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"Sublimely funny... This book is a treasure trove of laughter and an ideal gift for anyone who needs to be cheered up or refreshed, which these days means just about everyone you know."
- Nell Minow The Movie Mom
A New York Times Best Seller
Editor's Choice and Best Seller
"Had me laughing out loud."
"Surprisingly excellent. Anthologies of this sort rarely live up to their claims, but the selections here are a great representation of American humor from the last 100 years."
"Sublimely funny. . . . This book is a treasure trove of laughter and an ideal gift for anyone who needs to be cheered up or refreshed, which these days means just about everyone you know."
-- Nell Minow, The Movie Mom
"An indispensable book for anyone who likes to laugh. A surprisingly satisfying and consistently funny collection that might be the best American humor anthology on the market." Grade: A.
-- Humor Lit Books Blog
"You NEED this book. It's hilarious fun."
-- R. L. Stine
Does being funny get you girls?
If these are the 50 funniest writers in America then we've lost our sense of humor. Where's Dave Barry or Erma Bombeck or PJ O'Rourke? Read morePublished 1 month ago by Rick Huffman
The pieces here range widely -- from extremely funny to not-funny dirty.
But where, oh where, is anything by Damon Runyon?
Appropriate title. I can believe that this book assembles work from the 50 funniest American writers. I do not believe that it assembles their funniest work.Published 7 months ago by Kenneth Pidcock
Humor is highly subjective, so I didn’t expect to enjoy “every” story, but I did expect to like most. The Borowitz report hilarious IMHO. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Gabriela L.
I thoroughly enjoyed what I read here...from the classics to new pieces. If you're looking for smart humor, this is a great compilation.Published 10 months ago by Melissa Camacho