Books about Entertainment

  1. The Compleat Works of Wllm Shkspr

    by Adam Long
    A hilarious and irreverent romp through all of Shakespeare's plays in just 97 minutes.

    Revised from the rather long original complete works of Shakespeare, this abridged version is written by three Americans, with no qualifications worth speaking of. The playtext is reproduced here ... (Goodreads)

  2. Naked Pictures of Famous People

    by Jon Stewart
    A collection of humorous essays and satirical pieces that poke fun at American culture, politics, and celebrities.

    In these nineteen whip-smart essays, Jon Stewart takes on politics, religion, and celebrity with seething irreverent wit, a brilliant sense of timing, and a palate for the absurd – and these ... (Goodreads)

  3. Our Dumb Century: The Onion Presents 100 Years of Headlines from America's Finest News Source

    by Scott Dikkers
    A humorous collection of fake news headlines poking fun at the events of the past century.

    The Onion has quickly become the world's most popular humor publication, misinforming half a million readers a week with one-of-a-kind social satire both in print (on newsstands nationwide) and ... (Goodreads)

  4. Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold

    by Stephen Fry
    Reimagining of classic Greek myths, with a modern twist.

    Mythos is a modern collection of Greek myths, stylishly retold by legendary writer, actor, and comedian Stephen Fry. Fry transforms the adventures of Zeus and the Olympians into emotionally resonant ... (Goodreads)

  5. The Importance of Being Earnest

    by Oscar Wilde
    A lighthearted comedy of manners, full of witty dialogue and satirizing Victorian society.

    Oscar Wilde's madcap farce about mistaken identities, secret engagements, and lovers entanglements still delights readers more than a century after its 1895 publication and premiere performance. The ... (Goodreads)

  6. Lady Windermere's Fan

    by Oscar Wilde
    A comedic tale of scandal, gossip, and hypocrisy set in high society.

    The play opens in the morning room of the Windermeres' residence in London. It is tea time and Lady Windermere—who is preparing for her coming of age birthday ball that evening—has a visit from a ... (Wikipedia)

  7. Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life

    by Steve Martin
    A memoir of the comedian's rise to fame, from the early days of stand-up comedy to the heights of success.

    In the midseventies, Steve Martin exploded onto the comedy scene. By 1978 he was the biggest concert draw in the history of stand-up. In 1981 he quit forever. This book is, in his own words, the ... (Goodreads)

  8. Infinite Jest

    by David Foster Wallace
    A journey through the absurdist world of entertainment, drugs, addiction & death.

    There are four major interwoven narratives: , These narratives are connected via a film, Infinite Jest , also referred to in the novel as "the Entertainment" or "the samizdat ". The film is so ... (Wikipedia)

  9. Four Plays: The Clouds/The Birds/Lysistrata/The Frogs

    by Aristophanes
    Collection of four ancient Greek comedies, satirizing society, politics, and philosophy of the time.

    The acknowledged master of Greek comedy, Aristophanes brilliantly combines serious political satire with bawdiness, pyrotechnical bombast with delicate lyrics. "Four Plays by Aristophanes" features ... (Barnes & Noble)

  10. Holidays on Ice

    by David Sedaris
    Collection of humorous essays, exploring the absurdities of the holiday season.

    David Sedaris's beloved holiday collection is new again with six more pieces, including a never before published story. Along with such favorites as the diaries of a Macy's elf and the annals of two ... (Goodreads)

  11. Gil's All Fright Diner

    by A. Lee Martinez
    A diner in the middle of nowhere, plagued by supernatural creatures and a mysterious cowboy.

    In the backwoods southern town of Rockwood, a vampire and a werewolf in a run-down old truck come across Gil's All Night Diner, a 24-hour restaurant in the middle of nowhere. Nearly out of gas, they ... (Wikipedia)

  12. I Am America

    by Stephen Colbert
    Humorous exploration of American culture, politics and history.

    Congratulations –just by opening the cover of this book you became 25% more patriotic. From Stephen Colbert, the host of television's highest-rated punditry show The Colbert Report , comes the book ... (Goodreads)

  13. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

    by Alvin Schwartz
    Collection of tales of horror and the supernatural, to be shared with friends around a campfire.

