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Summary: Letters written by children to the Clintons' White House pets ... Socks, a black-and-white cat; and Buddy, a Labrador retriever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.929 DEA

Resnick, Adam.

Summary: "An unabashedly hilarious memoir-in-essays from Adam Resnick, former writer for Late Night with David Letterman"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 RESNICK, ADAM RES

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

West, Lindy.

2 holds on 1 copy

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

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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

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

Mullally, Megan

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: The popular comedic couple trace the story of their relationship, sharing anecdotes, family photos, and secrets that reveal how they overcame considerable social differences through their shared values and mutual love of music and laughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2018

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Poundstone, Paula

Summary: "A hilarious story of jumping into new experiences with both feet and a surprisingly poignant tale of a working mother raising three kids"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 POUNDSTONE, PAULA POU

Feynman, Richard Phillips

Summary: In this phenomenal bestseller, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard P. Feynman recounts his adventures trading ideas on atomic physics with Einstein and Bohr and ideas on gambling with Nick the Greek, painting a naked female toreador, accompanying a ballet on his bongo drums--and much else of an eyebrow-raising and hilarious nature. Photos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FEYNMAN, RICHARD FEY

Salie, Faith

1 hold on 1 copy

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

Summary: Gilbert Gottfried rose to fame in the 1980s thanks to his brash stand-up act and personality. Now, after decades of flying solo in both his work and in his personal life, Gilbert has shockingly reinvented himself as a family man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Gravitas Ventures 2017

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF GIL

Fey, Tina

Summary: From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on Saturday Night Live; from her passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon, comedian Tina Fey reveals all, and proves that you're no one until someone calls you bossy.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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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

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Fey, Tina

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on Saturday Night Live; from her passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon, comedian Tina Fey reveals all, and proves that you're no one until someone calls you bossy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 792.7 FEY

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 792.7 FEY

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 792.702 FEY

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Fey 2011

Tobolowsky, Stephen

Summary: The celebrated character actor presents a spiritually inquisitive, autobiographical collection of personal reflections that explores life's great mysteries and the art of stagecraft during encounters with famous film directors, ghosts, pygmy hippos and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TOBOLOWSKY, STEPHEN TOB

Higgins, Maeve

Summary: "An essay collection about life, love, and becoming an American from comedian and podcaster Maeve Higgins"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2018

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Kassinger, Ruth

Summary: "A witty and engaging history of the first botanists, interwoven with stories of today's extraordinary plants found in the garden and the labIn Paradise Under Glass, Ruth Kassinger recounts with grace and humor her journey from brown thumb to green, sharing the lessons that she learned from building a home conservatory in the wake of a devastating personal crisis. In A Garden of Marvels, she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 580 KAS

Fey, Tina

Summary: From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on Saturday Night Live; from her passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon, comedian Tina Fey reveals all, and proves that you're no one until someone calls you bossy.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 792.7 FEY

Eisenberg, Ophira

Summary: "Screw Everyone is comedian Ophira Eisenberg's wisecracking account of how she spent most of her life saying "yes" to everything--and everyone--and how that attitude ultimately helped her overcome her phobia of commitment. Skeptical about long-term relationships, Eisenberg approached dating as a sort of research experiment from early on: she spent her twenties traveling from futon to futon and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 EISENBERG, OPHIRA EIS

Thomas, Marlo.

Summary: The award-winning actress shares her funny and heartwarming stories of a life filled with laughter. Woven throughout the book are her interviews with many beloved American comedians about how they, too, found the funny in their lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THOMAS, MARLO THO

Poundstone, Paula.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 POUNDSTONE, PAULA POU

Poundstone, Paula.

Summary: Blending elements of memoir and monologue, the comedian offers a candid account of her life, using details from the lives of legendary historical figures to illuminate episodes from her own life and reflect on her own successes and failures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 792.7 Pou

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 POUNDSTONE, PAULA POU

Barber, Terry

Contents: The Civil War -- Life in the South -- Life as a Sharecropper -- Act of courage -- Civil Rights worker -- New laws -- A woman of courage -- Glossary -- Talking about the book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grass Roots Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAMER, FANNIE LOU BAR

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Smith, David J. (David Julian)

Summary: This book uses a simple metaphor to create a snapshot--past, present and future--to help readers imagine America as a village of 100 people, exploring their lives to help children and readers of all ages to discover a whole new vision of America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 304.6 SMI