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This week, LJ and SLJ staff springs forward into books about rulers (queens of fantasy worlds, Snow Queens, kings of horror, popularity queens), coming back home, parking spaces, and how to conduct better business.

No Joke: Calvin Trillin Takes 2012 Thurber Prize for American Humor

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Calvin Trillin, a longtime New Yorker staff writer, comic novelist, and witty bard of political doggerel, was named the winner of the 2012 Thurber Prize for American Humor for his essay collection Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff. The award, which includes a crystal plaque and a $5000 prize, was given to […]

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