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10 of Our Funniest Living Authors

Charles Portis

Portis had a mini-resurgence with the film version of True Grit, but we still think that not enough people read him. He is a veritable master of the comic novel, endlessly inventive and ever-deadpan as he details the misadventures of his semi-heroes. Read¬†Norwood¬†and you’ll see what we mean.

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