In ongoing celebration of National Humor Month, here are some more funny books recommended by the Milford-Miami Township Branch Library staff.
Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris: In a collection of essays, observations, and commentaries, the humorist describes his recent move to Paris, life as an American in Paris, his struggle to learn French, his family, and restaurant meals.
Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher: A memoir based on the author’s one-woman show describes growing up with celebrity parents, her early success in “Star Wars,” battle with addiction and mental illness, turbulent romances, role as a single mother, and struggle for recovery and healing.
High Fidelity by Nick Hornby:
A pop music junkie ponders life, love, and hangs out with the two offbeat clerks who work at his semi-failing record store.
American on Purpose by Craig Ferguson: The host of “The Late, Late Show” traces his journey from working-class Glasgow to the comedic limelight of Hollywood, revealing his personal story of becoming an American citizen.
Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern: Tuesdays with Morrie meets F My Life in this hilarious coming-of-age book about a son’s relationship with his foul-mouthed father by the 29-year-old comedy writer who created the massively popular Twitter feed of the same name.
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason by Helen Fielding: Bridget Jones, having decided to give Mark Darcy a chance, finds herself wrestling with the realities of sharing bed and board with a man, and things become complicated even further with the arrival on the scene of the beautiful, man-hunting Rebecca.
Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang by Chelsea Handler: The star of “Chelsea Lately” aims her sharp wit at her family, her sex life, her career and her distinctively outrageous worldview.