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How to Sharpen Pencils
A Practical & Theoretical Treatise on the Artisanal Craft of Pencil Sharpening for Writers, Artists, Contractors, Flange Turners, Anglesmiths, & Civil Servants
Written by David Rees
Introduction by John Hodgman


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $19.95

A hilarious guide to the lost art of artisanal pencil sharpening

"...I am so thrilled David Rees is picking up the reins of the forgotten art of manual graphite-encased-in-wood point-crafting. I love my pencil!"
—AMY SEDARIS

"You may think that sharpening a pencil is easy, but David Rees makes it look hard, and that... Read more >
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How to Sharpen Pencils
How to Sharpen Pencils
Written by David Rees, Introduction by John Hodgman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781612190402
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How to Sharpen Pencils
A Practical & Theoretical Treatise on the Artisanal Craft of Pencil Sharpening for Writers, Artists, Contractors, Flange Turners, Anglesmiths, & Civil Servants
Written by David Rees
Introduction by John Hodgman


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $19.95

A hilarious guide to the lost art of artisanal pencil sharpening

"...I am so thrilled David Rees is picking up the reins of the forgotten art of manual graphite-encased-in-wood point-crafting. I love my pencil!"
—AMY SEDARIS

"You may think that sharpening a pencil is easy, but David Rees makes it look hard, and that... Read more >
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The Onion Presents: Love, Sex, and Other Natural Disasters
Relationship Reporting from America's Finest News Source
Written by The Staff of The Onion


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 31, 2012
Price: $12.95

Here are more than one hundred news stories of high-school sweethearts, college hook-ups, dating disasters, weddings, divorces, and restraining orders. From “18-Year-Old Miraculously Finds Soulmate in Hometown” to “Couple Forgets 70th Wedding Anniversary,” these reports capture the heartbreak and hilarity of the human experience. Read more >
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The Onion Presents: Love, Sex, and Other Natural Disasters
The Onion Presents: Love, Sex, and Other Natural Disasters
Written by The Staff of The Onion
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ISBN: 9781594745492
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The Onion Presents: Love, Sex, and Other Natural Disasters
Relationship Reporting from America's Finest News Source
Written by The Staff of The Onion


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $12.95

Here are more than one hundred news stories of high-school sweethearts, college hook-ups, dating disasters, weddings, divorces, and restraining orders. From “18-Year-Old Miraculously Finds Soulmate in Hometown” to “Couple Forgets 70th Wedding Anniversary,” these reports capture the heartbreak and hilarity of the human experience.
Read more >
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The Onion Presents: Christmas Exposed
The Onion Presents: Christmas Exposed
Written by The Onion Staff
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ISBN: 9781594745423
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The Onion Presents: Christmas Exposed

Written by The Onion Staff


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $12.95

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without impulse-priced holiday gift books—and now The Onion has unleashed its award-winning team of investigative journalists upon the genre. Christmas Exposed features more than one hundred shocking tales of Secret Santas, shopping mall mayhem,
dysfunctional family dinners, and much, much more. Read more >
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The Onion Presents: Christmas Exposed

Written by The Onion Staff


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $12.95

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without impulse-priced holiday gift books—and now The Onion has unleashed its award-winning team of investigative journalists upon the genre. Christmas Exposed features more than one hundred shocking tales of Secret Santas, shopping mall mayhem,
dysfunctional family dinners, and much, much more.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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How to Survive a Horror Movie

Written by Seth Grahame-Smith


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 18, 2011
Price: $14.95

Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid.
 
From ghosts, vampires, and zombies to serial killers, cannibalistic hillbillies, and haunted Japanese videocassettes, How to Survive a Horror Movie shows how to defeat every obstacle found in scary films. Readers will discover:
 
     •  How to Perform an Exorcism
     •  What to Do If... Read more >
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Pat the Zombie
Pat the Zombie
Written by Aaron Ximm, Illustrated by Kaveh Soofi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607740360
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Pat the Zombie
A Cruel (Adult) Spoof
Written by Aaron Ximm
Illustrated by Kaveh Soofi


Format: Trade Paperback, 20 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $11.99

A macabre mash-up of the children’s classic Pat the Bunny and the present-day zombie phenomenon, with the tactile features of the original book revoltingly re-imagined for an adult audience.

