Humor Picks!

 

A selection of our favorite humor books!

 

Strange Planet (Strange Planet Series) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062970701
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Published: Morrow Gift - November 19th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • #1 WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER • USA TODAY BESTSELLER


The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America (Bird Books, Books for Bird Lovers, Humor Books) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781452174037
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 2nd, 2019

National Bestseller: Featured on Midwest, Mountain Plains, New Atlantic, Northern, Pacific Northwest and Southern Regional Indie Bestseller Lists

Perfect book for the aviary and anti-aviary alike


Everything's Trash, But It's Okay Cover Image
By Phoebe Robinson, Ilana Glazer (Foreword by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525534167
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Published: Plume - October 15th, 2019

New York Times bestselling author and star of 2 Dope Queens Phoebe Robinson is back with a new, hilarious, and timely essay collection on gender, race, dating, and the dumpster fire that is our world.


I Might Regret This: Essays, Drawings, Vulnerabilities, and Other Stuff Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781538713273
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 24th, 2019

From the co-creator and co-star of the hit series Broad City, a "poignant, funny, and beautifully unabashed" (Cheryl Strayed) New York Times bestselling essay collection about love, loss, work, comedy, and figuring out who you really are when you thought you already knew.


Calypso Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316392426
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Published: Back Bay Books - June 4th, 2019

David Sedaris returns with his most deeply personal and darkly hilarious book.

If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're getting with Calypso. You'd be wrong.


Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525508830
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Published: Random House - October 15th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Ali Wong’s heartfelt and hilarious letters to her daughters (the two she put to work while they were still in utero) cover everything they need to know in life, like the unpleasant details of dating, how to be a working mom in a male-dominated profession, and how she trapped their dad.


Little Weirds Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316485340
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - November 5th, 2019

One of Vanity Fair's Great Quarantine Reads: Step into Jenny Slate's wild imagination in this "magical" (Mindy Kaling), "delicious" (Amy Sedaris), and "poignant" (John Mulaney) New York Times bestseller about love, heartbreak, and being alive -- "this book is something new and wonderful" (George Saunders).

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Toil & Trouble: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250019950
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 1st, 2019

From the number one New York Times bestselling author comes another stunning memoir that is tender, touching...and just a little spooky.


Keep Scrolling Till You Feel Something: 21 Years of Humor from McSweeney's Internet Tendency (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern #57) Cover Image
By Chris Monks (Editor), Sam Riley (Editor), Jake Tapper (Foreword by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781944211721
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Published: McSweeney's - November 5th, 2019

Featuring way too many forewords, including one by Jake Tapper


Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399588198
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Published: One World - February 12th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed


Save Yourself Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781455591435
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - March 24th, 2020

This "hilarious and honest" bestselling memoir from a rising comedy star tackles issues of gender, sexuality, feminism, and the Catholic childhood that prepared her for a career as an outspoken lesbian comedian (Abby Wambach).


Pryor Convictions: And Other Life Sentences Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9781947856059
Availability: Out of Print. Not available to order.
Published: Rare Bird Books, a Barnacle Book - April 24th, 2018

Finally back in print, Richard Pryor's 1995 smash hit Pryor Convictions follows Pryor's life from his upbringing in a brothel in Peoria, Illinois, where he was sexually assaulted by a man in his neighborhood, to his early years as a stand-up comic in New York through fame, fortune, drug addiction and the infamous freebase cocaine incident, seven marriages to five women, and finally a diagn


I'm Just a Person Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062266644
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Published: Ecco - May 16th, 2017

One of America’s most original comedic voices delivers a darkly funny, wryly observed, and emotionally raw account of her year of death, cancer, and epiphany.


I Remember Nothing: And Other Reflections Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780307742803
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Published: Vintage - November 1st, 2011

Here is Nora Ephron at her funniest, wisest, and besttaking a hilarious look at the past and bemoaning the vicissitudes of modern life.


The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781476749075
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Published: 37 Ink - July 12th, 2016

The “brilliantly wry” (Lena Dunham) and “lovably awkward” (Mindy Kaling) New York Times bestseller from the creator of HBO’s Insecure.

In this universally accessible New York Times bestseller named for her wildly popular web series, Issa Rae—“a singular voice with the verve and vivacity of uncorked champagne” (


Look Alive Out There: Essays Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250310415
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Published: Picador - April 2nd, 2019

Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2018 by Entertainment Weekly, Glamour, Buzzfeed, Elle, Cosmopolitan, The Millions, InStyle, Bustle, BookRiot, and Southern Living

Sloane Crosley returns to the form that made her a household name in really quite a lot of households: Essays!


I Don't Want to Die Poor: Essays Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982129309
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Published: Atria Books - April 7th, 2020

From the New York Times bestselling author of I Can’t Date Jesus, which Vogue called “a piece of personal and cultural storytelling that is as fun as it is illuminating,” comes a wry and insightful essay collection that explores the financial and emotional cost of chasing your dreams.


Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062906373
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Published: HarperOne - September 24th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

NPR'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR

INDIE BESTSELLER

GOODREADS CHOICE AWARD WINNER: BEST MEMOIR & AUTOBIOGRAPHY