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I Remember Nothing
Series/Author: Nora

Paperback Nora Ephron I Remember Nothing: And Other Reflections Humor Nonfiction Nora Ephron returns with her first book since the astounding success of I Feel Bad About My Neck, taking a cool, hard, hilarious look at the past, the present, and the future, bemoaning the vicissitudes of modern life, and recalling with her signature clarity and wisdom everything she hasn’t (yet) forgotten. Ephron writes about falling hard for a way of life (“Journalism: A Love Story”) and about breaking up even harder with the men in her life (“The D Word”); lists “Twenty-five Things People Have a Shocking Capacity to Be Surprised by Over and Over Again” (“There is no explaining the stock market but people try”; “You can never know the truth of anyone’s marriage, including your own”; “Cary Grant was Jewish”; “Men cheat”); reveals the alarming evolution, a decade after she wrote and directed You’ve Got Mail, of her relationship with her in-box (“The Six Stages of E-Mail”); and asks the age-old question, which came first, the chicken soup or the cold? All the while, she gives candid, edgy voice to everything women who have reached a certain age have been thinking . . . but rarely acknowledging. Filled with insights and observations that instantly ring true—and could have come only from Nora Ephron—I Remember Nothing is pure joy. Learn More

Running With Scissors
Series/Author: Augusten

Mass market Paperback - Fair Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs (Goodreads Author) Running with Scissors is the true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away to be raised by her unorthodox psychiatrist who bore a striking resemblance to Santa Claus. So at the age of twelve, Burroughs found himself amidst Victorian squalor living with the doctor’s bizarre family, and befriending a pedophile who resided in the backyard shed. The story of an outlaw childhood where rules were unheard of, and the Christmas tree stayed up all year round, where Valium was consumed like candy, and if things got dull an electroshock- therapy machine could provide entertainment. The funny, harrowing and bestselling account of an ordinary boy’s survival under the most extraordinary circumstances. Learn More

Dave Barry Is Not Taking
Series/Author: Dave

Hardcover - Great Dave Barry Is Not Taking This Sitting Down by Dave Barry Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist Dave Barry is a pretty amiable guy. But lately, he’s been getting a little worked up. What could make a mild-mannered man of words so hot under the collar? Well, a lot of things–like bad public art, Internet millionaires, SUVs, Regis Philbin . . . and even bigger problems, like • The slower-than-deceased-livestock left-lane drivers who apparently believe that the right lane is sacred and must never come in direct contact with tires • The parent-misery quotient of last-minute school science fair projects • Day trading and other careers that never require you to take off your bathrobe • The plague of the low-flow toilets, which is so bad that even in Miami, where you can buy drugs just by opening your front door and yelling “Hey! I want some crack,” you can’t even sell your first born to get a normal-flushing toilet Dave Barry is not taking any of this sitting down. He’s going to stand up for the rights of all Americans against ridiculously named specialty “–chino” coffees and the IRS. Just as soon as he gets the darn toilet flushed. From the Trade Paperback edition. Learn More

Its Taken Years To Get Th
Series/Author: Karen

Paperback - Great It's Taken Years to Get This Old by Karen O'Connor Speaker and humorist Karen O’Connor (Gettin’ Old Ain’t for Wimps, more than 245,000 copies sold) takes a lighthearted look at the perils of growing older. In this engaging collection of short stories, Karen shares what she and her fellow senior citizens have experienced that make the golden years an enjoyable time of laughter with a touch of humorous chagrin. These stories, that include ordering a Coke and fries at the bank drive-thru to having to admit their ages to get senior discounts, reveal that… timeless beauty begins with a good heart shaking things up is not just for the young lost and found becomes a way of life after 50 love happens at all ages laughter is contagious at every age With inspirational reflections and lively prayers, this entertaining collection of anecdotes will tickle readers’ funny bones and remind them how great life is. Learn More

All I Really Need To Know
Series/Author: Robert

Hardcover - Great All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten: Uncommon Thoughts On Common Things by Robert Fulghum All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten: Uncommon Thoughts On Common Things Learn More

F In Exams
Series/Author: Richard

Paperback - Great F in Exams: The Best Test Paper Blunders by Richard Benson F stands for \"funny\" in this perfect gift for students or anyone who has ever had to struggle through a test and needs a good laugh. Celebrating the creative side of failure in a way we can all relate to, F in Exams gathers the most hilarious and inventive test answers provided by students who, faced with a question they have no hope of getting right, decide to have a little fun instead. Whether in science (Q: What is the highest frequency noise that a human can register? A: Mariah Carey), the humanities (Q: What did Mahatma Gandhi and Genghis Khan have in common? A: Unusual names), math, or other subjects, these 250 entries prove that while everyone enjoys the spectacle of failure, it's even sweeter to see a FAIL turn into a WIN. Learn More

