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15 Things You Might Not Know About Catch-22

15 Things You Might Not Know About Catch-22

Joseph Heller’s 1961 war comedy Catch-22 is one of the most beloved novels of the 20th century, not to mention one of the funniest. In Catch-22, Heller introduces Yossarian as Assyrian, despite the fact that his surname suggests otherwise. A deleted Catch-22 chapter gave Major Major a different backstory. One of Heller’s more absurd characters is Major Major Major Major, cursed with his unfortunate handle and unfavorable likeness to Henry Fonda. He had written Major Major as a former English teacher from Vermont with a distaste for Henry James.

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