James Thurber

James Thurber

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: American

Occupation: Comedian, humorist

Biography: James Grover Thurber was an American author, cartoonist and celebrated wit. Thurber was best known for his cartoons and short stories, published mainly in The New Yorker magazine then collected in his numerous books. One of the most popular humorists of his time, Thurber celebrated the comic frustrations and eccentricities of ordinary people.

Source/Notes: The Shore and the Sea, Further Fables for Our Time (first publication, 1956) - From Fables for Our Time and Further Fables for Our Time

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Source/Notes: The Duchess and the Bugs, 'Lanterns & Lances (1961). - From other writings
Source/Notes: From Fables for Our Time and Further Fables for Our Time
Source/Notes: Sometimes quoted as "... makes a male healthy..." - Fables for Our Times (1940), "The Shrike and the Chipmunks". Derived from Benjamin Franklin's quote: izquotes.com/quote/283012
Source/Notes: From Fables for Our Time and Further Fables for Our Time

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