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Hook 'em with Humor

by Ricky Olson, Laura L. Bush & Jerry Corley Ricky Olson (March 15, 2017)

Ricky Olson is an award-winning humorous speaker. Although he was told all his life he was funny, no one was laughing when he gave stand-up comedy a shot. Being “naturally funny” failed him, so he was forced...


Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive

by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen & Amy Newmark Chicken Soup for the Soul (November 09, 2010)

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive will inspire and uplift readers with its stories of optimism, faith, and strength. In bad times, and good, readers will be heartened to keep a positive attitude. A great...


The Supervillain Handbook

by King Oblivion, Adam Wallenta & Matt D. Wilson Skyhorse (April 25, 2012)

Looking for a way out of the rat race? Tired of your ho-hum, workaday life? Have an inexplicable love of turning human beings into inanimate objects? Then professional supervillainy might just be for you! With...


How to Relax Without Getting the Axe: A Survival Guide to the New Workplace

by Stanley Bing HarperCollins e-books (November 17, 2009)

“Nobody pricks corporate balloons better than Stanley Bing.”

New York Post

 

The ultimate satirist of corporate America, bestselling author Stanley Bing (Sun Tzu Was a Sissy, Crazy Bosses) now offers an...


What Would Machiavelli Do?

by Stanley Bing HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

What Would Machiavelli Do?

  • He would feast on other people's discord
  • He wouldn't exactly seek the company of ass-kissers and bimbos, but he wouldn't reject them out of hand, either
  • He would realize that loving...


Crazy Bosses

by Stanley Bing HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Since the latter part of the century just past, Stanley Bing has been exploring the relationship between authority and madness. In one bestselling book after another, reporting from his hot-seat as an insider...


Get Rich Cheating

by Jeff Kreisler HarperCollins e-books (May 26, 2009)

In these difficult times, there's only one proven path to ridiculous amounts of money: Cheating. Everyone's doing it—from sleazy CEOs to 'roided-up home run kings, silicone-enhanced starlets, and backroom-dealing...


Larry's 2013 Tax Guide for U.S. Expats & Green Card Holders in User-Friendly English

by Laurence E. 'Larry' eBookIt.com (March 01, 2013)

A guide for the overseas American tax filer, written especially for people who hate taxes.


The World's Funniest Lawyer Jokes

by Steven D. Price Skyhorse (May 11, 2011)

What is it about lawyers that has made them the butt of hundreds and hundreds of jokes over the centuries? Whatever the reason, everyone—including lawyers and judges themselves—has laughed at attorney-aimed...


Excuses for All Occasions

by Steven D. Price Skyhorse (June 01, 2012)

Looking for ways to escape or shift blame is a fundamental part of life. Here’s a survival guide full of ready-made excuses, from the student’s classic “My dog ate my homework,” to the motorist’s “Was...


101 Things That Piss Me Off

by Herb W. Reich Racehorse (April 18, 2017)

Complaining, psychologists assert, is good for your health. It acts as a relief valve to help dispel the pent up energy generated by our daily frustrations, personal peeves, and life-long vexations. Now curmudgeons,...


Z.E.O.

by Scott Kenemore Skyhorse (September 08, 2009)

From professional athletes like Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan to philosophers like Confucius, inspirational business books love to suggest that readers can succeed in business and in life by adopting the traits...


The Snark Handbook

by Lawrence Dorfman Skyhorse (September 01, 2009)

It’s impossible to go a full day without using snark, so why fight it? Snark is everywhere, from television to movies to everyday life. This lively collection provides hours of entertainment—better than...


Dangerous Jobs

by Abigail R. Gehring Skyhorse (May 12, 2009)

The success of A&E’s hit series “Deadliest Catch” and Discovery Channel’s new reality show, “The World’s Toughest Jobs” prove that Americans are fascinated with danger and the people who make it...


