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November/December 2014

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November/December 2014

H. L. Mencken with his brothers

H. L. Mencken as a Boy? Oh, Boy!

Mencken's memoirs show a softer side on the sardonic critic

By Danny Heitman

Volume 35, Issue 6

During the Great Depression, H. L. Mencken, pictured with cigar and quotations, regained the affections of the reading public by writing about his childhood.

–© Joe Ciardiello