by Arthur Black
Demonstrating why he is one of Canada’s best-known humorists, Black offers readers a unique brand of tongue-in-cheek -wisdom on a wide range of subjects ranging from suburban heroes to garage sales as blood sport.
Winner: Stephen Leacock Winner for Third Time! (2006)
Book DescriptionArthur Black—beloved radio personality, newspaper columnist, bestselling author and two-time winner of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour—shows no symptoms of a weary funny bone with his latest offering Pitch Black.
Pitch Black delivers hilarious insights on the medical application of duct tape, the real difference between men and women, how to reuse that Commodore 64 in the closet and why writers dread cocktail parties and barbeques (“A stranger asks you what you do; you tell them you’re a writer. And they come back with ‘No, I meant what do you do for a LIVING.’”).
At least one writer need not fear the hors d’oeuvres table—Pitch Black proves that Arthur Black is master of his craft. Laughs are guaranteed.