All I Know About Animal
Series/Author: Erma

Hardcover - Like New All I Know about Animal Behavior I Learned in Loehmann's Dressing Room by Erma Bombeck Erma has discovered that the odd habits of the animal kingdom are strikingly similar to our own, and she reports her downright hilarious findings in All I Know About Animal Behavior I Learned in Loehmann's Dressing Room. Erma shows how close animals in the wild and humans really are, and how much we can learn from one another. The hippopotamus is a vegetarian and looks like a wall. Lions who eat only red meat are sleek and slim. Are nutritionists on the wrong track? From the garter snake transvestite, to the barn swallow who can't make a commitment, to the lion who mates eighty-six times a day, Erma reveals that we're not all that far removed from the animal world. Learn More

Forever Erma
Series/Author: Erma

Hardcover - Like New Forever, Erma by Erma Bombeck When Erma Bombeck died last spring, she left a legacy that few writers could hope to achieve -- more than 4,500 columns and twelve bestsellers that deeply touched her faithful audience. Now, with this very special collection, Erma's fans can revisit some of their favorite moments. Beginning with her first column in January 1965, and ending with her last column of April 1996, Forever, Erma contains nearly 200 of her best-loved and most often-requested columns. Learn More

Aunt Ermas Cope Book
Series/Author: Erma

Hardcover - GreatAunt Erma's Cope Book: How To Get From Monday To Friday ... In 12 Days by Erma Bombeck 1979 McGraw Hill HB. Humorist Erma Bombeck tells how she overdosed on self-help books. Learn More

A Marriage Made In
Series/Author: Erma

Hardcover - Like New A Marriage Made in Heaven or Too Tired for an Affair by Erma Bombeck \"I now pronounce you man and wife.\" There are few phrases as sobering, with the possible exception of \"We have lift-off\" and \"This country is at war.\" Kids. Dogs. Neighbors. In-laws. These were all warm-ups to the Main Event: Erma Bombeck on marriage. Irresistible Force met Immovable Object on the sunny day in 1949 when Erma and Bill Bombeck plighted their troth. Now, from their canned chili days of \"Living on Love\" to \"How Much Happiness Can We Finance?\" through \"Creative Arguing\", from \"A House Divided Cannot Stand One Another\", to \"Run for Your Life\" and \"For Better or for Work\", Erma serves up - as only she can - the timeless tales of laughter and love that have defined couples since Adam and Eve. Learn More

A Monk Swimming
Series/Author: Malachy

Hardcover - Great A Monk Swimming by Malachy McCourt Slapped with a libel suit after an appearance on a talk show, Malachy McCourt crows, \"If they could only see me now in the slums of Limerick, a big shot, sued for a million. Bejesus, isn't America a great and wonderful country?\" His older brother Frank's Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir, Angela's Ashes, took its somber tone from the bleak atmosphere of those slums, while Malachy's boisterous recollections are fueled by his zestful appreciation for the opportunities and oddities of his native land. He and Frank were born in Brooklyn, moved with their parents to Ireland as children, then returned to the States as adults. This book covers the decade 1952-63, when Malachy roistered across the U.S., Europe, and Asia, but spent most of his time in New York City. There his ready wit and quick tongue won him an acting job with the Irish Players, a semiregular stint on The Tonight Show hosted by Jack Paar, and friendships with some well-heeled, well-born types who shared his fondness for saloon life and bankrolled him in an East Side saloon that may have been the first singles bar. He chronicles those events--and many others--with back-slapping bonhomie. Although McCourt acknowledges the personal demons that pursued him from his poverty-stricken childhood and destroyed his first marriage, this is on the whole an exuberant autobiography that pays tribute to the joys of a freewheeling life. Learn More

Dress Your Family In Cord
Series/Author: David

Paperback -= Great Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris David Sedaris plays in the snow with his sisters. He goes on vacation with his family. He gets a job selling drinks. He attends his brother’s wedding. He mops his sister’s floor. He gives directions to a lost traveler. He eats a hamburger. He has his blood sugar tested. It all sounds so normal, doesn’t it? In his newest collection of essays, David Sedaris lifts the corner of ordinary life, revealing the absurdity teeming below its surface. His world is alive with obscure desires and hidden motives — a world where forgiveness is automatic and an argument can be the highest form of love. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim is another unforgettable collection from one of the wittiest and most original writers at work today. Learn More