Posted on April 24, 2017 at 12:00 am by Gene Ambaum
Patron: Your books?
Howard: I donated them to the library back when I was alive.
Patron: So it’s really, really old?
Howard: Yes, ma’am. It’s a classic. It’s certifiably good.
Patron: I’d prefer something… newer.
Howard: Those books aren’t any better just because the author is still alive!