Humor

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  1. Book ImageHow Are You Feeling?: At the Centre of the Inside of the Human Brain

    David Shrigley

    A shocking, ethically dubious, disastrously funny, illustrated self-help book about why human beings behave in such peculiar, delightful, and unpleasant ways.More

  2. Book ImageJewish Comedy: A Serious History

    Jeremy Dauber

    Finalist for the National Jewish Book Award

    “Dauber deftly surveys the whole recorded history of Jewish humour.” —EconomistMore

  3. Book ImageKilled Cartoons: Casualties of the War on Free Expression

    David Wallis

    One hundred political cartoons you wanted to see, but weren’t allowed to: all were banned for being too hot to handle.More

  4. 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

  5. Book ImageThe Polar Bear Waltz and Other Moments of Epic Silliness: Comic Classics from Outside Magazine's "Parting Shots"

    Outside Magazine, Hampton Sides

    The most hilarious, whimsical moments captured on film, from twenty-five years of living Outside.More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Book ImageThat's Not Funny, That's Sick: The National Lampoon and the Comedy Insurgents Who Captured the Mainstream

    Ellin Stein

    "Smart, knowing, and deeply reported, the definitive history of one of modern American humor’s wellsprings." —Kurt Andersen, author of Fantasyland, host of NPR’s Studio 360More

  9. Book ImageUnreliable Memoirs

    Clive James

    A best-selling classic around the world, Clive James’s hilarious memoir has long been unavailable in the United States.More

  10. Book ImageWit's End: What Wit Is, How It Works, and Why We Need It

    James Geary

    "A witty book about wit that steers an elegant path between waggishness and wisdom." —Stephen FryMore

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