Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

Crawford, Stanley G.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dalkey Archive Press 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRA

Oakley, Tyler

Summary: Social rights advocate and prominent LGBTQ+ voice on YouTube, Tyler Oakley brings you his first collection of personal essays. For someone who made a career out of over-sharing on the Internet, Tyler has a shocking number of personal mishaps and shenanigans to reveal in his first book: experiencing a legitimate rage blackout in a Cheesecake Factory; negotiating a tense stand-off with a White...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 818 OAK

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 818 OAK

Hiaasen, Carl

Summary: Hiaasen presents "The Graduation Speech You'll Never Hear," telling graduates (or new job-holders, or brides-and-grooms, or newly-released ex-convicts) the truth: you need to disregard the lame platitudes, keep disillusionment at bay, and assume that bad things will happen in life. Yes, life is a shit storm. No, you're not all doomed. And you might even survive with a sense of humor intact.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 HIA

PewDiePie

Summary: A popular blogger shares humorous pieces of advice and positivity, including "Never forget you are beautiful compared to a fish" and "Every day is a new fresh start to stay in bed."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 158 PEW

Barry, Dave.

Summary: "Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and bestselling author of Dave Barry Turns 40 now shows how to age gracefully, taking cues from his beloved and highly intelligent dog, Lucy. Faced with the obstacles and challenges of life after middle age, Dave Barry turns to his best dog, Lucy, to learn how to live his best life. From "Make New Friends" (an unfortunate fail when he can't overcome his dislike...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 BAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 818 BAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 BAR

Gutfeld, Greg.

Summary: "Behind every awful, dangerous decision lurks one evil beast: the Cool. From politics to the personal, from fashion to food, from the campus to the locker room, the desire to be cool has infected all aspects of our lives. At its most harmless, it is annoying. At its worst, it is deadly, on a massive scale. The Cool are the termites of life, infiltrating every nook and cranny and destroying it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 818.602 GUT

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.602 GUT

Stein, Joel

Summary: Stein spends a week in Roberts County, Texas, which had the highest percentage of Trump voters in the country. He goes to the home of Trump-loving Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams; meets people who create fake news; and finds the new elitist organizations merging both right and left to fight the populists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 STE

Moran, Caitlin

Summary: Piecing together common-sense observations with scenes from her own life, the author sheds new light on feminism, discussing the reasons why female rights and empowerment are essential issues for both women and society itself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.42 MOR

Mercado, Mia

Summary: "Mia Mercado's humorous essay collection exploring the absurd and yet very regular parts of being a millennial woman navigating racial identity, gender roles, workplace dynamics, and beauty standards"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 MER

Desus Nice

Summary: "Desus & Mero have turned their Bronx-born friendship into a growing brand. And it's no surprise--tuning in to them is like listening to the funniest, smartest people you know dissect a topic and then light it on fire. Now they've written the most entertaining guide to life you'll ever read, in which all the important questions are asked: How do I talk to my kids about drugs if I do them too?...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 DES

Rosenblatt, Roger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 817.54 ROS

Wong, Ali

Summary: "In her hit Netflix comedy special Baby Cobra, an eight-month pregnant Ali Wong resonated so strongly with viewers that she became a popular Halloween costume. Wong told the world her remarkably unfiltered thoughts on marriage, sex, working women, and why you never see new-mom comics on stage but you sure see plenty of new dads. Wong's sharp insights and humor are even more personal in this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WON

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WONG, ALI WON

Papa, Tom

Summary: "Comedian and "Live from Here" head writer Tom Papa, author of Your Dad Stole My Rake, tackles the modern condition in a warm (and clean) group of short essays. Exploring his favorite topics-how people really live in modern America and what's truly good and wonderful about our lives-You're Doing Great features 75 quick-take essays, including: You Don't Have to Live Your Best Life Don't Open the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Browning, Guy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gotham Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 817.54 BRO

Kitaiskaia, Taisia.

Summary: In age-old Slavic fairy tales, the witch Baba Yaga is sought out by those with a burning need for guidance. In contemporary life, Baba Yaga--a dangerous, slippery oracle--answered earnest questions on The Hairpin for years. These pages collect her most poignant, surreal, and humorous exchanges along with all-new questions and answers for those seeking her mystical advice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2017

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

West, Lindy.

Summary: West has rocked readers in work published everywhere from The Guardian to GQ to This American Life. She is a catalyst for a national conversation in a world where not all stories are created equal and not every body is treated with equal respect. SHRILL is comprised of a series of essays that bravely shares her life, including her transition from quiet to feminist-out-loud, coming of age in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WEST, LINDY WES

Colbert, Stephen

Summary: "Forgive him, Father, for Stephen Colbert has sinned. He knew it was wrong at the time. But he went ahead and did it anyway. Now he's begging for forgiveness. Based on his popular segment from The Late Show, Stephen Colbert and his team of writers now reveal his most shameful secrets to millions (although, actually, he'd like you not to tell anyone)"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 817 COL

Irby, Samantha

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: With heartfelt candor and her usual side-splitting bite, humorist, essayist, and blogger at bitchesgottaeat.com Samantha Irby captures powerful emotional truths while chronicling the disaster that has been her life. An ill-fated pilgrimage and romantic vacation to Nashville to scatter her estranged father's ashes, awkward sexual encounters, a Bachelorette application gone awry, and more--...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 IRB

Holmes, Pete

Summary: Part autobiography, part philosophical inquiry, and part spiritual quest, Comedy Sex God is a hilarious, profound, and enlightening romp around the fertile mind of stand-up stand-out, podcast king, and HBO superstar Pete Holmes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Holmes 2019

Kaling, Mindy.

Summary: Kaling shares her ongoing journey to find contentment and excitement in her adult life, whether it's falling in love at work, seeking new friendships in lonely places, attempting to be the first person in history to lose weight without any behavior modification whatsoever, or most important, believing that you have a place in Hollywood when you're constantly reminded that no one looks like you.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 818.602 KAL

Cipolla, Carlo M.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "An economist explores the five laws that confirm our worst fears: stupid people can and do rule the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2021

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Patterson, James

Summary: "Penguins--our lovable, cute, flightless friends who are constantly dressed for a formal occasion--have always fascinated humans. As we shuffle through life one day at a time, it's easy to take things far too seriously, but when we see penguins taking a walk in our shoes it's impossible not to recognize how silly we can actually be. Featuring humorous illustrations with captions that show...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 818 PAT

Lancaster, Jen

Summary: The author attempts to act her age by trying her hand at investment-making, getting a mortgage, and obtaining life insurance, and describes the humorous results.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2012

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Oshry, Claudia

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A tongue-in-cheek advice book from one of the most famous funemployed millennials in Manhattan and founder of the Instagram account Girl With No Job"-- The origins of Oshry's pop culture obsessions can be traced back to household debates over boy bands, and her flair for the dramatic. As a social media influencer, she shares a behind-the-scenes look at the life of an Instagram sensation,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2021

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.
Back to Top