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How Did I Get to Be Forty

by Judith Viorst Simon & Schuster (October 21, 2014)

And so you’ve reached that time in life when you’re stating to pick investments over adventure, clean over scenic, comfortable over intense; when, even though in your heart of hearts you’re only seventeen,...


Forever Fifty

by Judith Viorst Simon & Schuster (October 21, 2014)

Judith Viorst is known and loved by readers of all ages, for children's books such as Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day; nonfiction titles, including the bestseller Necessary Losses;...


It's Hard to Be Hip Over Thirty

by Judith Viorst Simon & Schuster (October 21, 2014)

Bringing together some of the best of Judith Viorst’s witty and perceptive poetry—and featuring the illustrations from the original edition by John Alcorn—Viorst explores the all-too-true ironies and absurdities...


Dear White People

by Justin Simien & Ian O'Phelan Simon & Schuster (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...


The Book of Bieb

by David Javerbaum & God Simon & Schuster (March 17, 2014)

A new book of the Bible devoted to the unholy life and times of Justin Bieber, penned by the Bieb's #1 fan and popular Twitter personality, @TheTweetOfGod.

It has been nearly 2,000 years since anyone has written...


Golf

by Henry Beard Simon & Schuster (December 08, 2009)

As a serious player, a high handicapper, or simply a baffled onlooker to the awesome nonsense that is golf, have you ever wondered why, say, the golf balls have dimples, and the tee is both the thing you stick...


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....


Who Moved My Soap?

by Andy Borowitz Simon & Schuster (August 25, 2009)

Attention, CEOs:

Finally, a book you don't have to cook!

If you're a CEO who's just been caught, this is the book you won't want to be caught without. Who Moved My Soap? The CEO's Guide to Surviving in Prison...


Downton Tabby

by Chris Kelly Simon & Schuster (December 03, 2013)

A parody of the worldwide television phenomenon Downton Abbey, with cats.

Downton Tabby is about England’s oldest and finest family of cats in people clothes. With beautiful (and scandalous) photographs and...


American Thighs

by Jill Conner Browne Simon & Schuster (December 30, 2008)

"If I can save one woman from these thighs, I will not have lived in vain," #1 New York Times bestselling humorist Jill Conner Browne writes in American Thighs, her handbook and memoir for the Hot and Flashy....


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...


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...


The Dangerous Animals Club

by Stephen Tobolowsky Simon & Schuster (September 25, 2012)

From legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky, comes a collection of memoiristic pieces about life, love, acting, and adventure, told with a beguiling voice and an uncommon talent for storytelling.

The Dangerous...


Hello Goodbye Hello: A Circle of 101 Remarkable Meetings

by Craig Brown Simon & Schuster (August 07, 2012)

Hello Goodbye Hello is a daisy chain of 101 fascinating true encounters, a book that has been hailed by reviewers in London as “howlingly funny” (The Spectator), “original and a complete delight” (The...


Unexpectedly Eighty

by Judith Viorst Simon & Schuster (October 05, 2010)

Judith Viorst returns with more poems in her “Decades” poetry series detailing the highs and lows of being an octogenarian. Continuing the comedic insight from I’m Too Young to be Seventy, these verses...


Still Life with Brook Trout

by John Gierach Simon & Schuster (November 01, 2007)

Brilliant, witty, perceptive essays about fly-fishing, the natural world, and life in general by the acknowledged master of fishing writers.

In Still Life with Brook Trout, John Gierach demonstrates once again...


I'm Too Young To Be Seventy

by Judith Viorst Simon & Schuster (November 01, 2007)

The beloved author of Forever Fifty and Suddenly Sixty tackles the ins and outs of becoming a septuagenarian with wry good humor. Fans of Viorst’s funny, touching, and wise decades poems will love these verses...


Who Cut The Cheese?

by Mason Brown Simon & Schuster (February 13, 2001)

Who Cut the Cheese? uses a delightful little fable to encapsulate the fundamental rule of modern American management and the new economy: "Survive change by shifting blame."

The fable revolves around two malevolent...


The Dick Cheney Code

by Henry Beard Simon & Schuster (October 29, 2004)

A bestselling, Harvard-bred humorist plans to knock out a slapdash, quick-buck parody of a wildly successful, head-spinning, clue-laden thriller in a flagrant attempt to cash in on the publishing sensation of...


Fool's Paradise

by John Gierach & Glen Wolff Simon & Schuster (May 06, 2008)

Brilliant, witty, perceptive essays about fly-fishing, the natural world, and life in general by the acknowledged master of fishing writers.

If John Gierach is living in a fool’s paradise, then it’s a paradise...


Wacky Chicks

by Simon Doonan Simon & Schuster (April 21, 2003)

Most of us know a wacky chick. She's a true nonconformist, a woman who dares to be different. On any ordinary day she might be found performing a citizen's arrest, running a concession stand at a swingers' convention,...