    This spooky addition to Alvin Schwartz's popular books on American folklore is filled with tales of eerie horror and dark revenge that will make you jump with fright. There is a story here for ... (Goodreads)

  14. Darth Paper Strikes Back

    by Tom Angleberger
    A group of friends create a new origami character, Darth Paper, to fight against their strict school principal.

    The second case file of the, New York Times, bestselling Origami Yoda series from Tom Angleberger! Not such a long time ago, in a middle school not so far away . . . . . . Something amazing happened. ... (Barnes & Noble)

  15. The Canterbury Tales

    by Geoffrey Chaucer
    A collection of stories told by a group of pilgrims on a journey to Canterbury.

    The procession that crosses Chaucer's pages is as full of life and as richly textured as a medieval tapestry. The Knight, the Miller, the Friar, the Squire, the Prioress, the Wife of Bath, and others ... (Goodreads)

  16. Asterix and the Great Crossing

    by René Goscinny
    Asterix and Obelix set sail to find a new home for their village, encountering Vikings, Native Americans, and more along the way.

    Unhygienix has run out of fresh fish. Since his stock has to be transported from Lutetia (modern-day Paris), it will be some time before the next delivery of fish. However Getafix says he can't wait ... (Wikipedia)

  17. Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea

    by Chelsea Handler
    Humorous memoir of self-discovery, navigating the ups and downs of life with wit and resilience.

    When Chelsea Handler needs to get a few things off her chest, she appeals to a higher power - vodka. You would too if you found out that your boyfriend was having an affair with a Peekapoo or if you ... (Goodreads)

  18. SantaLand Diaries

    by David Sedaris
    An absurdist account of the author's working at a Christmas theme park.

    'Santaland Diaries' contains six of David Sedaris' most profound Christmas stories, from Dinah, the Christmas Whore to Season's Greetings to our Friends and Family. ... (Goodreads)

  19. The Revenge of the Baby-Sat

    by Bill Watterson
    A boy's mischievous plan to get revenge on his baby-sitter backfires hilariously.

    The praise and popularity of Calvin and Hobbes continue to escalate as the hottest comic strip around reaches its fifth birthday. With keen insight, Bill Watterson depicts life through the eyes of a ... (Goodreads)

  20. Il bar sotto il mare

    by Stefano Benni

    Sompazzo, il paese più bugiardo del mondo - Gaspard Ouralphe, il più grande cuoco della Francia - Il verme mangiaparole e l'incredibile storia del capitano Charlemont - La disfida di Salsiccia - Il ... (Goodreads)

  21. Official Book Club Selection: A Memoir According to Kathy Griffin

    by Kathy Griffin
    Comedian Kathy Griffin recounts life stories and anecdotes from her career.

    Official Book Club Selection is Kathy Griffin unplugged, uncensored, and unafraid to dish about what really happens on the road, away from the cameras, and at the star party after the show. (It's ... (Goodreads)

  22. Thud!

    by Terry Pratchett
    A comedic fantasy novel about a dwarf police officer's investigation into the murder of a troll.

    As the book opens, a dwarf demagogue , Grag Hamcrusher, is apparently murdered. Ethnic tensions between Ankh-Morpork 's troll and dwarf communities mount in the build-up to the anniversary of the ... (Wikipedia)

  23. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

    by Bill Martin Jr.
    A playful story of letters competing to climb a coconut tree.

    The 26 characters in this rhythmic, rhyming baby book are a lowercase alphabet with attitude. "A told b, and b told c, 'I'll meet you at the top of the coconut tree'"–which probably seemed like a ... (Goodreads)

  24. Native Tongue

    by Carl Hiaasen
    A family of environmental activists take on a powerful corporation intent on destroying the Everglades.

    When the precious blue-tongued mango voles at the Amazing Kingdom of Thrills on North Key Largo are stolen by heartless, ruthless thugs, Joe Winder wants to uncover why, and find the voles. Joe is ... (Goodreads)

  25. Step Aside, Pops

    by Kate Beaton
    Collection of humorous comics that poke fun at classic literature and history.

