“Nancherla offers a thoughtful and interesting peek behind the scenes at someone with a successful comedy career.
“McInerny’s greatest gift is knowing the exact ingredients that make learning about oneself seem so effortless and hopeful.”
“wonderfully fun to dip into. Reading just a few pages is a perfect antidote to reading today’s news. Humor like this is more than a tasty snack; it’s a very satisfying meal.”
Another cab driver, and it’s more questions about civil society on Mars, if there’s life on other planets (never mind the microbes), should we worry about an alien invasion, and why are we here on
“Die-hard Atwood fans will love it.”
“Read slowly to keep from flailing. Ortberg’s writing will wait for you to catch up.”
How well does Paul Krassner’s brand of humor hold up? Is there still bite in his barbs, and do his words still generate laughter?
"Bukowski tells us: 'Drinking is a form of suicide where you’re allowed to return to life and begin all over the next day.'”
"The big surprise about David Sedaris’s new book, Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977–2002), is how very good it is."
Why does Star Wars speak to billions? Studio heads hated it. The actors thought it ridiculous. George Lucas feared catastrophe.
“Joni Cole’s voice may be brutal, but readers, drawn to turn to the next page, will be rewarded: She is funny—and so is her gutsy book.”