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The Humour Triangle by Andrew J. Lansdown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
During Lansdown's research interviews Therapists acknowledged that the relationship between the therapist and the client is one of the most important factors in the therapeutic process.
Jargon Unchained by Len Guff
Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / general
Jargon Unchained is a hater's guide, a book of how-not-to's, an anti-business manual for the disenfranchised office worker. And it's funny because it's true.
The Ridiculous Business Jargon Dictionary by Matthew R. Irwin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,600. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business communication / general, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
I’m not going to sugarcoat it. Business people, you sound ridiculous. An entire generation of white-collar workers have decided that it’s fully acceptable to say things like, “We provide a truly bespoke value-add, from concept to the coal face.” The Ridiculous Business Jargon Dictionary features over 1000 awful corporate buzzwords, translated into clear English.
The (Surprisingly) Big Book of Accounting Humour by the alternative accountant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
If you are one of the 16% of accountants certified as having a sense of humour, then this book is for you. If, however, you are among the 84% of accountants for whom a sense of humour is more of a challenge, then this book is definitely for you.
iQuit: The Book of Job(s) by Vincent Yanez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Author Vincent Yanez never planned on working more than a couple of jobs in his life. Unfortunately, he was born with a short attention span and an inability to stay anywhere that annoyed him. The result is iQuit: The Book of Job(s), a snarky look at one man's refusal to put up with anything he found aggravating, disgusting or downright horrifying.
Broken Bones: New True Noir Essays From the Emergency Room by the Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World by Melissa Yuan-Innes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,530. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Olo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
New, blistering, darkly funny essays breaking bones. And fixing them. And the seamy underside of life in the emergency room, with its cornucopia of crazy cases, not just bone-centred ones. For example, the man who tried to eat his own thumb and the case of bleeding brains. Warning: 1. Broken Bones bears no authorized resemblance to any TV show. Rated R. Medical noir. With cussing. Don’t read it.
China Simplified: Language Gymnastics by Stewart Lee Beck & Katie Lu
Series: China Simplified. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014 by CS Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Mandarin, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Language expert Katie Lu and China veteran Stewart Lee Beck lead readers on an entertaining journey through the most fascinating elements of Chinese and show how language is the key to the gates of China.
The Middle Seat - Volume II: Never Check A Bag You Want To Keep by Jay Conlin
Series: The Middle Seat, Volume II. Price: Free! Words: 16,270. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(4.00 from 1 review)
Picking up where Volume I left off, Volume II continues to share the popular posts from the blog, The Middle Seat. Written by corporate executive Jay Conlin who travels frequently for business. The Middle Seat captures the spirit of the weary "Road Warrior" while mixing in stories from his family life as well. A fun, humorous look at Business Travel .
One Page a Day by Carl Ehnis
Price: Free! Words: 114,560. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile
One Page a Day is the anti-Seinfeld. It's not a book about nothing--it's a book about EVERYTHING, from the perspective of a novelist, marathoner, musician, husband/dad, cook, investing pro, agnostic, train commuter. From playing guitar solos like a rock god to avoiding runner's knee forever, One Page a Day's 365 ultra-short chapters will keep you amused, enlightened and aroused.
Confessions of a Jack of all Trades by Jack Snowdin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,470. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Confessions of a Jack of all Trades is a collection of true stories from the author with a working life of 32 years and 24 jobs! This book is a collection of irreverent, frequently funny and often unbelievable anecdotes and tales of situations the author has found himself in. They are all true. Names, places and dates may have been changed to protect the guilty.
Road Hard and Put Up Wet by Howard Nevin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,490. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
“Road Hard and Put up Wet” is a retrospective of Howard’s business travel over 46 years against a backdrop of changing culture, jobs and job expectations, and business as a whole. Often funny and sometimes sad, any professional traveler (road warrior) and their families should be able to relate to these recollections.
Oscar's Fake Restaurant On TripAdvisor by Mikhail Cugovsky
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This is a souvenir of a spoof; how and why Oscar's - the now famous fake trawler restaurant in Brixham, England - was hosted by TripAdvisor. Massive news coverage included headlines such as: - 'Divers catch your food' 'TripAdvisor compares imaginary venue with worlds best eateries' The spoof was designed to highlight TA's lack of policing of fake reviews, maliciously posted by business rivals.
111 Reasons Why You Should Never Get a Job by Dario Mortari
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
WARNING: in case you’ll be reading this book you’ll run the risk to resign immediately... DON'T DO IT!!! I decided to write this book not to deny the validity of reasons to getting a job. There are surely good reasons to working for an establishment and earning a paycheck. And IF YOUR JOB IS AWESOME or you have a good job with a few solvable issues, THAN STAY PUT and DO NOT READ FURTHER!!!
Zombie Apocalypse: Survive and Thrive in Corporate America by Perry Hurtt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management
A humorous look at Self Improvement for the Zombie Apocalypse. Winning friends and influencing Zombies, The Zombie Next Door, Acres of Zombies, and more.
"Not While I'm Chewing." Elsie W.'s First Book by Sarah Jayne Brewster
Series: Disaster Coworkers, Disaster Coworkers #1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,940. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
My name is Sarah. I work in a small office. The only other woman in the office is an unintentionally hilarious disaster of an employee. Every work day I witness and chronicle her complete lack of social awareness, her non-stop snacking, and her skewed concept of a work ethic. I call her Elsie W. What you are about to read is true. Only the names and locations have been changed to project me.
Taxi Driver Chronicles: A Collection Of Colorful Insights And Opinions From Our Friendly Destination Takers by Sebastian Douglas
Series: Facts, Figures and Insights, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013 by Kirk Posadas. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Taxi cab drivers are one of those people that has a wide range of colorful personalities. Not only they take you to your preferred destination, they also take you to on an adventure through their stories and insights or even opinions on almost everything. Here is a collection of real stories and opinions from our friendly destination takers. Get this book now for a dose of humor and realizations.
Sex for the Terribly Shy by James Clarke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
James Clarke takes the Mickey (if you’ll forgive the expression) out of magazines that dish out advice on sex. He claims their editors fail to realise how their sex articles badly shock many, like himself, who were brought up during last century. He points out it is no good sexologists writing about how to find your partner’s G-spot when most people out there can’t even find a decent parking spot.
Undertakers, Who'd Have 'em? by Alan Smith
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
"Undertakers, who'd have 'em" This is one of the funniest books around. Not only does it let you into a world that would otherwise have remained fairly secret, it lets the cat out of the bag in terms of what the undertakers, morticians and policemen, get up to, in their own peculiar and somewhat specialised, brand of humour. You cannot afford to be without this book!
Another Book of Thirty-Three (33) Rules Regarding Life by William E. Lutz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
There are a plethora of self-help and guide books - “Proper Business Practices for Pirates”, “How to Insult People and Get Re-Elected To Political Office Regardless”, “Business Ethics for Rapacious Bankers and Brokers” - but this book is different as it tells things as they really are - sort of, anyhow.
Something out of Nothing . . . a Hollywood Maverick's Rule Book by Rick Friedberg
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,730. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Something Out of Nothing...a Hollywood Maverick’s Rule Book is an often funny, insider’s view on how to break into show biz and navigate its shark-infested waters. Filled with real "war stories" about working with Academy Award-winning talent, each of the short chapters explains a particular rule to follow in order "to make it" in Hollywood, like "Good Ideas Don't Just Fall off a Turnip Truck."