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Sedaris, David

Summary: David Sedaris sets his formidable powers of observation toward middle age and mortality. This is beach reading for people who detest beaches, required reading for those who loathe small talk, and also Sedaris' darkest and warmest book yet.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 814 SED

Barrymore, Drew.

Summary: "Award-winning actress Drew Barrymore shares funny, insightful, and profound stories from her past and present told from the place of happiness she's achieved today. Wildflower is a portrait of Drew's life in stories as she looks back on the adventures, challenges, and incredible experiences of her earlier years. It includes tales of living on her own at 14 (and how laundry may have saved her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 BAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BARRYMORE, DREW BAR

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

Salie, Faith

Summary: "In this hilarious collection of essays, comedian Faith Salie reflects on the absurd hoops she's jumped through in order to win approval. From running in place in a darkened shower in Africa at 4 am to lose weight, to agreeing to an exorcism at the behest of her crazy ex-husband, to eating pig organs with Harrison Ford's son after her producers told her it would 'make good TV', Salie has done...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 SAL

Notaro, Laurie.

Summary: Bestselling author Laurie Notaro unleashes her wrath on everything from e-mail spam to eBay to the perils of St. Patrick's Day, with hilarious results.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 814.6 NOT

Hughley, D. L. (Darryl L.)

Summary: Legendary satirist D. L. Hughley here uses humor to draw attention to injustice, sardonically offering advice on a number of lessons--a much-needed antidote in these distressing times.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 817 HUG

Notaro, Laurie.

Summary: Here are more scathingly funny tales from the wild side! Laurie Notaro survived the debauched ride of her twenties and the bumpy ride to matrimony. Now she's ready to take on the thirtysomething years . . . and almost middle age has never been more hilarious.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 814.6 NOT

Notaro, Laurie.

Summary: The New York Times bestseller from author Laurie Notaro sheds hilarious light on everyday life, from hourly-wage jobs that require zero skill to horrific high school reunions.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 814.6 NOT

Scottoline, Lisa

Summary: Lisa and Francesca are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This seven-book series is among the best-reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 818 SCO

Allen, Jenny

Summary: "A collection of first-person essays and humor pieces about one woman's attempt to make sense of the baffling, humiliating, and extremely annoying world around her"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Handler, Chelsea.

Summary: On safari in Africa, it's anyone's guess as to what's more dangerous: the wildlife or Chelsea. In this uproarious collection, Chelsea Handler answers your most frequently asked traveler's questions about Africa, hot travel trips, and travel etiquette, none of which should be believed.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 818.602 HAN

Handler, Chelsea.

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Presents a collection of humorous essays about the talk show host's life and loves and the state of the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 818 HAN

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hickman, Thomas.

Summary: "It's not the size of God's Doodle that matters; it's the inside that counts. The macabre and the bloodcurdling, the funny and the sad, distilled from myth, world cultures, religion, literature, science, medicine and contemporary life; when it comes to the penis everyone's a critic. "When the prick stands up, the brains get buried in the ground." -Yiddish Proverb Throughout history, man has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soft Skull Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Klein, Jessi

Summary: "YOU'LL GROW OUT OF IT hilariously, and candidly, explores the journey of the twenty-first century woman. As both a tomboy and a late bloomer, comedian Jessi Klein grew up feeling more like an outsider than a participant in the rites of modern femininity. In YOU'LL GROW OUT OF IT, Klein offers-through an incisive collection of real-life stories-a relentlessly funny yet poignant take on a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2016

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Notaro, Laurie

Summary: "...Laurie Notaro isn't exactly a domestic goddess--unless that means she fully embraces her genetic hoarding predisposition, sneaks peeks at her husband's daily journal, or has made a list of the people she wants on her Apocalypse Survival team (her husband's not on it). Notaro chronicles her chronic misfortune in the domestic arts, including cooking, cleaning, and putting on Spanx while...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 NOT

Scottoline, Lisa

Summary: "Lisa and Francesca are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This six book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron. Delia Ephron said of the fifth book in the series, Have a Nice Guilt Trip, "Lisa and Francesca, mother and daughter, bring you...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Scottoline, Lisa.

Summary: "Lisa and Francesca are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This five book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron. Delia Ephron said of the fifth book in the series, Have a Nice Guilt Trip, "Lisa and Francesca, mother and daughter, bring you...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B SCOTTOLINE SCO

Brammer, John Paul

Summary: The popular LGBTQ advice columnist and writer presents a memoir-in-essays chronicling his journey growing up as a queer, mixed-race kid in America's heartland to becoming the "Chicano Carrie Bradshaw" of his generation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRA

Pratchett, Terry.

Summary: "A collection of essays and other non fiction from Terry Pratchett, spanning the whole of his writing career from his early years to the present day. Terry Pratchett has earned a place in the hearts of readers the world over with his bestselling Discworld series -- but in recent years he has become equally well-known and respected as an outspoken campaigner for causes including Alzheimer's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 824 PRA

Rivers, Joan.

Summary: "Joan Rivers, comedienne, actress, jewelry monger, lives by the golden rule: Do unto others before they do unto you--and for God's sakes, do it funny! During the past two hundred years Joan has gained acclaim as an award-winning entertainment goddess. Joan is an international star (she can sneer in eight different languages) having performed all over the world, raising eyebrows, dropping names,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 RIV

Scottoline, Lisa.

Summary: "Lisa and Francesca are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This four book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron. Booklist raved of the third book in the series, Meet Me At Emotional Baggage Claim, "readers can count on an ab-toning laugh...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Carolla, Adam.

Summary: "In his second book, Adam Carolla--author of New York Times bestseller In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks and chart-topping podcaster--reveals all the stories behind how he came to be the angry middle-aged man he is today. Funnyman Adam Carolla is knownfor two things: hilarious rants about things that drive him crazy and personal stories about everything from his hardscrabble childhood to his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Gurwitch, Annabelle.

Summary: "A collection of humorous essays about aging by actress and comedian Annabelle Gurwitch"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 GUR

Pulos, Jenni

Summary: "Jenni Pulos has specialized in a lifetime of disappointments. She's been publicly humiliated, dumped by her spouse on national television, told she'd never make it in Hollywood, encouraged by her family with inspiring questions like, "when are you getting a real job?" and has not only survived but thrived as a result. Despite her struggles and setbacks, Jenni has gone from a "wannabe" aspiring...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PULOS, JENNI PUL

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