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Sun May 6, 2018, 02:18 PM

16. When I read Tristram Shandy earlier this year

I couldn't believe it wasn't taught in any of my classes. I majored in English at a hoity-toity Seven Sisters school where we read every arcane and obscure author you can think of, but we never studied Sterne. I think he is one of the masters of humor, British and otherwise, and that Uncle Toby is perhaps the greatest second banana in the world.

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