Books about Outspoken

  1. Bitter Is the New Black: Confessions of a Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smartass, Or, Why You Should Never Carry A Prada Bag to the Unemployment Office

    by Jen Lancaster
    Humorous memoir of a woman's journey from financial stability to unemployment and back again.

    This is the story of how a haughty former sorority girl went from having a household income of almost a quarter-million dollars to being evicted from a ghetto apartment... It's a modern Greek ... (Goodreads)

  2. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

    by Hunter S. Thompson
    A wild and hallucinatory journey through the seedy underbelly of Las Vegas.

    The basic synopsis revolves around journalist Raoul Duke ( Hunter S. Thompson ) and his attorney, Dr. Gonzo ( Oscar Zeta Acosta ), as they arrive in Las Vegas in 1971 to report on the Mint 400 ... (Wikipedia)

  3. Excession

    by Iain M. Banks
    An interstellar culture encounters an enigmatic, ancient entity and must grapple with its implications.

    The Excession of the title is a perfect black-body sphere that appears mysteriously on the edge of Culture space, appearing to be older than the Universe itself and that resists the attempts of the ... (Wikipedia)

  4. The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band

    by Neil Strauss
    The wild and debaucherous story of Mötley Crüe, from their rise to fame to their darkest moments.

    Whiskey and porn stars, hot reds and car crashes, black leather and high heels, overdoses and death. This is the life of Mötley Crüe, the heaviest drinking, hardest fighting, most oversexed and ... (Goodreads)

  5. 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)

  6. Hard Eight

    by Janet Evanovich
    Adventure with a con artist, a hitman, and an FBI agent, on a wild mission of suspense and deception.

    Stephanie is asked by her parents' next-door neighbor, Mabel Markowitz, to find her granddaughter, Evelyn and great-granddaughter, Annie, who have disappeared. During a messy divorce with her ... (Wikipedia)

  7. 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)

  8. Judy Moody Was in a Mood. Not a Good Mood. A Bad Mood.

    by Megan McDonald
    Judy Moody is in a bad mood and determined to find something to cheer her up.

    The book that started it all–now in paperback! Judy Moody was in a mood. Not a good mood. A bad mood. A mad-faced mood. Judy Moody doesn't have high hopes for third grade. But she does have an ... (Goodreads)

  9. Pulp

    by Charles Bukowski
    A collection of short stories and poems that explore the gritty, raw, and often vulgar side of life.

    Pulp is a pulp fiction novel which acts also as a meta-pulp. Pulp comments on the obsessions of the pulp fiction genre, making fun of itself as stereotypical of the genre in the grimiest form. ... (Wikipedia)

  10. 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)

  11. Artemis Fowl

    by Eoin Colfer
    A young criminal mastermind battles against a hidden race of fairies to save his father's soul.

    Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a millionaire, a genius, and above all, a criminal mastermind. But even Artemis doesn't know what he's taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short of the ... (Goodreads)

  12. Role Models

    by John Waters
    A collection of humorous essays about unconventional role models, from Johnny Mathis to Leslie Van Houten.

    Here, from the incomparable John Waters, is a paean to the power of subversive inspiration that will delight, amuse, enrich–and happily horrify readers everywhere.,, Role Models, is, in fact, a ... (Goodreads)

  13. Rant

    by Chuck Palahniuk
    A darkly humorous and surreal look into a world of chaos, taking on societal norms and conventions.

    Buster Casey is born in the rural town of Middleton with the senses of smell and taste far more advanced than any other human. He acquires the nickname "Rant" from a childhood prank involving animal ... (Wikipedia)

  14. Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America's Gutsiest Troublemakers

    by Nick Offerman
    A humorous and inspiring collection of stories about individuals who embody the American spirit of gumption and perseverance.

    The star of, Parks and Recreation, and author of the, New York Times, bestseller, Paddle Your Own Canoe, returns with a second book that humorously highlights twenty-one figures from our nation’s ... (Goodreads)

  15. Gonzo: The Life of Hunter S. Thompson

    by Jann S. Wenner
    A biography of the legendary journalist Hunter S. Thompson, exploring his wild and unconventional life and career.