The Snark Handbook: Sex Edition

by Lawrence Dorfman Skyhorse (September 01, 2011)

According to NewYorker.com, “Lawrence Dorfman assembled a heroic collection. I spent an hour in a state of catharsis, reveling in the sufficiency of the insults,” in his previous homage to snarkdom (Insult...


The Snark Handbook: Insult Edition

by Lawrence Dorfman Skyhorse (October 13, 2010)

The bestselling book on the art of the insult is back and it’s more blasphemous than ever. Author and snark connoisseur Lawrence Dorfman does his absolute worst, dishing out hundreds of clever insults for...


Snark! The Herald Angels Sing

by Lawrence Dorfman Skyhorse (September 15, 2011)

Bah! Humbug! It’s that time of year again….Time to spend too much, drink too much, eat too much, smile falsely, dig down deep to try and find “good cheer,” battle crowds, try to find parking in over-crowded...


Worst Ideas Ever

by Daniel B. Kline & Jason Tomaszewski Arcade (July 08, 2011)

From memorable disasters such as New Coke, the XFL, and Tiger Woods’ marriage to less-remembered failures such as Yugo, Cop Rock, and Microsoft’s BOB, Worst Ideas Ever revisits history’s biggest blunders....


The Way to Wealth

by Benjamin Franklin Skyhorse (January 25, 2001)

Ben Franklin’s writings have inspired millions throughout the years, and his advice on how to earn and save money is timeless. The Way to Wealth is a collection of Franklin’s essays and personal letters...


Quackery

by Lydia Kang & Nate Pedersen Workman Publishing Company (October 17, 2017)

What won’t we try in our quest for perfect health, beauty, and the fountain of youth?

Well, just imagine a time when doctors prescribed morphine for crying infants. When liquefied gold was touted as immortality...


The Hollywood Assistants Handbook

by Peter Nowalk & Hillary Stamm Workman Publishing Company (May 07, 2008)

Are you young, eager, smart, and heading off to LA to make it big in the entertainment business? Time for a reality check: Leave your diploma at home, put your grandiose dreams on hold (where hopefully they'll...


Dear County Agent Guy

by Jerry Nelson Workman Publishing Company (May 03, 2016)

“Jerry Nelson’s column comes from the true heart of the Midwest. He has the true voice, the slow twang. He knows wheat from barley. He knows hardware, he knows vegetation, he knows people.”—Garrison...


LICENSED TO DRILL!

by Barrie Lawrence Grosvenor House Publishing (May 25, 2018)

Licensed to drill! Shots, Killing, Out Cold, Asphyxiated, Agents, Accomplices, Cocaine, the Opposition, The Man with the Golden Tooth, Heroes, Villains and a trip to Russia in the days of the old Soviet Union...


Thanks A Thousand

by A. J. Jacobs Simon & Schuster/ TED (November 13, 2018)

The idea was deceptively simple: New York Times bestselling author A.J. Jacobs decided to thank every single person involved in producing his morning cup of coffee. The resulting journey takes him across the...


Sell It Like Serhant

by Ryan Serhant Hachette Books (September 18, 2018)

Ryan Serhant is the very confident guy who wears stellar suits, has a driver, and regularly closes seven-figure deals on Bravo's hit series Million Dollar Listing: New York. On his reality show Sell It Like...


Bittersweet: A Memoir

by Angus Kennedy Apollo Publishers (June 25, 2018)

The world’s leading chocolate taster shares his wild ride to attain the most envied job, and explains his warning heard around the world: that we might soon run out of chocolate.

Angus Kennedy has the best...


The Office: A survival guide

by Jo Hoare Ryland Peters & Small (October 08, 2015)

Whether it's how to style out a crippling hangover, behave at the Christmas party or identify the resident perv, The Office: A Survival Guide has got your back when it comes to anything work related. Is the...


New Grad Job Hacks

by Matt Tran Mango (April 05, 2016)

Just graduated college? Still waiting for the perfect job that was supposed to be dropped in your lap after the graduation ceremony? Wondering when you get to start that marvelous and rewarding career you always...


