Slats Grobnik and Some Other Friends

Slats Grobnik and Some Other Friends None

  • Title: Slats Grobnik and Some Other Friends
  • Author: Mike Royko
  • ISBN: 9780525204954
  • Page: 361
  • Format: Unknown Binding
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    • Mike Royko

      Pulitzer prize columnist, Mike Royko was nationally known for his caustic sarcasm Over his 30 year career he wrote for three leading Chicago newspapers, The Daily News , The Sun Times , and The Chicago Tribune , and was nationally syndicated.The Polish Ukranian son of a cab driver, Royko grew up on Chicago s southside and never left the city At age 64, he died in Chicago of complications arising from a brain aneurysm in the spring of 1997 Royko was survived by his wife, Judy, a 9 year old son, Sam, and 4 year old daughter, Kate, as well as two grown children from his first marriage His first wife, Carol, died in 1979.



    272 thoughts on “Slats Grobnik and Some Other Friends

    • Slats Grobnik and Some Other Friends is an old (out-of-print?) collection of essays, originally published as columns in Chicago Daily News (1966-1973), by Pulitzer prize-winning writer Mike Royko.I ate a lot of chicken nuggets while I read this book. And I read it at a super leisurely, once-a-week, sometimes-in-the-bathroom pace. It took me maybe two months, just reading a short column here and there. I don't know, it was nice! It felt like reading letters from a really funny friend, albeit a fr [...]


    • Oh, yeah, it's dated but if you have a good sense of Richard J. Daley's Chicago [that's Richard pere, notRichard fils, the far, far lesser] this'll be a gem for you. It's a collection of Mike Royko's daily newspaper columns. Royko was of a time when a columnist published daily, not semiweekly. He also earned a Pulitzer Prize, demonstrating beyond doubt that the frequency of his column did not preclude high quality. He was adept at skewering (usually) and bludgeoning (often enough) Daley and his [...]


    • Slats was Royko's vehicle in his Chicago Daily News column for regular skewering of the political machine. To think there were years and years when we got both Mike Royko and Studs Terkel(WFMT) 5 days a week!


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