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Life's Too Short to Fold Fitted Sheets
Life's Too Short to Fold Fitted Sheets
by Lisa Quinn
Staff Pick
I am neither a mom nor an author nor an Emmy Award-winning TV host... nonetheless, I feel like Lisa Quinn and I have a lot in common. We are both recovering perfectionist control freaks, looking for ways to clean, decorate, and entertain like Martha... (read more)

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The Areas of My Expertise
The Areas of My Expertise
by John Hodgman
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Which state is known for its mustaches? How much should you tip a lullaby singer? Hodgman is a genius. Who knew that complete world knowledge could be so hysterically funny?... (read more)

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The Fuck-Up
The Fuck-Up
by Arthur Nersesian
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Break-ups, bad jobs, and sad literary aspirations add up to make one gritty, funny New York comedy.... (read more)

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Our Front Pages: 21 Years of Greatness, Virtue, and Moral Rectitude from America's Finest News Source
Our Front Pages: 21 Years of Greatness, Virtue, and Moral Rectitude from America's Finest News Source
by The Onion
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A brilliant collection of the very best (and oldest) of the Onion's front pages. If you can't find at least one thing to laugh at on every single page, you can stop wondering why no one invites you to their parties.... (read more)

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Our Dumb World: The Onion's Atlas of the Planet Earth, 73rd Edition
Our Dumb World: The Onion's Atlas of the Planet Earth, 73rd Edition
by The Onion
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The folks at the Onion are up to their usual shenanigans, this time bringing us an informative and wildly inaccurate atlas that fans will love.... (read more)

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The Whatchamacallit: Those Everyday Objects You Just Can't Name (and Things You Think You Know About, But Don't)
The Whatchamacallit: Those Everyday Objects You Just Can't Name (and Things You Think You Know About, But Don't)
by Danny Danziger and Mark McCrum
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No, it's not a candy bar. Authors Danny Danziger and Mark McCrum describe "whatchamacallits" as "those everyday objects you just can't name and things you think you know about, but don't." Even if you think you have a good vocabulary, there are millions... (read more)

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Love All the People: Letters, Lyrics, Routines
Love All the People: Letters, Lyrics, Routines
by Bill Hicks
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"Hicks's humor wasn't for everyone, and during his lifetime, few had a chance to hear it. Love All the People gives a talented and insightful performer a second lease on life. What is tragic about Hicks's belated renaissance is that it seems very little... (read more)

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World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
by Max Brooks
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Maybe the best thing about the zombie's return to popularity is that, by nature, you can't "spin" them into being sensitive, tortured souls: They're dead, they crave human flesh, end of story. Using the maxim "Don't fix what ain't broken," Max Brooks... (read more)

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The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir
The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir
by Bill Bryson
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Bill Bryson has tackled the Appalachian Trail, troublesome words, Captain James Cook, and repatriation. After the entertaining (and just slightly ambitious) Short History of Nearly Everything, he turns the spotlight back on himself. "This is a book about... (read more)

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I Am Neurotic: (And So Are You)
I Am Neurotic: (And So Are You)
by Lianna Kong
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Ever since I was a wee thing, I have eaten in even numbers. I find it satisfying and fulfilling. I also intentionally smell things that I know have a nasty odor, just to make sure they smell as awful as the last time I smelled them. As odd as these... (read more)

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Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
by David Sedaris
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One of these days I'll find the time to construct an actual review of Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, but until I do let these words stand as my pledge: You will not regret purchasing this book. Further: You're unlikely to find more pure... (read more)

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The Truth: With Jokes
The Truth: With Jokes
by Al Franken
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Still disgruntled over Election 2004? Let the irrepressible Al Franken salve your wounds with his sharp-edged commentary and piercing humor. Fans of Lies need this book now more than ever!... (read more)

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Our Dumb World
Our Dumb World
by The Onion
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The folks at the Onion are up to their usual shenanigans, this time bringing us an informative and wildly inaccurate atlas that fans will love.... (read more)

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The Book of "Unnecessary" Quotation Marks
The Book of "Unnecessary" Quotation Marks
by Bethany Keeley
Staff Pick
As an editor, I have a "special" place in my heart for the unintentional hilarity caused by grammatical gaffes, unfortunate typos, and poor punctuation, so Bethany Keeley's Book of "Unnecessary" Quotation Marks gave me plenty of chuckles.... (read more)

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Homeland Insecurity: Complete News Archives, Volume 17 (Onion Ad Nauseam)
Homeland Insecurity: Complete News Archives, Volume 17 (Onion Ad Nauseam)
by Onion
Staff Pick
Deck the halls with hilarity, as the editors of the Onion compile their fiercest, funniest pieces from the satirical newspaper that lampoons the best, worst, and weirdest in America.... (read more)

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The Onion Book of Known Knowledge: A Definitive Encyclopaedia of Existing Information
The Onion Book of Known Knowledge: A Definitive Encyclopaedia of Existing Information
by The Onion
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Did you know Arby's was once a "legendary Paris restaurant"? Or "electrolyte" is the "clinical name for Yellow No. 2 food coloring"? Learn these fascinating "facts" and more from The Onion Book of Known Knowledge — this is wisdom that can only come... (read more)

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First Contact: Or, It's Later Than You Think
First Contact: Or, It's Later Than You Think
by Evan Mandery
Staff Pick
It's a tall order, setting out to write a satire chock full of aliens as an homage to Kurt Vonnegut, but Evan Mandery pulls it off brilliantly in First Contact. It's a zany narrative full of pop references, Woody Allen tributes, and hilarious asides by... (read more)

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An Idiot Girl's Christmas: True Tales from the Top of the Naughty List
An Idiot Girl's Christmas: True Tales from the Top of the Naughty List
by Laurie Notaro
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Sedaris's Holidays on Ice crossed with Carlin's When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops? — Notaro's slim and satisfying volume of acerbic, witty holiday observations will have you guffawing in your eggnog.... (read more)

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Where's My Jetpack?: A Guide to the Amazing Science Fiction Future That Never Arrived
Where's My Jetpack?: A Guide to the Amazing Science Fiction Future That Never Arrived
by Daniel H. Wilson and Richard Horne
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If you are like me, the Roomba just does not cut it when what I expect is the domestic help of the robot maid featured on The Jetsons. In this highly entertaining look at futuristic inventions once envisioned, but never fully realized, Daniel Wilson... (read more)

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Couch: A Novel
Couch: A Novel
by Benjamin Parzybok
Staff Pick
Are you looking for a page-turner that's humorous but substantive enough to remember and maybe even tell your friends about? Well, I wasn't when I came to read Couch — but I still found myself getting up in the morning and immediately continuing to... (read more)

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