Books about Pop Culture

  1. Vader's Little Princess

    by Jeffrey Brown
    A humorous take on the father-daughter dynamic in the Star Wars universe.

    Darth Vader is learning that being a Sith lord and dedicated father to Princess Leia isn't quite so easy... In this irresistibly funny follow-up to the breakout bestseller Darth Vader and Son , ... (Barnes & Noble)

  2. Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life

    by Bryan Lee O'Malley
    A young man's misadventures in love, learning lessons of responsibility and maturity.

    Scott Pilgrim's life is totally sweet. He's 23 years old, he's in a rock band, he's "between jobs," and he's dating a cute high school girl. Nothing could possibly go wrong, unless a seriously ... (Barnes & Noble)

  3. Scott Pilgrim, Volume 2: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

    by Bryan Lee O'Malley
    A young man's fight against his love interest's seven evil exes, with a dose of magical realism.

    Scott Pilgrim, a 23-year-old slacker, lives in Toronto with his roommate Wallace Wells. He is the bass player for Sex Bob-omb, an unsuccessful band consisting of himself, guitarist Stephen Stills, ... (Wikipedia)

  4. 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)

  5. America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't

    by Stephen Colbert
    Entertaining and thought-provoking exploration of America's history, politics and culture.

    Book nation, in the history of mankind there has never been a greater country than America . You could say we're the #1 nation at being the best at greatness. But as perfect as America is in every ... (Goodreads)

  6. Ready Player One

    by Ernest Cline
    A thrilling quest for an Easter egg in a virtual world, with the winner gaining unimaginable power.

    Librarian's note: An alternate cover edition can be found, here, IN THE YEAR 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual ... (Goodreads)

  7. Scott Pilgrim the Complete Series

    by Bryan Lee O'Malley
    Scott Pilgrim must defeat his girlfriend's seven evil exes to win her heart. A humorous and action-packed graphic novel series.

    The New York Times bestselling series, and basis for the movie Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, is now available in a new full-color softcover format! This Color Collection Box Set collects all six ... (Barnes & Noble)

  8. 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)

  9. The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

    by Amy Schumer
    A comedic and candid exploration of the author's life, experiences and views.

    THE INSTANT #1, NEW YORK TIMES, BESTSELLER "This is your happy hour with Amy Schumer... It's, Bossypants, meets, Trainwreck, meets your long weekend." —,TheSkimm, “Amy’s got your back. She’s in your ... (Barnes & Noble)

  10. Ghost World

    by Daniel Clowes
    Two teenage girls navigate the awkward transition to adulthood, grappling with identity, relationships, and the mundanity of suburban life.

    Ghost World has become a cultural and generational touchstone, and continues to enthrall and inspire readers over a decade after its original release as a graphic novel. Originally serialized in the ... (Goodreads)

  11. Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto

    by Chuck Klosterman
    An exploration of pop culture and its influence on contemporary life.

    Countless writers and artists have spoken for a generation, but no one has done it quite like Chuck Klosterman. With an exhaustive knowledge of popular culture and an almost effortless ability to ... (Goodreads)

  12. Microserfs

    by Douglas Coupland
    A humorous and poignant look at the lives of tech employees in the 1990s.

    The plot of the novel has two distinct movements: the events at Microsoft in Redmond, Washington , and the move to Silicon Valley and the "Oop!" project. The novel begins in Redmond as the characters ... (Wikipedia)

  13. Bossypants

    by Tina Fey
    A collection of humorous and personal essays about life and career.

    Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her ... (Goodreads)

  14. Scott Pilgrim, Volume 3: Scott Pilgrim & The Infinite Sadness

    by Bryan Lee O'Malley
    A comedic exploration of love, relationships, and modern life through the lens of a young man.

