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An unmissable gift book, A Small Book of Jewish Comedians is a perfect (please God) post-pandemic pick-me-up
A New York Times Book Review 2021 holiday gift guide pickIn 1978, Time magazine estimated that around 80 percent of professional American comics were Jewish, and Jewish humor remains a foundation stone of American popular culture and humor. This book is not intended as a definitive tome but is instead a joyful and irreverent celebration of great photography and some of the greatest one-liners of the 20th century, ripe in satire, anecdote, self-deprecation and irony.