Dave Berg: Mad's Greatest Artists: Dave Berg: Five Decades of the Lighter Side of ...

Mad's Greatest Artists: Dave Berg: Five Decades of the Lighter Side of ...


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Included in this magnificent collection are some of the greatest works from Dave Berg--one of MAD Magazine's most popular writers/artists. The material will be presented chronologically and interspersed throughout with rough sketches, a rare 1970 interview, an introduction and portrait of Berg by well-known American illustrator Drew Friedman, a "growing up with Dave Berg" essay by his daughter Nancy Berg, newly illustrated versions of classic Berg strips by several noteworthy cartoonists, and much more.

And sometimes his writing impacted on events in his life - for example the research on neuroanatomy he did for his short story William and Mary later helped him design the valve for treating hydrocephalus. In this unique book, Professor Tom Solomon, who looked after Dahl towards the end of his Mad's Greatest Artists: Dave Berg: Five Decades of the Lighter Side of ... pdf life, examines Dahl's fascination with medicine. Taking examples from Dahl's life, and illustrated with excerpts from his writing, the book uses Dahl's medical interactions as a starting point to explore some extraordinary areas of medical science. Solomon is an award-winning science communicator, and he effortlessly explains the medical concepts underpinning the stories, in language that everyone can understand. The book is also peppered with anecdotes from Dahl's late night hospital discussions with Solomon, which give new insights into this remarkable man's thinking as his life came to an end.


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Author: Dave Berg
Number of Pages: 272 pages
Published Date: 30 Dec 2013
Publisher: Running Press
Publication Country: Philadelphia, United States
Language: English
ISBN: 9780762451616
Download Link: Click Here
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