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Robert Gray Wins New Yorker Caption Contest

A hearty congratulations to Robert Gray, formerly of Northshire Bookstore and contributor to Shelf Awareness, for winning the New Yorker’s caption contest #106. The winning caption was “Have you considered writing this story in the third monkey rather than the first monkey?” and we have to agree with the folks at SA – it was certainly the wittiest, funniest caption of the bunch.

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Vote for Robert Gray!

The New Yorker’s weekly caption contest doesn’t usually have a publishing industry professional among the finalists, but former Northshire Bookstore buyer and Shelf Awareness contributor (and generally friend to publishing and blogs like ours) Robert Gray is a finalist for the July 23 caption by Gahan Wilson. His quip? “Have you considered writing this story in the third monkey rather than the first monkey?” Here’s where to vote for the winning caption, which will appear in the magazine in the August 20th issue and online on August 13. The ballot closes August 5.