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Eulogy: MEG GREENFIELD

In the late 1970s, when I was writing columns and editorials for the Washington Post, MEG GREENFIELD had just been appointed editorial-page editor. She was canny...

Books: Up in Thurber's Attic

CREDOS AND CURIOS (180 pp.)—James Thurber—Harper & Row ($3.95). The death of every major author, James Thurber wrote, is followed by the arrival at his door of...

JAMES THURBER

Aphorist for an Anxious Age The unicorn nibbled its last rose, and left the garden. But readers knew well enough what they had seen. James Thurber, who died at...

Books: Three Levels of Mitty

THE CLOCKS OF COLUMBUS by CHARLES S. HOLMES 360 pages. Atheneum. $10. A biographer of James Thurber is almost certain to put himself inexplicably in the...

Books: Sincerely Yours

THE THURBER ALBUM (346 pp.)—James Thurber—Simon & Schuster ($3.50). The main thing about James Thurber of Columbus, Ohio is that his parents were people, and...

Books: World on All Fours

MY WORLD—AND WELCOME TO IT— James Thurber — Harcourt, Brace ($2.50). In his latest collection of stories, essays, profiles, Humorist James Thurber gives us...

The Press: ROSS THE EDITOR

TN February 1927, Reporter James Thurber quit his $40-a-week job on the New York Evening Post to start work as a $100-a-week deskman on Harold Wallace Ross's The...

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