    Six months on the, New York Times, bestseller list! Featured on 25 best of the year lists! , “Somewhere in my heart is a folder titled Things I Did Not Know I Wanted and it is full of Kate Beaton ... (Barnes & Noble)

  26. The Chris Farley Show: A Biography in Three Acts

    by Tom Farley Jr.
    A touching tribute to the life and career of the beloved comedian, Chris Farley, told through the eyes of his family and friends.

    The New York Times, bestselling biography of an American comedy legend,After three years of sobriety, Chris Farley's life was at its creative peak until a string of professional disappointments ... (Barnes & Noble)

  27. The Fry Chronicles

    by Stephen Fry
    A memoir of the acclaimed English writer, actor and comedian, chronicling his rise to fame.

    Thirteen years ago, Moab Is My Washpot, Stephen Fry's autobiography of his early years, was published to rave reviews and was a huge best seller. In the years since, Stephen Fry has moved into a ... (Goodreads)

  28. Thank You, Jeeves

    by P.G. Wodehouse
    A bumbling English gentleman finds help from his brilliant valet, thwarting all manner of social disasters.

    After a falling-out concerning Bertie's relentless playing of the banjolele , Jeeves leaves his master's service and finds work with Bertie's old friend, Lord "Chuffy" Chuffnell . Bertie travels to ... (Wikipedia)

  29. Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

    by David Sedaris
    A collection of humorous essays and stories, exploring the absurdities of everyday life through the lens of the author's unique perspective.

    A guy walks into a bar car and... From here the story could take many turns. When this guy is David Sedaris, the possibilities are endless, but the result is always the same: he will both delight you ... (Goodreads)

  30. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom

    by Cory Doctorow
    A futuristic adventure exploring the power of technology and the consequences of immortality.

    The story is told in first person by Julius, whose old college buddy Dan used to be one of the most popular people in the country (as measured by Whuffie). Julius and girlfriend Lil are working with ... (Wikipedia)

  31. One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories

    by B.J. Novak
    Collection of short stories, exploring the quirks of life with wit and humor.

    New York Times Bestseller , A startlingly original debut from the actor, writer, director, and executive producer hailed as “a gifted observer of the human condition and a very funny writer capable ... (Barnes & Noble)

  32. Snuff

    by Terry Pratchett
    A Discworld novel featuring a comedic murder mystery set in a world of wizards, witches, and trolls.

    Commander Vimes is persuaded by his wife and Lord Vetinari to take a family holiday back to Sybil's roots in the countryside; Willikins, Vimes's thug-turned-butler, accompanies them. As Vimes arrives ... (Wikipedia)

  33. William Shakespeare's: A Midsummer Night's Dream

    by Bruce Coville
    A retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy, where fairies and mortals collide in a magical forest on a midsummer night.

    One night two young couples run into an enchanted forest in an attempt to escape their problems. But these four humans do not realize that the forest is filled with fairies and hobgoblins who love ... (Barnes & Noble)

  34. The World According to Clarkson

    by Jeremy Clarkson
    A collection of humorous and controversial essays on various topics, from cars to politics, by the infamous British TV presenter.

    Jeremy Clarkson shares his opinions on just about everything in, The World According to Clarkson., Jeremy Clarkson has seen rather more of the world than most. He has, as they say, been around a bit. ... (Goodreads)

  35. The Kangaroo Chronicles

    by Marc-Uwe Kling

    »Ich bin ein Känguru - und Marc-Uwe ist mein Mitbewohner und Chronist. Nur manches, was er über mich erzählt, stimmt. Zum Beispiel, dass ich mal beim Vietcong war. Das Allermeiste jedoch ist ... (Goodreads)

  36. Feet of Clay

    by Terry Pratchett
    A mysterious death leads to the uncovering of secrets and treachery in a fantasy world.

    Twelve of the city golems, clay creatures forced to obey the written instructions placed inside their heads, decide to create a "king" golem. They fashion a golem from their own clay and place in his ... (Wikipedia)

  37. Transmetropolitan, Vol. 3: Year of the Bastard

    by Warren Ellis
    A dystopian journey of a journalist, uncovering the darkness of power and corruption.

