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Do you need a good laugh?  So do we.  With all of the bad news in the press these days, everyone can use a pick-me-up, and the stories in these books will keep you roaring with laughter.

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Smile When You're Lying

Confessions of a Rogue Travel Writer

From Bangkok to Bogotá, a hilarious behind-the-brochures tour of picture-perfect locales, dangerous destinations, and overrated hellholes from a guy who knows...

"..., award-winning magazine, but any way you define it, that’s just piss-poor writing. The breathless..."

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The Ridiculous Race

The most absurd, hilarious, and ridiculous travelogue ever told, by two hit-TV comedy writers who raced each other around the world—for bragging rights and a...

"...line of longitude and arrive back in L.A. would win Scotch and infamy. But little did one racer know..."

By Steve Hely and Vali Chandrasekaran

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Times Books

Life's Little Annoyances

True Tales of People Who Just Can't Take It Anymore

What can you do when the world is pushing you over the edge? More than you think. For some of us, it’s the automated voice that answers the phone when we’d...

Ian Urbina

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Henry Holt and Co.

Bad Bridesmaid

Bachelorette Brawls and Taffeta Tantrums--Tales from the Front Lines

A laugh-out-loud look at the most underrated supporting role in today’s maxed-out wedding world, featuring “bad bridesmaids” who’ve had enough taffeta to last...

Siri Agrell

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St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books

101 Things NOT to Do Before You Die

A witty, subversive guide that turns conventional “wisdom”" upside down! Too many books tell us what to do to achieve happiness---unfortunately, often at...

Robert W. Harris

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Holt Paperbacks

I Heart My In-Laws

Falling in Love with His Family--One Passive-Aggressive, Over-Indulgent, Grandkid-Craving, Streisand-Loving, Bible-Thumping In-Law at a Time

A practical, laugh-out-loud guide to adopting your man’s family—from your first date to your firstborn Girlfriends, fiancées, and wives rejoice! Here, at...

Dina Koutas Poch

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St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books

The Absolutely Worst Places to Live in America

The Absolutely Worst Places to Live in America surveyed thousands of Americans to find the fifty dirtiest, smelliest, most miserable cesspools, armpits, and...

Dave Gilmartin

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St. Martin's Griffin

The Book of Horrible Questions

Everyone Has a Price-What's Yours?

Smith and Doe, the anonymous authors of What Men Don't Want Women to Know, are at it again! This time they explore the vulgar, absurd, and uncivilized facets...

By Smith and Doe

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St. Martin's Griffin

How to Feel Manly in a Minivan

The Desperate Dad's Survival Guide

For every guy who has wondered how he could possibly become a dad while preserving any masculinity, sanity or dignity, this practical and hilarious guide will...

Craig Boreth

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Macmillan Audio

The Pythons

A unique glimpse at arguably the most important comic team of the modern age

By Graham Chapman, Michael Palin, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Bob McCabe

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It was September, and humorist Susan Konig had just put her youngest child on the school bus with his brother and sister and thought, “Wow, my life is really...

"...to make smile.” ---National Review   “Laugh-out-loud hilarious . . . Susan Konig tells the truth about..."

Susan Konig Susan Konig

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