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Scary Mommy's Guide to Surviving the Holidays

by Jill Smokler Pocket Star (November 17, 2014)

From New York Times bestselling author and acclaimed “Scary Mommy” blogger Jill Smokler comes a funny and practical guide filled with essays, recipes, and tried-and-true tips sure to get any parent through...


On Guerrilla Gardening

by Richard Reynolds Bloomsbury Publishing (July 31, 2014)

On Guerrilla Gardening is an activist's call to arms to all citizens - green-fingered, green-thinking or curious - to join the revolution of guerrilla gardening: transforming public space into oases of colour...


Grace's Guide

by Grace Helbig Gallery Books (October 21, 2014)

#1 New York Times Bestseller

By the host of The Grace Helbig Show on E! and the it’sGrace YouTube channel, comedian Grace Helbig offers an irreverent and illustrated guide to life for anyone faced with the...


Dear White People

by Justin Simien & Ian O'Phelan Atria / 37 INK (September 30, 2014)

*Now a Netflix Original Series*

In the satirical tradition of the New York Times bestseller Stuff White People Like comes this witty companion book to the “incredibly entertaining” (Indiewire) film of the...


Hyena

by Jude Angelini Gallery Books (September 23, 2014)

Hyena is a collection of autobiographical stories by Jude Angelini, which takes the reader on his journey of heartbreak, depravity, and hilarity, deftly moving between his adult life and his childhood growing...


Readers Digest Funny Family Jokes

by Editors at Reader's Digest Reader's Digest (October 21, 2014)

In the Reader's Digest Funny Family Jokes we have compiled some of the funniest jokes, riddles, and one-liners that can be shared across generations, around the dinner table or the campfire. Truly, there's something...


Have a Nice Guilt Trip

by Lisa Scottoline & Francesca Serritella St. Martin's Press (July 08, 2014)

Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This four book series is among the best reviewed humor books published...


Napalm & Silly Putty

by George Carlin Hachette Books (July 01, 2001)

A hilarious new collection of razor-sharp observations from the New York Times bestselling author of Brain Droppings.

Few comics make the transition from stage to page as smoothly or successfully as George Carlin....


Good Talk, Dad: The Birds and the Bees...and Other Conversations We Forgot to Have

by Bill Geist & Willie Geist Grand Central Publishing (May 20, 2014)

Bill Geist--the beloved, award-winning, long-time special correspondent for "CBS: Sunday Morning," whose debut Little League Confidential was a New York Times bestseller in hardcover and paper--and Willie Geist,...


Once I Was Cool: Personal Essays

by Megan Stielstra Curbside Splendor Publishing (April 28, 2014)

Insightful, compassionate, gutsy, and heartbreaking personal essays exploring the messy, maddening beauty of adulthood with wit, intelligence, and biting humor.


The Bridesmaids

by Eimear Lynch & Hanya Yanagihara Picador (April 29, 2014)

"An entertaining beach read… [and] a nice way to provide your besties with reading material for the bachelorette weekend."—Lauren Conrad

WHAT DO A FORMER FASHION MODEL, AN EX-NUN, AND A FRAT BOY HAVE IN COMMON?...


Meaty: Essays by Samantha Irby, Creator of the Blog BitchesGottaEat

by Samantha Irby Curbside Splendor Publishing (September 09, 2013)

Samantha Irby’s debut features narrative essays by a sex-obsessed dummy laughing her way through tacos, Crohn's disease, and ridiculous dudes.


Flip-Flops After Fifty: And Other Thoughts on Aging I Remembered to Write Down

by Cindy Eastman She Writes Press (April 08, 2014)

Who hasn't experienced life's painful jabs-especially those of us who have rounded the corner into middle age? Emotional family events, stress from lousy jobs, the bittersweet feelings when the kids leave home,...


Now That's Funny!

by Andy Simmons Reader's Digest (August 16, 2012)

Every year, Reader’s Digest readers send in tens of thousands of jokes and funny anecdotes, in their quest for a $100 check and, as an extra benefit, eternal glory: to have their joke published in the world’s...


Uganda Be Kidding Me

by Chelsea Handler Grand Central Publishing (March 04, 2014)

Wherever Chelsea Handler travels, one thing is certain: she always ends up in the land of the ridiculous. Now, in this uproarious collection, she sneaks her sharp wit through airport security and delivers her...


Zombie Spaceship Wasteland

by Patton Oswalt Scribner (January 04, 2011)

Prepare yourself for a journey through the world of Patton Oswalt, one of the most creative, insightful, and hysterical voices on the entertain­ment scene today. Widely known for his roles in the films Big...


Grin and Bear It

by Jenni Pulos & Laura Morton St. Martin's Press (March 11, 2014)

Jenni Pulos, from Bravo's Flipping Out and Interior Therapy, pens a charming memoir-advice book on how to survive (and thrive) in any situation

Jenni Pulos has specialized in a lifetime of disappointments. She's...


