Books that made me laugh out loud:

Jonathan Tropper, This Is Where I Leave You
Lorrie Moore, Self-Help
George Pelecanos, King Suckerman
Christopher Buckley, Thank You for Smoking and Boomsday
Richard Russo, Empire Falls, Nobody's Fool, The Risk Pool, and Straight Man 
Philip Roth, Portnoy's Complaint and The Counterlife
Ken Kalfus, A Disorder Peculiar to the Country

Carl Hiaasen, Sick Puppy, Basket Case, and Stormy Weather 
Elmore Leonard, Pagan Babies and Get Shorty
Jeffrey Eugenides, The Virgin Suicides
Jeffrey Frank, The Columnist
Russell Banks, Rule of the Bone
Nick Hornby, How to Be Good, About a BoyHigh Fidelity, and All the Way Down
Tom Perrotta, Joe College, Election, and Bad Haircut: Stories of the Seventies
Tim O'Brien, Tomcat in Love
Roddy Doyle, Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, The Snapper, and The Van
C.D. Payne, Youth in Revolt
Anne Tyler, The Accidental Tourist
John Kennedy Toole, A Confederacy of Dunces
Flannery O'Connor, Everything That Rises Must Converge
Kingsley Amis, Lucky Jim
P.G. Wodehouse, The Code of the Woosters
Evelyn Waugh, Decline and Fall and Black Mischief
Richard Horan, Life in the Rainbow
John Waters, Crackpot and Shock Value
David Sedaris, Naked, Barrel Fever, and Me Talk Pretty One Day
Paul Feig, Kick Me: Adventures in Adolescence (memoir)
Augusten Burroughs, Dry and Running With Scissors (memoirs)
Dan Savage, Skipping Towards Gomorrah: The Seven Deadly Sins and the Pursuit of Happiness in America (non-fiction)
Michael Lewis, Liar's Poker and Moneyball (non-fiction)
John Helyar, Lords of the Realm: The Real History of Baseball (non-fiction)
Thomas Geoghegan, Which Side Are You On? Trying to Be for Organized Labor When It's Flat on Its Back (non-fiction)
James Loewen, Lies My Teacher Told Me (non-fiction)
Eric Alterman, Sound and Fury: The Making of the Punditocracy (non-fiction)
Mark Shipper, Paperback Writer (satirical-fictional account of the story of the Beatles)



Last updated on 14 December 2009