and are also collected in the 1994 compendium The Tummy Trilogy. He has also written a collection of short stories Barnett Frummer Is An Unbloomed Flower (1969) and three comic novels, Runestruck (1977), Floater (1980), and Tepper Isn't Going Out (2001). Among his recent work, is Dogfight: The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse. He was awarded the Thurber Prize for American Humor for Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff, in 2012. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Séries

Obras de Calvin Trillin

About Alice (2006) 888 cópias
The Tummy Trilogy (1994) 420 cópias
Travels with Alice (1989) 394 cópias
Remembering Denny (1993) 280 cópias
Family Man (1998) 249 cópias
Killings (1984) 209 cópias
Too Soon to Tell (1995) 156 cópias
American Stories (1991) 152 cópias
Uncivil liberties (1982) 140 cópias
Third Helpings (1983) 132 cópias
Floater (1980) 71 cópias
Runestruck (1977) 33 cópias
U.S. Journal (1971) 12 cópias

Associated Works

The Complete Cartoons of the New Yorker (2004) — Contribuinte — 1,336 cópias
Secret Ingredients: The New Yorker Book of Food and Drink (2007) — Contribuinte — 539 cópias
The Portable Sixties Reader (2002) — Contribuinte — 330 cópias
Life Stories: Profiles from the New Yorker (2000) — Contribuinte — 300 cópias
The Best of Modern Humor (1983) — Contribuinte — 293 cópias
Reporting Civil Rights, Part 2: American Journalism 1963-1973 (2003) — Contribuinte — 217 cópias
The Best American Travel Writing 2008 (2008) — Contribuinte — 211 cópias
Russell Baker's Book of American Humor (1993) — Contribuinte — 209 cópias
The Best American Travel Writing 2006 (2006) — Contribuinte — 205 cópias
McSorley's Wonderful Saloon (1943) — Prefácio, algumas edições187 cópias
Great British Cooking: Wellkept Secret, A (1981) — Prefácio, algumas edições155 cópias
The Big New Yorker Book of Cats (2013) — Contribuinte — 135 cópias
The Best American Travel Writing 2009 (2009) — Contribuinte — 124 cópias
Best Food Writing 2006 (2006) — Contribuinte — 99 cópias
The Matter of Black Lives: Writing from The New Yorker (2021) — Contribuinte — 92 cópias
Best Food Writing 2009 (2009) — Contribuinte — 86 cópias
The Best American Essays 1987 (1987) — Contribuinte — 84 cópias
Best Food Writing 2008 (2008) — Contribuinte — 83 cópias
The Best American Magazine Writing 2004 (2004) — Contribuinte — 82 cópias
Best Food Writing 2003 (2003) — Contribuinte — 67 cópias
Best Food Writing 2001 (2001) — Contribuinte — 66 cópias
Best Food Writing 2000 (2000) — Contribuinte — 60 cópias
Best Food Writing 2002 (2002) — Contribuinte — 58 cópias
Critical White Studies: Looking Behind the Mirror (1997) — Contribuinte — 57 cópias
The Best American Crime Reporting 2010 (2011) — Contribuinte — 57 cópias
The Jewish Writer (1998) — Contribuinte — 53 cópias
Howe and Hummel: Their True and Scandalous History (1947) — Introdução, algumas edições52 cópias
They Went: The Art and Craft of Travel Writing (1991) — Contribuinte — 35 cópias
National Geographic Magazine 2005 v208 #5 November (2005) — Contribuinte — 29 cópias

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome padrão
Trillin, Calvin
Nome de batismo
Trillin, Calvin Marshall
Outros nomes
Trillin, Buddy
Data de nascimento
1935-12-05
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Locais de residência
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
New Haven, Connecticut, USA
New York, New York, USA
Educação
Yale University (B.A.|1957)
Ocupação
actor
journalist
humorist
food writer
novelist
poet
Relacionamentos
Trillin, Alice (wife)
Organizações
Time
The New Yorker
The Nation
United States Army
Premiações
Thurber Prize for American Humor (2012)
Pequena biografia
A longtime staff writer at The New Yorker, Calvin Trillin is also The Nation's deadline poet.  He lives in Greenwich Village, which he describes as "a neighborhood where people from the suburbs come on weekends to test their car alarms."

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Resenhas

For years I’ve enjoyed Calvin Trillin’s columns, but I’ve only ever read one of his books, a moving tribute to his wife Alice, “About Alice,” a tiny (76 pages) book that will challenge anyone’s tear ducts. And this from a man I’ve never considered particularly emotional. The book is just that moving. “The Lede” is a compilation of Trillin’s columns, mostly from his home publication The New Yorker. They are often funny, always interesting, and usually educational. Calvin Trillin is one of those individuals who qualifies as a bona fide national treasure.… (mais)
 
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FormerEnglishTeacher | Mar 8, 2024 |
Smartly and deftly written, I rather enjoyed it.
 
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mimo | outras 24 resenhas | Dec 18, 2023 |
I really wanted to like this a lot more. It is occasionally clever, with a few chuckles. But most of it was really just recounting the events of the 2012 presidential campaign with the gimmick that it's in rhyme most of the time. Nothing to do with portraying the participants as dogs, which was a really lost opportunity in selecting breeds and personality traits. Some minor charm, but ultimately disappointing.
 
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sheldonnylander | outras 6 resenhas | Apr 5, 2023 |
When it comes to movies, there's a certain kind of movie that my partner and I say is really great on a rainy Sunday afternoon. Usually not an Oscar winner, often not even widely known but one that brings a smile to your face and makes you glad you spent the time to relax and enjoy it.

This book is the literary equivalent. "Comfortable" to read and brought a smile to my face.
 
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toddtyrtle | outras 24 resenhas | Dec 28, 2022 |

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Obras
40
Also by
35
Membros
6,230
Popularidade
#3,937
Avaliação
3.9
Resenhas
168
ISBNs
112
Idiomas
1
Favorito
38

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