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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

Sedaris, David.

Contents: A plague of tics -- Get yer ya-ya's out -- Next of kin -- Cyclops -- True detective -- The drama bug -- I like guys -- Ashes, parts 1 and 2 -- Naked.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Time Warner Audiobooks 2001

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Edwards, Susan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 817.54 BOM

Rogak, Lisa

Summary: Shel Silverstein's drawings and comic poems are bedtime staples of millions of children, and biographer Rogak tells the story of a life as antic and adventurous as any of his creations. A man with an incurable case of wanderlust, Shel kept homes on both coasts and many places in between--and enjoyed regular stays in the Playboy Mansion. Everywhere he went he charmed neighbors, made countless...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SILVERSTEIN, SHEL ROG

Blount, Roy.

Summary: An autobiographical account of the life of Roy Blount that discusses his childhood, his relationship with his mother, his desire to be funny, and other related topics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 818.54 BLO

Sedaris, David.

Summary: From the perils of French dentistry to the eating habits of the Australian kookaburra, from the squat-style toilets of Beijing to the particular wilderness of a North Carolina Costco, we learn about the absurdity and delight of a curious traveler's experiences. Whether railing against the habits of litterers in the English countryside or marveling over a disembodied human arm in a taxidermist's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 SED

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 814.54 SED

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 814.54 SED

Sedaris, David.

Summary: The author recounts hitchhiking across the country with an odd cast of quadriplegics and deadbeats, working as a migrant worker in North Carolina, and other adventures

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Back Bay Books 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 818.54 SED
1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.54 SED

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 818.54 SED

Buchwald, Art.

Summary: The humorist shares his reflections on life, death, and laughter as he describes his decision to forgo dialysis treatments, offering insights into the art of living each day to the fullest and reminiscences about his life and career.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BUCHWALD, ART BUC

Notaro, Laurie.

Summary: The author of the New York Times bestseller The Idiot Girls' Action-Adventure Club tackles her biggest challenge yet: grown-up life.

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.

Contents: What I really want for Christmas -- Helpful tips on how to throw an unforgettable holiday party and die alone in six easy steps -- Naughty or nice -- O Holy night, or the year I ruined Christmas -- There's a gun somewhere under the Christmas tree -- Have yourseff a Kmart little Christmas -- Mashed potatoes, yams, and a urine sample -- Deck the mall -- Jingle hell -- Where do good trees go when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Villard Books 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 814.6 Notaro 2005

Notaro, Laurie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Villard Books 2002

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 814.6 NOT

Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar

Summary: "This edition of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca'a Relacion offers readers Rolena Adorno and Patrick Charles Pautz's celebrated translation of Cabeza de Vaca's account of the 1527 Panfilo de Narvaez expedition to North America. The dramatic narrative tells the story of some of the first Europeans and the first-known African to encounter the North American wilderness and its Native inhabitants. It is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970 NUN

Patrick, Denise Lewis

Summary: The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955, but how did she come to be so brave?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE PAL