Best of the Bonnet, The

By (author): Andrew Unger

Since its debut, the internet’s most trusted source for Mennonite satire has drawn the attention of everyone from the Canadian Prairies to the high-rises of New York, keeping readers laughing with hundreds of hysterical headlines and tongue-in-cheek editorials where (almost) no topic is off-limits. The Best of the Bonnet brings together some of the funniest, most loved posts from The Daily Bonnet, a website that Miriam Toews calls “fantastic” and “hilarious.” This collection also includes new and updated articles, scholarly commentary, a glossary of Low German words, and an afterword by author Andrew Unger commenting on the nature of satire and the importance of community.

The Best of the Bonnet is an absolute must-have for fans of The Daily Bonnet or anyone in love with the absurdity of day-to-day life.

AUTHOR

Andrew Unger

Andrew Unger is the author of the satirical website The Daily Bonnet and the award-winning novel Once Removed. An educator based in southern Manitoba, his work has appeared in Geez, Rhubarb, Ballast, CBC.ca, the Winnipeg Free Press and many others.

If you go back far enough, he’s probably related to you.


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“It’s fantastic, it’s hilarious … The Daily Bonnet is so funny!”

–Miriam Toews


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Since its debut, the internet’s most trusted source for Mennonite satire has drawn the attention of everyone from the Canadian Prairies to the high-rises of New York, keeping readers laughing with hundreds of hysterical headlines and tongue-in-cheek editorials where (almost) no topic is off-limits. The Best of the Bonnet brings together some of the funniest, most loved posts from The Daily Bonnet, a website that Miriam Toews calls “fantastic” and “hilarious.” This collection also includes new and updated articles, scholarly commentary, a glossary of Low German words, and an afterword by author Andrew Unger commenting on the nature of satire and the importance of community.

The Best of the Bonnet is an absolute must-have for fans of The Daily Bonnet or anyone in love with the absurdity of day-to-day life.

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Dimensions:

256 Pages
8.5in * 5.5in * 1in
1lb

Published:

December 10, 2021

Country of Publication:

CA

Publisher:

Turnstone Press

ISBN:

9780888017390

Book Subjects:

FICTION / Satire

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Language:

eng

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