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"Pandemonium did not reign; it poured." -- John Kendrick Bangs
John Kendrick Bangs (May 27, 1862 — January 21, 1922) was an American author, editor and satirist.

He was born in Yonkers, New York. His father was a lawyer in New York City.

He went to Columbia University from 1880 to 1883 where he became editor of Columbia's literary magazine and contributed short anonymous pieces to humor magazines. After graduation in 1883, Bangs entered Columbia Law School but left in 1884 to become Associate Editor of Life under Edward S. Martin. Bangs contributed many articles and poems to the magazine between 1884 and 1888. During this period, Bangs published his first books.

In 1888 Bangs left Life to work at Harper's Magazine, Harper's Bazaar and Harper's Young People. From 1889 to 1900 he held the title of Editor of the Departments of Humor for all three Harper's magazines and from 1899 to 1901 served as active editor of Harper's Weekly. Bangs also served for a short time (January-June, 1889) as the first editor of Munsey's Magazine and became editor of the American edition of the Harper-owned Literature from January to November, 1899.

He left Harper & Brothers in 1901 and became editor of the New Metropolitan magazine in 1903. In 1904 he was appointed editor of Puck, perhaps the foremost American humor magazine of its day. In this period, he revived his earlier interest in drama. In 1906 he switched his focus to the lecture circuit.

Agnes Hyde Bangs, his wife with whom he had three sons, died in 1903. Bangs then married Mary Gray. In 1907 they moved from Yonkers to Ogunquit, Maine. John Kendrick Bangs died from stomach cancer in 1922 at age fifty-nine, in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

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Total Books: 537
The Autobiography of Methuselah
2015 - The Autobiography of Methuselah (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781515017950
ISBN-10: 1515017958
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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English Surnames Their Sources and Significations - Primary Source Edition
Mrs Raffles Being the Adventures of an Amateur Crackswoman
2012 - Mrs Raffles Being the Adventures of an Amateur Crackswoman (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781290252331
ISBN-10: 1290252335
Genre: History
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Christmas Tales for Kids - Book 3 Seven Magical Stories About Christmas for Children
2011 - Christmas Tales for Kids - Book 3 Seven Magical Stories About Christmas for Children (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781466496804
ISBN-10: 1466496800
Genre: Children's Books
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Rollo in Emblemland A Tale Inspired by Lewis Carroll's Wonderland
2010 - Rollo in Emblemland a Tale Inspired By Lewis Carroll's Wonderland (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781904808589
ISBN-10: 1904808581
Genre: Children's Books
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A Little Book Of Christmas
2010 - A Little Book of Christmas [1912] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781163967812
ISBN-10: 1163967815
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The bicyclers and three other farces
2010 - The Bicyclers and Three Other Farces (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781177721745
ISBN-10: 1177721740
Genre: History
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Alice in Blunderland An Iridescent Dream an Economic Parody Based on Lewis Carroll's Wonderland
A House-boat on the Styx Being Some Account of the Divers Doings of the Associated Shades
2010 - A House-boat on the Styx Being Some Account of the Divers Doings of the Associated Shades [Classic Reprint] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781440047367
ISBN-10: 1440047367
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Whole Family A Novel by Twelve Authors
2010 - The Whole Family a Novel By Twelve Authors (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781161480955
ISBN-10: 1161480951
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Olympian Nights
2010 - Olympian Nights (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781443237185
ISBN-10: 1443237183
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The Lorgnette 1886
2010 - The Lorgnette 1886 [1886] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781120900012
ISBN-10: 1120900018
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Toppleton's Client Or A Spirit In Exile
2010 - Toppleton's Client or a Spirit in Exile [1893] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781120945099
ISBN-10: 1120945097
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Uncle Sam Trustee
2010 - Uncle Sam Trustee (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781142035402
ISBN-10: 1142035409
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A Line O' Cheer for Each Day O' the Year
2010 - A Line O' Cheer for Each Day O' the Year (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781142238278
ISBN-10: 114223827X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Foothills of Parnassus
2010 - The Foothills of Parnassus (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781142990121
ISBN-10: 1142990125
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Tiddledywink Tales
2010 - Tiddledywink Tales (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781141355341
ISBN-10: 1141355345
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Coffee and Repartee And the Idiot
2010 - Coffee and Repartee and the Idiot (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781141476831
ISBN-10: 1141476835
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2009 - Alice in Blunderland an Iridescent Dream [Illustrated Edition - Dodo Press] (Paperback)Paperback
2009 - A Rebellious Heroine By John Kendrick Bangs [World Cultural Heritage Library] (Paperback)
2009 - A House-boat on the Styx By John Kendrick Bangs [World Cultural Heritage Library] (Paperback)
2008 - R Holmes a Co [Large Print Edition] (Hardcover)Hardcover
2007 - A Quest for Song [1915] (Paperback)
2006 - House-boat on the Styx A [Large Print] (Paperback)
Houseboat on the Styx [The Works Of John K. Bangs.] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
Pursuit of the House-boat [BCL1-PS American Literature] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
The Mantal-piece Minstrels and Other Stories [Short story index reprint series] (Other)
Enchanted Typewriter [Short Story Index Reprint Series] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
R Holmes and Company [American Humorists Series] (Hardcover)