    Scott Pilgrim, a 23-year-old slacker, lives in Toronto with his roommate Wallace Wells. He is the bass player for Sex Bob-omb, an unsuccessful band consisting of himself, guitarist Stephen Stills, ... (Wikipedia)

  15. Scott Pilgrim, Volume 4: Scott Pilgrim Gets It Together

    by Bryan Lee O'Malley
    A slacker's journey to becoming a mature adult, with the help of his friends.

    That’s right, folks! Put down the video game controller! Skip that rehearsal for your band! Make whatever sacrifices you must to those comic gods you hold so dear! Just make sure you’re ready because ... (Barnes & Noble)

  16. Mo' Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove

    by Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson
    Memoir of Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson's life as a musician, producer, and member of The Roots. A reflection on the music industry and the creative process.

    "You have to bear in mind that [Questlove] is one of the smartest motherf*****s on the planet. His musical knowledge, for all practical purposes, is limitless." —Robert Christgau A punch-drunk memoir ... (Barnes & Noble)

  17. Hark! A Vagrant

    by Kate Beaton
    A collection of humorous and witty comic strips about history, literature, and popular culture.

    Hark! A Vagrant is an uproarious romp through history and literature seen through the sharp, contemporary lens of New Yorker cartoonist and comics-sensation Kate Beaton. No era or tome emerges ... (Goodreads)

  18. Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture

    by Douglas Coupland
    A satirical look at the lives of disaffected young adults in the early 1990s.

    Andy, Dag and Claire have been handed a society priced beyond their means. Twentysomethings, brought up with divorce, Watergate and Three Mile Island, and scarred by the 80s fall-out of yuppies, ... (Goodreads)

  19. Scott Pilgrim, Volume 5: Scott Pilgrim vs. the Universe

    by Bryan Lee O'Malley
    A young man's quest to save his true love from the clutches of seven evil exes.

    Scott Pilgrim, a 23-year-old slacker, lives in Toronto with his roommate Wallace Wells. He is the bass player for Sex Bob-omb, an unsuccessful band consisting of himself, guitarist Stephen Stills, ... (Wikipedia)

  20. Breakfast of Champions

    by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
    A humorous exploration of life's absurdities, through a madcap journey of a protagonist.

    Kilgore Trout is a widely published, but ignored and virtually invisible writer who is invited to deliver a keynote address at a local arts festival in distant Midland City. Dwayne Hoover is a ... (Wikipedia)

  21. The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl

    by Barry Lyga
    A teenage boy obsessed with comics meets a girl who hates everything, and they navigate high school together.

    Fanboy has never had it good, but lately his sophomore year is turning out to be its own special hell. The bullies have made him their favorite target, his best (and only) friend seems headed for the ... (Goodreads)

  22. 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)

  23. Live from New York: An Oral History of Saturday Night Live

    by Tom Shales
    A behind-the-scenes look at the iconic sketch comedy show, featuring interviews with cast members and collaborators.

    James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales's definitive oral history of, Saturday Night Live, hailed as "incredible" (,Vulture,) and "required reading" (,People,). When first published to celebrate the 30th ... (Barnes & Noble)

  24. 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)

  25. Revolution in the Head: The Beatles Records and the Sixties

    by Ian MacDonald
    A detailed analysis of every Beatles song, exploring their cultural and historical significance in the context of the 1960s.

    'No book has taken us closer to the music of the Beatles' Tony Parsons 'Consistently brilliant' SUNDAY TIMES 'Essential' Q The Beatles achievement was so dazzling, so extraordinary, that few have ... (Goodreads)

  26. Horrorstör

    by Grady Hendrix
    A group of employees battle supernatural forces in a haunted Scandinavian furniture store.

    Something strange is happening at the Orsk furniture superstore in Cleveland, Ohio. Every morning, employees arrive to find broken Kjerring bookshelves, shattered Glans water goblets, and smashed ... (Goodreads)

  27. Talking to Girls About Duran Duran: One Young Man's Quest for True Love and a Cooler Haircut

    by Rob Sheffield
    A memoir of a boy growing up in the 80s, navigating love, music, and identity through the lens of Duran Duran.

