A Mencken Chrestomathy

What is the author's style in A Mencken Chrestomathy by H.L. Mencken?

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A Mencken Chrestomathy is Mencken's personal compilation of those works of his he considered his best. He organized them into thirty chapters and there are hundreds of pieces to review. His discussions and writings range over many topics, including women, Southerners, quacks and science. However, several strong aspects of his perspective come through across all of his discussions.

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