The Ultimate Office Prank Book

by Mae B Fired Adams Media (March 18, 2009)

Making life in cubicle land a bit more fun, this book is a clever and amusing list of practical jokesùa list that will challenge even seasoned saboteurs to take risks and reap the awkward rewards. Whether itÆs...


Everyone Needs an Editor (Some of Us More Than Others)

by Larry McCoy Sunstone Press (May 10, 2015)

Rude, raucous and often funny in a newsroom, Larry McCoy has stuck to that winning combination in this memoir covering his life from an inexperienced writer at UPI to news director at CBS Radio to a retired...


I Hate to Complain, But...

by Jim Foster Dundurn (September 01, 1999)

A collection of columns by Jim Foster, an award-winning columnist for the Orillia Packet and Times, the Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin, and the Oro Medonte Severn News.


Now for the Disappointing Part

by Steven Barker Skyhorse (November 01, 2016)

True stories from the world of temporary employment for anyone terrified of being stuck in a job they hate.

When Steven Barker was twelve, his father, in pursuit of the American Dream, moved the family from Canada...


I Swear to Tell the Tooth: Humorous (and Sometimes Touching) Tales from a Globe-Trotting Dentist's Storied Life

by Dr. Carroll James RidgePublishing (August 08, 2016)

Quirky patients, one-of-a-kind employees, and farm animals set the stage for this humorous, tender, and sometimes irreverent saga of Dr. Carroll James’s dental practice. Headphone-clad patients bop in the...


The Gawker Guide to Conquering All Media

by Gawker Media Atria Books (October 02, 2007)

With the same deliciously biting irreverence and insider dish that's made Gawker.com addictive to millions of readers every month, The Gawker Guide to Conquering All Media serves up a hilarious blueprint for...


Fired!

by Annabelle Gurwitch, Bob Saget, Felicity Huffman & Robert Reich et al. Atria Books (February 28, 2006)

If you've ever been fired, you're in good company. That's what actress and writer Annabelle Gurwitch discovered when she was fired by her idol Woody Allen ("You look retarded"). She confided her tale of woe...


The CEO

by Owen Burke & Duff McDonald Gallery Books (June 15, 2010)

You're the boss....

Now make an executive decision.

You are the CEO of Fleece Industries. So far, you've made all the right choices. The result: Your life's work -- building a company from an idea scrawled on...


Officespeak

by David Martin Gallery Books (November 14, 2006)

Do you feel like putting a bullet through your head every time your boss tells you to "quarterback this one for me, champ"? Do you find yourself resisting the urge to put a chokehold on colleagues who use the...


Tiny Games for Work

by Hide&Seek & Paulina Ganucheau Bloomsbury Publishing (September 20, 2015)

Designed to give the maximum amount of fun for the minimum amount of rule-reading, Tiny Games for Work will let you find the perfect game for whatever situation you're in. All you need is this book, and the...


Cubicle Warfare: 101 Office Traps and Pranks

by John Austin Harper Paperbacks (August 09, 2011)

Get revenge on all your annoying coworkers with this guide to 101 awesome office pranks

Are your eyes beginning to glaze over from the fluorescent lights in your tiny cubicle? Have you had one too many burnt...


How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

by Shepherd Mead & Stanley Bing Simon & Schuster (June 21, 2011)

From this classic tome, learn everything you need to know to land the corner office:

·         How to make money

·         How to make more money

·         How to choose the right...


Hilarious Lawyer Jokes

by Steven D. Price & Marty Bucella Skyhorse (February 03, 2015)

What is it about lawyers that has made them the butt of hundreds and hundreds of jokes over the centuries? Whatever the reason, everyone—including lawyers and judges themselves—has had a hearty chuckle over...


How to Write a Winning Humorous Speech (Ecourse)

by Goh Kheng Chuan Rank Books (December 26, 2014)

How to Write a Winning Humorous Speech, offers you an easy and fun way to write a funny and potential winning speech even though you have never written one before. In fact, it is the perfect guide for all new...