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Little Book of Bad Business Advice

by Steve Altes St. Martin's Paperbacks (March 31, 2014)

Who says there's only one way to the top?

You've tried all the traditional approaches in the business world, read countless self-help books guaranteeing career success, and where has it gotten you? With the unique...


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...


What Would Machiavelli Do?

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

A sly send-up of the successful What Would Jesus Do? books, here is a satisfyingly mean light-hearted approach to business success—the Machiavellian way.

Machiavellians may not get to heaven, but on earth...


Crazy Bosses

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

Jam-packed with new anecdotes, updated references, and modernized jokes, Stanley Bing’s seminal investigation of what makes bosses crazy is now revised for a new generation.

Fans of television’s The Office...


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...


This Is Going to Hurt

by Adam Kay Little, Brown Spark (December 02, 2019)

In the US edition of this international bestseller, Adam Kay channels Henry Marsh and David Sedaris to tell us the "darkly funny" (The New Yorker) -- and sometimes horrifying -- truth about life and work in...


What the F*@# Should I Do with My Life?

by Zach Golden Running Press Adult (November 11, 2019)

Answering the Existential Question of What the F*@# to Do with Your Life with Spot-On Humor (and Profanity)

If you've tried and failed to find your purpose in life, you're going to need expert help. From the...


Risky Living

by Tom Jones Skyhorse (November 15, 2009)

Risky Living is a fascinating collection of candid and intimate conversations with forty-five men and women who describe, in gripping detail, how physical risk is a familiar companion in their working lives,...


You Want Fries With That

by Prioleau Alexander Arcade (May 01, 2011)

Ever fantasized about quitting your job and starting over? Prioleau Alexander did just that. Here is his laugh-out-loud funny, endearing, and humbling exploration of life at minimum wage. Alexander walked away...


Schadenfreude

by Lawrence Dorfman Skyhorse (November 01, 2013)

Schadenfreude: noun, often capitalized 'shä-d?n-?fro?i-d? Schadenfreude i/'???d?nfr??d?/ (German: ['?a?d?n?f???d?]): pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others.

"Revenge is a dish best served cold."

We've...


2,501 Things That Really Piss Me Off

by Herb W. Reich Skyhorse (July 01, 2012)

Complaining, psychologists assert, is good for the soul. It acts as a relief valve to help dispel the pent-up energy generated by our frustration. If we weren't able to complain, we would no doubt exhibit more...


A Freudian Slip Is When You Say One Thing but Mean Your Mother

by Gary Blake Skyhorse (May 01, 2012)

Everyone delights in wordplay! When there's a sale on tennis balls, it's first come, first serve. Condoms should be used on every conceivable occasion. Why does the Pope travel so much? Because he's a roamin'...


Employees Gone Wild

by Richard Burton Skyhorse (June 02, 2015)

Hilarious and hair-rising true tales of office debauchery from the lawyer who gets paid to clean up the mess.

Try to imagine the following workplace scenarios: two employees having hot and heavy sex in an open...


The Big Book of Senior Moments

by Bennett Melville Skyhorse (October 20, 2015)

Old age isn't for wimps, nor is it for those without a sense of humor. The Big Book of Senior Moments is chock full of those small blunders, momentary lapses, and misplaced keys that happen to all of us. Humor...


50 Things Not to Do after 50

by Leland Gregory Skyhorse (February 10, 2015)

If you or someone you know has just turned fifty, it's time to accept that the rules of life have changed, and that fifty is not the new thirty for most of us. Leland Gregory understands the forgetful minds,...


Sell It Like Serhant

by Ryan Serhant Hachette Books (September 17, 2018)

This national bestseller is a lively and practical guide on how to sell anything and achieve long-term success in business.

Ryan Serhant was a shy, jobless hand model when he entered the real estate business...


Disrupted

by Dan Lyons Hachette Books (April 04, 2016)

An instant New York Times bestseller, Dan Lyons' "hysterical" (Recode) memoir, hailed by the Los Angeles Times as "the best book about Silicon Valley," takes readers inside the maddening world of fad-chasing...


A Field Guide to the English Clergy

by The Revd Fergus Butler-Gallie Oneworld Publications (October 04, 2018)

A Book of the Year for The Times, Mail on Sunday and BBC History Magazine

Judge not, lest ye be judged. This timeless wisdom has guided the Anglican Church for hundreds of years, fostering a certain tolerance...


$9 Therapy

by Megan Reid & Nick Greene Morrow Gift (February 11, 2020)

A tongue-in-cheek collection of the tips, tricks, and recipes that will fix your life without busting your budget.

$9 Therapy proves that it’s possible to take self-care seriously without taking yourself too...


The Laughing Guide to a Better Life

by Isaac Prilleltensky & Ora Prilleltensky Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 21, 2019)

The motto of this book is smarter through laughter. If you can laugh about it, you can probably change it. The authors use a heavy dose of humor (the laughing side), and a healthy measure of science (the learning...


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 an...


Dangerous Jobs

by Abigail 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 their livelihood....


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 Edition...


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 all...


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. Whether...


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 on how...


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...


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...


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.


Bullwinkle on Business

by John Hoover St. Martin's Press (December 23, 2013)

Sooner or later it was bound to happen. The world of business has now grown hungry for a fresh, new voice to speak out for organizational excellence in the free enterprise system.

But where is a great leader...


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...