IS EVERYONE HANGING OUT WITHOUT ME?
Kaling shares her observations, fears, and opinions about a wide-ranging list of the topics she thinks about the most. From her favorite types of guys to life in the "The Office" writers' room, her book is full of personal stories and laugh-out-loud philosophies.
Helen Fielding's BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY
On her quest for self-improvement, Bridget Jones gets hung up on chain-smoking and too-short skirts. Bridget Jones is you. Bridget Jones is life.
Kurt Vonnegut's BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS
A funny look at 1970s America seen through the scope of an unintentionally murderous aging writer. Classic Kurt satire.
LAMB: THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO BIFF
The birth of Jesus has been well chronicled, as have his glorious teachings, acts, and divine sacrifice after his thirtieth birthday. But no one knows about the early life of the Son of God, the missing years-- except Biff, the Messiah's best childhood friend, who has been resurrected to tell the story.
Jonathan Ames's WAKE UP, SIR!
This book proves even a personal butler can’t help some people. But it’s fun to watch them try.
Jack Handey's THE STENCH OF HONOLULU
Two friends who are given a treasure map by a travel agent embark on a quest for the Golden Monkey in the mysterious land of Honolulu, where they meet untold dangers, encounter strange natives, and discover ancient ruins.
Bill Bryson's A WALK IN THE WOODS (+ Audio)
Two slightly out-of-shape hikers attempt to take on the Appalachian Trail. One of those hikers is Bill Bryson, prolific humor/travel writer. This book is perfect for anyone looking for a laugh, or to be talked out of hiking the Appalachian Trail.
THE PRINCESS BRIDE
Whether you liked the film adaptation or hated it, read this book! It’s the the Spinal Tap of fairy tales, and it’s much funnier on paper.
David Sedaris's ME TALK PRETTY ONE DAY
Sedaris has unabashedly been called the funniest writer in America by critics and fans alike. Any of his titles will have you crossing your legs to keep from wetting yourself, but Me Talk Pretty One Day really triumphs.
Nora Ephron's I FEEL BAD ABOUT MY NECK
Ephron brought us Sleepless in Seattle and You’ve Got Mail, so is it any surprise this collection of essays about being a woman of a certain age hits you hard in the LOLerbone?
P.G. Wodehouse's THANK YOU, JEEVES
Wodehouse is known for creating a cast of memorable, wacky characters, and Thank You, Jeeves is no exception. Be wary that the humor in this book was born in 1930s England, though that doesn’t mean contemporary audiences won’t enjoy the ride.
Joseph Heller's CATCH-22
This book often tops lists of the best novels ever written because of its brutally honest portrayal of the absurdities of war and its honest exploration of what it means to be “insane.” A must-read, especially if you SparkNotes’d it in high school (guilty).
Douglas Adams's THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY
This book is required reading for all science fiction fans, but that doesn’t mean non-sci-fi people won’t get a kick out of it. The humor is dry and satirical in the same vein of Monty Python but still incredibly original.
From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on Saturday Night Live; from her passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon, comedian Tina Fey reveals all, and proves that you're no one until someone calls you bossy.
Jenny Lawson's LET'S PRETEND THIS NEVER HAPPENED
In an illustrated memoir, the creator of the Bloggess blog shares humorous stories from her life, including her awkward upbringing in Texas and her relationship with her husband.
Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's GOOD OMENS (+ Audio)
It’s the end of the world as we know it, and the Antichrist is nowhere to be found. Pratchett and Gaiman make for a hysterical tag team, parodying everything from religion to Elvis.
Jonathan Tropper's THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU
After the death of their father, a dysfunctional family is forced to sit shiva under the same roof for seven days. You’ll do equal time crying and laughing.
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