James Grover Thurber (December 8, 1894 – November 2, 1961) was an American author, journalist, and cartoonist. Thurber was best known for his cartoons and short stories. He published his stories mainly in The New Yorker magazine. One of the most popular humorists of his time, Thurber celebrated the comic frustrations and eccentricities of ordinary people.
|Born||James Grover Thurber|
December 8, 1894
Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||November 2, 1961 (aged 66)|
New York City, U.S.
|Genre||short stories, cartoons, essays|
|Notable works||My Life and Hard Times,|
My World and Welcome to It
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Media related to James Thurber at Wikimedia Commons
- The Paris Review Interview
- The Thurber House website Archived 2007-10-12 at the Wayback Machine
- "Thurber's World (and Welcome To it)" by Bill Ervolino, The Record (Bergen County, NJ), December 17, 1995 Archived November 2, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
- Pathfinder: James Grover Thurber – Thurber links portal
- The Last Flower – ballet after an idea by James Thurber; 1975
- James Thurber Biography, Encyclopedia of World Biography