Keywords: humor

How Beer Saved the World

How Beer Saved the World


Irene Radford
G David Nordley
Phyllis Irene Radford
Brenda W Clough
Bob Brown
Nancy Jane Moore
Frog Jones
Esther Jones
Bruce Taylor
Mark J Ferrari
Shannon Page
Joyce Reynolds-Ward
Laurel Anne Hill
Clayton J Callahan
Barb Caffrey
Manny Frishberg
Chris Wong Sick Hong

ISBN: 9780615920115
Year of publication: 2013

HOW BEER SAVED THE WORLD An Esoteric Anthology Edited by Phyllis Irene Radford Introduction How Beer Saved the World Phyllis Irene Radford, Editor And on the eighth day God created Beer. Beer is what separates humans from animals unless you have too much beer. Seriously anthropologists, archeologist, and sociologist seem to think that when humans first emerged on earth as human they possessed fire, language, a sense of spirituality, and beer. Some nice folks at the Discovery Channel proved it. ...

Keywords: Humor Science Fiction
Some Trick

Some Trick


Helen Dewitt

ISBN: 9780811227827
Year of publication: 2018

Helen DeWitt SOME TRICK THIRTEEN STORIES Here Is Somewhere If ever if ever a wiz there was The Wizard of Oz was one because Because because because because because I have nothing to give you but thats all right because Knowledge of lack is possession Recognised absence is presence Perceived emptiness plenitude. To have not And know it Is to have. Some trick. True wisdom is knowing you dont know. The Scarecrow hadnt the brain to see through it. He bought it. I dont understand, he thought. Thats ...

Keywords: Black Humor Short Stories (single author)
The Accidental Further Adventures of the Hundred-Year-Old Man

The Accidental Further Adventures of the Hundred-Year-Old Man


Jonas Jonasson

ISBN: 9781443455558
Year of publication: 2018

Jonas Jonasson THE ACCIDENTAL FURTHER ADVENTURES OF THE HUNDRED-YEAR-OLD MAN Foreword I AM JONAS JONASSON and I want to explain myself. There was never meant to be a sequel to the story of the hundred-year-old man who climbed out of a window and disappeared. Many people wanted one, not least the protagonist, Allan Karlsson, who kept strolling around inside my head and calling attention to himself whenever he wished. Mr Jonasson, he might say, out of nowhere, as I was busy with my own thoughts. ...

Keywords: Humorous Sagas
The Future Is Blue

The Future Is Blue


Catherynne M Valente

ISBN: 9781596068759
Year of publication: 2018

Catherynne M. Valente THE FUTURE IS BLUE The Future is Blue 1. NIHILIST MY NAME IS Tetley Abednego and I am the most hated girl in Garbagetown. I am nineteen years old. I live alone in Candle Hole, where I was born, and have no friends except for a deformed gannet bird Ive named Grape Crush and a motherless elephant seal cub Ive named Big Bargains, and also the hibiscus flower that has recently decided to grow out of my roof, but I havent named it anything yet. I love encyclopedias, a cassette I ...

Keywords: Collection Fairies Horror Humor
Beat the Reaper: A Novel

Beat the Reaper: A Novel


Josh Bazell

ISBN: 9780316032223
Year of publication: 2009

Copyright 2009 by Josh Bazell All rights reserved. Except as permitted under the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976, no part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, or stored in a database or retrieval system, without the prior written permission of the publisher. Little, Brown and Company Hachette Book Group 237 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017 Visit our Web site at www.HachetteBookGroup.com First eBook Edition: January 2009 Little, Brown and ...

Keywords: American First Novelists American Mystery & Suspense Fiction Assassins Black Humor (Literature) Fiction Fiction - Espionage Fiction - General General Medical Organized Crime Physicians Suspense Suspense Fiction thriller Thrillers
Dead Men's Trousers

Dead Men's Trousers


Irvine Welsh

ISBN: 9781473555587
Year of publication: 2018

Irvine Welsh DEAD MENS TROUSERS for Sarah Prologue Summer 2015 Fly Boys A disquieting rivulet of sweat trickles down my back. Nerves jangling fucking teeth slamming together. Sitting bitch in economy class, crammed in between a fat cunt and a jumpy pissheid. Couldnae get a business seat at short notice and now my chest and breathing are constricted as I pop another Ambien and avoid the eye ay the drunkard next tae me. My troosers are too fucking tight. I can never find ones tae fit me. Ever. The ...

Keywords: Black Humor
The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen

The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen


Rudolf Erich Raspe

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2006

THE SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN By Rudolph Erich Raspe INTRODUCTION It is a curious fact that of that class of literature to which Munchausen belongs, that namely of Voyages Imaginaires, the three great types should have all been created in England. Utopia, Robinson Crusoe, and Gulliver, illustrating respectively the philosophical, the edifying, and the satirical type of fictitious travel, were all written in England, and at the end of the eighteenth century a fourth type, the ...

