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Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame

by Mara Wilson

“Growing up, I wanted to be Mara Wilson. Where Am I Now? is a delight.” —Ilana Glazer, cocreator and star of Broad City

“Genuine and authentic, funny and heartbreaking.” —Jenny Lawson, author...


All Set for Black, Thanks.: A New Look at Mourning

by Miriam Weinstein

A wry, irreverent take on how we mourn, how we remember, and how we keep our dead with us even as we (sort of) let them go.


Best. State. Ever.: A Florida Man Defends His Homeland

by Dave Barry

A brilliantly funny exploration of the Sunshine State from the man who knows it best: Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times–bestselling author Dave Barry.

 

We never know what will happen next in Florida....


The Sixty Best Humorous Recitations

by S. C. Johnson

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality,...


A Massive Swelling: Celebrity Re-Examined As a Grotesque, Crippling Disease and Other Cultural Revelations

by Cintra Wilson

Whether you lust after it, loathe it, or feign apathy toward it, fame is in your face. Cintra Wilson gets to the heart of our humiliating fascination with celebrity and all its preposterous trappings in these...


The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

by Amy Schumer

#1 New York Times Bestseller

"Amy Schumer's book will make you love her even more. For a comedian of unbridled (and generally hilarious) causticity, Schumer has written a probing, confessional, unguarded, and,...


Just Make Me A Sammich: Absurd observations from a wild mind

by Don Ake

Funny stories, hillarous commentaries, bizzare observations.  You will be forced to laugh out loud whether you want to or not.  Your ribs will hurt. You will remember these stories because they are simple,...


The Problem with Me: And Other Essays About Making Trouble in China Today

by Han Han

Satirical essays from China’s most popular young troublemaker about growing up millennial and causing social and political scandal today.

Han Han is the most influential (and provocative) young person in China,...


Undeniably Indiana: Hoosiers Tell the Story of Their Wacky and Wonderful State

by Indiana University Press & Nelson Price

In this first crowdsourced book about Indiana, ordinary Hoosiers from all corners of the state share the eclectic, wonderful, and sometimes wacky stories that are undeniably Indiana. These true tales highlight...


Housebroken: Admissions of an Untidy Life

by Laurie Notaro

#1 New York Times bestselling author Laurie Notaro isn’t exactly a domestic goddess—unless that means she fully embraces her genetic hoarding predisposition, sneaks peeks at her husband’s daily journal,...


Shrunk: And Other Stories

by Oliver Black, Mark McCrum & Laura Bamber

Oliver Black is a brilliant, acerbic humorist with David Sedaris’s eye for absurdity and Jenny Lawson’s knack of unlocking the hilarious side of anxiety and depression. Irreverent and sometimes shocking,...


The Way I See It: The Musings of a Black Woman in the Rainbow Nation

by Lerato Tshabalala

Lerato Tshabalala first came to our attention in 2011 with her 'Urban Miss' column in the Sunday Times, and since then she has by turns entertained, exasperated, amused and confounded her fans and critics alike....


How to Ruin Everything: Essays

by George Watsky

New York Times Bestseller

"Funny, subversive, and able to excavate such brutally honest sentences that you find yourself nodding your head in wonder and recognition."

—Lin-Manuel Miranda, composer and...


The Wonder Trail: True Stories from Los Angeles to the End of the World

by Steve Hely

Steve Hely, writer for The Office and American Dad!, and recipient of the Thurber Prize for American Humor, presents a travel book about his journey through Central and South America. Part travel book, part...


Live Fast Die Hot

by Jenny Mollen

*NOW A NEW YORK TIMES HUMOR BESTSELLER

By the bestselling author, an outrageous collection of personal stories about motherhood, responsibility, and other potential disasters

Jenny Mollen is a writer and actress...


Laughter

by Henri Louis Bergson

This vintage book contains a collection of essays by Henri Bergson. Within these thee essays, Bergson explores laughter, especially that which is caused by a comedian.He goes on to discuss the categories of...


Black Man, White House

by D. L. Hughley

From legendary comedian D.L. Hughley comes a bitingly funny send-up of the Obama years, as “told” by the key political players on both sides of the aisle.

What do the Clintons, Republicans, fellow Democrats,...


Nasty, Brutish, and Short: Lessons and Laughs from an Overseas Officer

by Todd Millick

This collection of irreverent essays about life overseas is a funny and endearing jaunt to a dozen countries, from England to Egypt, and Afghanistan to Haiti, as a former overseas officer speaks his mind about...


The World According to Star Wars

by Cass R. Sunstein

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

#1 Washington Post Bestseller 

There’s Santa Claus, Shakespeare, Mickey Mouse, the Bible, and then there’s Star Wars. Nothing quite compares to sitting down with a young child...


Summary of Not That Kind of Girl: by Lena Dunham | Includes Analysis

by Instaread Summaries

Summary of Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham | Includes Analysis

 

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Chapters 1-4

 

Take My Virginity (No, Really, Take It)

Dunham did not come close to having sex until her sophomore year of college....