Books tagged: wit

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ゴードン
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Manga
ゴードンがあなたの今までの漫画に対するイメージを変えます。本書では文章が使われているのは冒頭のキャラクター説明のみです。クローガー氏の魅力的で独特な作風は彼の想像力と芸術性を通して、物語を楽しませてくれることでしょう。
Trembling in the Ivory Tower: Excesses in the Pursuit of Truth and Tenure
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
In this gem of a book, scholar and wit Kenneth Lasson takes on all manner of excesses in the Ivory Tower which, from his insider's viewpoint, constitute little less than a full-scale assault on American values and mores. Lasson uses his sharply pointed pen to skewer both the powerful and the petty, from perpetually outraged law professors and would-be literati to ethnic hatemongers with tenure.
Cracking Wise - A Screwball Comedy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Screenplays » Romance
30sh virgin recluse Leon will inherit billions if he can just get out of his house, date a girl, and get a job. Problem is, he's allergic to the sun and almost everything else. His late father's attorney hires marine biologist Grace to reluctantly become his life coach, but she can't protect him from a gold-digger on the prowl. Screwball comedy is reborn in this homage to Hollywood's golden age.
Sooo Stupid, Or, No One's Humiliation Is So Great, That We Can't Add to Their Pain with A Snarky Comment
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 45,230. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
In classic punchline first, body of story following format, this book exposes the stupidities we all would commit if only we'd thought of them first. It's a good read on an airplane flight. It's full of the human potato chip factor that challenges, "Bet you can't eat just one."
The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
Doodling
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Series: Adventures of Neville Lansdowne. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
After Neville Lansdowne falls off the world (because it's moving too fast), he finds himself adrift in an asteroid field full of eccentric characters and experiences some most unexpected adventures. Douglas Adams meets Lewis Carroll (with just a touch of Gulliver’s Travels) in this engaging comic fantasy.
Lesser Wisdoms
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Words to live by ... for the unexamined life. Humorous sayings, misquotes, twisted logic and wisdoms of a decidely lesser nature.