Rage Against the Machine, Your Boss, Your Bills, and Everything Else

by Ronald Lewis Skyhorse (February 04, 2014)

Tired of paying hundreds of dollars for a cell phone contract? Always end up with what seems like dozens of electrics accessories when all you wanted was a TV? Find yourself constantly stalked by telemarketers?...


The Making of a Stand-Up Guy

by Charlie Murphy Gallery Books (December 01, 2009)

As one of the most popular performers on Comedy Central’s mega-hit The Chappelle Show, Charlie Murphy—older brother of comedy legend Eddie Murphy—shares his passion for comedy and tells his true Hollywood...


Ham: Slices of a Life: Essays and Stories

by Sam Harris Gallery Books (January 14, 2014)

In a collection of personal essays that are “both rip-roaringly funny and sentimental, drawing natural (and justified) comparisons to David Sedaris and David Rakoff” (Esquire), longtime recording artist...


The Hypochondriac's Guide to Life. And Death.

by Gene Weingarten & Dave Barry Simon & Schuster (June 15, 2010)

When every hiccup sounds like the call of doom, each stomach pang hints at incipient cancer, and a headache means it's time to firm up your last will and testament, The Hypochondriac's Guide to Life. And Death....


I Only Roast the Ones I Love

by Jeffrey Ross Gallery Books (September 15, 2009)

Jeffrey Ross is one of the world’s most foremost practitioners of insult comedy. Having escaped from his family’s kosher catering business, he spent years in the comedy circuit and mastered his craft of...


Barack Like Me

by David Alan Grier & Alan Eisenstock Gallery Books (October 06, 2009)

FROM GROWING UP IN DETROIT, where he marched as a ten-year-old with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., to attending the inauguration of President Barack Obama, where he narrowly avoided the Purple Tunnel of Doom but...


Dirty Daddy

by Bob Saget It Books (April 08, 2014)

Millions of viewers know and love Bob Saget from his role as the sweetly neurotic father on the smash hit Full House, and as the charming wisecracking host of America's Funniest Home Videos. And then there are...


Yokohama Threeway: And Other Small Shames

by Beth Lisick City Lights Publishers (September 03, 2013)

Funny, odd, deeply personal, yet somehow universal, a collection of one woman's most humiliating moments, revealed with wit and gusto.


Notes from the Underwire: Adventures from My Awkward and Lovely Life

by Quinn Cummings Hachette Books (July 07, 2009)

Meet Quinn Cummings. Former child star, mother, and modern woman, she just wants to be a good person. Quinn grew up in Los Angeles, a city whose patron saint would be a sixteen-year-old with a gold card and...


The Snark Handbook: Clichés Edition

by Lawrence Dorfman Skyhorse (October 01, 2012)

CLICHÉ: noun

Etymology: French, literally, printer's stereotype, from past participle of clichér, to stereotype, of imitative origin

Date: 1892

1 : a trite phrase or expression; also : the idea expressed by it...


Hollywood Said No!: Orphaned Film Scripts, Bastard Scenes, and Abandoned Darlings from the Creators of Mr. Show

by David Cross, Bob Odenkirk & Brian Posehn Grand Central Publishing (September 10, 2013)

Bob Odenkirk and David Cross, creators of HBO's classic sketch comedy show Mr. Show, present to you this collection of never-before-seen scripts and ideas that Hollywood couldn't find the gumption to green-light....


Man Repeller: Seeking Love. Finding Overalls.

by Leandra Medine Grand Central Publishing (September 10, 2013)

Engage using #manrepeller.

Silk parachute pants. A gold lamé jumpsuit. Ankle boots with fringe. Were these fashion-forward items sending men running in the opposite direction? Maybe, but Leandra Medine never...


Mirth of a Nation: The Best Contemporary Humor

by Michael J. Rosen HarperCollins e-books (December 21, 2010)

A salvo of hilarity from that loose canon of American humor that Mirth of a Nation editor Michael J. Rosen has culled from some 1200 pages of brilliantly original works by our best contemporary humorists. This...


Shut Up, You're Welcome: Thoughts on Life, Death, and Other Inconveniences

by Annie Choi Gallery Books (July 09, 2013)

From the author of Happy Birthday or Whatever, an outright hilarious and heartfelt collection of personal essays about everything from underwear to musical theater.

ANNIE CHOI HATES MUSICAL THEATER. SHE THINKS...


Lipshtick

by Gwen Macsai HarperCollins e-books (October 27, 2009)

Get comfy, pull up a pan of blondies, and settle in for some girlfriend talk. Get the lowdown on who's low and how's down, whose long-standing but unspoken conflict with her mother is contributing to her sexual...


I Shudder

by Paul Rudnick HarperCollins e-books (September 15, 2009)

I Shudder is a side-splittingly funny collection of essays from Paul Rudnick, one of America’s preeminent humorists. Rudnick, who writes for The New Yorker and has written the screenplays for the films In...


Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies: On Myths, Morons, Free Speech, Football, and Assorted Absurdities

by Chris Kluwe Little, Brown and Company (June 25, 2013)

Hi. In your hands, right now, you hold the culmination of thousands of years of human intelligence, ingenuity, and brilliance. Now put your goddamn phone down and pay attention to my book.

