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Dogbert\'s Top Secret Management Guide
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Dogbert's Top Secret Management Guide

By Scott Adams

This valuable management handbook teaches new managers how to transform themselves from bitter and bewildered "little people" into fully functioning, paradigm-spewing management zombies.

$12.00

The Thurber Carnival
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The Thurber Carnival

By Thurber, James

New York: Modern Library, 1957. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Thurber, James. An extensive collection of short stories, humorous essays and drawings by one the twentieth century's greatest humorists. Book is clean and bright and DJ shows some shelf wear and age tanning.

$18.00

Dave Barry Slept Here
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Dave Barry Slept Here

By Barry, Dave

New York: Random House, 1989. First Edition . Buckram. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A sort of history of the United States" by the Pulitzer Prize winning Miami Herald syndicated humorist. Inscribed by the author "For Doug, a very close personal friend

$30.00

The Thurber Album
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The Thurber Album

By James Thurber

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1952. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. A combination memoir and family history of the Thurber family, et al, written in the author's inimitable humorous, some times hilarious, style. Front end paper inscribed to previous owner. Some slight bumping of corners.

$30.00

The New Yorker Album 1925-1950
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The New Yorker Album 1925-1950

By New Yorker Staff

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1951. Hardcover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Cartoons from the first twenty-five years of the magazine, presented more or less chronologically. Printed on large format high gloss paper with very little age yellowing No dust jacket. Cover shows some signs of wear.

$18.00

And How Are We Feeling Today?
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And How Are We Feeling Today?

By Kathryn Hammer

Chicago, IL: Contemporary Books, 1993. First Edition . Trade Paperback. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mark Anderson. An irreverent guide to everything you need to know about hospitals and the folks who work there. Excellent condition with very slight crunch of upper right corner. Dated and inscribed by the author: "To Pat & Doug - Thanks for giving me a chance to sell books in Indy. My first real signing.

$15.00

Steinberg at the New Yorker
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Steinberg at the New Yorker

By Smith, Joel

New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2005. 1st Edition . Hardcover. New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Steinberg, Saul. A vibrant collection of one of the most original and engaging artists of the twentieth century, "Steinberg at the New Yorker" brings alive a genius, a magazine and an era. 363 illustrations, including 205 in full color. Introduction by Ian Frazier, long time staff writer at the magazine.

$50.00

Alarms and Diversions
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Alarms and Diversions

By Thurber, James

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1957. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Thurber, James. A collection of humorous essays and drawings by the inimitable Mr. Thurber at his prime. Hardcover in grey and yellow buckram. Clean and unmarked copy. Some age tanning to edges.

$15.00

Our Gang
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Our Gang

By Roth, Philip

New York: Random House, 1971. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Roth's first book following "Portnoy's Complaint" is a scathing send-up of Richard Nixon and company, here named Trick E. Dixon. Book is near fine as is jacket except for a taped tear top front.

$12.00

The Road To Miltown or Under the Spreading Atrophy
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The Road To Miltown or Under the Spreading Atrophy

By Perelman, S. J.

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1986. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Shahn, Ben (Cover). A mid-career collection of Perelman pieces, mostly from The New Yorker. His work never seems to age and is always very funny. The dust jacket on this book, however, is showing its age, a bit torn and tattered.

$15.00

S.J. Perelman: A Life
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S.J. Perelman: A Life

By Herrmann, Dorothy

E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Putnam Pub Group, 1986. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The stormy life and extravagant times of one of the funniest men ever. Sid Perelman, the immensely popular NEW YORKER humorist, seldom had a good word to say about anyone, but always had a witty one.Jacket has very slight shelfware'

$25.00

Wanda Hickey\'s Night of Golden Memories And Other Disasters
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Wanda Hickey's Night of Golden Memories And Other Disasters

By Shepherd, Jean

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Doubleday, 1991. Soft cover. Fine. Davidson, Raymond. A collection of very funny stories about growing up in Indiana in the 1940's, by the inimitable Jean Shepherd (author of the TV classic, " A Christmas Story"). Cover is somewhat age-yellowed, although the book is solid and intact.

$10.00

The Floating Opera
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The Floating Opera

By Barth, John

New York: Bantam Books, 1980. 5th or later Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. John Barth's first novel, about a trio of lovers and the goings-on of a tidewater showboat that features a play that runs continuously while the craft floats back and forth. Covers slightly rubbed and interior is a bit age-tanned.

$10.00

Lies: (And the Lying Liars Who Tell Them) a Fair and Balanced Look at the Right
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Lies: (And the Lying Liars Who Tell Them) a Fair and Balanced Look at the Right

By Franken, Al

New York: E P Dutton, 2003. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. As New/As New. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. The former comic and U.S. Senator (there's a difference?) examines the political right and finds it short on factual verisimilitude. Book is like new.

$18.00

The Art of the New Yorker 1925-1995
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The Art of the New Yorker 1925-1995

By Lorenz, Lee

New York: Alfred A Knopf Inc, 1995. 1st Edition . Hardcover. As New/As New. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. More than 400 drawings and paintings, including thirty-two pages in full color, from seventy years of The New Yorker. Included are cartoons, covers, spots, illustrations, caricatures, and photographs. Condition is as new. May require extra shipping fee.

$45.00

How To Talk Minnesotan
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How To Talk Minnesotan

By Howard Mohr

New York: Penguin, 1987. Trade Paperback. As New/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A writer for and performer on NPR's "A Prairie Home Companion", Mohr says that after a week or two of study people will think you've lived in Minnesota all your life -- and so will you. Dated and inscribed by the author: "To Doug & Pat - So thanks for having the book signing at Chapters. It was not too bad a deal.

$15.00

Walt Kelly\'s Pogo Romances Recaptured
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Walt Kelly's Pogo Romances Recaptured

By Kelly, Walt

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1987. 3rd Printing. Soft cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Kelly, Walt. Two Pogo classics in one volume: "Pogo, Prisoner of Love" and "The Incomplete Pogo". The cover is pretty battered, but the book is still solid.

$12.00

If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits?
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If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits?

By Erma Bombeck

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1978. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Hal Just. The syndicated humor columnist deals amusingly with the everyday trials and tribulations of the middle-aged American wife and mother. Book is solid, clean and unmarked.

$8.00

The Marx Bros. Scrapbook
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The Marx Bros. Scrapbook

By Marx, Groucho;Anobile, Richard J.

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1974. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. An absolutely authentic and definitive memoir of the most famous foursome in movie history, as told mainly by Groucho himself. Includes over 300 photos, illustrations and memorabilia. Book is clean and unmarked, although some pages are starting to separate from the spine.

$25.00

The Last Laugh
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The Last Laugh

By Perelman, S.J.

Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster, 1981. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. This is a posthumous collection of some of the last writings of the great humorist/satirist, with an introduction by Paul Theroux. This paperback is in near fine condition, save a small tear at the bottom of the front cover.

$15.00

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