'A mix of urbane wit and surreal extrapolations - Douglas Adams meets Flann O'Brien' Independent Who else but Steve Martin could combine irrefutable evidence that Mars is populated by kittens with a treatise on sledgehammers? In this brilliantly witty collection of pieces Steve Martin takes a subversive glimpse at the world and a sideways swipe at the conventional. From memory tips for the over-fifties to his insightful exposition of 'Wittgenstein's Banana', never has 'pure drivel' been so entertaining.New Owners Manual, 1966 Mustang 13. Showmanshipfor Magicians, by Daryl Fitzkee 14. The Republic, byPlato 15. Steal this Book, by Abbie Hoffman 16. Fasting withthe Proper Incense, by a#39;Freea#39; 17. Being and Nothingness, JeanPaul Sartreanbsp;...
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