In the hemorrhagic vein of other zombie parodies, Pat the Zombie presents trusting toddler Judy playing peek-a-boo with a putrefying Paul. Grownup fans of... Read more >
Write More Good
Write More Good
Written by The Bureau Chiefs, Foreword by Roger Ebert
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307719584
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An Absolutely Phony Guide
Written by The Bureau Chiefs
Foreword by Roger Ebert


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $13.00

Still clinging to your dog-eared dictionary? So attached to The Elements of Style that you named your rabbits Strunk and White? Maybe you’re a beleaguered reporter, or a type-A newspaper reader who unwinds by e-mailing the editor about whether “tweet” is a verb?

It’s time to face up to reality: Writing clearly... Read more >
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Write More Good
Write More Good
Written by The Bureau Chiefs
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Write More Good
An Absolutely Phony Guide
Written by The Bureau Chiefs


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $11.99

Still clinging to your dog-eared dictionary? So attached to The Elements of Style that you named your rabbits Strunk and White? Maybe you’re a beleaguered reporter, or a type-A newspaper reader who unwinds by e-mailing the editor about whether “tweet” is a verb?

It’s time to face up to reality: Writing clearly... Read more >
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Just Wait Till You Have Children of Your Own!
Just Wait Till You Have Children of Your Own!
Written by Erma Bombeck and Bil Keane
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307778239
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Just Wait Till You Have Children of Your Own!

Written by Erma Bombeck and Bil Keane


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $6.99

"She goes a long way with her book to prove that humor is the best -- possibly the only -- way to keep the world on an even keel."
CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
Remember the things Mother used to say? Erma Bombeck remembers them all and now she's using them on her own kids! With... Read more >
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I Lost Everything in the Post-Natal Depression
I Lost Everything in the Post-Natal Depression
Written by Erma Bombeck
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ISBN: 9780307778253
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I Lost Everything in the Post-Natal Depression

Written by Erma Bombeck


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2011
Price: $11.99

Erma Bombeck has learned a few things about children and family over the years--and in a way that is uniquely and wonderfully her own, she shares everything she knows with her readers. Whether it's cleaning up after the kids and him, or expendable mothers-in-law, Erma Bombeck gets to the heart of... Read more >
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At Wit's End
At Wit's End
Written by Erma Bombeck
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307778246
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At Wit's End

Written by Erma Bombeck


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2011
Price: $7.99

"America's irrepressible doyenne of domestic satire."
THE BOSTON GLOBE
Madcap, bittersweet humor in classic Erma Bombeck-style. You'll laugh until it hurts and love it! "Any mother with half a skull knows that when Daddy's little boy becomes Mommy's little boy, the kid is so wet, he's treading water. What do you mean you're... Read more >
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Dave Barry Turns Fifty
Dave Barry Turns Fifty
Written by Dave Barry
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ISBN: 9780307778048
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Dave Barry Turns Fifty

Written by Dave Barry


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: December 29, 2010
Price: $11.99

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist comes a celebration of the aging process. Not just Dave's, but that of the whole Baby Boom Generation--those millions of us who set a standard for whining self-absorption that will never be equaled, and who gave birth to such stunning accomplishments as Saturday Night Live!, the... Read more >
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Does Anybody Have a Problem with That?
Does Anybody Have a Problem with That?
Written by Bill Maher
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ISBN: 9780307775368
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Does Anybody Have a Problem with That?
The Best of Politically Incorrect
Written by Bill Maher


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 8, 2010
Price: $11.99

WITH BILL MAHER, ITS NEVER POLITICS AS USUAL!

Conservatives know what they want and they never forget it. Except for the time Reagan went to the Vietnam Memorial and shouted, Gorbachev, tear down this wall!

Heidi Fleiss and Dr. Kevorkian [are] two visionaries of American social life, the queen and king of... Read more >
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Who Moved My Mouse?
Who Moved My Mouse?
Written by Dena Harris
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ISBN: 9781580087063
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Who Moved My Mouse?
A Self-Help Book for Cats (Who Don't Need Any Help)
Written by Dena Harris


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: November 16, 2010
Price: $11.99

Has kitty been overindulging in catnip to fill the vast emptiness within? Does self-actualization always remain one whisker away? This indispensable guide, based on classic self-help texts and filled with quizzes, exercises, and insider tips, will teach cats to make small, daily changes (e.g. Become an Early Riser—and Force Others to...

