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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
Staff Pick
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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I Am Neurotic: (And So Are You)
I Am Neurotic: (And So Are You)
by Lianna Kong
Staff Pick
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
Staff Pick
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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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
Staff Pick
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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Why Are You So Sad?
Why Are You So Sad?
by Jason Porter
Staff Pick
Raymond Champs is on a quest to gather data to support his theory that there is an epidemic of clinical depression. His survey tool, he thinks, will deliver the answer. Why Are You So Sad? is a dark, witty book that gives us an uncomfortable, yet... (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
Staff Pick
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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I Like You: Hospitality under the Influence
I Like You: Hospitality under the Influence
by Amy Sedaris
Staff Pick
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 Idiot Girl and the Flaming Tantrum of Death: Reflections on Revenge, Germophobia, and Laser Hair Removal
The Idiot Girl and the Flaming Tantrum of Death: Reflections on Revenge, Germophobia, and Laser Hair Removal
by Laurie Notaro
Staff Pick
If you gave David Sedaris a sex change and about nine shots of tequila, you'd have Laurie Notaro. Not that she's a drinker, but she is the kind of fearless that most people need alcoholic fortification to be. Far from triggering a chortle, or even a... (read more)

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My Lurid Past
My Lurid Past
by Lauren Henderson
Staff Pick
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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The Areas of My Expertise
The Areas of My Expertise
by John Hodgman
Staff Pick
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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Stuff White People Like: A Definitive Guide to the Unique Taste of Millions
Stuff White People Like: A Definitive Guide to the Unique Taste of Millions
by Christian Lander
Staff Pick
Have you ever wondered what white people are all about? From modern furniture to Oscar parties to self-deprecating humor, hardwood floors, irony, and knowing what's best for poor people, the white race is finally demystified thanks to Christian Lander's... (read more)

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The Shepherd, the Angel, and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog
The Shepherd, the Angel, and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog
by Dave Barry
Staff Pick
One expects hilarity and satire from beloved humorist Dave Barry, but heartwarming and tender? Surprisingly, he pulls it off with aplomb. A perfect holiday gift for loved ones!... (read more)

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Embedded in America: The Onion Complete News Archives Volume 16
Embedded in America: The Onion Complete News Archives Volume 16
by Onion Editors
Staff Pick
What can we rely on anymore? Right — the Onion. This weird, wacky, award-winning collection from America's Finest (funniest) News Source is sure to brighten up the long, dark winter.... (read more)

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Regretsy: Where DIY Meets WTF
Regretsy: Where DIY Meets WTF
by April Winchell
Staff Pick
Whether or not you're a member of the DIY community, Regretsy will make you cackle right out of your chair. Based on the popular blog, Winchell's snarky commentary on Etsy's most preposterous crafts (chicken poncho? hummingbird feeder hat?) has acquired... (read more)

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Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me
Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me
by Chelsea Handler and Friends
Staff Pick
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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Sold-out concerts, screaming fans, TV shows, Number Ones. This is the rock and roll dream, and the Wonderkids are living it. But something's wrong. The gigs are sold out, sure, but the halls are packed with little kids — not sexy hipsters. And that... (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 Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence
I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence
by Amy Sedaris
Staff Pick
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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