    The author of the national bestseller Love is a Mix Tape returns, with a different-but equally personal and equally universal- spin on music as memory. "No rock critic-living or dead, American or ... (Goodreads)

  28. The Guild

    by Felicia Day
    A comedic memoir about the author's experiences as a gamer and her journey to creating the hit web series "The Guild".

    Cyd Sherman struggles to limit her time online, where she games as her alter ego Codex, a member of the Knights of Good . After the guild realizes that Zaboo has been offline for 39 hours, he appears ... (Wikipedia)

  29. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

    by Mindy Kaling
    Humorous memoir reflecting on Mindy Kaling's life and career.

    Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: the obedient child of immigrant professionals, a timid chubster afraid of her own bike, a Ben Affleck - impersonating Off-Broadway performer and playwright, and, ... (Goodreads)

  30. Brain Droppings

    by George Carlin
    A collection of humorous, thought-provoking, and often irreverent musings on modern life.

    With nearly 20 albums, two Grammys, two Cable ACE awards, and more HBO specials sunder his belt than anyone else, George Carlin is more popular than ever. Now, for the first time, Carlin has produced ... (Goodreads)

  31. 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)

  32. Assassination Vacation

    by Sarah Vowell
    A comedic travelogue exploring the history of presidential assassinations in the United States.

    Sarah Vowell exposes the glorious conundrums of American history and culture with wit, probity, and an irreverent sense of humor. With Assassination Vacation, she takes us on a road trip like no ... (Goodreads)

  33. 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)

  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. 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)

  36. Why Not Me?

    by Mindy Kaling
    A humorous and candid exploration of the highs and lows of life, love and work.

    From the author of the beloved ,, New York Times, , bestselling book ,, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? ,, and the creator and star of ,, The Mindy Project, , comes a collection of essays that ... (Goodreads)

  37. You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain

    by Phoebe Robinson
    A humorous exploration of race, identity, and the everyday microaggressions faced by black women.

    A hilarious and affecting essay collection about race, gender, and pop culture from celebrated stand-up comedian and WNYC podcaster Phoebe Robinson. Phoebe Robinson is a stand-up comic, which means ... (Goodreads)

  38. Bad Feminist

    by Roxane Gay
    A collection of essays exploring feminism, race, and gender, and their intersections.

    Pink is my favorite color. I used to say my favorite color was black to be, cool, but it is pink—all shades of pink. If I have an accessory, it is probably pink. I read, Vogue, and I’m not doing it ... (Goodreads)

  39. How to Make Love Like a Porn Star: A Cautionary Tale

    by Jenna Jameson
    A memoir recounting the journey of a woman becoming one of the most successful adult film stars.

    Jenna Jameson's unforgettable memoir is many things at once: a shocking sexual history; an insider's guide to the secret workings of the billion-dollar adult-film industry; and a gripping thriller ... (Goodreads)

  40. Fangirl

    by Rainbow Rowell
    A young woman's struggles to find her place in the world, reconciling her own identity with her fandom obsessions.

    A coming-of-age tale of fanfiction, family, and first love. Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan.... But for Cath, being a fan is her life—and she's really good at it. ... (Goodreads)

  41. Bloom County Babylon: Five Years of Basic Naughtiness

    by Berkeley Breathed
    A collection of comic strips featuring the quirky residents of Bloom County, including Opus the Penguin and Bill the Cat.

    An anthology of cartoons from the syndicated comic strip, "Bloom County" encompasses highlights from the five-year span of the strip. ... (Goodreads)

  42. Berlin Blues

    by Sven Regener

    Frank Lehmann works as a barkeeper in Kreuzberg , West Berlin , complacent and drinking frequently, with few other ambitions. His 30th birthday is fast approaching, and as a result, he is teasingly ... (Wikipedia)

  43. My Point... And I Do Have One

    by Ellen DeGeneres
    A collection of humorous essays and anecdotes that explore the author's life experiences and unique perspective on the world.

