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15 Humor Books That Are Capable Of Literally Making You Laugh Out Loud

From short stories and poetry, to comics and memoirs!

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1. One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by B.J. Novak

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What to expect: B.J. Novak's writing is pure brilliance and this series of short stories is fun and insightful. Each story is like a quick amusement park ride that you could've happily stayed on for longer. Don't be surprised when you feel the urge to hop right back on and reread this book shortly after finishing it.

2. The Last Girlfriend on Earth: And Other Love Stories by Simon Rich

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What to expect: An incredible collection of witty, thought-provoking short stories about love. A range of emotions can be touched — the story "Dog Missed Connections" might make you laugh, while "The Present" might make you cry.

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3. Egghead: Or, You Can't Survive on Ideas Alone by Bo Burnham

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What to expect: Genius poetry that's both thought-provoking and hilarious, along with illustrations by Chance Bone that'll have you lingering on each page. Also, you may as well just enjoy all of Bo Burnham's work if you haven't already. He's got Netflix specials, what. and Make Happy, as well as a TV show titled Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous and a number of other magnificent works.

5. Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

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What to expect: A hefty serving of wit and illustrations from Allie Brosh, who discusses deep topics, but manages to do so in a uniquely comforting, comedic way.

6. Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern

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What to expect: A funny collection of anecdotes about a father and son's priceless relationship that's full of hilariously tough love and wisdom, heavily garnished with cusswords.

7. Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

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What to expect: It's not just Aziz delivering straight jokes like a standup set, but he takes a deep dive into modern dating using actual data and also offering perspectives from various cultures. It's all packaged nicely and brought to you perfectly by Aziz Ansari's authentic, hilarious voice.

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8. This Is a Book by Demetri Martin

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What to expect: A laugh-out-loud funny book in which Demetri Martin's talent, usually showcased on a stage or screen, translates incredibly well to stories and ruminations. Oh, and it's not just text, there are also some stellar drawings to provide you with some visual amusement as well!

9. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling

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What to expect: Mindy Kaling's always hilarious voice making you feel like you're simply sitting there listening to a funny friend tell you stories.

10. How to Tell if Your Cat is Plotting to Kill You by The Oatmeal

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What to expect: A bunch of perfect, hysterical comics! If you haven't already, go to The Oatmeal. If you like what you see (you will), get the book!

11. Let's Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson

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What to expect: A hilarious person telling hysterical stories, while managing to discuss serious issues along the way. For a look at Jenny Lawson's writing, check out The Bloggess.

12. I Know I Am, But What Are You? by Samantha Bee

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What to expect: Hilariously told stories that are always intriguing and cover a range of points in Samantha Bee's life, from childhood to performing.

13. Spoiled Brats: Stories by Simon Rich

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What to expect: A profusely amusing collection of short stories that'll tap your funny bone whether you're a millennial, a person who likes to poke fun at millennials, or both.

14. A Load of Hooey by Bob Odenkirk

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What to expect: A collection of extremely smart, funny short stories that you might not want to read in public unless you're comfortable cackling to yourself uncontrollably in front of others.

15. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

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What to expect: A great deal of entertainment and wit from David Sedaris that'll probably lead to you reading his many other writings, like Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls and Dress Your Family in Curduroy and Denim. If you can holdout until May 2017, he'll be releasing a new book titled, Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002).

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