    Investigative reporter Spider Jerusalem attacks the injustices of the 23rd Century surroundings while working for the newspaper The Word in this critically-acclaimed graphic novel series written by ... (Goodreads)

  38. The Code of the Woosters

    by P.G. Wodehouse
    A series of comic misadventures of a bumbling British gentleman in search of a silver cow creamer.

    Jeeves wants to go with Bertie on a round-the-world cruise but Bertie is not interested. Bertie's Aunt Dahlia sends Bertie to go to a particular antique shop and sneer at a silver eighteenth-century ... (Wikipedia)

  39. All My Friends Are Still Dead

    by Avery Monsen
    A humorous and darkly comic sequel to "All My Friends Are Dead," exploring the absurdity of life and death through the eyes of various creatures.

    From the authors of the breakout best seller All my friends are dead (more than 100,000 copies sold) comes a brand-new illustrated compendium of the humorous existential ruminations of people, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  40. The Book with No Pictures

    by B.J. Novak
    A children's book filled with silly words and sounds that encourages kids to explore their imaginations.

    A book with no pictures? What could be fun about that? After all, if a book has no pictures, there's nothing to look at but the words on the page. Words that might make you say silly sounds... In ... (Goodreads)

  41. Sh*t My Dad Says

    by Justin Halpern
    Collection of humorous musings and witticisms from an elderly father.

    After being dumped by his longtime girlfriend, twenty-eight-year-old Justin Halpern found himself living at home with his seventy-three-year-old dad. Sam Halpern, who is "like Socrates, but angrier, ... (Goodreads)

  42. Chew, Vol. 4: Flambé

    by John Layman
    Detective Tony Chu continues his quest to solve food-related crimes in a world where chicken is outlawed.

    These are strange times for Tony Chu, the cibopathic federal agent with the ability to get psychic impressions from the things he eats. Strange writing in extraterrestrial script has appeared in the ... (Goodreads)

  43. Maskerade

    by Terry Pratchett
    A hilarious tale of two witches who go to Ankh-Morpork's Opera House to solve a mystery.

    The story begins with Agnes Nitt leaving Lancre to seek a career at the Opera House in Ankh-Morpork . When Granny Weatherwax realizes Nanny Ogg has written an immensely popular "cookbook" but has not ... (Wikipedia)

  44. Adventures in the Screen Trade

    by William Goldman
    A witty and insightful memoir of William Goldman's experiences as a screenwriter in Hollywood.

    No one knows the writer's Hollywood more intimately than William Goldman. Two-time Academy Award-winning screenwriter and the bestselling author of Marathon Man , Tinsel , Boys and Girls Together , ... (Goodreads)

  45. The Areas of My Expertise: An Almanac of Complete World Knowledge Compiled with Instructive Annotation and Arranged in Useful Order

    by John Hodgman
    A humorous almanac of random knowledge and trivia, organized into various topics.

    The brilliant and uproarious #15 bestseller (i.e., a runaway phenomenon in its own right-no, seriously) - a lavish compendium of handy reference tables, fascinating trivia, and sage wisdom - all of ... (Goodreads)

  46. In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox

    by Carol Burnett
    Carol Burnett reminisces about her time on "The Carol Burnett Show" and shares behind-the-scenes stories and anecdotes.

    Comedy legend Carol Burnett tells the hilarious behind-the-scenes story of her iconic weekly variety series,, The Carol Burnett Show,. Who but Carol Burnett herself has the timing, talent, and wit to ... (Goodreads)

  47. The Internet is a Playground

    by David Thorne
    A collection of humorous essays and email exchanges that explore the absurdity of internet culture and human behavior.

    The complete collection of articles and emails from 27bslash6 such as Overdue Account, Party in Apartment 3 and Strata Agreement plus articles too litigious to be on the website. ... (Goodreads)

  48. Barnyard Dance

    by Sandra Boynton
    Colorful illustrations depicting animals enjoying a lively dance party.

