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Pieces of Hate and other Enthusiasms

Heywood Broun (1888-1939)

1. 00 - Preface
2. 01 - The Not Impossible Sheik
3. 02 - John Roach Straton
4. 03 - Private Ownership of Offspring
5. 04 - G. K. C.
6. 05 - On Being a God
7. 06 - Chivalry is Born
8. 07 - Ruth vs. Roth
9. 08 - The Bigger the Year
10. 09 - For Old Nassau
11. 10 - Mr. Dempsey's Five-Foot Shelf
12. 11 - Sport for Art's Sake
13. 12 - Jack the Giant Killer
14. 13 - Judge Krink
15. 14 - Frankincense and Myrrh
16. 15 - The Excelsior Movement
17. 16 - The Dog Star
18. 17 - Altruistic Poker
19. 18 - The Well Made Review
20. 19 - An Adjective a Day
21. 20 - The Unknown Soldier
22. 21 - A Tortoise Shell Home
23. 22 - I'd Die for Dear Old Rutgers
24. 23 - Are Editors People?
25. 24 - We Have With Us This Evening ----
26. 25 - The Young Pessimists
27. 26 - Glass Slippers by the Gross
28. 27 - A Modern Beanstalk
29. 28 - Volstead and Conversation
30. 29 - Life, the Copy Cat
31. 30 - The Orthodox Champion
32. 31 - With A Stein on the Table
33. 32 - Art for Argument's Sake
34. 33 - No 'Rahs for Ray
35. 34 - At Aboy!
36. 35 - How to Win Money at the Races
37. 36 - One Touch of Slapstick
38. 37 - Danger Signals for Readers
39. 38 - Adventure Made Painless
40. 39 - The Tall Villa
41. 40 - Professor George Pierce Baker
42. 41 - What Shakespeare Missed
43. 42 - Censoring the Censor

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Summary

This book is a collection of humorous short stories about ordinary instances in daily life. We learn many interesting things about life, such as how to court women successfully, what it feels like to be a god, and why sometimes it would be a good idea to exchange one's own newborn baby for a better one at the hospital.