Desert Island Decameron Author:H. Allen Smith's first edition — Once in a while a book appears that will lend itself to a desert island like a beautiful girl to a dream, or sheep to Elliot's Wool Pullery. What people mean by a book to take to a desert island is one they like to take to bed, to the office,to the locker room on the nineteenth hole, but, lacking a beautiful girl and not being ma... more »rooned on a desert island, they like the book more than fine and say, "Joe, did you read the story about the ----- laugh,I thought I'd die."
There isn't room enough here to reprint the table of contents, and anyway it's just a couple of pages on, right close where you can look it over. This remarkable anthology of humor contains an impressive list of famous humorist and some that you didn't expect to find here. In most cases the anthologies, and for that reason they make the book all the more entertaining. And were else could you have the r8nning commentaries of H. Allen Smith preceding each story and explaining each choice? We say to to You, " No where else!"« less