Ancient Wisdom for Modern Readers

How to Tell a Joke: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Humor
Marcus Tullius Cicero, translated with commentary by Michael Fontaine

Hardback (B315) | Jun 2021 | Princeton University Press | 9780691206165 | 328pp | 171x114mm | GEN | AUD$29.99, NZD$34.99

Timeless advice about how to use humor to win over any audience Can jokes win a hostile room, a hopeless argument, or even an election? You bet they can, according to Cicero, and he knew what he was talking about. One of Rome's greatest politicians, speakers, and lawyers, Cicero was also reputedly one of antiquity's funniest people. After he was