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Shall We Join the Ladies
by Jilly Cooper
This is a light-hearted look at women and their ways from the perspective of two accomplished authors
The Dilbert Principle
by Scott Adams
Scott Adams takes a poke at business management and gives you some real lessons along the way.
What are You Optimistic About?
by John Brockman
A treat for those of us who see the world without rose tinted glasses.
How About a Quarrel Before Bed?
by Melville Calman
These are sketches of the very highest order. Humour to make your sides split. These are very good sketches by a very funny and professional cartoonist.
Carrott Roots and Other Myths
by Jasper Carrott
Hotter than Joan Collin' memoirs, Bigger than Jeffrey Archer's ego, Wilder than yesterday in Parliament, its CARROTT ROOTS
Born to be Riled
by Jeremy Clarkson
Jeremy Clarkson at his funny and mischievous best writing about various subjects. Clarkson strays away from the motoring guides to relay his thoughts on the G6 Summit gilpower and the like.
by Kieran Furey
Kieran Furey rants and raves about some of his pet-hates in his petulant way. Subjects include Bald Men, Bankers, Bar Staff, Doctors, Television Personalities and others.
by Griff Rhys Jones
This is Griff Rhys Jones's own account of his ordinary suburban childhood and his rise to fame.
Every Living Thing
by James Herriot
James Herriot has captivated millions with tales of triumphs, disasters, pride and sometimes heartache about his time as a vet in the Yorkshire Dales.
The Sound of Laughter
by Peter Kay
One of the funniest and best loved comedians tells us how he came to achieve his extraordinary success.
Mad Strikes Back
by Harvey Kurtzman
50TH Anniversary Facsimile Edition of the first Mad paperbacks. The second in the series, this is where it all started.
Sod's Law of the Sea
by Bill Lucas and Andrew Spedding
An immensely funny book about yachting. All the things you need to know while having your sides split with laughter.
Book of Poor Ould Fellas
by Declan Lynch
This is a lament to a quickly disappearing phenomenon of Irish life. The Ould Fella.
Life and Laughing
by Michael McIntyre
This is the story of Michael McIntyre's rise from selling one ticket at the Edinburgh Festival to selling half a million tickets for his last tour.
by Peter Mayle
Can Aries find happiness with Gemini? Is Taurus in the ascendant or is he just pleased to see you? Does being born on a cusp leave a nasty scar? Can the science of the stars predict the ups and downs of Man`s Best Friend?
How To Be Inimitable
by George Mikes
This is a guide for foreigners on how to appear English by someone who in fact was not himself English but realised that he could make himself appear English.
The Orange Mocha-Chip Frappuccino Years
by Ross O'Carroll Kelly
Comic, hilarious but also true to life.
Age and Guile
by P J O'Rourke
Described as `à quarter a century of previously uncollected fulminations, diatribes, phillipics, animadversions, bullyrags, readings of the riot act, middle finger flag downs, scoffings, slander, calumnies and licks of the rough side of the tongue`
The Colour of Magic
by Tery Pratchett
On a world supported by a giant turtle, a wickedly eccentric expedition sets out.
Knees Up Mother Earth
by Robert Rankin
Rankin is the master of the unconventional combination. This time football, time travel and magic are in the mix. And everything is in the balance.
by William Rushton
Mad, scatty, utterly preposterous. It is Rushton on top form.
No Time For Work
by George Ryan
Irish wit at its very best.
A Load of Balls
by John Scally
Quips, misquotes and amusing anecdotes galore.
When You Are Engulfed in Flames
by David Sedaris
David Sedaris has the ability to draw humour out of the most mundane situations. From the embarrassment of dropping a lozenge out of your mouth onto a fellow passenger on a flight to his own attempt to give up smoking.
I Dare Ya!
by Beppe Severegnini
Bombarded by thousands of "I dare ya to…" these two comedians decided to see what would happen if they did. So, the got a film crew and did.
The English Gentleman
by Douglas Sutherland
This book offers a window through which to see the life of the Gentleman. Where he might live, what he might wear, his school, his hobbies, his sports, his mode of speech and the acceptable way to behave.
Cream of Thurber
by James Thurber
Excerpts taken from My Life and Hard Times, The Owl in the Attic, The Middle-Aged Man on the Flying Trapeze and Let Your Mind Alone. Thurber at his very best. Unbeatable.
by Don Townshend
A forty-year old slaughterhouse worker, a novice greyhound, a pair of luscious and obliging twins and buckets of adrenal glands all combine for a rib-tickling, rib-rubbing, ribald romp in Runset.
Pigs Have Wings
by P G Wodehouse
A tale of jealousy, snobbery and mirth.
The Day Job
by Terry Wogan
Full of the wit we are accustomed to hearing on the radio and seeing on TV.
by Yeatman and Sellar
A light-hearted and satirical look at horses and their masters.