    With the unpredictable wit and engaging warmth that has won her a loyal following, and the undeniable star quality that has made her television series an instant hit, Ellen DeGeneres brings her ... (Goodreads)

  44. Stuff White People Like: A Definitive Guide to the Unique Taste of Millions

    by Christian Lander
    Satirical exploration of the lifestyle preferences and cultural quirks of white people in the United States.

    They love nothing better than sipping free-trade gourmet coffee, leafing through the Sunday New York Times , and listening to David Sedaris on NPR (ideally all at the same time). Apple products, ... (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. Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture

    by David Kushner
    The story of John Carmack and John Romero, creators of the video game Doom, and their impact on the gaming industry.

    Masters of Doom is the amazing true story of the Lennon and McCartney of video games: John Carmack and John Romero. Together, they ruled big business. They transformed popular culture. And they ... (Goodreads)

  47. Juliet, Naked

    by Nick Hornby
    A story about a complex love triangle, set against a backdrop of music and fandom.

    Duncan, an obsessive music fan, receives a CD of Juliet, Naked , an album of solo acoustic demos of the songs on the album Juliet by his favourite artist, Tucker Crowe. Duncan's girlfriend, Annie, ... (Wikipedia)

  48. Bloom County: Loose Tails

    by Berke Breathed
    A collection of comic strips featuring the quirky residents of Bloom County, including Opus the Penguin and Bill the Cat.

    The words that you are reading here replace a cockamamie publisher's blurb that appeared on the original printing of this tome. It's an acknowledged bit of wisdom that authors all learn at one time ... (Goodreads)

  49. William Shakespeare's Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope

    by Ian Doescher
    A reimagining of the classic Star Wars story, in the style of a Shakespearean play.

    MAY THE VERSE BE WITH YOU! Return once more to a galaxy far, far away with this sublime retelling of George Lucas's epic Star Wars in the style of the immortal Bard of Avon. The saga of a wise (Jedi) ... (Goodreads)

  50. Bright Lights, Big Ass

    by Jen Lancaster
    A humorous memoir of a woman's journey to find herself and make her own way in the world.

    A Self-Indulgent, Surly, Ex-Sorority Girl's Guide to Why It Often Sucks in the City, or Who Are These Idiots and Why Do They All Live Next Door to Me? Jen Lancaster hates to burst your happy little ... (Goodreads)

  51. Harry, a History: The True Story of a Boy Wizard, His Fans, and Life Inside the Harry Potter Phenomenon

    by Melissa Anelli
    A behind-the-scenes look at the Harry Potter fandom and its impact on the world, told by a prominent fan and journalist.

    THE HARRY POTTER BOOKS WERE JUST THE BEGINNING OF THE STORY... During the brief span of just one decade, hundreds of millions of perfectly ordinary people made history: they became the only ones who ... (Goodreads)

  52. Persona normal

    by Benito Taibo
    A story of a young woman's search for identity, battling with society's expectations.

    Una grandiosa e increíble aventura para ser todo... excepto normal. Tenía un par de padres divertidos y jóvenes, llenos de sueños y de planes. Pero a mis doce años, cinco meses, tres días y dos horas ... (Goodreads)

  53. You're Never Weird on the Internet

    by Felicia Day
    Memoir of an unconventional life in Hollywood, embracing individuality and creativity.

    The instant, New York Times, bestseller from “queen of the geeks” Felicia Day,, You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost), is a “relentlessly funny and surprisingly inspirational” (,Forbes,) memoir ... (Barnes & Noble)

  54. Elvis and Me: The True Story of the Love Between Priscilla Presley and the King of Rock N' Roll

    by Priscilla Presley
    A memoir of Priscilla Presley's life with Elvis Presley, detailing their love story and the ups and downs of their relationship.

