Category: Humor

By Dr. Seuss, Charles D. Cohen

A follow-up to The Bippolo Seed and different misplaced Stories by way of Dr. Seuss!
 
a brand new Dr. Seuss booklet! This follow-up to The Bippolo Seed and different misplaced Stories good points conventional Seussian faces and places—including Horton the Elephant, Marco, Mulberry road, and a Grinch—as good as an advent by means of popular Seuss student Charles D. Cohen. Seuss lovers will research extra approximately Horton’s integrity, Marco’s extraordinary mind's eye, a narrowly refrained from catastrophe on Mullbery highway, and a devious Grinch. With a colour palette greater past that of the magazines during which the tales initially seemed, this new quantity of “lost” stories is an ideal present for younger readers and a must have for Seuss creditors of every age!

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By Lindsey Davis

Rome, advert seventy one. Marcus Didius Falco is deperate to depart the infamous Lautumiae legal - even though being bailed out through his mother is a moderate indignity...

Things pass from undesirable to worse although while a bunch of nouveau riche ex-slaves rent him to outwit a fortune-hunting redhead, whose husbands have a behavior of death accidently, leaving him up opposed to a feminine contortionist, her extra-friendly snake, indigestible truffles and lease racketeers. And, the entire whereas, attempting to entice Helena Justina to reside with him, a perilous proposition given the notorius instability of Roman genuine property. In a case of homicide as advanced as he ever confronted, this Lindsey Davis' vintage story Venus in Copper shows Falco at his very finest.

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By Tom Watson

Introducing everyone's new ally: Stick puppy! he will make you chuckle . . . he will make you cry . . . yet primarily, he will make you hungry. keep on with Stick puppy as he is going on an epic quest for the precise burger. With hilarious stick-figure drawings, this booklet has a different point of view, because the writer speaks on to the reader through the tale in an enticing and energetic approach.

Supports the typical middle nation Standards

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By Lisa Birnbam

It's the inalienable correct of each guy, girl and baby to put on khaki. having a look, performing, and finally being Prep isn't constrained to an elite minority fortunate adequate to wait prestigious inner most faculties, simply because an ancestor or occurred to reach right here at the Mayflower. You don't also have to be registered Republican. In a real democracy each person may be higher classification and stay in Connecticut. It's purely reasonable. The professional Preppy instruction manual can assist you get there.

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By Frankie Boyle

Brace your self, Frankie's again, and he is extra outspoken and brilliantly beside the point than ever. There are fears that this yr may see the beginning of a double-dip recession, or worse nonetheless a double-dip-with-misery-sprinkles and f**k-where's-my-job?-sauce. Why now not laugh into the howling void as taloned arms achieve as much as devour you with Frankie Boyle's new ebook, paintings! eat! Die! In paintings! eat! Die! stand-up comedy's favorite pessimist, Frankie Boyle, bargains his outrageous, laugh-out-loud, cynical rant on existence as he understands it. He describes your truth as seen via a bloodshot eye pressed opposed to a shit-smeared telescope, fascinated with hell: * 'Charlie Sheen's existence contains happening large drug benders with teams of porn stars. If he straightened himself out he may have a very mediocre profession as a bit-part Hollywood actor. enjoying the position of Martin Sheen's corpse. he is loopy like a fox! and likewise truly loopy. What a sad waste, now not being Charlie Sheen is. How majestic it will likely be for him to die, most likely rather quickly, realizing that after they make a film of his lifestyles, will probably be a porno.' * 'The X issue could be allowed to teach product placements. that is robust advertisements. final sequence I realised that taking a look at the judges by myself had made me subconsciously purchase a gnome, a scrag-end of mutton, a vacuous model and a suspected gay.' * 'The Taliban are operating out of bullets. Operation 'Get our troops to soak up them with their our bodies' is eventually paying off. The Taliban are discovering it most unlikely to pay money for crucial offers - eventually we are struggling with on equivalent phrases. yet let's no longer get complacent. simply because they are working out of bullets we should not imagine our boys will not get shot. have in mind, the U.S. troops have nonetheless obtained plenty.' A no-holds-barred travel de strength of comedian writing, paintings! eat! Die! is Frankie Boyle at his brutal, taboo-busting most sensible. this can be not anything roughly than the clanging name to hands of a death mechanical God.

