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A Short History Of Nearly Everything

A Short History Of Nearly Everything

by Bill Bryson

In A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bryson follows his greatest challenge yet: to understand—and, if possible, answer—the oldest, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves. From the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bryson seeks to understand how we got from there being nothing at all to there being us. The result is a profound, funny, and wonderfully clear and entertaining adventure into the realms of human knowledge, as only Bill Bryson can render it.
The Complete Calvin and Hobbes

The Complete Calvin and Hobbes

by Bill Watterson

Calvin and Hobbes is unquestionably one of the most popular comic strips of all time. The imaginative world of a boy and his real-only-to-him tiger was first syndicated in 1985 and appeared in more than 2,400 newspapers when Bill Watterson retired on January 1, 1996. The entire body of Calvin and Hobbes cartoons published in a truly noteworthy tribute to this singular cartoon in The Complete Calvin and Hobbes. Composed of three hardcover, four-color volumes in a sturdy slipcase, this New York Times... Read more about this item
Linda Goodman's Sun Signs

Linda Goodman's Sun Signs

by Linda Goodman

An astrologist describes ways to identify people born under different signs and to predict or analyze personality traits
Hyperbole and A Half

Hyperbole and A Half

by Allie Brosh

This is a book I wrote. Because I wrote it, I had to figure out what to put on the back cover to explain what it is. I tried to write a long, third-person summary that would imply how great the book is and also sound vaguely authoritativeâÈ' like maybe someone who isnâÈçt me wrote itâÈ'but I soon discovered that IâÈçm not sneaky enough to pull it off convincingly. So I decided to just make a list of things that are in the book: PicturesWordsStories about things that happened to meStories about... Read more about this item
Neither Here Nor There

Neither Here Nor There

by Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson's first travel book, The Lost Continent, was unanimously acclaimed as one of the funniest books in years. In Neither here Nor there he brings his unique brand of humour to bear on Europe as he shoulders his backpack, keeps a tight hold on his wallet, and journeys from Hamemrfest, the northernmost town on the continent, to istanbul on the cusp of Asia. Fluent in, oh, at least one language, he retraces his travels as a student twenty years before. Whether braving the homicidal motorists of... Read more about this item
The Gashlycrumb Tinies

The Gashlycrumb Tinies

by Edward Gorey

Gorey does his part to help educate the youth with this macabre alphabet:
"F is for Fanny sucked dry by a leech" "X is for Xerxes devoured by mice" "Z is for Zillah who drank too much gin"
Born Standing Up

Born Standing Up

by Steve Martin

Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life is a memoir, released November 20, 2007, by Steve Martin, an American author, actor, comedian, executive producer, playwright and screenwriter. It chronicles his early life, his days working for Disneyland, working at low tier coffee shops and clubs as a comedic act, his later days of the Bird Cage, his relationships, his eventual fame, and the reason why he quit standup in 1981 all together.
Deep Thoughts

Deep Thoughts

by Jack Handey

‘A national bestselling collection of comedian Jack Handey’s “Deep Thoughts”—short, funny observations on life that were shown in between sketches on Saturday Night Live.

With quirky, offbeat humor that often veers into the unexpected, Jack Handey’s witty one liners make this book the perfect funny gift for fans of Mitch Hedberg or for anyone who appreciates a good dad joke.

Includes daily “wisdom” such as:

“If you ever fall off the Sears Tower, just go real limp, because... Read more about this item
I Remember Nothing

I Remember Nothing

by Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron is the author of the huge best seller I Feel Bad About My Neck as well as Heartburn, Crazy Salad, Wallflower at the Orgy, and Scribble Scribble. She recently wrote and directed the hit movie Julie & Julia and has received Academy Award nominations for Best Original Screenplay for When Harry Met Sally . . . , Silkwood, and Sleepless in Seattle, which she also directed. Her other credits include the script for the current stage hit Love, Loss, and What I Wore with Delia Ephron. She lives in... Read more about this item
Plato and A Platypus Walk Into a Bar