What is in my book,...


American Cornball

by Christopher Miller Harper (September 23, 2014)

American Cornball is Christopher Miller's irresistibly funny illustrated survey of popular humor—the topics that used to make us laugh, from hiccups and henpecked-husbands to outhouses and old maids—and...


Schmucks!

by Raoul Felder & Jackie Mason HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Jackie Mason, one of the true kings of comedy, and his partner in crime, federal prosecutor and celebrity attorney Raoul Felder, go after America's lowlifes, scumbags, and everything else that really gets on...


The Greedy Bastard Diary

by Eric Idle HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

A stunningly witty exploration of the American landscape -- not to mention a brilliant comic's mind -- this diary is chock-full of everything you ever wanted to know about Eric Idle, Monty Python, America, and...


Why Girls Can't Throw

by Mitchell Symons HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Warning: the truth can be shocking, seductive, offensive, outrageous...even disgusting!

Are you perplexed by the mysteries of the universe, confounded by the workings of the human body, prone to pondering the...


When Did I Get Like This?: The Screamer, the Worrier, the Dinosaur-Chicken-Nugget-Buyer, and Other Mothers I Swore I'd Never Be

by Amy Wilson HarperCollins e-books (April 06, 2010)

“Amy Wilson’s hilarious, tender memoir…had me laughing out loud with recognition. She captures the small moments of motherhood in a way that is both funny and thought-provoking.”

—Gretchen Rubin, author...


The Potty Mouth at the Table

by Laurie Notaro Gallery Books (May 07, 2013)

From the celebrated author best known for the Idiot Girls’ Action-Adventure Club and described as “the funniest writer in the solar system” (The Miami Herald) comes a new laugh-out-loud collection of essays...


Man Up!: Tales of My Delusional Self-Confidence

by Ross Mathews, Gwyneth Paltrow & Chelsea Handler Grand Central Publishing (May 07, 2013)

In this hilarious and inspirational memoir, Ross Mathews-best known as "Ross the Intern" from The Tonight Show with Jay Leno-chronicles his life growing up as an atypical kid in a small Northwestern farm town...


It Takes Balls: Dating Single Moms and Other Confessions from an Unprepared Single Dad

by Josh Wolf Grand Central Publishing (March 19, 2013)

Josh Wolf--one of the stars and writers of Chelsea Lately and After Lately--delivers a hilarious collection of essays that reminds us all what it takes to conquer fatherhood without sacrificing manhood. Struggling...


Rest in Pieces: The Curious Fates of Famous Corpses

by Bess Lovejoy Simon & Schuster (March 12, 2013)

A “marvelously macabre” (Kirkus Reviews) history of the bizarre afterlives of corpses of the celebrated and notorious dead.

For some of the most influential figures in history, death marked the start of a...


Public Apology: In Which a Man Grapples With a Lifetime of Regret, One Incident at a Time

by Dave Bry Grand Central Publishing (March 19, 2013)

Dave Bry is sorry. Very sorry. He's sorry to Wendy Metzger for singing the last verse of "Stairway to Heaven" into her ear while slow dancing in junior high school. He's sorry to Judy and Michael Gailhouse for...


236 Pounds of Class Vice President

by Jason Mulgrew Harper Perennial (February 13, 2013)

Jason Mulgrew, popular blogger and author of Everything Is Wrong with Me, continues his depreciating yet hilarious self-reflection with 236 Pounds of Class Vice President

Set in Mulgrew’s high school years,...


Pigeon in a Crosswalk: Tales of Anxiety and Accidental Glamour

by Jack Gray Simon & Schuster (February 19, 2013)

From television producer Jack Gray comes a generational account of finding one’s way at work, at home, and even across the street.

There are a lot of unforgettable characters in these pages: a loveable if...


Total Frat Move

by W. R. Bolen Grand Central Publishing (January 15, 2013)

THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLER Put simply, it's time for a national update on college fraternities. Greek life today makes Animal House look like a Pixar movie. The amount of alcohol that is being consumed,...


My Heart Is an Idiot

by Davy Rothbart Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 04, 2012)

Davy Rothbart is looking for love in all the wrong places. Constantly. He falls helplessly in love with pretty much every girl he meets—and rarely is the feeling reciprocated. Time after time, he hops in a...


Electrified Sheep

by Alex Boese St. Martin's Press (June 05, 2012)

"Perfect summertime reading—preferably with a friend nearby who can be constantly interrupted with unsettling facts." —Daily Mail (UK )

Benjamin Franklin was a pioneering scientist, leader of the Enlightenment,...


Suck It, Wonder Woman!

by Olivia Munn & Mac Montandon St. Martin's Press (July 06, 2010)

Suck It, Wonder Woman! brings Olivia Munn's unique humor, incredible wit, and lightning-fast costume changes to a world that needs more scrapbooking, sea monkeys, and for the love of God, a freakin' hoverboard!...