Humor, Impulse

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

COMEDIANS: DRUNKS, THIEVES, SCOUNDRELS AND THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN COMEDY

Jokes change from generation to generation, but the experience of the comedian transcends the ages: the drive, jealousy, heartbreak, and triumph.
November 1, 2016 | Paperback |
$18.00

HUNGRY HEART: ADVENTURES IN LIFE, LOVE, AND WRITING

"Generous and entertaining." --Publishers Weekly (starred review) Finalist for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay * Nominated for "Best Memoir & Autobiography" by Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 * Named a "Best Book of the Year" by New York Post "You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll want to read it again." --TheSkimm
October 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$27.00

GIRL WITH THE LOWER BACK TATTOO

#1 New York Times Bestseller "Amy Schumer's book will make you love her even more.
August 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$28.00

SCRAPPY LITTLE NOBODY

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An "honest, effortlessly funny, and alternatively relatable" (Harper's Bazaar) collection of autobiographical essays by the Academy Award-nominated actress and star of Up in the Air, Pitch Perfect, and Trolls, "Scrappy Little Nobody lets readers feel like they have spent an afternoon chatting with their
November 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$26.99

AFRICAN SVELTE: INGENIOUS MISSPELLINGS THAT MAKE SURPRISING SENSE

Inspired by his tenure at The New Yorker, this collection of comical, revelatory errors foraged from the wilds of everyday English comes with commentary by the author, illustrations by Roz Chast, and a foreword from Billy Collins.
October 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$20.00

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