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By Jasper Fforde

The smashing 7th ebook within the New York Times–bestselling Thursday subsequent series

With multiple million books in print world wide, Jasper Fforde’s loved sequence charms progressively more readers with every one new event. In The girl Who Died a Lot, Thursday subsequent faces her trickiest task yet.

whilst her former SpecOps department is reinstated, Thursday assumes she’s the most obvious option to lead the Literary Detectives. in its place, she’s installed cost of the Swindon All-You-Can-Eat-at-Fatso’s Drink now not integrated Library. yet the place Thursday is going, difficulty follows. because the new leader Librarian faces one-hundred-percent funds cuts and the ever-evil Jack Schitt, the subsequent young ones face their very own profession hiccups—and attainable nonexistence.

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By Sterling Archer

Lying is like ninety five% of what I do. yet believe me: during this publication, I’ll tell you precisely tips to develop into a grasp undercover agent similar to me. evidently, you won’t be pretty much as good at it as i'm, yet that’s simply because you’re you, and I’m Sterling Archer.

I recognize, i do know, it sucks no longer being me.

But don’t beat your self up approximately it, simply because I’m going to teach you the entire stable stuff—what to put on; what to drink; the way to seduce ladies (and, while important, men); the best way to beat up males (and, whilst precious, women); how one can inform the variation among name ladies and hookers (hint: whilst they’re useless, they’re simply hookers) and every little thing approximately guns, mystery units, mendacity ex-girlfriends, and turtlenecks. In a notice? How to Archer.

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By Miranda July

The moment New York Times bestseller is “astonishing…In one novel, Miranda July tells us extra approximately our common must be enjoyed, and our skill to like and be enjoyed, than such a lot earthbound authors will in a life-time” (Vanity Fair).

In The First undesirable Man, Miranda July tells the tale of Cheryl, a weak, uptight lady in her early forties who lives on my own, with a perpetual lump in her throat, not able to cry. Cheryl is haunted via a child boy she met while she was once six; she additionally believes she has a profound reference to Phillip, a philandering board member at Open Palm, the women’s self-defense studio the place she has labored for twenty years.

When Cheryl’s bosses ask if their twenty-one-year-old daughter Clee can circulation into her condo for a short while, Cheryl’s eccentrically ordered international explodes. And but it truly is Clee—the egocentric, merciless blond bombshell—who teaches Cheryl what it ability to like and be enjoyed and, inadvertently, offers the solace of a lifetime.

“Brilliant, hilarious, irreverent, piercing—The First undesirable Man powers earlier sexual barriers and gender id into the marvelous galaxy of primal connection” (O, The Oprah Magazine).

This is a spectacularly unique, unsettling, comprehensive, and relocating first novel with a young and beguiling chuffed finishing.

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By Geoffrey Willans

With one mad yell the mob, armed with stumps and bits torn from desks, surge away down the pasage, trampling the masters lower than foot. A buket of water fall on GRIMES and the time period lead to a chain of wizard rags and japes. automobiles arrive, pushed by means of mom and dad with drawn, white faces.

Nigel Molesworth is dragging St. Custard's into the twentieth century within the corporation of 'felow students, their doting maters, pompous paters and any others who're interested', through the Elizabethans and the Wild West. most significantly, he has a few very important classes in find out how to deal with women, what to do with a tee-vee, what a vacation will quite contain, and the way to outlive the uranium age that's absolute to hit any time now. CAVE!

Illustrated via Ronald Searle

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By Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry tackles trade heritage, asking: What if Hitler had by no means been born?
 
Michael younger is a graduate scholar at Cambridge who's finishing his dissertation at the formative years of Adolf Hitler. Leo Zuckerman is an getting older German physicist and Holocaust survivor. jointly they idealistically embark on an scan to alter the process historical past. And with their good fortune is introduced a courageous new international that's in many ways larger than ours—but in so much methods even worse. Fry’s sci-fi-tinged scan in historical past makes for an bold and deeply affecting novel.

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