HAMBURGER, Philip. American, b. 1914. Genres: Cultural/Ethnic topics, Biography, Essays, Humor/Satire, Autobiography/Memoirs, Politics/ Government. Career: Staff member, New Yorker mag., NYC, since 1939. Publications: The Oblong Blur and Other Odysseys, 1949; J. P. Marquand, Esquire, 1952; Mayor Watching and Other Pleasures, 1958; Our Man Stanley, 1963; An American Notebook, 1965; Curious World: A New Yorker at Large, 1987; Friends Talking in the Night: Sixty Years of Writing for the New Yorker, 1999; Matters of State: A Political Excursion, 2000. Died 2004.