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  • A Short History of Nearly Everything

    by Bill Bryson May 6, 2003 Humor & Entertainment

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    4.6 stars

    8,670 ratings

    One of the world’s most beloved writers and New York Times bestselling author of A Walk in the Woods and The Body takes h...

  • Artemis

    by Andy Weir November 14, 2017 Humor & Entertainment

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    4.2 stars

    8,232 ratings

    The bestselling author of The Martian returns with an irresistible new near-future thriller—a heist story set on the moon.
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  • Chasing the Light

    by Oliver Stone July 21, 2020 Humor & Entertainment

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    4.6 stars

    1,198 ratings

    Before the international success of Platoon in 1986, Oliver Stone had been wounded as an infantryman in Vietnam, and spent year...

  • Home Game

    by Michael Lewis May 18, 2009 Humor & Entertainment

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    4.5 stars

    331 ratings

    A book that explores the difference between the idea of fatherhood and a man’s actual experience of it.

    When he became a fat...

  • I Seem to Be a Verb

    by R. Buckminster Fuller August 10, 2021 Humor & Entertainment

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    4.2 stars

    14 ratings

    , 192 pages, black and white and green and white illustrations, unusual page lay out with text written to be read as usual and ...

  • Lake Success

    by Gary Shteyngart September 4, 2018 Humor & Entertainment

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    3.9 stars

    619 ratings

    “Spectacular.”—NPR
    • “Uproariously funny.”—The Boston Globe
    • “An artistic triumph.”—San Francisco Chronicle
    • “A nove...

  • Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . .

    by Thomas Cathcart and Daniel M. Klein September 9, 2021 Humor & Entertainment

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    4.6 stars

    822 ratings

    This New York Times bestseller is the hilarious philosophy course everyone wishes they’d had in school.

    Outrageously funny, ...

  • Ready Player One

    by Ernest Cline August 16, 2011 Humor & Entertainment

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    4.7 stars

    39,135 ratings

    Number 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Now a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg.

    “Enchanting . . . _Willy Won...

  • Something Like An Autobiography

    by Akira Kurosawa May 12, 1983 Humor & Entertainment

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    4.8 stars

    286 ratings

    "A first rate book and a joy to read.... It's doubtful that a complete understanding of the director's artistry can be obtained...

  • Thank You For Smoking

    by Christopher Buckley February 14, 2006 Humor & Entertainment

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    4.3 stars

    252 ratings

    NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • NATIONAL BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY PEOPLE AND USA TODAY • A NEW YORK...

  • The Act of Creation

    by April 1, 2014 Humor & Entertainment

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    4.2 stars

    59 ratings

    The Act of Creation begins where this view ceases to be true. Koestler affirms that all creatures have the capacity for creativ...

  • The Bonfire of the Vanities

    by Tom Wolfe March 4, 2008 Humor & Entertainment

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    4.4 stars

    1,139 ratings

    Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York st...

  • The Compleat Strategyst

    by J. D. Williams May 1, 1986 Humor & Entertainment

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    4.2 stars

    56 ratings

    When J. D. Williams wrote this entertaining, witty introduction for the nonscientist, game theory was still a somewhat mysterio...

  • The Ride of a Lifetime

    by Robert Iger July 21, 2021 Humor & Entertainment

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    4.5 stars

    10,862 ratings

    Number 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A memoir of leadership and success: The executive chairman of Disney, Time’s 2019 business...

  • Things Never to Tell Children

    by The School of Life May 7, 2019 Humor & Entertainment

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    4.0 stars

    65 ratings

    A darkly comic look at one bunny’s journey from innocence to experience.

    This is a book that should never fall into the hand...

  • Three Blind Mice

    by Ken Auletta August 27, 1991 Humor & Entertainment

    What happened to network television in the 1980s? How did CBS, NBC, and ABC lose a third of their audience and more than half o...

  • Tina Fey: Bossypants

    by Tina Fey April 5, 2011 Humor & Entertainment

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    4.3 stars

    7,325 ratings

    Spirited and whip-smart, these laugh-out-loud autobiographical essays are "a masterpiece" from the Emmy Award-winning actress a...

  • Trading Bases

    by Joe Peta March 4, 2014 Humor & Entertainment

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    4.2 stars

    164 ratings

    An ex–Wall Street trader improved on Moneyball’s famed sabermetrics and beat the Vegas odds with his own betting methods. Here ...

  • Wild and Crazy Guys

    by Nick de Semlyen May 26, 2020 Humor & Entertainment

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    4.6 stars

    462 ratings

    The behind-the-scenes story of the iconic funnymen who ruled '80s Hollywood—Bill Murray, Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, John Belush...

  • Win Bigly

    by Scott Adams October 31, 2017 Humor & Entertainment

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    4.4 stars

    1,388 ratings

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

    The New York Times bestseller that explains one of the most important perceptual shifts in the...

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