Comedy Books

Is This Guy for Real? - The Unbelievable Andy Kaufman

Box Brown

Released 02/06/18 Label First Second Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9781626723160

Comedian and performer Andy Kaufman’s resume was impressive—a popular role on the beloved sitcom Taxi, a high-profile stand-up career, and a surprisingly successful stint in professional ...

Yes Please

Amy Poehler

Released 01/02/18 Label Chronicle Books Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9780062268358

Do you want to get to know the woman we first came to love on Comedy Central's Upright Citizens Brigade? Do you want to spend some time with the lady who made you howl with laughter on Sa...

Is Tiny Dancer Really Elton's Little John? Music's Most Enduring Mysteries, Myths, and Rumors Revealed

Gavin Edwards

Released 01/01/18 Label Three Rivers Press Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9780307346032

If you are a music fan, you may be aware of some of music’s most enduring mysteries. Where did Pearl Jam get their name? Are the White Stripes related by blood or by marriage? Did Mama Ca...


John Hodgman

Released 10/24/17 Label Viking Press Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9780735224803

Although his career as a bestselling author and on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart was founded on fake news and invented facts, in 2016 that routine didn’t seem as funny to John Hodgman a...

The Tao of Bill Murray

Gavin Edwards

Released 10/17/17 Label Random House Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9780812988086

For the Bill Murray fan in all of us, this epic collection of “Bill Murray stories”—many reported for the first time here—distills a set of guiding principles out of his extraordinary abi...


Nathaniel Russell

Released 10/03/17 Label Penguin Random House Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9781524759575

The perfect present for buds and dormroom inhabitors, this collection of viral fake fliers is at once strange, thought-provoking, and hilarious. Printed on heavy, cardstock-like paper, th...

Broad City Mad Libs

Mad Libs

Released 09/19/17 Label Random House Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9780515159271

Fill in the blanks of the 21 original stories inside this book inspired by the popular Comedy Central sitcom starring Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson. Yaaaaas.

If It's Not Funny It's Art

Demetri Martin

Released 09/12/17 Label Hachette Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9781538729052

Packed with hundreds of new illustrations and one-liners, IF IT'S NOT FUNNY IT'S ART is a peek into the ingenious mind of author/comedian/filmmaker Demetri Martin. Exploring the meaning o...

The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy

Kliph Nesteroff

Released 08/21/17 Label Grove Press Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9780802125682

Explores and describes the history of stand-up comedy in America—beginning with vaudeville and moving through radio, late-night television, the counter-culture comedy icons of the 1960s, ...

In A Daze Work

Siobhan Gallagher

Released 08/07/17 Label Penguin Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9780143130284

"This is the choose-your-own-adventure book all millennials need."--Brit & Co.Choose your way to a perfect day with this adventurous book full of personality, tongue-in-cheek wordplay...

Your Shitty Family

Various Artists

Released 08/01/17 Label Abrams Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9781419724190

Your Sh*tty Family contains all the hilarity, confusion, and frustration of a visit home without the expensive plane tickets, the tiny twin bed, or any of the misery of actually having to...

Hints On Etiquette


Released 08/01/17 Label Pushkin Press Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9781782273219

With nineteenth-century fashions constantly changing, but the importance of the baffling social codes entirely rigid, a newly-prosperous and bewildered middle class was in dire need of ca...

What To Talk About

Chris Colin

Released 07/01/17 Label Hachette Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9781452114507

Homo sapiens have been speaking for hundreds of years—and yet basic communication still stymies us. We freeze up in elevators, on dates, at parties, under Dumpsters. We stagger through ou...

We Are Never Meeting In Real Life

Samantha Irby

Released 06/16/17 Label vintage books Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9781101912195

With We Are Never Meeting in Real Life., “bitches gotta eat” blogger and comedian Samantha Irby turns the serio-comic essay into an art form. Whether talking about how her difficult child...

Happy Little Accidents

Bob Ross

Released 05/09/17 Label Hachette Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9780762462780

A tribute to Bob Ross-the soft-spoken artist known for painting happy clouds, mountains, and trees-Happy Little Accidents culls his most wise and witty words into one delightful package.R...

Defensive Eating With Morrissey: Vegan Recipes from the One You Left Behind

Automne Zingg / Joshua Ploeg

Released 10/11/16 Label Microcosm Pub Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9781621062035

Poor Morrissey. He's just so... so... hungry. And meat is murder, so that narrows his options by a lot. Until now, at least! With the arrival of theDefensive Eating with Morrissey cookboo...

The Crowd Work Tour

Todd Barry

Released 10/07/16 Label Comedy Dynamics Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 80513 N



William Exley

Released 06/09/16 Label Nobrow Pr Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9781907704796

He just wanted a friend to spend the summer with. But as friends go, golems can be a bit destructive!

Dave Hill Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Dave Hill

Released 06/03/16 Label Penguin Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9780399166754

With his signature matter-of-fact humor, comedian and musician Dave Hill explores his increasingly close relationship with his recently widowed father in a series of painfully funny essay...

Crush: Writers Reflect on Love, Longing and the Power of Their First Celebrity Crush

Cathy Alter & Dave Singleton

Released 04/04/16 Label William Morrow Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9780062399557

A star-studded collection of essays from acclaimed and bestselling authors and celebrities that illuminates the lasting power of desire and longing, and celebrates our initiation into the...

My Dead Dad Was in ZZ Top

Ira Kaplan, Jon Glaser

Released 04/04/16 Label Harper Collins Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9780061749629

With this shocking tell-all, revealing the all-true, 100% fake secrets about music's biggest names, Jon Glaser—a writer forLate Night with Conan O'Brien, and the creator and star of Adult...

Dress Rehearsal Brags - An A-Z of Unpopular Culture

Graham Bendel

Released 02/27/15 Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9780954773755

'Dress Rehearsal Brags - An A-Z of Unpopular Culture' is a dark and comical series of meditations on the more 'peripheral' aspects of popular culture -'being mugged by Kevin Rowland of De...

Life On a Treadmill

Joe Dimeck

Released 04/04/14 Label Joe Dimeck Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9781492271352

After being guaranteed a job, only to have it ripped away for reasons still unclear, Joe Dimeck decided to dig through his archives and reexamine the past ten years of his life. He soon r...

Libuse Niklova

Tereza Bruthansova

Released 04/03/14 Label Dap Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9788026048275

This first monograph on one of Czechoslovakia's most important designers, Libuse Niklová (1934-1981), explores the rich and delightful world of her plastic toys, featuring nearly 500 colo...



Released 02/18/14 Label Dap Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9780972211178

Photographers Arne Svenson and Ron Warren—co-authors of the popular Sock Monkeys—here turn their attention to those masses of slobbered-over yarn, remnants and stuffing that ordinarily go...

The Depression Alphabet Primer

Daniel Riccuito

Released 02/06/14 Label Ingram Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9781584235194

Enjoy the colorful vernacular of a bygone era in this magnificently researched alphabetic guidebook to the slang of the 1930s. Often referred to as the Dirty Thirties, it was a time marke...

The Boys Book How to Be Best at Everything

Dominique Enright

Released 01/28/14 Label Ingram Genre Comedy Books Cat no. 9780545016285

A spiffy guide to anything and everything a boy needs to know!