Humor

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  1. Book ImageDisorderly Conduct: Excerpts from Actual Cases

    Rodney R. Jones, Charles M. Sevilla, Gerald F. Uelmen, Et Al.

    "Splendid. . . . Pokes irreverent fun at everyone in the court system. . . . Lee Lorenz' fine illustrative cartoons add laughs to this madness."—Chicago TribuneMore

  2. Book ImageDisorder in the Court: Great Fractured Moments in Courtroom History

    Charles M. Sevilla

    In America's courtooms, the verdict is laughter.More

  3. Book ImageHoney, Hush!: An Anthology of African American Women's Humor

    Daryl Cumber Dance, Nikki Giovanni

    The vibrant humor of African American women is celebrated in this bold and unique collection that the Miami Herald describes as "breathtakingly broad and deep."More

  4. Book ImageRoy Blount's Book of Southern Humor

    Roy Blount, Jr.

    There may be no funnier species in the literary universe than a Southern writer on a roll.More

  5. Book ImageSupreme Folly: Hilarious Excerpts from Actual Court Cases

    Rodney R. Jones, Gerald F. Uelmen, Lee Lorenz

    “More hilarity from the folks who brought us Disorderly Conduct . . . . It’s better to laugh than to cry when contemplating the court system.” —BooklistMore

  6. Book ImageThe Devouring Fungus: Tales of the Computer Age

    Karla Jennings

    “Zooks! At last, the culture, folklore, and mythology of computing. Here’s the digital dirt from our computer age…collected and retold by Karla Jennings.” —Cliff Stoll, author of The Cuckoo’s EggMore

  7. Book ImageLimericks: Too Gross

    Isaac Asimov, John Ciardi

    Hurling limericks at each other, a dozen at a clip, they charge from the lists (the list includes a gross of limericks by each). It is a brilliant confrontation in one of the English language’s oldest and most demandingly rigid traditions.More

  8. Book ImageHerblock Through the Looking Glass

    Herbert Block

    “Herblock is the most perceptive political analyst in America—he writes as well as he draws, in lucid, trenchant English. His comments, in drawings and in prose, are hard-hitting but never nasty. He’s a national treasure.” —Philadelphia InquirerMore

  9. Book ImageHerblock Special Report

    Herbert Block

    “A rare and insightful book on the Nixon career from shifty California congressman to criminal-but-pardoned ex-president by the man who battled him from a drawing board for twenty-six years—and won. In 450 pungent cartoons accompanied by a witty, wry text, the nation’s No. 1 cartoonist has produced a unique history that lays out the whole Nixon record.” —Tom Engelhardt, St. Louis Post-DispatchMore

  10. Book ImageThe Comic Tradition in America: An Anthology of American Humor

    Kenneth S. Lynn

    The selections in this anthology are drawn (with the exception of Benjamin Franklin) from the nineteenth century, the great age of American humor.More

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