    Stomp your feet! Clap your hands! Everybody ready for a, Barnyard Dance!, Everybody sing along—because it's time to do-si-do in the barnyard with a high-spirited animal crew! From Boynton on Board, ... (Goodreads)

  49. I Love Everybody

    by Laurie Notaro
    Humorous memoir of one woman's search for self-acceptance, with an irreverent twist.

    Here are more scathingly funny tales from the wild side! Laurie Notaro survived the debauched ride of her twenties and the bumpy road to matrimony. Now she’s ready to take on the thirtysomething ... (Goodreads)

  50. Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography

    by Neil Patrick Harris
    A comedic and personal journey through the life of one of Hollywood's most beloved stars.

    Tired of memoirs that only tell you what really happened? Sick of deeply personal accounts written in the first person? Seeking an exciting, interactive read that puts the “u” back in ... (Goodreads)

  51. Arsenic and Old Lace

    by Joseph Kesselring
    Dark comedic tale of two elderly sisters who commit murder out of kindness.

    The play is a farcical black comedy revolving around the Brewster family, descended from the, Mayflower, settlers but now composed of maniacs, most of them homicidal. The hero, Mortimer Brewster, is ... (Wikipedia)

  52. The Best of Roald Dahl

    by Roald Dahl
    A collection of short stories showcasing Dahl's dark humor and twisted tales, perfect for both children and adults.

    The Best of Roald Dahl is a collection of 25 of Roald Dahl's short stories. This collection brings together Dahl’s finest work, illustrating his genius for the horrific and grotesque which is ... (Goodreads)

  53. The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories, Vol. 1

    by Joseph Gordon-Levitt
    A collection of very short stories, each one accompanied by a unique illustration.

    From hitRECord, the immensely popular open collaborative production company, and its founder, Golden Globe-nominated actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, comes The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories: Volume 1 . The ... (Goodreads)

  54. DisneyWar

    by James B. Stewart
    A behind-the-scenes look at the power struggles and corporate intrigue that shaped Disney's empire.

    The dramatic inside story of the downfall of Michael Eisner—Disney Chairman and CEO—and the scandals that drove America’s best-known entertainment company to civil war. “When You Wish Upon a Star,” ... (Goodreads)

  55. Politically Correct Bedtime Stories

    by James Finn Garner
    Classic fairy tales retold with a modern, politically correct twist. Humorous and satirical.

    Once upon a time, in the olden days, heavy-set middle-aged men would congregate in their elitist clubs, sit in over-stuffed leather chairs, smoke air-choking cigars, and pitch story ideas and plots ... (Goodreads)

  56. The Daily Show

    by Chris Smith
    A behind-the-scenes look at the making of "The Daily Show" with interviews from Jon Stewart, correspondents, staff, and guests.

    The complete, uncensored history of the award-winning, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, as told by its correspondents, writers, and host. For almost seventeen years, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart ... (Barnes & Noble)

  57. A Big Guy Took My Ball!

    by Mo Willems
    Piggie's ball is taken by a big guy, but Gerald stands up for his friend and gets the ball back.

    Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. Gerald and Piggie are best friends. In A Big Guy Took My Ball! Piggie is ... (Goodreads)

  58. The Loved One

    by Evelyn Waugh
    Satirical tale of a young man's journey to a funeral home in Los Angeles.

    Sir Ambrose Abercrombie visits housemates Dennis Barlow and Sir Francis Hinsley to express his concern about Barlow's new job and how it reflects on the British enclave in Hollywood, which is also ... (Wikipedia)

  59. Jim Henson: The Biography

    by Brian Jay Jones
    Biography of the creative genius behind the beloved Muppets, exploring his life, legacy and influence.

    NEW YORK TIMES, BESTSELLER • For the first time ever—a comprehensive biography of one of the twentieth century’s most innovative creative artists: the incomparable, irreplaceable Jim Henson He was a ... (Barnes & Noble)

  60. There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

    by Simms Taback
    An old lady swallows a series of increasingly larger animals, with a surprise ending.

