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The entertainment artist best known for her web videos shares stories of her homeschooled childhood, her rags-to-riches professional successes, and her thoughts on such topics as creativity, video games, and feminism.
Food: A Love Story / Jim Gaffigan
Fans flocked to his New York Times bestselling book Dad is Fat to hear him riff on fatherhood but now, in his second book, he will give them what they really crave–hundreds of pages of his thoughts on all things culinary(ish). Insights such as: why he believes coconut water was invented to get people to stop drinking coconut water, why pretzel bread is #3 on his most important inventions of humankind (behind the wheel and the computer), and the answer to the age-old question “which animal is more delicious: the pig, the cow, or the bacon cheeseburger?”.
I Don’t Know What You Know Me From: Confessions of a Co-Star / Judy Greer
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Why Not Me? / Mindy Kaling
The star of The Mindy Project and author of the best-selling Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? presents a second collection of uproarious essays, observations, fears and advice on everything from prisoner fan mail to celebrity interactions.
Yes, My Accent is Real: And Some Other Things I Haven’t Told You / Kunal Nayyar
An anthology of humorous, autobiographical essays by the actor best known as Raj from The Big Bang Theory traces his journey from a child in New Delhi to celebrity, describing his relationships with family members and friends who inspired his achievements.
Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America’s Gutsiest Troublemakers / Nick Offerman
The star of Parks and Recreation and author of the best-selling Paddle Your Own Canoe pays tribute to inspiring mischief makers, from George Washington to Willie Nelson, while expounding on such topics as religion, handcrafting and meat.
The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo / Amy Schumer
An uproarious collection of no-holds-barred personal essays by the Emmy Award-winning comedian reflects on her raucous childhood antics, her hard-won rise in the entertainment industry and her struggles to maintain the courage to approach the world in unstintingly honest ways.
I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend / Martin Short
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Self-Inflicted Wounds: Heartwarming Tales of Epic Humiliation / Aisha Tyler
On the wildly popular podcast “Girl on Guy,” comedian and actress Aisha Tyler asks her guests to recount moments from their lives when they’ve done something boneheaded, ill conceived, dangerous, or just plain stupid…to themselves. In Self-Inflicted Wounds, Aisha turns the lens on herself-recounting her most egregious mistakes–to hilarious result.
The Bassoon King: My Life in Art, Faith, and Idiocy / Rainn Wilson
A comedic memoir by the actor best known for his portrayal of Dwight on The Office traces his experiences as a young misfit, his early career struggles and his post-success reconnection with the artistic and creative values of his Baha’i faith.