The Thurber Carnival Author:James Thurber " . . . one of the absolutely essential books of our time." --Saturday — " . . . among the funniest any writer . . . has ever produced."--The New Yorker — THE THURBER CARNIVAL is an omnibus of the best by "one of the world's great comic artists and one of the great American humorists" (The New Yorker). Fables; drawings; The Secret Life of Walter ... more »Mitty; The Secret Life of James Thurber; some stories never before published in book form, including The Lady on 142; a full-length book (My Life and Hard Times); There's an Owl in My Room--all these and much, much more may be found in this remarkable collection.