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Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
By Brosh, Allie
2013-10 - Touchstone Books
9781451666175 Check our catalog

Collects autobiographical, illustrated essays and cartoons from the author's popular blog and related new material that humorously and candidly deals with her own idiosyncrasies and battles with depression. …More

I Remember Nothing: And Other Reflections I Remember Nothing: And Other Reflections
By Ephron, Nora
2011-11 - Vintage Books
9780307742803 Check our catalog

Ephron gives a candid, edgy voice to everything women who have reached a certain age have been thinking . . . but rarely acknowledging. Filled with insights and observations that instantly ring true--and could have come only from her--"I Remember Nothing" is pure joy. 160 pp. …More

Bossypants Bossypants
By Fey, Tina
2011-04 - Reagan Arthur Books
9780316056861 Check our catalog

On her way to becoming an award-winning superstar, Tina Fey struggled through some questionable haircuts, some after-school jobs, the rise of nachos as a cultural phenomenon, a normal childhood, a happy marriage and joyful motherhood. Now she can reflect on what she's learned: you're no one until someone calls you bossy. …More

Dad Is Fat Dad Is Fat
By Gaffigan, Jim
2013-05 - Crown Archetype
9780385349055 Check our catalog

Stand-up comedian Gaffigan, who's best known for his legendary riffs on Hot Pockets, bacon, manatees, and McDonald's, expresses all the joys and horrors of life with five young children--everything from cousins to toddlers' communication skills. …More

Sh*t My Dad Says Sh*t My Dad Says
By Halpern, Justin
2010-05 - It Books
9780061992704 Check our catalog

In the vein of bestselling humor collections by Chelsea Handler, David Sedaris, and Laurie Notaro, "Sh*t My Dad Says" is a chaotic, hilarious, true portrait of a father-son relationship from a major new comic voice. …More

Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea
By Handler, Chelsea
2009-12 - Simon Spotlight Entertainment
9781416596363 Check our catalog

In a word: hilarious. . . . These are some of the funniest stories I have ever read and they're also some of the most unexpectedly heartfelt--Laura Zigman, author of "Animal Husbandry." …More

I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains (Real and Imagined) I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling with Villains (Real and Imagined)
By Klosterman, Chuck
2013-07 - Scribner Book Company
9781439184493 Check our catalog

Of John Rawls and Keith Richards: Klosterman (The Visible Man, 2011, etc.) returns with a pop-culture-laden meditation on the bad guys of the world and what they mean. …More

Bitter Is the New Black: Confessions of a Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smartass, Or, Why You Should Never Carry a Prada Bag to the Bitter Is the New Black: Confessions of a Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smartass, Or, Why You Should Never Carry a Prada Bag to the
By Lancaster, Jen
2006-03 - New American Library
9780451217608 Check our catalog

From a popular blogger comes a hilarious memoir that takes readers from sorority house to penthouse to poorhouse. …More

Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal
By Roach, Mary
2013-04 - W. W. Norton & Company
9780393081572 Check our catalog

The irresistible, ever-curious, and always bestselling Roach returns with a new adventure to the invisible realm that people carry around inside. …More

Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls
By Sedaris, David
2013-04 - Little Brown and Company
9780316154697 Check our catalog

Awards:
PEN Literary Award (2014)

A new collection of essays from the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author who has been called "the preeminent humorist of his generation" ("Entertainment Weekly"). From the perils of French dentistry to the eating habits of the Australian kookaburra, Sedaris shares the absurdity and delight of a curious traveler's experiences.…More

The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet
By Tyson, Neil DeGrasse
2009-01 - W. W. Norton & Company
9780393065206 Check our catalog

In his typically witty way, "New York Times"-bestselling author Tyson explores the history of planet classification and discusses America's obsession with the "planet" that's recently been judged a dwarf. Illustrated. …More

Assassination Vacation Assassination Vacation
By Vowell, Sarah
2006-01 - Simon & Schuster
9780743260046 Check our catalog


Awards:
Green Mountain Book Award (2009)

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From Buffalo to Alaska, Washington to Key West, cultural critic and radio commentator Vowell visits locations immortalized and influenced by assassination, reporting as she goes with her trademark blend of wisecracking humor, remarkable honesty, and thought-provoking criticism. …More