    An old favorite as you've never seen it before!, Everyone knows the song about the old lady who swallowed a fly, a spider, a bird, and even worse, but who's ever seen what's going on inside the old ... (Goodreads)

  61. Something Under the Bed is Drooling

    by Bill Watterson
    A collection of cartoons featuring the adventures of Calvin and Hobbes, exploring the world of childhood imagination.

    "Be good to yourself: Buy a copy of this, Calvin and Hobbes, cartoon book. If you don't laugh out loud at every third strip, check your pulse. You may be dead." —Phil Musick,, Pittsburgh Press, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  62. Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets

    by Dav Pilkey
    Two pranksters must save their school from an army of evil talking toilets created by a mad scientist.

    JH Elementary School is planning on hosting its second annual Invention Convention . Upon seeing the poster for it, George and Harold think to themselves what it would be like to be principals for ... (Wikipedia)

  63. The Happy Prince and Other Tales

    by Oscar Wilde
    A collection of enchanting stories full of magical creatures, life lessons, and unforgettable characters.

    Oscar Wilde made up these very special fairy stories for children. He was telling them more than stories about princes, giants, nightingales, and roses, he was teaching them about life and the way to ... (Goodreads)

  64. Against the Day

    by Thomas Pynchon
    A sprawling epic following the lives of various characters across time and space, exploring themes of science, politics, and mysticism.

    Nearly all reviewers of the book mention the byzantine nature of the plot. Louis Menand in, The New Yorker, gives a simple description: , As to the multitude of plot dead-ends, pauses and confusing ... (Wikipedia)

  65. The Diary of a Bookseller

    by Shaun Bythell
    A humorous and insightful account of life in a small bookshop.

    Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown - Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. It contains 100,000 books, spread over a mile of shelving, with twisting corridors and roaring fires, and all set ... (Goodreads)

  66. Murder with Peacocks

    by Donna Andrews
    A comedic mystery novel set in a small town, where a wedding planner becomes embroiled in a murder investigation.

    Three Weddings...And a Murder So far Meg Langslow's summer is not going swimmingly. Down in her small Virginia hometown, she's maid of honor at the nuptials of three loved ones–each of whom has ... (Goodreads)

  67. Mistakes Were Made

    by Stephan Pastis
    A humorous and satirical take on the life of a lawyer, Timmy Failure, who is always making mistakes.

    “An endearingly pathetic antihero with delusions of greatness. . . . Seldom has failure been so likable — or so funny.”, —, The Wall Street Journal,Take Timmy Failure—the clueless, comically ... (Barnes & Noble)

  68. Sizzling Sixteen

    by Janet Evanovich
    A fast-paced mystery, following Stephanie Plum as she investigates a missing businessman.

    Stephanie's boss, her cousin Vinnie, has been abducted by his bookie , who demands that Vinnie pay back his gambling losses (more than a million dollars) in five days, or he's dead. Stephanie, Connie ... (Wikipedia)

  69. Noises Off

    by Michael Frayn
    A play within a play, following the chaotic and hilarious antics of a dysfunctional theater troupe.

    Each of the three acts of Noises Off contains a performance of the first act of a play within a play , a sex farce called Nothing On . The three acts of Noises Off are each named "Act One" on the ... (Wikipedia)

  70. The Far Side

    by Gary Larson
    A collection of hilarious and absurd cartoons featuring animals, humans, and aliens in bizarre situations.

    The Far Side was syndicated in more than 1,900 daily newspapers from 1980 to 1995, when Gary Larson retired. During its run, the cartoon spawned 22 books from AMP, which were translated into a total ... (Goodreads)

  71. Wicked Business

    by Janet Evanovich
    Lizzy and Diesel team up to find a powerful relic before it falls into the wrong hands. Fast-paced adventure with a touch of romance.

    Whether it’s monkey business, funny business or getting down to business, Janet Evanovich's Lizzy and Diesel series proves that there's no business like, Wicked Business, Lizzy Tucker's once normal ... (Goodreads)

  72. The Darwin Awards: Evolution in Action

    by Wendy Northcutt
    A collection of stories about people who died in ridiculous ways, highlighting the importance of common sense and caution.

