More Arrows Bouncing Off the Great H. L. Mencken
By Richard W. Wilcke
This article appeared in the Fall 2003 issue of The Independent Review

Few public figures of the twentieth century have had as much written about them as American journalist, critic, and iconoclast Henry Louis Mencken (1880–1956). Unfortunately, as Terry Teachout’s recent book The Skeptic: A Life of H. L. Mencken (2002) confirms, the biography that the Sage of Baltimore deserves remains to be published.

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