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Humour collections & anthologies

See below for a selection of the latest books from Humour collections & anthologies category. Presented with a red border are the Humour collections & anthologies books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Humour collections & anthologies books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Bluffer's Guide to Whisky

Bluffer's Guide to Whisky

Author: David Milsted, Chris Carra Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2020

Like all the best things in life, whisky is a fairly simple business which can easily be made to sound exclusive and impressive by a judicious application of impenetrable jargon. Step forward The Bluffer's Guide to Whisky, the definitive handbook on how to unravel the mystique and make you look and sound like an expert.

OK, Boomer

OK, Boomer

Author: Tiller Press Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/11/2020

Going to the bank. Leaving voicemails. Using encyclopedias. Wallpapering bathrooms. There are dozens of ridiculously antiquated items, activities, and phrases that Baby Boomers love-and don't realize were outdated more than a decade ago. And for some reason, no matter how hard Millennials and Gen Zers try to bring Boomers into the 21st century, they still don't seem to get it. They just can't let go of eating meatloaf, going on cruises, or buying fuzzy toilet seat covers. So rather than try to explain something to the Baby Boomers in your life, it might be time to just say, OK, Boomer. Containing more than fifty of the most common, cliched, and cringe-worthy Boomer-isms, OK, Boomer is perfect for any exasperated Millennial or any Boomer willing to poke fun at themselves.

Underdogs

Underdogs

Author: Colin Crowdey Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/11/2020

Get ready to see man's best friend from a whole new angle in this hilarious collection of dog photographs. Everyone loves an under dog. And now, for the first time, in this collection of brilliantly hilarious images, we get to be literally under every sort of dog. From Finn the Cockerpoo to Dora the Springer Spaniel and Dave the Bulldog, here are the funny, sweet personality-full images of dogs, along with touching stories and fascinating facts about the different breeds. These sweet, unusual images of dogs reveal their quirky personalities and are the paw-fect gift for the dog lover in your life.

March of the Lemmings

March of the Lemmings

Author: Stewart Lee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2020

'A true genius of comedy' Grayson Perry As a Metropolitan Elitist Snowflake, Stewart Lee was disappointed by the EU referendum result of 2016. But he knew how to weaponise his inconvenience - and the result is March of the Lemmings. Drawing on three years of newspaper columns, a complete transcript of the Content Provider stand-up show, and Lee's caustic footnote commentary, this is the scathing record the Brexit era deserves. With a riotous cast of characters (including a Lemming-obsessed Michael Gove), a dramatic chorus of online commenters and Kremlin bots, and Lee himself as our unreliable narrator-hero, this is the ultimate companion to the Brexit horror show.

Can You Make This Thing Go Faster?

Can You Make This Thing Go Faster?

Author: Jeremy Clarkson Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2020

Pre-order the hilarious new collection of stories and observations from Jeremy Clarkson - setting our off-kilter world to rights with thigh-slapping wit once again. Praise for Clarkson: 'Brilliant . . . laugh-out-loud' Daily Telegraph 'Outrageously funny . . . will have you in stitches' Time Out 'Very funny . . . I cracked up laughing on the tube' Evening Standard

Can You Make This Thing Go Faster?

Can You Make This Thing Go Faster?

Author: Jeremy Clarkson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2020

Pre-order the hilarious new collection of stories and observations from Jeremy Clarkson - setting our off-kilter world to rights with thigh-slapping wit once again. Praise for Clarkson: 'Brilliant . . . laugh-out-loud' Daily Telegraph 'Outrageously funny . . . will have you in stitches' Time Out 'Very funny . . . I cracked up laughing on the tube' Evening Standard

Waterford Whispers News 2020

Waterford Whispers News 2020

Author: Colm Williamson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/10/2020

Waterford Whispers News 2020 is the eighth annual from Ireland's leading online satirical site, featuring the funniest stories of the year, including the latest on COVID-19, Donald Trump and all the goings-on at Leinster House. Read all about the big news stories of 2020, Waterford Whispers style! Packed with brilliant satire, sharp wit and insightful social commentary, Ireland's answer to The Onion is now a worldwide phenomenon and a must-read in an era when the news has never been more unpredictable.

