By Anne Taintor
We will not be strong for all time, and nobody is aware it greater than Anne Taintor. This beneficiant choice of her preferred art contains greater than one hundred fifty pictures in different types akin to friendship (a actual buddy may help you conceal the body), motherhood (WOW! i am getting to provide delivery and alter diapers!), funds (screw the budget!), angle (let a smirk be your umbrella), and extra. additionally that includes an creation through Taintor, this hilarious quantity completely captures the deliciously sarcastic, snarky, and sincere issues that the majority ladies have discovered themselves considering at one time or one other. if you are searching for difficulty, glance no further....
By Chuck Palahniuk
Welcome to Purgatory. Chuck Palahniuk style.
After a botched Halloween ritual, Madison Spencer, the snarkiest useless lady within the universe, reveals herself trapped in Purgatory, differently often called Earth. The upside: she is not any longer topic to actual barriers (she can go through doorways and walls). the drawback: good, she's nonetheless lifeless. Her first cease is her mom and dad' sumptuous condo, the place she encounters her grandmother ghost. For Madison, the stumble upon triggers thoughts of the bleak summer time she spent upstate. As she revisits the painful fact of what transpired over these months, her saga of everlasting damnation takes on a brand new and sinister that means. It seems, Madison and her mom and dad have constantly been key parts of Satan's grasp plan—doomsday.
By Jamie Kornegay
During this darkly comedian, “promising debut from an guaranteed new voice in Southern fiction” (Library Journal), an idealistic younger farmer strikes his kin to a Mississippi flood basin, suffers monetary ruin—and turns into more and more paranoid he’s being framed for murder.
It all starts with an easy dream. An bold younger environmental scientist hopes to set up a sustainable farm on a small patch of land nestled one of the Mississippi hills. Jay Mize convinces his spouse Sandy to maneuver their six-year-old son clear of city and to a wealthy and luxurious parcel the place Jacob may run unfastened and Jay might pursue the dream of a brand new and revolutionary agriculture for the twenty-first century. inside of a 12 months he’d be ruined.
When the corpse seems to be on his family’s estate, Jay is confident he’s being organize. And so beings a trip right into a maze of misperceptions and private obsessions, because the farmer, his now-estranged spouse, a predatory deputy, and a backwoods wanderer, all attempt to uphold a private experience of honor. via turns hilarious and darkly hectic, Soil lines one man’s apocalypse to its epic showdown within the Mississippi mudflats. “The Coen brothers meets Flannery O’Connor. It’s certainly Gothic, it’s certainly darkish, yet while, it's hilarious and heartbreaking” (Kyle Jones, NPR).
Drawing on components of vintage Southern noir, darkish comedy, and sleek disorder, Jamie Kornegay’s novel is ready the gravitational pull of 1 man’s apocalypse and the desire that perhaps, simply possibly, he could be reeled in from the edge. “Dig your fingers into this Soil to discover gutty and peppery writing, a virtually recklessly daring mind's eye, audacious empathy, and a narrative so twisty and unstable that almost each flip feels electrifyingly unforeseen” (Jonathan Miles, award-winning writer of Want Not and Dear American Airlines).
[Read through C. M. Hebert]
''I now pronounce you husband and wife.'' There are few words as sobering, with the prospective exception of ''This kingdom is at war.'' -- In A Marriage Made in Heaven, or Too drained for an Affair,Erma Bombeck places marriage into loving and guffawing viewpoint.
By Denis Leary
An uproarious and lacerating meditation on life--and death--by a celebrated new voice at the comedy scene. Leary employs his ferocious wit and sharp mind to confront society and its ills and forces us to stand the problems we're all such a lot terrified of. "Absolutely very good . . . the true innovative of yankee comedy."--The Boston Globe.
By Robert Anton Wilson
"The spelling of the identify isn't really a mistake. Dance via faith for the Hell of It; The Physics of Synchronicity; James Joyce and Finnegan's Wake; The Godfather and the Goddess; The Poet as Early caution Radar; Mammary Metaphysics; The Married Catholic monks conference; and masses, a lot more...
If you really liked Prometheus emerging or Quantum Psychology you are going to love Coincidance!"
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By Scott Adams
"Once each decade, the US is presented with an angst-ridden anti-hero, a Nietzschean nebbish, an us-against-the-universe everyperson round whom our insecurities acquire like iron shavings to a magnet. Charlie Chaplin. Dagwood Bumstead. Charlie Brown. Cathy. Now, Dilbert." --The Miami Herald
The former occupant of cubicle 4S700R at Pacific Bell turns out to have made a cross of this caricature strip factor. What all started as a doodling diversion that Scott Adams shared together with his officemates has exploded into probably the most learn caricature strips worldwide.