Plato and A Platypus Walk Into a Bar

by Thomas; Klein, Daniel Cathcart

This New York Times bestseller is the hilarious philosophy course everyone wishes they’d had in school Outrageously funny, Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . . has been a breakout bestseller ever since authors—and born vaudevillians—Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein did their schtick on NPR’s Weekend Edition. Lively, original, and powerfully informative, Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar . . . is a not-so-reverent crash course through the great philosophical thinkers... Read more about this item
For Better or For Worse

For Better or For Worse

by Lynn Johnston

Parliament Of Whores

Parliament Of Whores

by P J O'Rourke

What If?

What If?

by Randall Munroe

How To Be a Woman

How To Be a Woman

by Caitlin Moran

The Joys Of Yiddish

The Joys Of Yiddish

by Leo Rosten

Yes Please

Yes Please

by Amy Poehler

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The Official Sloane Ranger Handbook

by Peter York Ann Barr

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Sun Signs

by Linda Goodman

Humor Books & Ephemera

The Prehistory Of the Far Side �

The Prehistory Of the Far Side �

by Larson, Gary

The Prehistory of the Far Side gives the reader an inside look at Gary Larsen and his one-panel comic masterpiece, The Far Side.

Larsen takes us through the history of this beloved comic from its inception, including early mistakes, bloopers, and some of the more controversial cartoons that didn't quite make publication.
The Far Side � Gallery 2

The Far Side � Gallery 2

by Larson, Gary

1986 FarWorks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Far Side and the Larson signature are registered trademarks of FarWorks, Inc.
Seinlanguage

Seinlanguage

by Seinfeld, Jerry

Seinlanguage is a 1993 book written by Jerry Seinfeld, chronicling his sitcom Seinfeld into a bestselling paperback. Seinlanguage was critically acclaimed and scored a spot on the New York Times Best Seller list
I Am America

I Am America

by Colbert, Stephen

I Am America (And So Can You!) is a 2007 satirical bestseller book by American comedian Stephen Colbert and the writers of The Colbert Report. It was released on October 9, 2007, with the audiobook edition released several days earlier. The book is loosely structured around the fictional life story of Stephen Colbert as he appears on The Colbert Report.
The Far Side � Gallery

The Far Side � Gallery

by Larson, Gary

1984 FarWorks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Far Side and the Larson signature are registered trademarks of FarWorks, Inc.
If Life Is a Bowl Of Cherries-What Am I Doing In the Pits?

If Life Is a Bowl Of Cherries-What Am I Doing In the Pits?

by Bombeck, Erma

In this uproarious encore to The Grass is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank, Erma Bombeck confronts society's greatest challenge: surviving the Seventies -- the fears, the worries, the anxieties. She shares with her readers some of her deepest concerns: discovering that lettuce has been fattening all along; getting into the Guinness Book of Records under "Pregnancy: Oldest Recorded Birth;" leaving the world suddenly and knowing that no one else in the family can replace a toilet-tissue spindle. -... Read more about this item
Complete Tribune Primer

Complete Tribune Primer

by Field, Eugene

Monster Rally

Monster Rally

by Addams, Charles

How To Be Topp

How To Be Topp

by Willans, Geoffrey

Podium Humor

Podium Humor

by Humes, James C

Selected Letters Of James Thurber

Selected Letters Of James Thurber

by Thurber, Helen and Weeks, Edward

Beetle Bailey

Beetle Bailey

by Walker, Mort

The Dilbert Principle

The Dilbert Principle

by Adams, Scott

Time Flies

Time Flies

by Cosby, Bill

Sacred and Confidential

Sacred and Confidential

by Burnett, Hugh

The Boomer Bible

The Boomer Bible

by Laird, R F

Hagar the Horrible

Hagar the Horrible

by Browne, Dik