    "Only two things are infinite-the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not so sure about the universe." -Albert Einstein Named in honor of Charles Darwin, the father of evolution,, The Darwin ... (Goodreads)

  73. Winter Moon

    by Dean Koontz
    A former cop and a psychic team up to stop a serial killer who is terrorizing a small town during a snowy winter.

    The story begins with a thirty-two-year-old Los Angeles police officer named Jack McGarvey. Jack is caught in a shootout at a gas station. He kills the gunman but is badly injured and spends months ... (Wikipedia)

  74. If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie Actor

    by Bruce Campbell
    A humorous account of the actor's journey through the world of low-budget filmmaking.

    Okay, so at least you're interested enough to pick up this book and look inside. I think you and I are going to get along just fine. Life is full of choices. Right now, yours is whether or not to buy ... (Goodreads)

  75. The Ransom of Red Chief

    by O. Henry
    Two kidnappers abduct a mischievous boy, but end up paying his father to take him back.

    Starters are an introductory level to the new Oxford Bookworms Library, suitable for readers in their first or second years of learning English. The Starters series are original stories in a variety ... (Goodreads)

  76. Practical Demonkeeping

    by Christopher Moore
    A comedic fantasy adventure of a demon-hunting demonologist.

    Travis was born in 1900, yet he has not aged since 1919, because he accidentally called up a demon from hell named Catch as his servant, presumably forever. Ever since then, Travis has been trying to ... (Wikipedia)

  77. Johnny Carson

    by Henry Bushkin
    A memoir of the author's time as Johnny Carson's lawyer, confidant, and friend, revealing the private life of the legendary talk show host.

    A revealing and incisive account of the King of Late Night at the height of his fame and power, by his lawyer, wingman, fixer, and closest confidant From 1962 until 1992, Johnny Carson hosted The ... (Goodreads)

  78. The Comedy of Errors

    by William Shakespeare
    Two sets of twins, separated at birth, reunite in a farcical story of mistaken identity.

    Two sets of twins are separated at birth by a storm at sea: a pair of masters (both named Antipholus) and a pair of servants (both named Dromio). Years later, the Antipholus-and-Dromio pair raised in ... (Goodreads)

  79. Razor Girl

    by Carl Hiaasen
    A wild and wacky crime caper, set in the Florida Keys.

    Merry completes her latest abduction on the Overseas Highway , only to find that she and her accomplice "Zeto" have snatched the wrong person: Lane Coolman, a talent manager from Los Angeles on his ... (Wikipedia)

  80. Men at Arms: The Play

    by Stephen Briggs
    A humorous play about a hapless army unit, facing a seemingly undefeatable enemy.

    Edward d'Eath, an Assassin and son of a down-and-out noble family, becomes convinced that the restoration of the Ankh-Morpork monarchy will solve the social change in the city which he blames for his ... (Wikipedia)

  81. Maskerade: The Play

    by Stephen Briggs
    A hilarious play about two witches who try to make it big in the opera world. Chaos and hilarity ensue.

    The story begins with Agnes Nitt leaving Lancre to seek a career at the Opera House in Ankh-Morpork . When Granny Weatherwax realizes Nanny Ogg has written an immensely popular "cookbook" but has not ... (Wikipedia)

  82. Bored of the Rings: A Parody of J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings

    by The Harvard Lampoon
    A hilarious parody of J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" that pokes fun at the epic fantasy genre.

    A quest, a war, a ring that would be grounds for calling any wedding off, a king without a kingdom, and a little, furry "hero" named Frito, ready—or maybe just forced by the wizard of Goodgulf—to ... (Goodreads)

  83. Why We Suck: A Feel Good Guide to Staying Fat, Loud, Lazy and Stupid

    by Denis Leary
    A humorous take on American culture, politics, and society, with a focus on self-deprecating humor and satire.

    A hilarious blast of scathing irreverence from the award-winning actor and comedian . "A pissed off Leary is the best Leary," says one critic of the writer and comic. In Why We Suck , Dr. Denis Leary ... (Goodreads)

  84. Mogworld

    by Yahtzee Croshaw
    A snarky undead mage navigates a satirical fantasy world, uncovering conspiracies and questioning the nature of his existence.

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