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101 Damnations

by Michael Rosen

Dear flappable reader:

Do you bristle at a handshake that resembles a limp fish? Do oblivious pedestrians bring you to the brink? What about museum gift shops, superfluous courtesy (do we need a gas pump to...


Perfect Figures

by Bunny Crumpacker

Since the beginning of civilization, numbers have been more than just a way to keep count. Perfect Figures tells the stories of how each number came to be and what incredible associations and superstitions...


ALIVE & Kickin': Sideways Views From an Upright Guy

by Michael S. Copeland

In ALIVE & Kickin': Sideways Views from an Upright Guy, ALIVE Magazine humor columnist Michael S. Copeland's shares his unique, smile-producing perspective on life. With over 50 essays covering diverse topics...


Moranthology

by Caitlin Moran

The follow-up to Caitlin Moran's breakout hit, How to Be a Woman—A hilarious collection of award-winning columns, available to American readers for the first time ever.

Possibly the only drawback to the bestselling...


Crossing the Cultural Divide

by Dominic Stewart

Crossing the Cultural Divide: the Gaffes of an Englishman in Italy tells the laugh-out-loud tales of Hugh Stalwart, an English teacher who decides to move to Italy. It’s the story of a man who tries to blend...


Red Carpet Suicide: A Survival Guide on Keeping Up With the Hiltons

by Perez Hilton & Jared Shapiro

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


The Dangerous Animals Club

by Stephen Stephen Tobolowsky

From legendary character actor Stephen Tobolowsky, comes a collection of memoiristic pieces about life, love, acting, and adventure, told with a beguiling voice and an uncommon talent for storytelling.

The Dangerous...


I Rant, Therefore I Am

by Dennis Miller

Once again there's good news for those of us who rage at the evening news, shake our heads at Washington's business-as-usual, or watch as politicians carom helplessly between political crises and sex scandals:...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into Great Lives

by Bathroom Readers' Hysterical Society

Look beneath the surface of the world’s most interesting people--past and present--to uncover what makes them tick. Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Plunges into Great Lives looks beneath the surface and uncovers...


Humblebrag: The Art of False Modesty

by Harris Wittels

From comedian and writer (Parks and Recreation, Eastbound & Down) Harris Wittels comes a hysterical breakdown of boasts, brags, and self-adulation disguised as humble comments and complaints-based on his popular...


Password: SeniorMoment

by Patricia Bunin & Kent Shocknek

"Password: SeniorMoment" is based on Patricia Bunin's weekly "Senior Moments" column published in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Whittier Daily News, Redlands Daily Facts, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino...


Daddy Needs a Drink: An Irreverent Look at Parenting from a Dad Who Truly Loves His Kids-- Even When They're Driving Him Nuts

by Robert Wilder

A Santa Fe dad shares heartwarming, comic, often ludicrous tales of raising a family in this laugh-out-loud book perfect for anyone who enjoys the edgy humor of David Sedaris or the whimsical commentary of Dave...


Did I Really Change My Underwear Every Day?: One Geezer's Handbook for (Temporary) Survival

by Larry McCoy

Recent retirees have a lot of adjustments to make, and we're not talking only pant size here. This entertaining book on aging offers hilarious suggestions for handling some of life's more daunting challenges--from...


Drowning in Gruel

by George Singleton

Acclaimed short-story master George Singleton follows the lives and schemes of the citizens of fictitious Gruel, South Carolina, in search of glory, seclusion, money, revenge, and a meaningful existence. In...


More Baths Less Talking: Notes from the Reading Life of a Celebrated Author Locked in Battle with Football, Family, and Time

by Nick Hornby

“Read what you enjoy, not what bores you,” Nick Hornby tells us. That simple, liberating, and indispensable directive animates each installment of the celebrated critic and author’s monthly column in the...


If You Didn't Bring Jerky, What Did I Just Eat: Misadventures in Hunting, Fishing, and the Wilds of Suburbia

by Bill Heavey

Whether he is accidentally cooking his brain with hand warmers or yanking his lure away from a trophy fish just before it takes the bait, Bill Heavey can do no right. For almost a decade, he has chronicled his...


Holidays in Hell: In Which Our Intrepid Reporter Travels to the World's Worst Places and Asks, "What's Funny About Thi

by P. J. O'Rourke

Now available from Grove Press, P. J. O'Rourke's classic, best-selling guided tour of the world's most desolate, dangerous, and desperate places. "Tired of making bad jokes" and believing that "the world outside...


Eat the Rich: A Treatise on Economics

by P. J. O'Rourke

In the tradition of his contemporary classic Parliament of Whores, the man who The Wall Street Journal calls "the funniest writer in America" is back with Eat the Rich, in which he takes on the global economy....


The CEO of the Sofa

by P. J. O'Rourke

New York Times best-selling author P. J. O'Rourke lobbed one-liners on the battlefields of the Gulf War, traded quips with communist rebels in the jungles of the Philippines, and went undercover at the Dome...


Age and Guile Beat Youth, Innocence, and a Bad Haircut

by P. J. O'Rourke

Readers may be shocked to discover that America's most provocative (and conservative) satirist, P. J. O'Rourke, was at one time a raving pinko, with scars on his formerly bleeding heart to prove it. In Age and...