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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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The Toon Treasury of Classic Children's Comics
The Toon Treasury of Classic Children's Comics
by Art Spiegelman and Francoise Mouly
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This is one of my favorite books of the year! It is bursting with over 300 pages of full-color goofy, silly, weird, and wacky comic strips for kids, from the 1930s through the 1960s. Rediscover Pogo, Uncle Wiggly, Donald Duck, Dennis the Menace, and... (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 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
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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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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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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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Carry On, Jeeves (Collector's Wodehouse)
Carry On, Jeeves (Collector's Wodehouse)
by P. G. 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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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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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
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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
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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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The Stupidest Angel: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror, Version 2.0
The Stupidest Angel: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror, Version 2.0
by Christopher Moore
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Please, Santa, come back from the dead! World-class satirist Christopher Moore is here just in time for the holidays.... (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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Regretsy: Where DIY Meets WTF
Regretsy: Where DIY Meets WTF
by April Winchell
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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
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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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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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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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Early Bird: A Memoir of Premature Retirement
Early Bird: A Memoir of Premature Retirement
by Rodney Rothman
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The former head writer for David Letterman, burned out from seventy-hour work weeks and Los Angeles highway congestion, abruptly retires — at age twenty-eight. Against the advice of friends, Rodney Rothman moves to Boca Raton, Florida, to hang it up in... (read more)

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A Woman Trapped in a Woman's Body: Tales from a Life of Cringe
A Woman Trapped in a Woman's Body: Tales from a Life of Cringe
by Lauren Weedman
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The funniest book I've read in years, Lauren Weedman's A Woman Trapped in a Woman's Body made my face hurt with laughter. I compulsively read it out loud to whomever happened to be around, and recommended it to everyone I met. A Woman Trapped in a Woman... (read more)

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