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Brevity is the soul of wit

Tom Toro

  • If brevity is the soul of wit, as they say, then what’s cleverer than a cartoon? Tom Toro’s at The New Yorker.


Tom Toro

Tom Toro is a New Yorker cartoonist and fiction writer living in Berkeley, California. His cartoons have appeared in theNew Yorker since 2010. His debut novel, The Miracle of the Mountain, about a young American’s journey in Cairo, Egypt, is currently being read by literary agents. Tom is working on his second novel, When All Else Fails, a haunted house story that takes place during the Great Recession. He hopes to have a draft finished by Obama’s re-election.

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