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Oscar-winning screenwriter S. Perelman was one of the great American humorists, a master at short fiction involving word play and satire who influenced countless American humorists, including Woody Allen. He was born Simeon Joseph Perleman (though known as Sidney or Sydney to family and friends) on February 1, Occupation: Writer.

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The book I think is most under/overratedAuthor: Clive James. Yakov Isidorovich Perelman (Russian: Яков Исидорович Перельман; December 4, – Ma ) was a Russian and Soviet science writer and author of many popular science books, including Physics Can Be Fun and Mathematics Can Be Born: December 4,Białystok, Congress Poland.

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