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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Time to Laugh

Thurber House has announced the finalists for the Thurber Prize for American Humor. The winner will be announced October 4 at the Algonquin Hotel in New York City where humorist James Thurber once lived. Among the contenders owned by the library are:

How I Became a Famous Novelist by Steve Hely

Mennonite in a Black Dress by Rhoda Janzen

Past winners include:

Lamentations of the Father by Ian Frazier

I Love You, Beth Cooper by Larry Doyle

My Lucky Star by Joe Keenan

If you need a good laugh as the summer winds down, try any of the above.

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