Keywords: Fantasy German wit and humor
Conservative Insurgency

Conservative Insurgency


Kurt Schlichter

ISBN: 9781618689771
Year of publication: 2014

Kurt Schlichter CONSERVATIVE INSURGENCY THE STRUGGLE TO TAKE AMERICA BACK 20092041 Acknowledgments It is only fair to share the credit, or the blame, for this book. There are many folks who provided assistance of many kinds. Ill try to name as many as I can, but please forgive the oversight if I miss someone, which I undoubtedly will. First, there is my hot wife, Irina Moises. She put up with this latest insanity, like all the other insanities that came before. Thanks to my agent, Jennifer ...

Keywords: political humor
White Lies

White Lies


Witi Ihimaera

ISBN: 9781775533078
Year of publication: 2013

White Lies The Novella by Witi Ihimaera For John Barnett, who persists in putting New Zealand stories on screen. WITI IHIMAERA Introduction In 2007, I received a call from Rosa Bosch, a friend of mine in London. Rosa, an effervescent, incredibly well-connected film sales agent, had worked with us in bringing Whale Rider to the international market. Her expertise in the HispanicLatin American market is legendary. She knows every player and all the talent new and established. She told me that a ...

Keywords: Arts & Photography Contemporary Contemporary Fiction Genre Fiction Health; Fitness & Dieting Historical Historical Fiction Humor & Entertainment Literature & Fiction Movies Performing Arts Personal Health Politics & Social Sciences Screenplays Women's Fiction Women's Health Women's Studies
Dating Game

Dating Game


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440240754
Year of publication: 2004

a cognizant original v5 release october 14 2010Getting Dumped and Getting Over ItA novel of the wonderful, terrifying roller-coaster ride of life-after-divorce.DATING GAMEPRAISE FOR DANIELLE STEELSteel pulls out all the emotional stops. She delivers.Publishers WeeklySteel is one of the bestLos Angeles TimesThe worlds most popular author tells a good, well-paced story and explores some important issues. Steel affirms life while admitting its turbulence, melodramas, and misfiring ...

Keywords: Contemporary Dating (Social customs) Divorced women Fiction General Humorous Romance Romance fiction San Francisco (Calif.)
The Dead Mountaineer's Inn

The Dead Mountaineer's Inn


Arkady Strugatsky
Boris Strugatsky
Jeff VanderMeer

ISBN: 9781612194325
Year of publication: 2015

Arkady and Boris Strugatsky THE DEAD MOUNTAINEERS INN ONE MORE LAST RITE FOR THE DETECTIVE GENRE Reports from the Vingus region, near the city of Mur, indicate the arrival of a flying machine, from which yellow-green humanoids possessing three legs and eight eyes each have emerged. In their thirst for scandal, the bourgeois press has rushed to call these humanoids visitors from another planet FROM THE NEWSPAPERS INTRODUCTION BY JEFF VANDERMEER 1. Every man wears the face he deserves. Or put ...

Keywords: Humor Mystery Satire Thriller and Suspense
Daddy, Stop Talking! : And Other Things My Kids Want but Won't Be Getting

Daddy, Stop Talking! : And Other Things My Kids Want but Won't Be Getting


Adam Carolla

ISBN: 9780062394279
Year of publication: 2015

Daddy, Stop Talking And Other Things My Kids Want but Wont Be Getting by Adam Carolla Dedication For my children, Sonny and Natalia. Thanks for giving me so much material to use in this book. And to Lynette, for getting me into this mess in the first place. Despite all my complaints, I love you very much. Introduction: The Culture of Dad Shaming ILL GET RIGHT out of the gate with an apologyexplanation. I know that, before I had kids, I made a lot of proclamations that I would never become one of ...

Keywords: & Autobiography Biography Essays Humor Nonfiction parenting
Designer Detective

Designer Detective


Marjorie Thelen

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2013

Designer Detective First Novel in the Fiona Marlowe Mystery Series Marjorie Thelen To my writer and reader friends everywhere, thank you. To the original Aussie girl, Bronwen Porter, who inspired me to write the book, a special thanks to the Harney Basin Writers for the wind beneath my wings and for John, always What readers are saying about Marjorie Thelens books In Designer Detective the reader is taken along on a fun and fast-paced journey filled with unexpected villains and heroes and is ...

Keywords: & & & Contemporary Fiction Contemporary Women Fiction General Humor Humor Humor Humorous Literature Mystery; Thriller Romance Satire Suspense Women's Fiction
Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians


Kevin Kwan

ISBN: 9780385536974
Year of publication: 2013

This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, organizations, places, events, and incidents either are the product of the authors imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, events, or locales is entirely coincidental. Copyright 2013 by Kevin Kwan All rights reserved. Published in the United States by Doubleday, a division of Random House, Inc., New York, and in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto. www.doubleday.com ...

Keywords: Fiction Humor Literary Nook Retail
The Work Is Innocent

The Work Is Innocent


Rafael Yglesias

ISBN: 9781453205204
Year of publication: 2010

The Work is Innocent by Rafael Yglesias For My Parents Throughout his later boyhood and into his earlier manhood the youth is always striving away from his home and the things of it. With whatever pain he suffers through the longing for them, he must deny them he must cleave to the world and the things of it that is his fate, that is the condition of all achievement and advancement for him. He will be many times contemptible, he will be mean and selfish upon occasion but he can scarcely ...

Keywords: & & book Coming of Age ebook Fiction General Humor Genre Fiction Humor Humor Humorous Literary Literary Fiction Literature Satire

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