Last Christmas

Last Christmas

Author: Greg Wise, Emma Thompson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2020

'The perfect gift for anyone who loves all things Christmas ... it's a festive gem' Woman & Home ___________ The perfect gift book, featuring the writing of Meryl Streep, Bill Bailey, Emilia Clarke, Olivia Colman, Caitlin Moran, Richard Ayoade, Emily Watson and others, to coincide with the upcoming movie Last Christmas, starring Emma Thompson, Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding. When you think back to Christmases past, what (if anything) made it magical? Looking towards the future, what would your perfect Christmas be? What would you change? What should we all change? This is a beautiful, funny and soulful collection of personal essays about the meaning of Christmas, written by a unique plethora of voices from the boulevards of Hollywood to the soup kitchens of Covent Garden. Away from the John Lewis advert, the high street decorations and the candied orange in Heston Blumenthal's Christmas pudding, this gem of a book introduced and curated by Emma Thompson and Greg Wise celebrates the importance of kindness and generosity, acceptance and tolerance - and shows us that these values are not just for Christmas.

Avoid This

Avoid This

Author: Brian Rea Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/10/2020

This collection of bad behavior from acclaimed artist and illustrator Brian Rea will make you cringe, snicker, and compulsively turn the page for more. Rea's simple yet poignant scenes depict a version of life so close to our everyday that it's best to laugh so you don't cry. Avoid This is made for millennials and lovers of black humor. The handsome textured hardcover gives only a hint of the dark delights within.

Mallow News Digest

Mallow News Digest

Author: Stephen Black Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2020

The book of the popular @mallownews Twitter feed, Mallow News Digest is a hilarious, satirical take on local Irish life, with news, interviews, an agony column, Mallow through the years, obits and its popular column, Jesus Christ What a Complete Gobnait. Gardai Use Trail of Sourdough Starters To Trap Holiday Home Owners in West Cork Local Woman Arrested for Selling Daniel O'Donnell's Bedsheets On Dark Web Local Man Walking Ahead Of His Dog Knows Full Well It's Doing A Shit Performance of Wagon Wheel Opens Portal to Hell Fine Gael And Fianna Fail Form Historic Coalition. Again.

You Couldn't Make It Up...!

You Couldn't Make It Up...!

Author: Kate Moore Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2020

In a surreal and unprecedented year in which even the most seasoned commentators have struggled to keep pace with the news cycle, letter writers to The Daily Telegraph have once again provided their refreshing and witty take on events. Now in its twelfth year, this new edition of the best-selling series is a review of the year made up of the wry and astute observations of the unpublished Telegraph letter writers. Readers of the Telegraph Letters Page will be fondly aware of the eclectic combination of learned wisdom, wistful nostalgia and robust good sense of humour that characterise its correspondence - whether it's suggesting the sci-fi Vulcan salute as an alternative to the now-discouraged handshake, or a parable of political dysfunction drawn from shopping in Ikea. From Covid to Corbyn, Trump to Top Gear, Brexit to Megxit, VAR to Marr, no one escapes their hilariously whimsical and sometimes risque musings. With an agenda as enticing as ever, the twelfth book in the bestselling Unpublished Letters series will prove, once again, that the Telegraph's readers still have a shrewd sense of what really matters.

The Becket List

The Becket List

Author: Henry Becket Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2020

The Becket List is a not entirely serious compendium of 'First World Problems' - the sort of stuff that drives us round the bend on a daily basis. How is it that atonal music, bus stations, cling-film and coat-hangers can bugger us up so comprehensively? Or passport control people, modern poetry, or just about anything you'll find in a typical hotel bedroom? Embracing both the inanimate - from allen keys to rawlplugs - and the animated (well, in some cases) - from your fellow-travellers to every third-rate waiter who ever walked the earth - this book is essential for your sanity. As such, this comprehensive A to Z provides a signal service to humanity.