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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 the...


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 challenge...


Dear White People

by Justin Simien & Ian O'Phelan 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 07, 2014)

Everyone's favorite mother-daughter writing duo is back with a new collection of warm and witty stories, Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella's Have a Nice Guilt Trip!

This four book series is among the...


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.


Mental

by Eddie Sarfaty Kensington Books (July 01, 2009)

Eddie Sarfaty's astute and acerbic stand-up effortlessly captures the everyday absurdities of life, blending self-deprecation and sarcasm with a razor-sharp instinct for the ridiculous. In Mental, he expands...


The Bridesmaids

by Eimear Lynch & Hanya Yanagihara Picador (April 28, 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...


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 10, 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 stories...


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 and...


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 delivering...


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.


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...


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...


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 Jackie Mason & Raoul Felder 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...


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 new...


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 possibly...


Alphabet Juice

by Jr. Roy Blount Macmillan Audio (October 13, 2008)

Ali G: How many words does you know?

Noam Chomsky: Normally, humans, by maturity, have tens of thousands of them.

Ali G: What is some of 'em?

? Youtube.com

After forty years of making a living using words in every...


My Nest Isn't Empty, It Just Has More Closet Space

by Lisa Scottoline & Francesca Serritella Macmillan Audio (October 25, 2010)

The incomparable Lisa Scottoline, along with daughter Francesca, is back with more wild and wonderful wit and wisdom: My Nest Isn't Empty, It Just Has More Closet Space.

Critics and readers loved Lisa Scottoline's...


Suck It, Wonder Woman!

by Olivia Munn & Mac Montandon Macmillan Audio (July 05, 2010)

Today's hottest geek and host of G4's ATTACK OF THE SHOW dishes her unique brand of humor of on everything from Star Wars, gadgets, and her love of banana cream pie.

Olivia Munn is an actress, comedian and television...


Does This Beach Make Me Look Fat?

by Lisa Scottoline & Francesca Serritella Macmillan Audio (July 06, 2015)

The unstoppable, irreverent mother-daughter team presents a new collection of funny stories and true confessions that every woman can relate to, Does This Beach Make Me Look Fat?

From identity theft to the hazards...


I See Life Through Rosé-Colored Glasses

by Lisa Scottoline, Francesca Serritella & Francesca Scottoline Serritella Macmillan Audio (July 09, 2018)

"Are you and your mother as funny as Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella? If not, these authors will keep you laughing as they share their meditations on life with vigor, energy, and pluck." ? AudioFile...


Do You Mind If I Cancel?

by Gary Janetti Macmillan Audio (October 21, 2019)

"If you love storytelling in the style of David Sedaris, this audiobook?narrated by Janetti himself?is for you." ? Yahoo Lifestyle

This program is read by the author.

Fans of David Sedaris, Jenny Lawson, and Tina...


So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y'all Don't Even Know

by Retta Macmillan Audio (May 28, 2018)

"This book feels like a real conversation. When we enter Retta's world we are at the best party and in the hands of a gracious, self-perceptive, and deeply hilarious host." ? Amy Poehler

This program is read...


One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter

by Scaachi Koul Macmillan Audio (May 01, 2017)

"Certain authors are their own best narrators...Here, Koul's accomplished reading comes with the bonus of regular vocal interjections from her father." ? Library Journal

A debut collection of fierce, funny essays...


Would Everybody Please Stop?

by Jenny Allen Macmillan Audio (June 05, 2017)

"One of the funniest writers in America."

That?s what The New Yorker?s Andy Borowitz calls Jenny Allen?and with good reason. In her debut essay collection, the longtime humorist and performer declares no subject...


I'm Judging You

by Luvvie Ajayi Macmillan Audio (September 12, 2016)

*Updated edition includes bonus chapter*

Winner of the 2017 Audie Award for Humor

"A truth-riot of a book!"?Shonda Rhimes

New York Times Bestseller

#1 Washington Post Bestseller

Redbook ?20 Books By Women You Must...


I Need a Lifeguard Everywhere but the Pool

by Lisa Scottoline & Francesca Serritella Macmillan Audio (July 10, 2017)

This program is read by the authors.

"Lisa and Francesca, mother and daughter, bring you the laughter of their lives." ?Delia Ephron, bestselling author

The bestselling and ?perennially hilarious? mother-daughter...


Best Friends, Occasional Enemies

by Lisa Scottoline & Francesca Serritella Macmillan Audio (November 21, 2011)

From the New York Times bestselling writing team comes a hilarious new collection of essays that observe life from a mother/daughter perspective

New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline and her daughter...


Happy and Merry

by Lisa Scottoline & Francesca Serritella Macmillan Audio (November 26, 2012)

Just in time for Christmas comes a collection of the very best holiday essays from the bestselling Mother/Daughter writing duo.

Whether their shopping for matching reindeer dog sweaters or having second helpings...


Magical Thinking

by Augusten Burroughs Macmillan Audio (September 30, 2004)

From the number-one bestselling author of Running with Scissors and Dry comes Augusten Burroughs's most eagerly anticipated collection yet: true stories that give voice to the thoughts that we all have but dare...