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Critical Review by Publishers Weekly

SOURCE: A review of A Penny Saved is Impossible, in Publishers Weekly, Vol. 220, No. 10, September 4, 1981, p. 52.

In the following review, the critic maintains that “this book is a boon for everyone in these troubled times.”

With 60 of the late versifier's gems of acuity, this book [A Penny Saved is Impossible] is a boon for everyone in these troubled times. Nobody but Nash could express so pungently such thoughts, not only on the impossibility of saving a penny but of finding the silver lining, putting up with the chicanery of politicos, bearing it when things go right for the wrong people and on other ills the flesh is heir to. Among the best of the genius's creations, the selections here will help readers laugh, however ruefully, at shared pains. They may even help us, as the...

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