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Couch: A Novel
Couch: A Novel
by Benjamin Parzybok
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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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I Like You: Hospitality under the Influence
I Like You: Hospitality under the Influence
by Amy Sedaris
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A tongue-in-cheek pastiche of recipes and advice for host and guest alike, I Like You will embolden readers to take on any entertaining challenge, be it hosting children, a rich uncle, or a crew of lumberjacks.... (read more)

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The Customer Is Always Wrong: The Retail Chronicles
The Customer Is Always Wrong: The Retail Chronicles
by Jeff Martin
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What a delightful collection of true-life tales! Jeff Martin has gathered together writers and humorists of all stripes to offer a gold mine of cringe-inducing stories about life in the retail world. What writer hasn't spent a few years behind the... (read more)

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Bossypants
Bossypants
by Tina Fey
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Readers sometimes lower the bar when it comes to the quality of celebrity memoirs, but, in this case, we can all breathe a sigh of relief. Tina Fey is a legitimately talented writer, and the stories from her personal life are just as zany and... (read more)

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Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People
Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People
by Amy Sedaris
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Very few people could pull off a book like this, but, rest assured, Amy Sedaris has. Featuring craft projects for crab-claw roach clips, countless pompon-related items, and everything in between, this hilarious book is a perfect gift for the DIYer with a... (read more)

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The Complete Peanuts: 1953-1954
The Complete Peanuts: 1953-1954
by Charles M. Schulz
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It can be hard to remember a time when Snoopy wasn't an insurance salesman and Charlie Brown didn't stare at us from a million Hallmark... (read more)

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance -- Now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem!
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance -- Now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem!
by Seth Grahame-Smith and Jane Austen
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In Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Seth Grahame-Smith has paired Austen’s sublime language with the visceral, flesh-eating menace of the "dreadfuls." England was never this lively. We get sword fights, romance, a zombie plague, and, as a bonus... (read more)

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My Lurid Past
My Lurid Past
by Lauren Henderson
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I hate chick-lit. I am tired of the books about women who hit thirty and feel the need to marry and have babies before it's "too late". Two problems: A) Thirty isn't that old; and B) Most of these books are written by married women. However, I raise a... (read more)

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More Information Than You Require
More Information Than You Require
by John Hodgman
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Is there really such a thing as too much information? Not in this case. Hodgman's follow-up to The Areas of My Expertise is packed with even more lists, charts, and made-up facts that are so brilliant and hilarious you'll wish they were true!... (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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Clown Girl: A Novel
Clown Girl: A Novel
by Monica Drake
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A famous author once said, "Characters to me, the ones I write, aren't persuasive till I can postulate what they do for a living." In her full-length debut, Monica Drake postulates into life a young woman named Nita, otherwise known as Sniffles, a... (read more)

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Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life
Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life
by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
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Proving that sometimes it's not the story that matters nearly so much as how you tell it, Rosenthal has organized one of the most entertaining, compulsively readable memoirs in recent memory. Go ahead, I dare you to put it down.... (read more)

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Bigfoot: I Not Dead
Bigfoot: I Not Dead
by Graham Roumieu
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In my many years of gallivanting through the forest with my dear friend Sasquatch, we've often discussed fictional portrayals of him in books and on film. Somehow, these depictions always miss the essential bigfootiness of my huge, hairy companion. But... (read more)

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Backyard Ballistics
Backyard Ballistics
by William Gurstelle
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As tempting as it sounds to spend the afternoon with the two digital puppies wrestling under Lara Croft's wife-beater, nothing is really more entertaining than plain ol' throwing rocks at stuff. Or, better still, shooting said rocks out of a homemade... (read more)

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Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me
Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me
by Chelsea Handler and Friends
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Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me is a milk-snorting comic roast of the late-night talk-show mischief. The spectrum of stories (warm, antagonistic, admiring, taunting, sweet, self-protective) are written by those who know her best, "Chelsea's Family... (read more)

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Wonderkid
Wonderkid
by Wesley Stace
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Rambunctious, witty, and at times quite moving, Wesley Stace's fourth novel chronicles the rise and fall (and otherwise) of the Wonderkids, a ragtag group of rock 'n' rollers who find themselves unwitting pioneers of a new genre: rock music for kids.... (read more)

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Ascending Peculiarity: Edward Gorey on Edward Gorey
Ascending Peculiarity: Edward Gorey on Edward Gorey
by Karen Wilkin
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The late Edward Gorey is famous for his illustrations, absurdist stories, ballet fixation, and cats. But Ascending Peculiarity, a wonderful collection of interviews spanning twenty-five years, illuminates Mr. Gorey in a most splendid way. Although his... (read more)

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Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life
Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life
by Steve Martin
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At times uproarious, often sentimental, and always laced with the wit and charm we've come to expect from Steve Martin, this is a warm and enjoyable portrait of his life in stand-up from childhood to his last show in 1981.... (read more)

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The Complete Peanuts: 1955-1956
The Complete Peanuts: 1955-1956
by Charles M. Schulz
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It can be hard to remember a time when Snoopy wasn't an insurance salesman and Charlie Brown didn't stare at us from a million Hallmark... (read more)

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I Was Told There'd Be Cake
I Was Told There'd Be Cake
by Sloane Crosley
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Funny, charming, and self-effacing, Sloane Crosley's essays will resonate with you, whether or not you grew up playing Oregon Trail on the computer or have ever locked yourself out of your house — twice in the same day. Crosley's voice is uniquely... (read more)

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