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Roberson, Blythe

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Summary: From New Yorker and Onion writer and comedian Blythe Roberson, How to Date Men When You Hate Men is a comedy philosophy book aimed at interrogating what it means to date men within the trappings of modern society. Blythe Roberson's sharp observational humor is met by her open-hearted willingness to revel in the ugliest warts and shimmering highs of choosing to live our lives amongst other...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2019

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Ma, Ling

Summary: Candace Chen, a millennial drone self-sequestered in a Manhattan office tower, is devoted to routine. With the recent passing of her Chinese immigrant parents, she's had her fill of uncertainty. She's content just to carry on: She goes to work, troubleshoots the teen-targeted Gemstone Bible, watches movies in a Greenpoint basement with her boyfriend. So Candace barely notices when a plague of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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Gaffigan, Jim

Summary: In his all new stand up special album, Jim Gaffigan gets personal as he discusses the medical crisis that befell his wife and family this year, which almost led to his retirement.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Comedy Dynamics 2018

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1 available in Browsing Hot Tunes, Call number: HOT TUNE

Guy

Summary: "From writer and producer of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Mike Brumm and publishing veteran Camille March comes the "rebarkable" story of Duchess Meghan Markle's rescue beagle, Guy, chronicling his journey from a Kentucky kill shelter to Kensington Palace, where he is ultimately embraced by the royal family, illustrated in beautiful four-color by EG Keller (illustrator of John Oliver's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 636.7 GUY

Harkaway, Nick

Summary: "From the widely acclaimed author of The Gone-Away World and Tigerman, a virtuosic new novel and his most ambitious book yet--equal parts dark comedy, gripping detective story, and mind-bending philosophical puzzle--set in a not-too-distant-future, high-tech surveillance state. In the world of Gnomon, citizens are ceaselessly observed and democracy has reached a pinnacle of "transparency." When...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Lynch, Christina

Summary: "Newly married [in 1956], Scottie and Michael are seduced by Tuscany's famous beauty. But the secrets they are keeping from each other force them beneath the splendid surface to a more complex view of Italy, America, and each other. When Scottie's Italian teacher--a teenager with secrets of his own--disappears, her search for him leads her to discover other, darker truths about herself, her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LYN

deWitt, Patrick

Summary: Frances Price-- tart widow, possessive mother, and Upper East Side force of nature-- is in dire straits, beset by scandal and impending bankruptcy. Her adult son Malcolm is no help, mired in a permanent state of arrested development. And then there's the Price's aging cat, Small Frank, who Frances believes houses the spirit of her late husband, an infamously immoral litigator and world-class...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DEW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DEW

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION DEW

Summary: All the jokes from A Prairie Home Companion's first four joke shows (1996-1999). An entertaining mix of knock-knocks, one-liners, North Dakota, religious, animal, bar, and light bulb jokes, those famous 'yo mama' insults and much more. Read by a full cast.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge Company 2000

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Barry, Dave.

Summary: Astonished by his imminent marriage to a woman he believed out of his league, Seth flies to their destination wedding in Florida only to be swept up in a maelstrom of violence involving rioters, Russian gangsters, angry strippers, and a desperate python.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Publishing Group 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Biederman, Felix

Summary: "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 right: there is a better way, the Chapo Way"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2018

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Flake, Emily

Summary: For most people, having a child doesn't go exactly as planned. Not many are willing to admit that not only did they dislike the early days of parenting, they sometimes hated it. MAMA TRIED is a relatable collection of cartoons and essays pertaining to the good, bad, and (very) ugly parenting experiences we all face. Subjects range from "are you ready for children?" to "baby gear class-warfare."...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 FLA

Goldhagen, Shari

Summary: "In December 1992, three groups of teenagers head to the theater to see the movie version of the famed Eons & Empires comic books. For Adam it's a last ditch effort to connect with something (actually, someone, the girl he's had a crush on for years) in his sleepy Florida town before he leaves for good. Passionate fan Sharon skips school in Cincinnati so she can fully appreciate the flick...

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOL

Keillor, Garrison.

Contents: Skinny dip (13:03) -- Homecoming (19:07) -- The freedom of the press (16:12) -- Vicks (14:41).

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: High Bridge 1989

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

Offerman, Nick

Summary: The star of Parks and Recreation and author of the best-selling Paddle Your Own Canoe pays tribute to inspiring mischief makers, from George Washington to Willie Nelson, while expounding on such topics as religion, handcrafting and meat.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 817 OFF

Scottoline, Lisa.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The mother-daughter duo present a collection of witty, wise, and relatable stories on topics ranging from online dating to fleece as formal wear.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2016

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

Sedaris, David

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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

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Baldwin, Alec

Summary: A satirical memoir written in the style of Donald Trump shares lampooning insights into the forty-fifth president's election, disdain for the press, backroom strategy sessions with White House advisers, and world-changing decisions.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Random House 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 817 BAL

Barry, Dave.

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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Carey, Peter

Summary: "From the two-time Booker Prize winner: a masterful, exceedingly timely new novel--at once dark, suspenseful, and seriously funny--that takes us on a journey to the place where the cyber underworld of radicals and hackers collides with international power politics. When an internet virus throws open the gates at thousands of American prisons, the hacker turns out to be an unlikely young...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Dahl, Michael

Summary: Why did Wonder Woman study in her Invisible Jet? She wanted a higher education! This official DC Comics joke book features 75+ laugh-out-loud jokes about SCHOOL, told by Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and more. With full-color art and enhanced back matter, super hero fans should get ready for grade-A laughs!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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Foxworthy, Jeff.

Summary: Presents Jeff Foxworthy performing his comedy routines emphasizing rednecks.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. 1993

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN FOX

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

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 818.602 HAN

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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

Keillor, Garrison.

Summary: Storyteller Garrison Keillor relates humorous anecdotes appropriate to summer.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Highbridge Co. 1997

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

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SA KEI