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Ambrose Bierce – A Fierce Hater of Hypocrisy

If you are not acquainted with Ambrose Bierce, you should be.  A literary figure of the 19th Century, he is little known today, but in his time, he was admired by no less a writer than H. L. Mencken, who said that Bierce’s “The Devil’s Dictionary” was “the most brilliant stuff, first and last, that America has ever produced … the true masterpiece of the one genuine wit that These States have ever seen.” “The Devil’s Dictionary” is a collection of sly and cynical observations Read more [...]