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Is This Anything?

Collecting material from half a century in comedy, a chronologically arranged selection of favorite skits and memories by…

The Best of Me

For more than twenty-five years, David Sedaris has been carving out a unique literary space, virtually creating his own…

My Life as a Villainess

Essays exploring motherhood as an older mom, life as a reader, parents, friendship and other universal topics.

The Madwoman and the Roomba

Ah, 55. Gateway to the golden years! ...Or maybe not? Middle age, for Sandra Tsing Loh, feels more like living a…

French Like Moi

When Scott Carpenter moves from Minnesota to Paris, little does he suspect the dramas that await. Carpenter guides us…

The Hungover Games

This "funny, dark, and true" (Caitlin Moran) memoir is Bridget Jones's Diary for the Fleabag generation: What happens…

The Upside of Being Down

An entertaining, humorous, and inspirational memoir about harnessing your creativity and embracing your flaws to reach…

Confessions of a Bookseller

A bestseller in the UK and a memoir every bit as warm and welcoming as a visit to your very favorite bookstore. Inside a…

Laugh Lines

With his tender, funny memoir of four decades in the business, Alan Zweibel traces the history of American comedy.

Sigh, Gone
Sigh, Gone

An irreverent, moving tale of displacement and assimilation combined with poignant themes from works of classic…

Interior Chinatown

A deeply personal novel about race, pop culture, assimilation and escaping the roles we are often forced to play.

Fiebre Tropical

In this novel told in Spanglish, fifteen-year-old Francisca is uprooted from her life in Bogota, Colombia, and moves with…

Do You Mind If I Cancel?
Do You Mind If I Cancel?

Gary Janetti, the writer and producer of television comedies and creator of a humorous Instagram account, now turns his…

I've Been Wrong Before
I've Been Wrong Before

A collection of heart-wrenching, hilarious and provocative essays.

Wow, No Thank You
Wow, No Thank You

A new rip-roaring essay collection from the smart, edgy, hilarious, unabashedly raunchy, and bestselling Samantha Irby.…

I Don't Want to Die Poor
I Don't Want to Die Poor

From the New York Times bestselling author of I Can't Date Jesus comes a wry and insightful essay collection that…

Deacon King Kong

From James McBride, author of the National Book Award-winning The Good Lord Bird, comes this wise and witty…

Queenie

Queenie Jenkins is a 25-year-old Jamaican British woman living in London, straddling two cultures and slotting neatly…

Nothing to See Here
Nothing to See Here

Lillian gets a letter from Madison pleading for her help. Madison's twin stepkids are moving in, and she wants Lillian to…

Too Much Is Not Enough
Too Much Is Not Enough

From the star of Broadway's The Book of Mormon and HBO's Girls, the heartfelt and hilarious coming-of-age memoir of a…

Southern Lady Code
Southern Lady Code

A fiercely funny collection of essays on marriage and manners, thank-you notes and three-ways, ghosts, gunshots and …

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