    The, New York Times, bestseller that reveals the intimate story of Elvis Presley and Priscilla Presley, told by the woman who lived it. Decades after his death, millions of fans continue to worship ... (Goodreads)

  55. Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America

    by John Waters
    Cult filmmaker John Waters hitchhikes from Baltimore to San Francisco, chronicling his wild and hilarious adventures on the road.

    John Waters is putting his life on the line. Armed with wit, a pencil-thin mustache, and a cardboard sign that reads "I’m Not Psycho," he hitchhikes across America from Baltimore to San Francisco, ... (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. The Cheese Monkeys

    by Chip Kidd
    A coming-of-age story of a young graphic design student, exploring the creative process and the challenges of art school.

    A hilarious debut novel that could only be described as a portrait of the designer as a young man. " what exactly is a Cheese Monkey?" Good question. But strictly off-limits. We can tell you ... (Barnes & Noble)

  58. 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)

  59. The Beatles: The Biography

    by Bob Spitz
    An in-depth look at the rise of the iconic band from their early days to their eventual global domination.

    Even before the Beatles hit the big time, a myth was created. This version of the Beatles legend smoothed the rough edges and filled in the fault lines, and for more than forty years this manicured ... (Goodreads)

  60. 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)

  61. Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film

    by Patton Oswalt
    Comedian Patton Oswalt recounts his obsession with movies and how it affected his life and career.

    Between 1995 and 1999, Patton Oswalt lived with an unshakable addiction. It wasn’t drugs, alcohol, or sex: it was film. After moving to Los Angeles, Oswalt became a huge film buff (or as he calls it, ... (Goodreads)

  62. Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops

    by Jen Campbell
    Lighthearted collection of humorous conversations between bookshop customers and staff.

    A simple Twitter question posed by John Cleese—“What is your biggest pet peeve?”—inspired Jen Campbell to start a blog collecting all the ridiculous conversations overheard in her bookstore. “Did ... (Barnes & Noble)

  63. Ajax Penumbra 1969

    by Robin Sloan
    A prequel to "Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore," Ajax Penumbra travels to San Francisco to find a mysterious book.

    August 1969 San Francisco. Ajax Penumbra seeks a book–the single surviving copy of the Techne Tycheon , a mysterious volume that has brought and lost great fortune for anyone who has owned it. Late ... (Goodreads)

  64. Simulacra and Simulation

    by Jean Baudrillard
    Analysis of the effects of technology on our lives, exploring the concept of hyperreality.

    The publication of Simulacra et Simulation in 1981 marked Jean Baudrillard's first important step toward theorizing the postmodern. Moving away from the Marxist/Freudian approaches that had concerned ... (Goodreads)

  65. We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.

    by Samantha Irby
    Collection of humorous, honest essays exploring experiences of race, gender, and identity in modern society.

    Sometimes you just have to laugh, even when life is a dumpster fire. With We Are Never Meeting in Real Life. , "bitches gotta eat" blogger and comedian Samantha Irby turns the serio-comic essay into ... (Goodreads)

  66. Moranthology

    by Caitlin Moran
    A collection of witty and insightful essays covering a range of topics from feminism to pop culture.

    Possibly the only drawback about the bestselling How To Be A Woman was that its author, Caitlin Moran, was limited to pretty much one subject: being a woman. In MORANTHOLOGY, , Caitlin 'gets quite ... (Goodreads)

  67. Graffiti World: Street Art from Five Continents

    by Nicholas Ganz
    A comprehensive look at the global street art movement, featuring stunning photographs and interviews with prominent graffiti artists.

    "Graffiti World is the ultimate graffiti book. Offering a unique insight into the very essence of graffiti and its creative explosion over the past thirty-five years, it takes us on an adventure ... (Goodreads)

  68. JPod

    by Douglas Coupland
    A darkly humorous look at the lives of the twenty-somethings working in the video game industry.

