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I Remember Nothing: And Other Reflections
I Remember Nothing: And Other Reflections
by Nora Ephron
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The essays in Ephron's charming collection range from the very relatable (vignettes covering everything from egg yolks to Thomas Friedman) to the delightful and personal (as in "Journalism: A Love Story," which recounts her post-college days in a largely... (read more)

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Cruddy
Cruddy
by Lynda Barry
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Cartoonist Lynda Barry proves to be a formidable writer with this novel of teen alienation. Shocking, outlandish violence is balanced by lyrical, insightful prose. Cruddy is a homicidal road story, a coming-of-age tale, and a meditation on adolescence... (read more)

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Planet Simpson
Planet Simpson
by Groening
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The best book yet about the most enduring television show of its generation. Chris Turner had me cracking up out loud, over and over again.... (read more)

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We Thought You Would Be Prettier: True Tales of the Dorkiest Girl Alive
We Thought You Would Be Prettier: True Tales of the Dorkiest Girl Alive
by Laurie Notaro
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Laurie Notaro is so funny it is scary. So funny, in fact, you'll wet your pants while reading the biting, hilarious essays in We Thought You Would Be Prettier. Or maybe that's just me. Move over David Sedaris, Augusten Burroughs, and even George Carlin ... (read more)

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Fierce Pajamas: An Anthology of Humor Writing from the New Yorker
Fierce Pajamas: An Anthology of Humor Writing from the New Yorker
by David Remnick
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This makes the perfect gift for those who love a literary hit with their humor. A wonderful wide-ranging selection to read aloud with others or simply snicker at in the privacy of one's own personal reading space.... (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 Treehorn Trilogy: The Shrinking of Treehorn, Treehorn's Treasure, Treehorn's Wish
The Treehorn Trilogy: The Shrinking of Treehorn, Treehorn's Treasure, Treehorn's Wish
by Florence Parry Heide and Edward Gorey
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There's a little bit of Treehorn in all of us: hapless, imaginative, earnest. These are seriously silly tales, perfectly illustrated by the amazing Edward Gorey. Try reading them aloud with different voices for the dour father and prim, clueless mother... (read more)

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When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?
When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?
by George Carlin
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Curmudgeons and humor lovers, rejoice! Legendary comedian Carlin is back with even more outrageous, controversial observations and criticisms on everything from politics to the Ten Commandments.... (read more)

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(Not That You Asked): Rants, Exploits, and Obsessions
(Not That You Asked): Rants, Exploits, and Obsessions
by Steve Almond
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Funny. Really, really funny. I have been a fan of Steve Almond's books for what seems like forever, but Not That You Asked is the show-stopper of them all. A hilarious tome, with lots of laugh-out-loud details.... (read more)

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The Cheese Monkeys: A Novel in Two Semesters (P.S.)
The Cheese Monkeys: A Novel in Two Semesters (P.S.)
by Chip Kidd
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How can you not enjoy a book whose narrator declares on the second page, "Majoring in Art at the state university appealed to me because I have always hated Art, and I had a hunch if any school would treat the subject with the proper disdain, it would be... (read more)

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How to Build a Robot Army: Tips on Defending Planet Earth against Alien Invaders, Ninjas, and Zombies
How to Build a Robot Army: Tips on Defending Planet Earth against Alien Invaders, Ninjas, and Zombies
by Daniel H. Wilson
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Come on, Humans, stop kidding yourselves. You know that the robots are growing in strength. The confrontation is inevitable. You are unprepared! Buy this book or die. You pathetic bag of water.... (read more)

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Life's Too Short to Fold Fitted Sheets
Life's Too Short to Fold Fitted Sheets
by Lisa Quinn
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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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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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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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Homeland Insecurity: Complete News Archives, Volume 17 (Onion Ad Nauseam)
Homeland Insecurity: Complete News Archives, Volume 17 (Onion Ad Nauseam)
by Onion
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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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