Humor genre books (104)


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13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl : Fiction by Mona Awad EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Description:
“Stunning . . . As you watch Lizzie navigate fraught relationships—with food, men, girlfriends, her parents and even with herself—you’ll want to grab a friend and say: ‘Whoa. This. Exactly.’” —Washington Post A “hilarious, heartbreaking book” (People) from the author of Bunny Named one of the best books of the year by NPR, The Atlantic, Time Out New York, and The Globe and Mail Growing up in the suburban hell of Misery Saga (a.k.a. Mississauga), Lizzie has never liked the way she looks—even though her best friend Mel says she’s the pretty one. She starts dating guys online, but she’s afraid to... continue
Genre Humor

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A House for Mr Biswas by V. S. Naipaul EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Description:
Born the wrong way into a world that greeted him with little more than a bad omen, Mohun Biswas has spent his 46 years striving for independence. Shuttled from one residence to another after his father's death, and married into the domineering Tulsi family, he longs for a place of his own.

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A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman EN

Rating: 4 (39 votes)
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
When a new, chatty, young couple and their two daughters move in next door, Ove's well-ordered, solitary world turns upside down.

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A Monk Swimming : A Memoir by Malachy McCourt EN

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Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Description:
The memoirs of Malachy McCourt who left a childhood of poverty in Ireland to live in New York where he carved out a colourful career as a writer and actor - The story of his early life was told in Angela's ashes, by his brother Frank McCourt.

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An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good by Helene Tursten EN

Rating: 4 (2 votes)
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
Maud is an irascible 88-year-old Swedish woman with no family, no friends, and... no qualms about a little murder. This funny, irreverent story collection by Helene Tursten, author of the Irene Huss investigations, features two-never-before translated stories that will keep you laughing all the way to the retirement home. Ever since her darling father's untimely death when she was only eighteen, Maud has lived in the family's spacious apartment in downtown Gothenburg rent-free, thanks to a minor clause in a hastily negotiated contract. That was how Maud learned that good things can come from t... continue

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And Another Thing... by Eoin Colfer EN

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Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
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You may not have noticed, but there's something stirring in the Galaxy... Despite the efforts of the Vogons, and even those of a more-than-typically troubled teenager, the increasingly inaccurately named Hitchhiker's Trilogy continues, much to the delight of its fans (and to the annoyance of the Vogons). "And Another Thing," the 6th book in the Hitchhiker's trilogy, or rather 'double trilogy' as it has now become, is to be written by the brilliantly funny Eoin Colfer, international number-one bestselling author of the "Artemis Fowl novels." Colfer is not unaccustomed to strange going-ons and f... continue

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Anxious People by Frederik Backman EN

Rating: 4 (17 votes)
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller A People Book of the Week, Book of the Month Club selection, and Best of Fall in Good Housekeeping, PopSugar, The Washington Post, New York Post, Shondaland, CNN, and more! “[A] quirky, big-hearted novel…Wry, wise, and often laugh-out-loud funny, it’s a wholly original story that delivers pure pleasure.” —People From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove comes a charming, poignant novel about a crime that never took place, a would-be bank robber who disappears into thin air, and eight extremely anxious strangers who find they have mor... continue


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Auto da Compadecida by Ariano Suassuna PT

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Description:
Auto da Compadecida representa o equilíbrio perfeito entre a tradição popular e a elaboração literária ao recriar para o teatro episódios registrados na tradição popular do cordel. É uma peça teatral em forma de Auto em 3 atos, escrita em 1955 pelo autor paraibano Ariano Suassuna. Sendo um drama do Nordeste brasileiro, mescla elementos como a tradição da literatura de cordel, a comédia, traços do barroco católico brasileiro e, ainda, cultura popular e tradições religiosas. Apresenta na escrita traços de linguagem oral [demonstrando, na fala do personagem, sua classe social] e apresenta também ... continue

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Baba Dunjas letzte Liebe by Alina Bronsky DE

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Country: Europe / Russia flag Russia
Description:
»Wenn ich mich in meinem Alter noch über Menschen wundern würde, käme ich nicht mehr zum Zähneputzen.« Alina Bronsky lässt in ihrem neuen Roman eine untergegangene Welt wieder auferstehen. Komisch, klug und herzzerreißend erzählt sie die Geschichte eines Dorfes, das es nicht mehr geben soll – und einer außergewöhnlichen Frau, die im hohen Alter ihr selbstbestimmtes Paradies findet.Baba Dunja ist eine Tschernobyl-Heimkehrerin. Wo der Rest der Welt nach dem Reaktorunglück die tickenden Geigerzähler und die strahlenden ... continue