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Nerdy Thirty

by Wendy Townley

Feeling a little nerdy? Then you're in the right place. Nerdy Thirty is a collection of thirteen humorous essays that recount personal experiences from one woman's childhood, her painfully awkward teen years,...


Driving Like Crazy: Thirty Years of Vehicular Hell-Bending, Celebrating America the Way It's Supposed To Be ¿ With an Oi

by P. J. O'Rourke

Driving Like Crazy celebrates cars and author P. J. O’Rourke’s love for them, while chronicling the golden age of the automobile in America. O’Rourke takes us on a whirlwind tour of the world’s most...


Elvis Is Dead and I Don't Feel So Good Myself

by Lewis Grizzard

The 1950s were simple times to grow up. For Lewis Grizzard and his buddies, gallivanting meant hanging out at the local store, eating Zagnut candy bars and drinking "Big Orange bellywashers." About the worst...


Dirty Girls

by Gillian Telling

The Naked Truth Isn't Always Pretty.

A no-holds-barred look at the hilarious underbelly of what it means to be female, Dirty Girls lays bare the secrets of the fairer sex.

Women don't come from a different planet...


If It Weren't for the Laughter, Life Would Be a Scream Random Recollections and Amusing Musings on the Hidden Humor of Everyday

by Kathryn Olszonowicz

Synopsis: Anguish and strife can often fill our lives, but if we let ourselves dwell on the negative aspects, we fail to see all of the beauty and humor that is also an integral part of living. This collection...


Rock and Roll Cage Match: Music's Greatest Rivalries, Decided

by Sean Manning

Music defines us. To return the favor, we’ll stick up with zealous passion for the performers and bands that we love . . . and heap aspersions and ridicule upon people who dare to place their allegiances above...


Shiksa Goddess

by Wendy Wasserstein

Celebrated playwright and magnetic wit Wendy Wasserstein has been firmly rooted in New York’s cultural life since her childhood of Broadway matinees, but her appeal is universal. Shiksa Goddess collects thirty-five...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into Michigan

by Bathroom Readers' Hysterical Society

What do Yoopers and Trolls have in common? Not much to hear them tell it, but both types of Michigander appreciate great bathroom reading. And they’re proud to call Michigan home! Celebrate the state that...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into Minnesota

by Bathroom Readers' Hysterical Society

What’s not to love about the state that gave us the Pillsbury Doughboy? Oh, and Judy Garland, Bob Dylan, and Prince, too! Minnesota is a state with a rich history and a proud citizenship, and as Uncle John...


Dave Barry in Cyberspace

by Dave Barry

"RELENTLESSLY FUNNY . . . BARRY SHINES."

--People

A self-professed computer geek who actually does Windows 95, bestselling humorist Dave Barry takes us on a hilarious hard drive via the information superhighway--and...


Rejected: Tales of the Failed, Dumped, and Canceled

by Jon Friedman

Besides being born and dying, the most common human experience is being rejected–dissed, dumped on, or downsized–by lovers, parents, and employers. Now here’s a hilarious collection of rejection stories–and...


(Not that You Asked): Rants, Exploits, and Obsessions

by Steve Almond

How does Steve Almond get himself into so much trouble? Could it be his incessant moralizing? His generally poor posture? The fact that he was raised by a pack of wolves? Frankly, we haven’t got a clue. What...


How to Stay Bitter Through the Happiest Times of Your Life

by Anita Liberty

“I had a lot of bad dates. But I wrote a lot of good poems.”

So maintains Anita Liberty, the caustically funny New York City performance artist who was going along happily healing her hurt by hating and humiliating...


I Want You to Shut the F#ck Up: How the Audacity of Dopes Is Ruining America

by D.L. Hughley & Michael Malice

“Let us begin by committing ourselves to the truth to see it like it is, and tell it like it is.” —Richard Nixon

 

“I believe America is the solution to the world’s problems.” —Rush Limbaugh

 ...


Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble: Some Things About Women and Notes on Media

by Nora Ephron

Two classic collections of Nora Ephron’s uproarious essays—tackling everything from feminism to the media, from politics to beauty products, with her inimitable charm and distinctive wit—now available...


The Idiot Girls' Action-Adventure Club: True Tales from a Magnificent and Clumsy Life

by Laurie Notaro

“I’ve changed a bit since high school. Back then I said no to using and selling drugs. I washed on a normal basis and still had good credit.”

Introducing Laurie Notaro, the leader of the Idiot Girls’...


Mere Anarchy

by Woody Allen

“I am greatly relieved that the universe is finally explainable. I was beginning to think it was me.”–Woody Allen

Here, in his first collection since his three hilarious classics Getting Even, Without Feathers,...


Defending Happiness and other acts of bravery

by Amy Shea

"Defending Happiness, and Other Acts of Bravery" is a book about fighting for your bliss. The collection of stories demonstrates how one woman faced off with breast cancer, online dating, and motherhood, using...


What's Not to Love?: The Adventures of a Mildly Perverted Young Writer

by Jonathan Ames

Perhaps all of Jonathan Ames’ problems–and the genesis of this hilarious book–can be traced back to the late onset of his puberty. After all it can’t be easy to be sixteen with a hairless “undistinguishable...


Don't Get Me Started

by Kate Clinton

Kate Clinton’s first book of irreverent humor

Let’s get one thing straight. I’m not. I’m out and proud. My closet was huge, complete with a foyer, turnstile, a few dead bolts, and a burglar alarm. It...