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Notaro, Laurie

1 hold on 1 copy

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

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Lawson, Jenny

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Summary: "As Jenny Lawson's hundreds of thousands of fans know, she suffers from depression. In Broken (in the best possible way), she explores her experimental treatment of transcranial magnetic stimulation with brutal honesty. But also with brutal humor: "People do different things to distract themselves during each treatment. I embroider. It feels fitting. I'm being magnetically stabbed in the head...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2021

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2 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Summary: Wise, brilliant, and funny, Fran Lebowitz hit the New York literary scene in the early '70s when Andy Warhol hired the unknown scribe to write a column for Interview magazine. Today, she's an acclaimed author with legions of fans who adore her acerbic wit. Public speaking captures the author in conversation at New York's Waverly Inn, in an onstage discussion with longtime friend and celebrated...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PUB

Sedaris, David

Summary: For nearly four decades, David Sedaris has faithfully kept a diary in which he records his thoughts and observations on the odd and funny events he witnesses. Anyone who has attended a live Sedaris event knows that his diary readings are often among the most joyful parts of the evening. But never before have they been available in audio. Now, in this book, Sedaris reads us his favorite entries.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Shelden, Michael.

Summary: Drawing heavily on Twain's own letters and journals, Shelden illuminates Mark Twain's twilight years in this account of the legendary author's life, recounting both Twain's private family experiences and his larger-than-life public image.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 TWAIN, MARK She

Lawson, Jenny

Summary: "In Furiously Happy, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jenny Lawson explores her lifelong battle with mental illness. A hysterical, ridiculous book about crippling depression and anxiety? That sounds like a terrible idea. But terrible ideas are what Jenny does best.As Jenny says: "Some people might think that being 'furiously happy' is just an excuse to be stupid and irresponsible and invite...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2015

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 LAW

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LAWSON, JENNY LAW

Sedaris, David

Summary: For nearly four decades, David Sedaris has faithfully kept a diary in which he records his thoughts and observations on the odd and funny events he witnesses. Anyone who has attended a live Sedaris event knows that his diary readings are often among the most joyful parts of the evening. But never before have they been available. Now, Sedaris brings listeners his favorite entries. From deeply...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 814 SED

Litt, David

Summary: "A different kind of White House memoir, presidential speechwriter David Litt's comic account of his years spent working with Barack Obama and his reflection on Obama's legacy in the age of Trump. Like many twentysomethings, David Litt frequently embarrassed himself in front of his boss's boss. Unlike many twentysomethings, Litt's boss's boss was President Obama. At age twenty-four, Litt became...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LITT, DAVID LIT

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

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Anderson, Peter

Summary: Follows the life of the cowboy of Cherokee Indian descent who became a popular performer on stage and screen and a noted humorist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1992

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB ROGERS AND

Bombeck, Erma.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1991

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

Bombeck, Erma.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1991

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 818.54 BOM

Ephron, Nora.

Summary: A collection of essays offers a humorous look at the ups and downs of being a woman of a certain age, discussing the tribulations of maintenance and trying to stop the clock, menopause, and empty nests.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2006

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 814.54 EPH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 814.54 EPH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 814.54 Eph

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 814.54 Ephron

Halpern, Justin.

Summary: Tuesdays with Morrie meets F My Life in this hilarious coming-of-age book about a son's relationship with his foul-mouthed father by the 29-year-old comedy writer who created the massively popular Twitter feed of the same name.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ItBooks 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 818 HAL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.6 HAL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.6 HAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 818.6 Halpern 2010

Ward, Geoffrey C.

Summary: A colorful portrait of the well known author.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2001

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 818.409 WAR

Birbiglia, Mike

Summary: "Mike Birbiglia never wanted to be a father. In fact, there are seven very specific reasons he never wanted a kid, including his aversion to sticky surfaces and his less-than-ideal genes: he's had Lyme Disease, a bladder tumor, diabetes, and dangerous sleepwalking, to name a few. Not to mention the fact that Mike generally doesn't think people (including himself) are really all that great. Then...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2020

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

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BIRBIGLIA, MIKE BIR

Lawson, Jenny

Summary: In an illustrated memoir, the creator of the Bloggess blog shares humorous stories from her life, including her awkward upbringing in Texas and her relationship with her husband.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 070.92 LAW

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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 818.54 SED

Edwards, Susan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Books 1997

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

Halpern, Justin

Summary: Tuesdays with Morrie meets F My Life in this hilarious coming-of-age book about a son's relationship with his foul-mouthed father by the 29-year-old comedy writer who created the massively popular Twitter feed of the same name.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 818.6 HAL

Notaro, Laurie.

Summary: New York Times bestselling author Laurie Notaro shares hilarious tales of marriage and family with irresistible candor that makes for a laugh-out-loud funny and utterly unforgettable listen.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 814.6 NOT

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

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

Ephron, Nora.

Contents: I feel bad about my neck -- I hate my purse -- Serial monogamy : a memoir -- On maintenance -- Blind as a bat -- Parenting in three stages -- Moving on -- Me and JFK : now it can be told -- Me and Bill : the end of love -- Where I live -- The story of my life in 3,500 words or less -- The lost strudel or Le strudel perdu -- On rapture -- What I wish I'd known -- Considering the alternative.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 814.54 EPH

Sedaris, David

Summary: For nearly four decades, David Sedaris has faithfully kept a diary in which he records his thoughts and observations on the odd and funny events he witnesses. Anyone who has attended a live Sedaris event knows that his diary readings are often among the most joyful parts of the evening. But never before have they been available. Now, Sedaris brings listeners his favorite entries. From deeply...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 SED

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 SED

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 814 SED

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