"Add the flour, salt, paprika, and mushrooms, stir, and let it cook five minutes while you light a cigarette and stare sullenly at the sink."
November 30, 2012 9:56 AM Subscribe
There's a particular sort of humor writer I like. Can you recommend more books in this style? Mid-century, writing about domestic matters, female, personal.
posted by The corpse in the library to Writing & Language (15 answers total) 34 users marked this as a favorite
I'm fond of:
Who else should I be reading? Nothing too recent, so let's say, pre-1980. Must be funny, not too sappy.
I'm especially interested if there were any writers of this housewife style who weren't white.