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Many Benchleys—

by Nat in Miscellaneous

Al Hirschfeld’s portrait of Robert, Nathaniel, Peter and Nat

Listen to A Complement to “The King’s Speech,” a poetic collaboration between Nat Benchley and Patricia Collinge.

Listen to Nat’s weekly “Language Matters” radio column.

Looking for CDs? Click here.  How about the new “Lost Algonquin Round Table book?

And for something completely different, read Another Opinion.

“Lost” Algonquin Round Table Works Found and Published

New York: July, 2009: In the 90th anniversary year of the founding of the legendary Algonquin Round Table, a new collection of little-known works by some of the group’s most famous members has come to light. Unearthed from private collections, public troves and dark recesses, the works of fiction, poetry, criticism, journalism, humor and silliness sprang from the prolific pens of Dorothy Parker, Robert Benchley, Robert Sherwood, Edna Ferber, Alexander Woollcott, Franklin P. Adams, Heywood Broun, Ruth Hale, Marc Connelly and several other members and visitors at the renowned literary gathering. Read the rest of this entry »