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Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Den...

David Sedaris

In a collection of whimsical essays by the author of Me Talk Pretty One Day, the Rooster gets married at an uproarious wedding, an estrangement occurs over a rubber vs. plastic debate, and the author gets the upper hand during a slumb...

Published: May 2005

Don't Make a Black Woman Take Off Her...

Tyler Perry

If you can count on one thing from "Madea" Mabel Simmons, star of the smash hits Diary of a Mad Black Woman and Madea's Family Reunion, it's that she's got something to say. Now the beloved, sharp-tongued, pistol-packing gra...

Published: Feb 2007

Hey Ladies!: The Story of 8 Best Frie...

Michelle Markowitz

Based on the column of the same name that appeared in The Toast, Hey Ladies! is a laugh-out-loud read that follows a fictitious group of eight 20-and-30-something female friends for one year of holidays, summer house rentals, dates, b...

Published: May 2018

Mental Floss Presents in the Beginnin...

Mary C. Carmichael

Sure, you know all about the birds and bees. But did Dad ever tell you that it wasn't a stork that put that shiny can opener in your kitchen drawer? Or paperclips started out as proud, Nazi-fighting warriors? And did he tell you how ...

Published: Nov 2007

You Might Be a Zombie and Other Bad N...

Cracked Com

You're going to wish you never picked up this book. Some facts are too terrifying to teach in school. Unfortunately, is more than happy to fill you in: * A zombie apocalypse? It could happen. 50% of humans are infected ...

Published: Dec 2010

The Book of Useless Information

Noel Botham

One person's useless information could prove invaluable to someone else. Then again, maybe not. But to The Useless Information Society, any fact that passes its gasp-inducing, 'not-a-lot-of-people-know- that' test merits inclusion in ...

Published: Jun 2006

The Book of Strange and Curious Legal...

Nathan Belofsky

You're probably breaking the law right now-and don't even know it. Did you know... ? Naples, Italy, enforces laws for what constitutes real pizza, and "pizza police" visit restaurants to crack down on unlawful pies? ? In West Virgini...

Published: Aug 2010

Napalm and Silly Putty

George Carlin

The #1 New York Times bestseller with more than 450,000 copies in print offers up a hilarious and "entertaining" [Chicago Sun-Times] collection of razor-sharp observations -- now available in paperback!Spending more than 15 ...

Published: Apr 2002

Notes from a Small Island

Bill Bryson

Suddenly, in the space of a moment, I realized what it was that I loved about Britain-which is to say, all of it.' After nearly two decades spent on British soil, Bill Bryson-bestselling author of ,i>The Mother Tongue and Made in A...

Published: May 2001

The Sweet Potato Queens' Big-Ass Cook...

Jill Conner Browne

They're wild, beloved, and all-around fabulous, but with the Sweet Potato Queens, there're just never enough good times—or enough good eats. Well, now all fabulous women everywhere can have their own mountains of royal fun and food,...

Published: Jan 2003

How to Be a Woman

Caitlin Moran

"Caitlin Moran is the profane, witty and wonky best friend I wish I had. She's the feminist rock star we need right now."—Ayelet Waldman, author of Bad Mother"Caitlin Moran is so fabulous, so funny, so freshly feminis...

Published: May 2012

Stuff White People Like: A Guide to t...

Christian Lander

They love nothing better than sipping free-trade gourmet coffee, leafing through the Sunday New York Times, and listening to David Sedaris on NPR (ideally all at the same time). Apple products, indie music, food co-ops, and vintage T-...

Published: Aug 2008

In My Quest For Personal Growth, The ...

Toni Sorenson Brown

The "Shirley You Can Do It" series features a woman named Shirley. She encompasses most aspects of every woman's life. She makes mistakes, but is always motivated by a good heart. She lives in the real world and has to deal ...

Published: Apr 2000

My Planet: Finding Humor in the Oddes...

Mary Roach

From acclaimed, New York Times best-selling author Mary Roach comes the complete collection of her "My Planet" articles published in Reader's Digest. She was a hit columnist in the magazine, and this book features the articl...