    JPod , Douglas Coupland's most acclaimed novel to date, is a lethal joyride into today's new breed of tech worker. Ethan Jarlewski and five co-workers whose surnames begin with "J" are ... (Goodreads)

  69. The Lonely Hearts Club

    by Elizabeth Eulberg
    Fed up with boys, Penny starts a club for girls to focus on themselves. But love finds a way in.

    Love is all you need... or is it? Penny's about to find out in this wonderful debut. Penny is sick of boys and sick of dating. So she vows: no more. It's a personal choice. . .and, of course, soon ... (Goodreads)

  70. Rotten: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs

    by John Lydon
    Memoir of John Lydon's life, from his childhood in London to his rise to fame as the lead singer of the Sex Pistols.

    "I have no time for lies and fantasy, and neither should you. Enjoy or die..." – John Lydon Punk has been romanticized and embalmed in various media. An English class revolt that became a worldwide ... (Goodreads)

  71. Nerd Do Well

    by Simon Pegg
    Autobiography of Simon Pegg, detailing his journey from a nerdy kid to a successful actor and writer.

    Zombies in North London, death cults in the West Country, the engineering deck of the Enterprise: Simon Pegg has been ploughing some bizarre furrows in recent times. Having blasted onto the small ... (Goodreads)

  72. Fargo Rock City: A Heavy Metal Odyssey in Rural North Dakota

    by Chuck Klosterman
    A humorous and nostalgic look back at the heavy metal culture of the early 1990s.

    Empirically proving that – no matter where you are -- kids wanna rock, this is Chuck Klosterman's hilarious memoir of growing up as a shameless metalhead in Wyndmere, North Dakotoa (population: 498). ... (Goodreads)

  73. Holding

    by Graham Norton
    A small Irish town is rocked by a shocking crime, and the lives of its inhabitants are forever changed.

    From Graham Norton—the BAFTA-award-winning and hugely popular BBC America television host—comes a charming debut novel set in an idyllic Irish village where a bumbling investigator has to sort ... (Goodreads)

  74. The Average American Male

    by Chad Kultgen
    A raw and explicit portrayal of the life of an average American male, filled with sex, drugs, and self-destructive behavior.

    “I can’t figure out if this book is a heart-felt dispatch from the front line in the battle of the sexes or a brilliant send-up of the way in which the male point of view has been misrepresented by ... (Goodreads)

  75. Miss Wyoming

    by Douglas Coupland
    A former child beauty pageant winner and a Hollywood producer cross paths in a surreal adventure of self-discovery and redemption.

    The novel is the story of John Johnson and Susan Colgate. It begins with a meeting between Susan and John after their yearlong absences from the world, and then progresses to tell the stories of ... (Wikipedia)

  76. Tentacles at My Throat

    by Zerocalcare

    Tre amici, un comprensorio scolastico, un segreto. E quindici anni dopo, scoprire che ciascuno di loro credeva che il segreto fosse uno solo, ma che ognuno aveva il suo. E che ce n'era uno, più ... (Goodreads)

  77. 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)

  78. 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)

  79. 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)

  80. Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me

    by Chelsea Handler
    A collection of pranks and lies played by Chelsea Handler on her friends and family, as told by the victims themselves.

    A hilarious #1 bestselling collection of essays from those nearest and dearest to comedian Chelsea Handler–the people she's lied to. "My tendency to make up stories and lie compulsively for the sake ... (Goodreads)

  81. Zombie Spaceship Wasteland

    by Patton Oswalt
    A collection of humorous essays and stories that explore Oswalt's pop culture obsessions and personal experiences.

    Now in paperback, from a “multi-faceted, medium-hopping, culture skewering performer” ( SPIN) , this is a journey through the world of Patton Oswalt, best known for his roles in film ( Big Fan and ... (Barnes & Noble)

  82. My Fair Lazy: One Reality Television Addict's Attempt to Discover If Not Being A Dumb Ass Is the New Black, or, a Culture-Up Manifesto

    by Jen Lancaster
    A humorous memoir of a reality TV addict's attempt to become more cultured and less lazy.

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