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Life is Like a Glass of Tea: Studies of Classic Jewish Jokes (Second Edition)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,760. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The first book on Jewish humor in which individual jokes are singled out for comprehensive study, this classic book devotes a chapter to each of 8 major jokes, tracing its history & variants—and looking closely at the ways in which the comic behavior enacted in the punchline can be interpreted. One of the unique properties of classic Jewish jokes is openness to radically different interpretations.
Hysterically Historical: February II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,670. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Individual historical events arranged chronologically by date for easy reference, easy research, and easy reading, then flavored with satire, puns, hyperbole, and general mockery, all in a series of 24 copyrighted (not copied) texts.
Hysterically Historical: February I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,670. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » History » World
Short, easy-to-read descriptions of historical events with hysterical comments, organized an easy-to-find chronological order.
Hysterically Historical: January II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,710. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Historical events presented chronologically by date for easy, daily reading (bathroom, school, etc.) salted + peppered with commentary on how ridiculous the "greats" really were.
El chiste y su relacion con el inconsciente
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 76,450. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2015 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Sociology
El sentido del humor de una persona está relacionado con el nivel cultural y contextual del sujeto y se determina por sus experiencias de vida. Hacer chistes implica un intrincado proceso mental, el cual es desmenuzado aquí a conciencia.
Were You Born Stupid? Tales of an Hispanic-American Family
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,280. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
“Were you born stupid?” is a phrase I often heard my father ask me as the eldest of his seven children. This memoir is of what now seems an enchanted childhood, written through a boy’s eyes, set in the 1950’s through 70’s, growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. It relates the trials and triumphs of a large Hispanic family, a life abundantly joyful, at times brutal, ever hopeful.
Never Say Die - New Adventures from the Country Vet
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,660. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Dr. Dave Perrin, Country Vet meets some of the most improbable clients and frustrating cases of his career. His small animal practice thrives as snakes with indigestion, traumatized rabbits, and alcoholic dogs are deposited on his exam table. His large animal patients include horses with mysterious ailments, hogs that beep, heifers from hell, and goats that definitely have his number.
Don't Turn Your Back in the Barn - Adventures of a Country Vet
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Don't Turn Your Back in the Barn focuses on the humorous incidents that inevitably happen in a rural practice that treats cows in the morning and kittens in the afternoon. He relies on Doris, his steadfast assistant, to help him in the surgery and to organize the daybook, but even she sometimes has trouble balancing his hectic schedule.
A Crash Course in American Law
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,320. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Hot coffee, flying body parts, and how a jury once found that workplace harassment caused an armed robbery. These are hilarious true stories that are supported by actual court records, along with legal analysis explaining in plain English how each court reached its particular result. The #1 Bestseller on Amazon for legal humor, this is entertainment that will make you smarter.
Short Stories - Collection
Price: Free! Words: 77,110. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Short story enthusiasts, this book is for you. It is a collection of my favourite short stories written over a span of approximately 25 years. During this interval I was privileged to work in various jurisdictions on 6 continents of the world. At each locale I chose to live as closely as possible with the populous therein, thus maximizing my chance to collect intriguing material for this treatise.
China Teaching Behind the Great Firewall & Other Inadvisable Things in a Country Shaped Like a Chicken
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,700. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
An irreverent and often satirical armchair adventure about teaching English in mainland China by a woefully overeducated former lawyer and part-time university music lecturer and teacher.
Everything You Need to Know to Survive English Class
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,090. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A wild look at the logical gaps, confusing bits and just plain goofy moments in the greatest works of literature ever written, and also in Emerson's Walden.
The Olio Folio
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,140. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Some pieces of Olio Folio are fiction; others a combination of fiction and fact; some are actual fact. Some of the fiction is more believable than my factual stories. Some of the factual stories sound like fiction. Not my fault! I’ll let you try to figure it out. As they say: “Any resemblance of these characters to actual people, living or dead, is purely coincidental.” Or is it?
Torn: The Story of an Undeserving Wallaby Drowning in a Septic Tank.
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,730. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
One man's honest, funny and inspiring account of having his son abducted to Brazil by his ex-wife and recalling the humor of his life to assist him in his struggle to reunite with his boy.
Rumble Yell: Discovering America's Biggest Bike Ride
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,640. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
ForeWord's Humor Book of the Year! RUMBLE YELL is the hilarious new book about RAGBRAI®. Finally enthusiasts, armchair cyclists, and adventure widows can live the full experience. No sweat. No lube. Just laughs.
Goat Lips: Tales of a Lapsed Englishman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,570. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile
A thought-provoking romp through a lapsed Englishman’s life, who—after a quarter century of living in the United States—realized he’d neglected to renew his subscription to England. Matthew’s relentless wit and insight is front and center as we bounce between England and the United States, experiencing one hilarious, and sometimes poignant, tale after another.
Shakespeare for Slackers: Hamlet
Series: Shakespeare for Slackers. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,800. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Five Rivers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Plays » Shakespeare
This is Shakespeare translated, retold, vandalized, brutalized, and outright demolished to suit the language of the times.
Plum Jam and Pot Mess: Coping with Chaos as a Schoolboy and Sailorboy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Norman Dabell has been a successful journalist, broadcaster and author for nearly 40 years but this is the story of his life before a pen and ink. Plum Jam and Pot Mess were two of Norman's favourite delicacies and they aptly sum him up. As a youngster he was often in a jam; when he served in the Royal Navy, he was nearly always in a mess.
I Sold My Gold Tooth for Gas Money: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,580. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Traveling is not for the timid of heart. What can go wrong often does, as twenty-six road warriors relate in this book. Whether it's driving across Canada at Christmastime or journeying to remote corners of the planet, you'll alternately laugh, cringe, giggle and feel inspired by these writers, and the often bizarre and extraordinary circumstances they find themselves in.