From The Bloggess: In this irreverent book, Lawson’s long-suffering husband and sweet daughter help her uncover the surprising discovery that the most terribly human moments—the ones we want to pretend never happened—are the very same moments that make us the people we are today.
When the society-conscious but well-meaning McToffes decide to adopt a younger canine companion for their elderly, easy-going Ernest and return home with ‘the most unadoptable dog in the rescue centre’, all of them – not least Ernest – are in for a few surprises…
Bill Maher, the hilarious, irreverent star of the hit ABC talk show Politically Incorrect, is one of America's hottest comics. But like many of today's late-night humor kings, Maher began his career navigating New York City's seedy stand-up comedy circuit. He was there back in the Golden Age of comedy, when everybody wanted to be Eddie Murphy, and even the laundromat had its own open-mike night.
“Sprawling and insightful . . . The candidness of the interviews also exposes the peculiar community of comedians with anecdotes and cameos unlikely to be heard elsewhere. A delightful and hilarious read for anyone interested in what makes comedians tick.”—Kirkus Reviews
2015 Summer Book Awards Winner: When Oliver, a shy and somewhat socially-challenged fourteen-year-old with an over-active imagination gets his first dog - an adopted Lurcher - he soon begins to see his new canine companion as a 'very special dog indeed', capable of great achievements.
A hilarious and moving memoir of growing up Iranian in America, and the quest to make it in Hollywood without having to wear a turban, tote a bomb, or get kicked in the face by Chuck Norris.
From the bestselling author of High Fidelity, About a Boy, and A Long Way Down comes a highly anticipated new novel.