Published: Apr 2013

Pretty Good Joke Book 4th edition

Garrison Keillor

The original Pretty Good Joke Book was pretty darn funny. But it cant hold a trick candle to the latest edition of this perennial favorite. With more than 200 new jokes, this book runs the gamut from giggles to belly laughs, from gent...

Published: Oct 2005

Strange Medicine

Nathan Belofsky

Strange Medicine casts a gimlet eye on the practice of medicine through the ages that highlights the most dubious ideas, bizarre treatments, and biggest blunders. From bad science and oafish behavior to stomach-turning procedures that...

Published: Aug 2013

True Prep: It's a Whole New Old World...

Lisa Birnbach

Now in paperback from Lisa Birnbach, the author of The Offi cial Preppy Handbook, comes True Prep, which looks at how the old guard of natural-fiber-loving, dog-worshipping, G&T-soaked preppies adapts to the new order of the Internet,...

Published: Nov 2011

The Official Dictionary of Sarcasm Po...

James Napoli

Long live snarkiness! When you need to impart your wit and wisdom to the world, these 45 snippy postcards will do the trick. The brainchild of James Napoli, executive vice president of the National Sarcasm Society and creator of The O...

Published: Oct 2014

Diary of A Pissed Off Flight Attendan...

Sydney Pearl

A brash, funny, and downright ballsy ode to the ups and downs of life in the air.Diary of a Pissed-Off Flight Attendant is an eye opening, behind the scenes, indiscreet account based on almost two decades of aviation industry experien...

Published: Aug 2014

Nerd Do Well: A Small Boy's Journey t...

Simon Pegg

The unique life story of one of the most talented and inventive comedians, star of Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Paul, Spaced, and Star Trek. Zombies in North London, death cults in the West Country, the engineering deck of the Enterpr...

Published: Jun 2012

The Further Adventures of an Idiot Ab...

Karl Pilkington

Everyone's favorite idiot is back, in this hysterical follow-up to An Idiot Abroad Safely home from his latest travels, Karl Pilkington has decided it is time to share his hard-earned wisdom of the world. Taking the Bucket List of ...

Published: Aug 2013

88 Guys for Coffee

Diane L. Solomon

op 1% Goodreads reviewer gives "88 Guys for Coffee" 5 stars! "Read it, laugh with it, roll with it, this is a sparkling gem for sure!" Abandoned - no, dumped from her 7-year marriage, Laura's self-worth was in tat...

Published: Jun 2017

Ali in Wonderland: And Other Tall Tal...

Ali Wentworth

Mix 1 oz. Chelsea Handler, 1.5 oz. Nora Ephron, finish with a twist of Tina Fey, and you get Ali in Wonderland, the uproarious, revealing, and heartfelt memoir from acclaimed actress and comedian Ali Wentworth. Whether spilling secret...

Published: Jan 2013

Calvin and Hobbes

Bill Watterson

The first collection of the increasingly popular comic strip that features a rambunctious 6-year-old boy and his stuffed tiger who comes charmingly to life.

Published: Jan 1987

F in Exams: The Very Best Totally Wro...

Richard Benson

"F" stands for "funny" in this perfect gift for students or anyone who has ever had to struggle through a test and needs a good laugh. Celebrating the creative side of failure in a way we can all relate to, F in Ex...

Published: Feb 2011

The Jumbo Duct Tape Book

Jim Berg

Did you know that duct tape can turn any item of clothing into rainwear? That duct tape over a computer screen will keep your kids from surfing naughty sites on the Web? That a perfect solution for those easy-to-lose TV remotes is to ...

Published: Sep 2000

Why Do Men Fall Asleep After Sex?: Mo...

Mark Leyner

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Published: Aug 2006

All I Really Need to Know I Learned i...

Robert Fulghum

A modern classic, and a phenomenal bestseller, this simple collection of thoughts and gentle opinion has struck a deep chord in readers all over the world. Observing our times in his unique way, Robert Fulghum has tapped into the com...

Published: Sep 1993

101 Places Not to See Before You Die

Catherine Price

"I had no idea so many god-awful places exist in this world….Catherine Price is a hilarious guide to all that is sucky." —Novella Carpenter, author of Farm City: the Education of an Urban Farmer Irreverent and compulsi...

Published: Jul 2010
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