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How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack
How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack
Written by Chuck Sambuchino
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ISBN: 9781607741084
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How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack
Defend Yourself When the Lawn Warriors Strike (And They Will)
Written by Chuck Sambuchino


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $11.99

Move over zombies and adolescent vampires.
 
There’s a new threat in town—and it’s only twelve inches tall. How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack is the only comprehensive survival guide that will help you prevent, prepare for, and ward off an imminent home invasion by the common garden gnome. Once thought... Read more >
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Who Moved My Mouse?
Who Moved My Mouse?
Written by Dena Harris
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ISBN: 9781580083560
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Who Moved My Mouse?
A Self-Help Book for Cats (Who Don't Need Any Help)
Written by Dena Harris


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $12.99

Has kitty been overindulging in catnip to fill the vast emptiness within? Does self-actualization always remain one whisker away? This indispensable guide, based on classic self-help texts and filled with quizzes, exercises, and insider tips, will teach cats to make small, daily changes (e.g. Become an Early Riser—and Force Others to...

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F U, Penguin
F U, Penguin
Written by Matthew Gasteier
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345527653
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Telling Cute Animals What's What
Written by Matthew Gasteier


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $11.99

Attention, all you clumsy pandas, lovable puffins, huggable bunnies, and penguins that elicit ooohs and aaahs: The jig is up! We have lived under your furry fists for too long.

There is a cute and present danger lurking out there–in the wild, in the zoos, and sometimes even in our... Read more >
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Dave Barry in Cyberspace
Dave Barry in Cyberspace
Written by Dave Barry
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ISBN: 9780307758682
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Dave Barry in Cyberspace

Written by Dave Barry


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $9.99

"RELENTLESSLY FUNNY . . . BARRY SHINES."
--People

A self-professed computer geek who actually does Windows 95, bestselling humorist Dave Barry takes us on a hilarious hard drive via the information superhighway--and into the very heart of cyberspace, asking the provocative question: If God had wanted us to be concise, why give... Read more >
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How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack
How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack
Written by Chuck Sambuchino
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580084635
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How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack
Defend Yourself When the Lawn Warriors Strike (And They Will)
Written by Chuck Sambuchino


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $14.99

Move over zombies and adolescent vampires.
 
There’s a new threat in town—and it’s only twelve inches tall. How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack is the only comprehensive survival guide that will help you prevent, prepare for, and ward off an imminent home invasion by the common garden gnome. Once thought... Read more >
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Night of the Living Trekkies
Night of the Living Trekkies
Written by Kevin Anderson and Sam Stall, Read by Zach McLarty
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307877369
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Night of the Living Trekkies

Written by Kevin Anderson and Sam Stall
Read by Zach McLarty


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $17.50

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Careers for Your Cat
Careers for Your Cat
Written by Ann Dziemianowicz, Illustrated by Ann Boyajian
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580081245
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Careers for Your Cat

Written by Ann Dziemianowicz
Illustrated by Ann Boyajian


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $9.99

Does your pampered Persian princess have a talent for interior design? Does your dapper tabby harbor the soul of an opera diva? Or is your sleek Siamese with the selective palate a restaurant critic in the making? Cat career coach Ann Dziemianowicz helps our furry companions navigate the increasingly high-stakes feline... Read more >
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Dave Barry Does Japan
Dave Barry Does Japan
Written by Dave Barry
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ISBN: 9780307758675
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Dave Barry Does Japan

Written by Dave Barry


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: July 28, 2010
Price: $11.99

"One of the funniest peole ever to tap tap on a PC."
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
Not since George Bush's memorable dinner with the Japanese prime minister has the Land of the Rising Sun seen the likes of a goodwill ambassador like Dave Barry. Join him as he belts out oldies in a karaoke bar... Read more >
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Dave Barry Slept Here
Dave Barry Slept Here
Written by Dave Barry
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ISBN: 9780307758712
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Dave Barry Slept Here
A Sort of History of the United States
Written by Dave Barry


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: July 28, 2010
Price: $7.99

"Bary turns his formidable wit to the subject of American history, with a result reminiscent of the Reduced Shakespeare Company: The better you know the original, the funnier it gets."
LOS ANGELES TIMES
This time Dave Barry's subject is history, the way it's never been told before. Every single momentous event and... Read more >
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