    Few American lives are stranger, more action-packed, or wilder than that of Hunter S. Thompson. Born a rebel in Louisville, Kentucky, Thompson spent a lifetime channeling his energy and insight into ... (Goodreads)

  16. Agenda 21

    by Glenn Beck
    A dystopian novel set in a future world where individual freedoms have been sacrificed for the greater good of society under the Agenda 21 plan.

    A postapocalyptic thriller from #1 bestselling author Glenn Beck. “I was just a baby when we were relocated and I don’t remember much. Everybody has that black hole at the beginning of their life. ... (Barnes & Noble)

  17. Wilt

    by Tom Sharpe
    A hilarious comedy of errors, as an Englishman struggles to keep his sanity while escaping his chaotic life.

    Henry Wilt, tied to a daft job and a domineering wife, has just been passed over for promotion yet again. Ahead of him at the Polytechnic stretch years of trying to thump literature into the heads of ... (Goodreads)

  18. I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell

    by Tucker Max
    A fratboy's outrageous misadventures through college life and beyond.

    The Book That Inspired The Movie, My name is Tucker Max, and I am an asshole. I get excessively drunk at inappropriate times, disregard social norms, indulge every whim, ignore the consequences of my ... (Goodreads)

  19. Fresh Off the Boat

    by Eddie Huang
    Memoir of a Taiwanese-American chef and his family's struggles and triumphs in assimilating to American culture.

    Assimilating ain’t easy. Eddie Huang was raised by a wild family of FOB (“fresh off the boat”) immigrants—his father a cocksure restaurateur with a dark past back in Taiwan, his mother a fierce ... (Goodreads)

  20. I Am Ozzy

    by Ozzy Osbourne
    A journey through the life of rock legend Ozzy Osbourne, from his humble beginnings to his incredible success.

    I Am Ozzy ... (Goodreads)

  21. Stupid White Men

    by Michael Moore
    A sarcastic, incisive critique of contemporary American society and politics.

    Now with more than three million copies sold, Oscar-winning filmmaker and political activist Michael Moore's bestseller, Stupid White Men, tells you everything you need to know about how the great ... (Goodreads)

  22. Dude, Where's My Country?

    by Michael Moore
    A satirical critique of American politics and foreign policy, calling for a more democratic and just society.

    In case anyone in Washington hasn't noticed, Americans are fed up with the status quo. In this, the first shot fired over the bow of the 2004 Presidential election, Michael Moore aims to unseat the ... (Goodreads)

  23. Napalm & Silly Putty

    by George Carlin
    A collection of humorous and thought-provoking essays on modern life and culture.

    I THINK I AM, THEREFORE I AM. I THINK. In Napalm & Silly Putty , George Carlin, the thinking person's comic, offers a hilarious new collection of razor-sharp observations on God, language, death, ... (Goodreads)

  24. Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot

    by Al Franken
    A satirical critique of conservative media and politics, with a focus on the controversial radio host Rush Limbaugh.

    Rush Limbaugh claims his talent is on loan. With this book, Franken demonstrates that he owns. The frankly Democratic author's shtick reminds us how much of a free ride conservatives have gotten in ... (Goodreads)

  25. Invisible Monsters

    by Chuck Palahniuk
    A woman's journey to re-establish her identity and find her place in the world.

    The narrator of the story is an unnamed disfigured woman who goes by multiple pseudonyms, notably Daisy St. Patience and Bubba Joan—identities given to her by Brandy Alexander, with whom she spends ... (Wikipedia)

  26. The Deception of the Emerald Ring

    by Lauren Willig
    A historical romance novel set in Regency England, where a spy and a lady team up to uncover a dangerous conspiracy.

    A dangerous ring of spies, a game of mistaken identities, and a heartwarming romance of unlikely pairs come together in Lauren Willig's engaging and exciting third novel THE DECPTION OF THE EMERALD ... (Goodreads)

  27. Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

    by Adam M. Grant
    A study of successful non-conformists and their unique approaches to creativity, innovation, and leadership.

