"I don't want to write, I want to be in literary feuds."

These Hilarious New Yorker Comics Know How To Tease Any Book Lover

The New Yorker, time and time again, is praised for its top picks in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and cover artwork. One medium that’s often overlooked is also what’s most universally loved: comics.

 

Readers constantly stifle their laughter in public while flipping through The New Yorker’s hilarious comic strips. It’s amazing what can be accomplished with an image and a short sentence.

 

Unsurprisingly, some of the best New Yorker comics are the ones that deal with books. Here are some real gut-busters…

 

"I don't want to just write. I want to be in literary feuds!"

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A man hitting on a woman on a bench.

 

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"Well, and I'm not just saying this because you're my husband, it stinks." wife reviewing book draft

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"Why can't you be more like Hester Pryne? She has straight A's."

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We have everything but the book.

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Neurotica

 

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writer editing at a typewriter with several crossed out words

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Hello Moon read by Werewolves.

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"I want to stay friends, but not in the same book group."

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"I wanted to read, just to see if I could still do it."

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Feature image courtesy of The New Yorker