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Bad Monkey
Bad Monkey
by Carl Hiaasen
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Andrew Yancy — late of the Miami Police and soon-to-be-late of the Monroe County sheriff's office — has a human arm in his freezer. There's a logical (Hiaasenian) explanation for that, but not for how and why it parted from its shadowy owner.... (read more)

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Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
by Maria Semple
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Bernadette Fox is notorious. To her Microsoft-guru husband, she's a fearlessly opinionated partner; to fellow private-school mothers in Seattle, she's a disgrace; to design mavens, she's a revolutionary architect, and to 15-year-old Bee, she is a best... (read more)

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This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You
by Jonathan Tropper
Staff Pick
When Judd's father dies, he joins his family for a week to observe shivah. Meanwhile, in the face of his wife's affair and a divorce on his horizon, he discovers his wife is pregnant. This doesn't much sound like a funny book, but it truly is. Tropper... (read more)

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Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
by Allie Brosh
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Local author Allie Brosh uses MS Paint and her inspired prose to create hilarious and poignant stories and essays. Whether she's discussing her dogs, depression, hot sauce, or her childhood, Brosh is insightful and darkly comic. Half original material... (read more)

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The Patrick Melrose Novels: Never Mind, Bad News, Some Hope, and Mother's Milk
The Patrick Melrose Novels: Never Mind, Bad News, Some Hope, and Mother's Milk
by Edward St Aubyn
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER An Atlantic Best Book of the Year A Publishers Weeklys Best Book of the Year “The Melrose Novels are a masterwork for the twenty-first century, written by one of the great prose stylists in England.” &... (read more)

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The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared
The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared
by Jonas Jonasson
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The international publishing sensation--over two million copies sold A reluctant centenarian much like Forrest Gump (if Gump were an explosives expert with a fondness for vodka) decides it’s not too late to start over... After a long and eventful... (read more)

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Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (and Other Concerns)
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (and Other Concerns)
by Mindy Kaling
Staff Pick
Mindy Kaling is hilarious, not in an "lol, I realize this is humorous on an intellectual level" kind of way, but in an "I am actually giggling so hard I'm hitting my nose on the pages of this book, and now I'm that crazy person laughing alone in her room... (read more)

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The Mathematician's Shiva
The Mathematician's Shiva
by Stuart Rojstaczer
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“Stuart Rojstaczer writes with enormous wit, style and empathy, and The Mathematician's Shiva is a big-hearted, rollickingly funny novel that's impossible to put down. A tremendous debut.” Molly Antopol, author of The... (read more)

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America Again: Re-Becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't
America Again: Re-Becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't
by Stephen Colbert
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Book store nation, in the history of mankind there has never been a greater country than America. You could say we're the #1 nation at being the best at greatness. But as perfect as America is in every single way, America is broken. And we can't exchange... (read more)

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F in Exams: The Very Best Totally Wrong Test Answers
F in Exams: The Very Best Totally Wrong Test Answers
by Richard Benson
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Wretched writing is the lowest of the low; it is a felonious assault on the English language. Exuberantly excessive, it is a sin committed often by amateurs and all-too-frequently by gifted writers having an off day. In short, its very bad writing. Truly... (read more)

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Me Talk Pretty One Day
Me Talk Pretty One Day
by David Sedaris
Staff Pick
Completely autobiographical and, as always, hilarious, Me Talk Pretty One Day is my favorite of all the David Sedaris collections. The first half of the book focuses on his childhood in North Carolina and his very unusual family; the second half details... (read more)

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A Confederacy of Dunces
A Confederacy of Dunces
by John Kennedy Toole
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When a true genius appears in the world, You may know him by this sign, that the dunces Are all in confederacy against him. Jonathan Swift, "Thoughts on Various Subjects, Moral and Diverting" "A green hunting cap squeezed the top of the fleshy... (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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Bossypants
Bossypants
by Tina Fey
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Before Liz Lemon, before Weekend Update, before Sarah Palin, Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she... (read more)

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Wake Up, Sir!: A Novel
Wake Up, Sir!: A Novel
by Jonathan Ames
Staff Pick
Wake Up, Sir! is a brilliant work of fiction that just happens to be laugh-out-loud funny, to boot (though it also has a stirring underlying sadness). Jonathan Ames is a daring and deeply honest writer whose work abounds with tender and heartbreaking... (read more)

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The Outsorcerer's Apprentice
The Outsorcerer's Apprentice
by Tom Holt
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A happy workforce, it is said, is a productive workforce. Mmmm. Try telling that to an army of belligerent goblins. Or the Big Bad Wolf. Or a professional dragons layer. Who is looking after their well-being? Who gives a damn about their... (read more)

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Naked
Naked
by David Sedaris
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Whether he is best known as a playwright, a radio personality, an essayist, or satirist, David Sedaris in Naked is screamingly funny. In the autobiographical essays that comprise Naked, Sedaris reveals his childhood compulsions (nervous... (read more)

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Diary of a Mad Diva
Diary of a Mad Diva
by Joan Rivers
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Anais Nin, Anne Frank and Sylvia Plath wrote the worlds most famous diaries. And where are they today? Dead. But the worlds OTHER great diarist, Joan Rivers, is alive and kicking. And complaining. In the extraordinary tradition of The Habit of Being... (read more)

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Auntie Mame: An Irreverent Escapade
Auntie Mame: An Irreverent Escapade
by Patrick Dennis
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Wildly successful when it was first published in 1955, Patrick Dennis Auntie Mame sold over two million copies and stayed put on the New York Times bestseller list for 112 weeks. It was made into a play, a Broadway as well as a Hollywood musical, and a... (read more)

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The Casual Vacancy
The Casual Vacancy
by J. K. Rowling
Staff Pick
J. K. Rowling's new book is a little like Harry Potter — if Hagrid never came to collect Harry and instead the novel focused on the dysfunctions of the Dursleys and all their neighbors. That being said, The Casual Vacancy still possesses Rowling's... (read more)

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