    In Originals the author addresses the challenge of improving the world from the perspective of becoming original: choosing to champion novel ideas and values that go against the grain, battle ... (Goodreads)

  28. There's a

    by Laurie Notaro
    A hilarious story of a woman's misadventures in a small town, including a beauty pageant and a sewage problem.

    The first novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Idiot Girls’ Action-Adventure Club is a rollicking tale of small-town peculiarity, dark secrets, and one extraordinary beauty ... (Goodreads)

  29. My Booky Wook

    by Russell Brand
    Comedian's autobiographical account of his rise to fame and his struggle with addiction.

    In 2006 Russell Brand exploded onto the international comedy scene. He has been named Time Out’s Comedian of the Year, Best Newcomer at the British Comedy Awards, and Most Stylish Man by GQ’s Men. ... (Goodreads)

  30. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 2

    by Alan Moore
    A band of extraordinary heroes unite to save the Earth from a global threat.

    On the planet Mars, John Carter and Gullivar Jones have assembled an alliance of Martian races to combat an invading race of non-Martian aliens called "Molluscs" (the aliens from H.G. Wells ', The ... (Wikipedia)

  31. Sin City, Vol. 2: A Dame to Kill For

    by Frank Miller
    Dark and gritty tale of crime and revenge set in a corrupted city.

    The second volume of Frank Miller's signature series is now planned as the lead story in the upcoming Sin City 2! This newly redesigned edition sports a new cover by Miller - some of his first comics ... (Goodreads)

  32. Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang

    by Joyce Carol Oates
    A group of teenage girls in rural New York form a gang and seek revenge against the men who have wronged them.

    The book takes the form of a memoir by Madeleine "Maddy" or "Monkey" Wirtz. Maddy is a fifty-year-old astronomer's assistant, but as a young girl was one of the five original members of Foxfire. This ... (Wikipedia)

  33. Too Fat to Fish

    by Artie Lange
    Comedian Artie Lange's memoir of his life, career, and struggles with addiction and weight.

    When stand-up comic Lange joined the cast of The Howard Stern Show in 2001, he provided a wit quick enough to keep pace with Stern's own. Wild, shocking, and drop-dead funny, Too Fat to Fish is ... (Goodreads)

  34. Have a Nice Day!: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks

    by Mick Foley
    An autobiography of a professional wrestler, detailing his journey from amateur wrestler to WWE superstar.

    Mick Foley is a nice man, a family man who loves amusement parks and eating ice cream in bed. So how to explain those Japanese death matches in rings with explosives, golden thumbtacks and barbed ... (Goodreads)

  35. Not Taco Bell Material

    by Adam Carolla
    A humorous memoir of Adam Carolla's life, from his childhood to his rise in the entertainment industry.

    In his second book, Adam Carolla — author of, New York Times, bestseller, In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks, and chart-topping podcaster — reveals all the stories behind how he came to be the angry ... (Goodreads)

  36. sTORI Telling

    by Tori Spelling
    Memoir of Tori Spelling's life growing up in Hollywood, her rise to fame, and personal struggles.

    This title sees Tori set the record straight on her personal life and lets readers experience the truly unique life she's led - with its undeniable childhood privileges, tabloid misperceptions, ... (Goodreads)

  37. The Boys, Volume 1: The Name of the Game

    by Garth Ennis
    A vigilante group of superheroes battle corruption and injustice in a world dominated by corporate greed.

    Dynamite Entertainment is proud to welcome Gath Ennis and Darick Robertson's The Boys as they present the first trade paperback collection of the comic book series everyone is talking about!! ... (Barnes & Noble)

  38. The Boys, Volume 3: Good For The Soul

    by Garth Ennis
    The Boys continue their mission to take down corrupt superheroes, facing new challenges and betrayals along the way.

    In The Boys, Vol. 3: Good for the Soul, everyone has something to get off their chest: Frenchie and the Female are up to something nasty with the Mafia, Mother's Milk goes to see his mom, Annie ... (Goodreads)

  39. 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)

  40. Best Friends for Never

    by Lisi Harrison
    Two former best friends compete for popularity in a new school, leading to betrayal and drama.

