Humor, Impulse

WORK, FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING: THE BIG SETBACKS AND LITTLE VICTORIES OF OFFICE LIFE

A bittersweet, comic rendering of everyday office life in miniature, based on the popular Instagram Figuratively Speaking. Using only his iPhone, his desk lamp, and his expansive collection of miniatures, Derrick Lin re-creates the everyday ups and downs of office life. His Instagram, which grew out of an in-office creative challenge, took shape in 2014 and has been expanding steadily since.
September 1, 2018 | Hardcover |
$9.98

WILL & GRACE & JACK & KAREN: LIFE - ACCORDING TO TV'S AWESOME FOURSOME

A fun guide to the important things in life, according to TV's Will, Grace, Jack & Karen. While resurrections of beloved TV shows are generally met with skepticism, after an eleven-year absence, Will & Grace is back on our screens and has been enthusiastically embraced as "a fizzy cocktail of old and new" (EW), "a disarmingly welcome throwback" (Vanity Fair).
September 1, 2018 | Hardcover |
$14.95

MY BEAUTIFUL DESPAIR: THE PHILOSOPHY OF KIM KIERKEGAARDASHIAN

"Reflective maxims on life, death, sin, and emptiness, salted with luxury accessories of the Kardashian lifestyle...@KimKierkegaard is dross turned gold, redemption through absurdity in a hundred and forty characters." -The New Yorker In "the ultimate meeting of the sublime with the ridiculous" (London Evening Standard) My Beautiful Despair blends the existential
July 1, 2018 | Hardcover |
$17.99

CHAPO GUIDE TO REVOLUTION: A MANIFESTO AGAINST LOGIC, FACTS, AND REASON

Instant New York Times bestseller "Howard Zinn on acid or some bullsh*t like that." --Tim Heidecker The creators of the cult-hit podcast Chapo Trap House deliver a manifesto for everyone who feels orphaned and alienated--politically, culturally, and economically--by the bloodless Wall Street centrism of the Democrats and the lizard-brained atavism of the righ
August 1, 2018 | Hardcover |
$25.00

MAEVE IN AMERICA: ESSAYS BY A GIRL FROM SOMEWHERE ELSE

"If Tina Fey and David Sedaris had a daughter, she would be Maeve Higgins." --Glamour "Maeve Higgins is hilarious, poignant, conversational, and my favorite Irish import since U2.
August 1, 2018 | Paperback |
$16.00

SUPERIOR PERSON'S COMPLETE BOOK OF WORDS

What Bowler manages to do in this omnium gatherum of over 1,000 words that all of us have (very) occasionally heard but have no idea how to use, compiled from the three separate editions previously published by Godine, is not only to provide their definitions (easy enough) but also to offer, for the first time, practical advice on how to use these words in real-life situations to confound your fri
October 1, 2016 | Paperback |
$24.95

LIVE FAST DIE HOT

*A NEW YORK TIMES HUMOR BESTSELLER* By the author of I Like You Just the Way I Am and a frequent Chelsea contributor, an outrageous collection of personal stories about motherhood, responsibility, and other potential disasters Jenny Mollen is a writer and actress living in New York.
June 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$25.95

BIZARRE BOOKS: A COMPENDIUM OF CLASSIC ODDITIES

They say you can't judge a book by its cover--but its title can tell you more than you ever needed to know!
October 1, 2007 | Paperback |
$14.99

MAIDO: A GAIJIN'S GUIDE TO JAPANESE GESTURES AND CULTURE

Maido (my-dough, not to be confused with that childhood favorite, Play-Doh) describes the most common Japanese gestures and defines their meanings and the cultural contexts that surround them. Japanese gestures are a world of their own, much the way the language and country are.
November 1, 2016 | PB |
$12.99

CATS ARE CAPABLE OF MIND CONTROL: AND 1,000+ UBERFACTS YOU NEVER KNEW YOU NEEDED TO KNOW

From the creator of the popular Twitter sensation UberFacts comes this fun compilation quiz book, packed with entertaining infographics and surprising factoids, for fans of Schott's Miscellany, What If? and Ripley's Believe It or Not.
July 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$16.99

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