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Paperback LA Book 1

by Susan LaTempa

  • Debut of a planned series of four books focusing on culture, people, humor, and zeitgeist of LA

  • Editor is respected as a former magazine editor and communications chief for a prominent social-justice nonprofit...

  • Go Ask Ali

    by Ali Wentworth

    New York Times bestselling author Ali Wentworth offers her hilarious and unique advice on surviving the absurdity of modern life in her third collection of laugh-out-loud comic vignettes.

    Ali Wentworth’s first...

    Homegrown and Handpicked

    by Carol J. Michel

    “Professionally dirty clothes,” “The MulchMobile,” “The Gardener’s Handshake,” “Thanksgiving Conversation Starters for Gardeners,” and  “Going Steady with a Grower” are just a few of the...

    Flash Nonfiction Funny

    by Brian Doyle, Tom Hazuka & Dinty W. Moore

    The seventy-one flash essays collected here are hilarious proof that you don’t need more than 750 words to laugh out loud. Featuring both established and up-and-coming writers, these essays are no flashes...

    I Wrote This Book Because I Love You

    by Tim Kreider

    New York Times essayist and author of We Learn Nothing, Tim Kreider trains his virtuoso writing and singular power of observation on his (often befuddling) relationships with women.

    Psychologists have told him...

    Science and Lust

    by Rebecca Coffey

    In twelve lively essays by award-winning science journalist Rebecca Coffey, SCIENCE & LUST answers questions you never thought to ask.

    How did kissing and romantic love evolve in humans? What do rats in polyester...

    The Clothes Make the Girl (Look Fat)?

    by Brittany Gibbons

    A sartorial follow-up to her hilarious memoir in stories, Fat Girl Walking, internet personality Brittany Gibbons once again deep dives into the world of the plus size woman, this time chronicling her love/hate...


    by Michele Murray, Al Marlowe & Karen Rae Christopherson

    These are fishing stories told by three authors about what happens when they go fishing. These tales are about places, boats, bars, trucks, dogs and people. The situations occur in Colorado, Montana, Wyoming,...

    A Friend in Need is a Man's Best Dog

    by Paul Fleisher & Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

    A Friend in Need is a Man's Best Dog is a collection of humor, essays and verse, both published and previously unpublished.  The book includes satire and parodies, as well as essays on political environmental...

    Stand by Your Truth: And Then Run for Your Life!

    by Rickey Smiley

    “I’m very passionate about everything that I do and I don’t play any games. I just keep it honest. I don’t put on airs. That’s the only way you can be. If you tell one lie, you’ve got to tell another...

    The Great Gasbag

    by Joy Behar

    One of our most beloved comedians, the brilliantly witty and outspoken star of The View, hits the most unpopular President ever elected where it hurts—and makes us laugh and cheer—in this hilarious alphabetical...

    What I Think Happened

    by Evany Rosen

    A book of comedic personal essays about the history of the western world – a “femmoir” in which the author reconfigures famous and infamous historical events and personalities from her perspective as a feminist,...

    Opportunity Knox

    by Jack Knox

    Longlisted, 2018 Leacock Medal for Humour

    A hilarious collection of Jack Knox's best-loved humour columns.

    In this side-splitting follow-up to the bestseller Hard Knox: Musings from the Edge of Canada, Jack Knox...

    Hitler Saved My Life: WARNING-This book makes jokes about the Third Reich, the Reign of Terror, World War I, cancer, Millard Fillmore, Chernobyl, and

    by Jim Riswold

    When advertising legend Jim Riswold is stricken with leukemia and prostate cancer, he quits the business that made him famous to become a “fake artist,” creating a controversial body of work with a controversial...

    Another Fine Mess

    by Pope Brock

    We've gotten into another fine mess, destroying the planet and all. So where will we go next? Is it time to colonize outer space? Acclaimed essayist Pope Brock takes us on a vivid satirical journal to learn...

    The Jonesport Raffle

    by John Gould

    Beginning with the legendary story of a man in Jonesport (or was it Dexter or Waterford or Litchfield?) who raffled off his horse, which incidentally had been dead for some time, these twenty-nine tales cover...

    True Confessions from the Ninth Concession

    by Dan Needles

    Author and playwright Dan Needles has long delighted readers and audiences alike with his insightful and laugh-out-loud perspective on small-town life, published in such bestselling books as Wingfield's World...

    Finding My Badass Self: A Year of Truths and Dares

    by Sherry Stanfa-Stanley

    Blending humor with self-discovery and inspiration, Sherry Stanfa-Stanley takes on a brave project at age 52 that she calls The 52/52 Project. She takes on the challenge to do one thing a week that pushes her...

    Who Put Ice in My Tea?

    by Valerie Crowe & Archie Hampton

    Offering an amusing picture of life in the United States from a British point of view, Who Put Ice in My Tea? shares a collection of short stories detailing the cultural differences between the United States...

    The Jagged Word Field Guide To Being A Man

    by Scott Keith & Paul Koch

    This collection of essays explores masculinity in an unsystematic way. We’ve found that the various ways we’ve approached masculinity tend to fall into some broad and practical categories in our writing....