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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
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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
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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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Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary
Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary
by David Sedaris
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Sedaris diverges from his usual essays to give us a book of fables. Like all good fables and fairy tales, they're pretty gruesome and horrifying, and there's most always a moral to be found. These include a healthy dose of charm and wit, though. Ian... (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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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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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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Carry On, Jeeves (03 Edition)
Carry On, Jeeves (03 Edition)
by Wodehouse
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Q: Do you ever go back and reread your own books? Wodehouse: Oh, yes. Q: Are you ever surprised by them? Wodehouse: I'm rather surprised that they're so good. And there is English humorist P. G. Wodehouse's particular brand of sly chagrin, the... (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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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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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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Embedded in America: The Onion Complete News Archives Volume 16
Embedded in America: The Onion Complete News Archives Volume 16
by Onion Editors
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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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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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Don't Get Too Comfortable: The Indignities of Coach Class, the Torments of Low Thread Count, the Never-Ending Quest for Artisanal Olive Oil, and Other First World Problems
Don't Get Too Comfortable: The Indignities of Coach Class, the Torments of Low Thread Count, the Never-Ending Quest for Artisanal Olive Oil, and Other First World Problems
by David Rakoff
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"Don't Get Too Comfortable is a gratifying reading experience for the misanthrope in all of us. Rakoff has a style and wit that is appropriately cruel towards its deserving targets. If you actually enjoy foie gras, performance art, or stalking... (read more)

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