This Dilbert treasury, What Do You name a Sociopath in a Cubicle? resolution: A Coworker, brings jointly the entire place of work psychos who've frustrated Dilbert and entertained hundreds of thousands. This compilation will pay homage to a few of the main stressful and outrageous characters Adams' has ever drawn-characters he loves to name place of work "sociopaths."
* Edfred the two-faced man
* Anne L. Retentive
* frightened Ted
* Loud Howard
* Alice and her fist of death
This full-color treasury reinforces every thing that makes the strip nice by means of lampooning the folk and approaches of commercial. Adams houses in on the entire quirky coworkers that force us loopy within the company global. He has enjoyable on the price of place of work oafs present in places of work everywhere--creatures just like the place of work Sociopath, who listens to voice mail on his speaker cell, and the precisely guy, who punctuates every thing with a finger aspect, exclaiming "Exactly!" the result's a booklet that leaves readers knowingly rolling their eyes and, after all, guffawing uproariously.
By Paul Gilligan
Pooch Café is author Paul Gilligan's first syndicated strip, and this ebook collects the strips from its winning first 12 months of syndication.
When Poncho's liked grasp Chazz marries cat lover Carmen and forces them to maneuver in together with her and her tom cat brood, Poncho's international is shaken to the center. Carmen's makes an attempt to bribe Poncho with cheese can't triumph over his inexplicable yet indisputable disdain for all issues cat, and now that his domestic has turn into a haven for them, his in basic terms recourse is to hunt shelter within the cafe, the place he, Boomer, and his different canines neighbors pore over their top-secret plans to build an incredible catapult with which to hurl the entire Earth's cats into the solar. up to he dislikes kitties, he's both enthusiastic about his love for Chazz. Poncho will just do approximately something to maintain his place as man's ally safe, together with enduring the actual torments of Chazz's ardour for cycling, camping out, and mountaineering, which he can in simple terms get via with assistance from vintage Russian literature and a pleasant cup of tea.
Pooch Café captures the depth of the human-dog bond in a fashion that may resonate with puppy enthusiasts everywhere.
By Roger Rosenblatt
More and extra within the information at the present time, we're listening to approximately exceptional advances within the "fight opposed to aging." yet what Rosenblatt indicates to wrestle age is way extra beneficial than any clinical breakthrough-he breaks down the toughest a part of getting older, the psychological suffering of aging with fifty-four gemstones of humorous, great, clever, vital suggestion.
A ebook to enjoy, a publication to maintain, and a publication for all ages.
This little consultant is meant for those who desire to age effectively, or in any respect. . . . One might imagine of this paintings as a how-to publication, equivalent to many health and wellbeing publications released nowadays, whose goal is to delay our lives and lead them to richer. that's the objective of my ebook, too. -from the Introduction
And this is often just the beginning of Roger Rosenblatt's captivating and thought-provoking advisor to surviving the episodes that shamelessly shave years off of our lives. With a wry humorousness and peerless wit, ideas for getting older presents information that's, palms down, the main sensible, pleasant and, most significantly, painless recommendation you are going to ever obtain. As Rosenblatt writes, "When i encourage you to chorus from a definite idea or plan of action, i don't suggest to indicate that you're in anyway flawed when you do the other. I suggest in basic terms to claim that you're going to suffer."
Rule no 1: It does not matter
Whatever you're thinking that matters-doesn't. keep on with this rule, and it'll upload many years in your lifestyles. It doesn't subject when you are overdue, or early; when you are the following, or while you're there; if you happen to acknowledged it, or didn't say it; for those who have been smart, or should you have been silly; while you are having a nasty hair day, or a no hair day; in case your boss appears at you cockeyed; in case your female friend or boyfriend appears at you cockeyed; for those who do not get that promoting, or prize, or condominium, or should you do. It does not matter.
By Terry Pratchett
L. a. nuit du père Porcher…
Neige, rouges-gorges, chorales et sapins décorés…
Mais le gros bonhomme de rouge vêtu, celui qu’on attend en cette nuit de fête… a disparu.
En lieu et position, faisant fonction, un autre bonhomme de rouge vêtu, dans son traîneau tiré par des cochons sauvages, avec sa hotte, sa fausse barbe et son oreiller pour simuler un ventre qu’il n’a pas. Un bonhomme plus habitué à manier l. a. fake qu’à descendre dans les cheminées distribuer des jouets par milliers.
Mais quand le devoir appelle…
Car certains préméditent l’assassinat du père Porcher. Et s’ils arrivent à leurs fins…
… le soleil ne se lèvera pas.