Books that made us laugh in 2016

It Ended Badly

It Ended Badly

Jennifer Wright

In It Ended Badly, New York Observer columnist Jennifer Wright guides you through thirteen of the worst breakups of notable figures in history from Emperor Nero, to Viennese artist Oskar Kokoschka, to Norman Mailer. With her...

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Portable Curiosities

Julie Koh

In Portable Curiosities, Julie Koh re-imagines our world with a dark, satirical twist. These twelve stories combine absurd humour with searing critiques on contemporary society - the rampant consumerism, the casual...

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In Persuasion Nation

In Persuasion Nation

George Saunders

This new collection of stories - his best work yet - comes from the acclaimed and mind-bendingly hilarious George Saunders. 

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My Dad Wrote a Porno: The fully annotated edition of Rocky Flintstone's Belinda Blinked

My Dad Wrote a Porno: The fully annotated edition of Rocky Flintstone’s Belinda Blinked

Jamie Morton, James Cooper, Alice Levine, Rocky Flintstone

From the hilarious, massively successful My Dad Wrote A Porno podcast: the ultimate, annotated edition of Belinda Blinked

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The Martian: Young Readers Edition

The Martian: Young Readers Edition

Andy Weir

In the Young Readers Edition of The Martian: Classroom-appropriate language Discussion questions and activities Q&A with Andy Weir Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars.

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You'll Grow Out of It

You’ll Grow Out of It

Jessi Klein

A Nora Ephron for a new generation, Jessi Klein shares her hilarious and moving stories of growing up awkward, the lengths she's gone to in the pursuit of womanhood and emulation of Oprah, and how wedding websites are going to be...

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Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life

Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life

William Finnegan

A deeply rendered self-portrait of a lifelong surfer by the acclaimed New Yorker writer

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Here I Am

Here I Am

Jonathan Safran Foer

A monumental new novel about modern family lives from the bestselling author of Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

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A Brief History of Seven Killings

A Brief History of Seven Killings

Marlon James

The winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize. Set against the backdrop of 1970s reggae culture, disco, sex and excess comes this remarkable re-imagining of the attempted assassination of Bob Marley

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Someone Please Have Sex With Me

Someone Please Have Sex With Me

Gina Wynbrandt

Gina Wynbrandt's debut graphic novel is a refreshing and wry look at sexual frustration, shot through with American pop-culture erudition.

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Miseryland

Miseryland

Keiler Roberts

Includes volumes 9-15 of the series Powdered milk. Portions of it were previously published in 'Mutha magazine,' 'Nat, brut,' 'inkt/art,' 'Darling sleeper,' and the 'CAKE anthology' --Colopho

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Hot Dog Taste Test

Hot Dog Taste Test

Lisa Hanawalt

A collection of Hanawalt's devistatingly funny comics, gorgeous art, and screwball lists as she tucks into the pomposities of the foodie subculture

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I Am Doodle Cat

I Am Doodle Cat

Kat Patrick, Lauren Marriott

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King Baby

King Baby

Kate Beaton

I am King Baby! You have been waiting for me. I will give you many blessings, for King Baby is generous...

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We Found a Hat

Jon Klassen

The multiple award-winning and bestselling Jon Klassen presents the final tale in his acclaimed and bestselling hat trilogy, giving his deadpan finale a surprising new twist...

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