Mr. Personality by Mark Singer
Profiles and Talk Pieces from The New Yorker

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A superb collection, Mr. Personality brings together the best of Mark Singer’s profiles and “Talk of the Town” pieces from The New Yorker (1977–1989). In these thirty-three witty and offbeat pieces, Singer presents a slice of New York and its citizens in a way that only he can. From prolific filmmaker Errol Morris and a family of superintendents to one of the last great zipper-fixers, a court buff in Brooklyn, and Mr. Personality himself, these remarkable portraits offer something for every reader.

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Published December 24, 1988 by Knopf. 361 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, History, Humor & Entertainment, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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Ever since William Shawn hired him, at 24, in 1974, to write Talk of the Town pieces for the New Yorker , Tulsa-born Mark Singer ( Funny Money ) has been a genuine New Yorker, whose delightfully whims

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