    In the second book starring Westchester County's most privileged middle schoolers, the Clique declares Massie a hero for hosting the first boy/girl Halloween party of 8th grade. Massie's already ... (Goodreads)

  41. Pulp Fiction: A Quentin Tarantino Screenplay

    by Quentin Tarantino
    A collection of interconnected stories featuring hitmen, robbers, and other colorful characters in the criminal underworld of Los Angeles.

    Quentin Tarantino - director of "Reservoir Dogs" and writer of "True Romance" - won the Palme d'Or for best film at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival for "Pulp Fiction, " his unique vision of the ... (Goodreads)

  42. Meaty

    by Samantha Irby
    A collection of hilarious and brutally honest essays about life, love, and the pursuit of happiness.

    Samantha Irby explodes onto the printed page with her debut collection of brand-new essays about trying to laugh her way through failed relationships, being black, taco feasts, bouts with Crohn's ... (Goodreads)

  43. Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang

    by Chelsea Handler
    A comical look at life and relationships, as seen through the eyes of Chelsea Handler.

    The hilarious new book from the star of Chelsea Lately and the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea. Get ready for big laughs as Chelsea Handler lets loose ... (Goodreads)

  44. Coreyography

    by Corey Feldman
    Memoir of child star Corey Feldman, revealing the dark side of Hollywood and his own struggles with addiction and abuse.

    "Spares no details." —Starred, Publishers Weekly, Review," An incredible read." —Richard Donner, Director,"People always ask me about life after childhood stardom. What would I say to parents of ... (Barnes & Noble)

  45. Skink - No Surrender

    by Carl Hiaasen
    When a young girl goes missing in Florida, a retired governor turned eco-vigilante sets out to find her.

    Richard Sloan is worried when his cousin and best friend, Malley, fails to meet him for their regular nightly exploration of Loggerhead Beach , scouting for turtle nests. He, noticing a soda straw ... (Wikipedia)

  46. Skinny Bitch: A No-Nonsense, Tough-Love Guide for Savvy Girls Who Want to Stop Eating Crap and Start Looking Fabulous!

    by Rory Freedman
    A blunt guide to eating healthy, looking and feeling great.

    Not your typical boring diet book, this is a tart-tongued, no-holds-barred wakeup call to all women who want to be thin. With such blunt advice as, "Soda is liquid Satan" and "You are a total moron ... (Barnes & Noble)

  47. Star Island

    by Carl Hiaasen
    A pop star's life is in danger when a crazed fan mistakes her for a lookalike. A hilarious satire on celebrity culture.

    Ann DeLusia, the " stunt double " for habitually intoxicated and drug-addicted pop star "Cherry Pye", is mistakenly kidnapped by an obsessed paparazzo . Now, the star's entourage must find a way to ... (Wikipedia)

  48. A Day Late and a Dollar Short

    by Terry McMillan
    A dysfunctional family navigates through life's challenges, love, and loss.

    Unlike McMillan's previous novels, A Day Late and a Dollar Short emphasizes the love and bonds of adult family members instead of friends. It explores relationships between parents, their children, ... (Wikipedia)

  49. Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century

    by Hunter S. Thompson
    A memoir of Hunter S. Thompson's life, filled with drugs, guns, and political commentary. A wild ride through the end of the 20th century.

    The book seems to begin as memoir or an autobiography, but rapidly devolves into numerous fragmented accounts of Thompson's exploits which could be termed as a type of, Gonzo, biography . There is a ... (Wikipedia)

  50. Hell to Pay

    by Simon R. Green
    John Taylor, a private investigator with supernatural abilities, is hired to find a missing person in the Nightside, a dark and dangerous city hidden in London's shadows.

    In the wake of the war that left the Nightside leaderless, Jeremiah Griffin-one of the last of the immortal human families-plans to fill the power vacuum. But his granddaughter has disappeared, and ... (Goodreads)

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