A selection of our favorite humor books!
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • #1 WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER • USA TODAY BESTSELLER
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
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.
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.$17.99ISBN: 9780316392426Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.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.$27.00ISBN: 9780525508830Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.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.$27.00ISBN: 9780316485340Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.Published: Little, Brown and Company - November 5th, 2019One 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).You may "know" Jenny Slate from her new Netfli$27.99ISBN: 9781250019950Published: 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.$30.00ISBN: 9781944211721Published: McSweeney's - November 5th, 2019
Featuring way too many forewords, including one by Jake Tapper$18.00ISBN: 9780399588198Published: 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$27.00ISBN: 9781455591435Published: Grand Central Publishing - March 24th, 2020This "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).Not available to orderISBN: 9781947856059Availability: 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$14.99ISBN: 9780062266644Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.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.$15.95ISBN: 9780307742803Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.Published: Vintage - November 1st, 2011
Here is Nora Ephron at her funniest, wisest, and best, taking a hilarious look at the past and bemoaning the vicissitudes of modern life.$16.00ISBN: 9781476749075Published: 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” ($17.00ISBN: 9781250310415Published: 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!$17.00ISBN: 9781982129309Published: 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.$27.99ISBN: 9780062906373Published: HarperOne - September 24th, 2019
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