How to Be a Hermit, or a Bachelor Keeps House

How to Be a Hermit or a Bachelor Keeps House Humorous memoir by a socially challenged book reviewer living alone in a shack on an island off Long Island New York in the s

  • Title: How to Be a Hermit, or a Bachelor Keeps House
  • Author: Will Cuppy
  • ISBN: 9780871401441
  • Page: 458
  • Format: Paperback
  • Humorous memoir by a socially challenged book reviewer living alone in a shack on an island off Long Island, New York, in the 1920s.

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    About "Will Cuppy"

    1. Will Cuppy

      William Jacob Will Cuppy was an American humorist and literary critic, known for his satirical books about nature and historical figures.

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    1. Will Cuppy (1884-1949) was a well-known journalist, columnist and humorous. His best known book The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody was published posthumously. It, like How to Be a Hermit was a collection of essays, previously published in magazines like the New Yorker.The focus of How to Be a Hermit is Cuppy's time living in a shack on a small island, Jones Island, off Long Island's south shore, from 1921 to 1929. The nearby Coast Guard crew helped him repair the shack and shared supp [...]


    2. Will Cuppy was a great humorist. This is not his best book or his funniest, but it is as close as he ever got to writing autobiography. It provides fascinating glimpses into his life during the 1920s, when he was still an obscure and impecunious book reviewer. The New York Times said that Cuppy was known as the hermit of Jones Beach "because he used to retire to a shack there to brood from time to time." In fact he brooded there full-time from 1921 to 1929, which should qualify him as an expert. [...]


    3. The closest we will ever get to an autobiography of this great man. Unabashedly seethes with piscatorial love and a certain loathing for the company of humans.



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