A Year in Reading: Malcolm Jones

December 18, 2012 | 1 book mentioned 1

coverI’ve been reading Utterly Uncle Fred, an anthology of the three P.G. Wodehouse books featuring the madcap octogenarian party boy and all-around cutup. His full name is Frederick Altamont Cornwallis Twistleton, 5th Earl of Ickenham. Uncle Fred to his familiars and Uncle Dynamite to his fans. Actually I don’t know that he’s over 80, but he has more zip and sparkle than all the youngish members of the Drones Club put together. I pray that I live long enough to follow his errant but shining example.

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is senior writer at Newsweek/The Daily Beast and author of Little Boy Blues.

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