The Fiddler in the Subway

by Gene Weingarten Simon & Schuster (July 06, 2010)

GENE WEINGARTEN IS THE O. HENRY OF AMERICAN JOURNALISM

Simply the best storyteller around, Weingarten describes the world as you think it is before revealing how it actually is—in narratives that are by turns...


No Shortage of Good Days

by John Gierach Simon & Schuster (May 17, 2011)

Brilliant, witty, perceptive essays about fly-fishing, the natural world, and life in general by the acknowledged master of fishing writers.

In No Shortage of Good Days John Gierach takes readers from the Smokies...


The Funny Thing Is...

by Ellen DeGeneres Simon & Schuster (October 28, 2003)

Ellen DeGeneres published her first book of comic essays, the #1 bestselling My Point...and I Do Have One, way back in 1996. Not one to rest on her laurels, the witty star of stage and screen has since dedicated...


The Borowitz Report

by Andy Borowitz Simon & Schuster (May 11, 2010)

Prepare to be shocked.

From the man The Wall Street Journal hailed as a "Swiftean satirist" comes the most shocking book ever written!

The Borowitz Report: The Big Book of Shockers, by award-winning fake journalist...


Suddenly Sixty

by Judith Viorst Simon & Schuster (February 21, 2001)

Judith Viorst is known and loved by readers of all ages, for children’s books such as Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day; nonfiction titles, including the bestseller Necessary Losses...


Death, Taxes, and Leaky Waders

by John Gierach Simon & Schuster (February 21, 2001)

Brilliant, witty, perceptive essays about fly-fishing, the natural world, and life in general by the acknowledged master of fishing writers.

Death, Taxes, and Leaky Waders collects forty of John Gierach’s finest...


God, No!

by Penn Jillette Simon & Schuster (August 16, 2011)

A scathingly funny reinterpretation of the Ten Commandments from the larger, louder half of world-famous magic duo Penn and Teller reveals an atheist's experience in the world: from performing on the Vegas strip...


The Problem with Me

by Han Han Simon & Schuster (August 02, 2016)

“Funny and shrewd” (The New York Times Book Review) essays from China’s most popular young troublemaker about growing up millennial and causing social and political scandal today.

Han Han “owes equal...


Even Brook Trout Get The Blues

by John Gierach Simon & Schuster (May 11, 2010)

Brilliant, witty, perceptive essays about fly-fishing, the natural world, and life in general by the acknowledged master of fishing writers.

“Once an angler has become serious about the sport (and ‘serious’...


At the Grave of the Unknown Fisherman

by John Gierach Simon & Schuster (May 11, 2010)

Brilliant, witty, perceptive essays about fly-fishing, the natural world, and life in general by the acknowledged master of fishing writers.

Proving that fishing is not just a part-time pursuit, At the Grave...


Into the Twilight, Endlessly Grousing

by Patrick F. McManus Simon & Schuster (May 11, 2010)

Like Twain -- or more contemporary humorists Dave Barry and Garrison Keillor -- Patrick McManus shares the belief that life's eternal verities exist primarily to be overturned. In McManus's world, all steaks...


Tales from the Back Row

by Amy Odell Simon & Schuster (September 01, 2015)

A keenly observed collection of personal essays about what it’s like to be a young woman working in the fashion industry, Amy Odell’s Tales from the Back Row offers “a backstage pass to the intimidating,...


Where the Trout Are All as Long as Your Leg

by John Gierach Simon & Schuster (March 13, 2012)

Brilliant, witty, perceptive essays about fly-fishing, the natural world, and life in general by the acknowledged master of fishing writers.

Fly-fishing’s finest scribe, John Gierach, takes us from a nameless...


An Act of God

by David Javerbaum Simon & Schuster (May 05, 2015)

***An Act of God (previously published as The Last Testament: A Memoir) is now a major Broadway show starring Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) and directed by Joe Mantello (Wicked)***

Over the course of his...


I'm Not a Terrorist, But I've Played One On TV

by Maz Jobrani Simon & Schuster (February 17, 2015)

“A funny, insightful memoir” (Kirkus Reviews) about growing up Iranian in America, and the quest to make it as an actor in Hollywood without having to wear a turban, tote a bomb, or get kicked in the face...


The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl

by Issa Rae Simon & Schuster (February 10, 2015)

The “brilliantly wry” (Lena Dunham) and “lovably awkward” (Mindy Kaling) New York Times bestseller from the creator of HBO’s Insecure.

In this universally accessible New York Times bestseller named...


Scatalog

by Balloon Knot Productions & Gary Hallgren Simon & Schuster (May 11, 2010)

Tasteful middlebrow reproductions from the National Museum o' Fart

Allegedly handcrafted items of a whimsical, organic, suburban-bohemian, high-colonic, holistic nature from New Age catalog Effluvia

Tasteless...