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Product Description: The most trusted name in trivia has done it again!What’s so uncanny about the 29th annual edition of Uncle John’s? This enduring book series has been delivering entertaining information to three generations of readers (so far)...and it’s still going strong! How do they do it? Back in 1988, Uncle John successfully predicted the way that 21st-century readers would want their information: in quick hits, concisely and cleverly written, and with details so delightful that you’re compelled to share them with someone else...read more
By Bathroom Readers' Institute (corporate author)

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9781626867598 | Portable Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: The most trusted name in trivia has done it again!

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Product Description: P. J. O'Rourke has had a prolific career as one of America's most celebrated humorists. But that career almost didn't happen. As he explains it, "I began to write for pay in the spring of 1970. To tell the truth I didn't even want to be a writer, I meant to be a race car driver, but I didn't have a race car...read more

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9780802123664 | Atlantic Monthly Pr, November 3, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: P.

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9780802125675 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, October 11, 2016), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: P.

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Product Description: Whether it’s B.C. or A.D., you’ll be wondering WTF!This exciting title from the folks at the Bathroom Readers' Institute contains the strangest short history articles from over 30 Bathroom Readers—along with 50 all-new pages. From the 20th century to the Old West, from the Age of Enlightenment to the Dark Ages, from ancient cultures all the way back to the dawn of time, Strange History is overflowing with mysterious artifacts, macabre legends, kooky inventions, reality-challenged rulers, boneheaded blunders, and mind-blowing facts...read more
By Bathroom Readers' Institute (corporate author)

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9781626865839 | Portable Pr, June 14, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Whether it’s B.

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Product Description: From the bold, beloved comic and podcast star Greg Proops comes a “terrifically random appreciation of cultural touchstones” (Publishers Weekly) that is electrifying, thought-provoking, and unrelenting, full of rapid-fire references, historical name-checking, Satchel Paige bon mots, and genuine wisdom...read more

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9781476747057 | Touchstone Books, February 1, 2017, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: From the bold, beloved comic and podcast star Greg Proops comes a “terrifically random appreciation of cultural touchstones” (Publishers Weekly) that is electrifying, thought-provoking, and unrelenting, full of rapid-fire references, historical name-checking, Satchel Paige bon mots, and genuine wisdom.

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Product Description: Populist preacher Hiprah "Hell-fire" Hunt is obsessed with proving the existence of Hell, and Dante's Inferno is his constant companion. When the evangelist mysteriously disappears for six weeks, it's hardly surprising to hear that he's been to Hell and back...read more

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9780486804620 | Unabridged edition (Dover Pubns, April 20, 2016), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Populist preacher Hiprah "Hell-fire" Hunt is obsessed with proving the existence of Hell, and Dante's Inferno is his constant companion.

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Product Description: John McDonald has been making people laugh for decades with his humorous yarns poking fun at people from away, people from Maine, and life in general. Following up the wildly popular A Moose and a Lobster Walk into a Bar, the "Dean of Maine Storytelling" offers a new collection of stories that will make you laugh till you cry and cry till you laugh...read more

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9781608934461 | Down East Books, July 15, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: John McDonald has been making people laugh for decades with his humorous yarns poking fun at people from away, people from Maine, and life in general.

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Product Description: Introducing, the wackiest of wacky nonfiction from Uncle John in one brain-expanding volume, guaranteed to keep kids reading all summer. Fact 1: Kids need to read nonfiction to make it in school. Fact 2: Kids lose educational ground every summer...read more
By Bathroom Readers' Institute (corporate author)

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9781626864092 | Portable Pr, April 12, 2017, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Introducing, the wackiest of wacky nonfiction from Uncle John in one brain-expanding volume, guaranteed to keep kids reading all summer.

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Product Description: This is a very silly book. If that's not your thing, then at least buy it for a wayward niece. Inside, you'll find thousands of ideas: dozens of stories, poems, diagrams, lists and cartoons, along with hundreds of jokes and approximations thereof...read more

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9781250078834 | St Martins Pr, March 22, 2016, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: This is a very silly book.

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Product Description: From the world leader in fascinating facts and amusing true stories comes a book about how to feed, clothe, and protect yourself in the wilderness…and might even make you want to avoid anything resembling the wilderness forever.For more than 25 years, Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader has helped you learn amazing things you didn’t know...read more
By Bathroom Readers' Institute (corporate author)

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9781626864214 | Portable Pr, November 10, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: From the world leader in fascinating facts and amusing true stories comes a book about how to feed, clothe, and protect yourself in the wilderness…and might even make you want to avoid anything resembling the wilderness forever.

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Product Description: What’s weirder than weird? This book! It’s weird squared. It’s EPIC!The second fully-illustrated, hardcover book in Uncle John’s popular new  Weird, Weird World series opens up a portal to the bizarre. It’s page after page of unbelievable history, odd origins, tales of amazing luck, kooky conspiracy theories, epic fails, astounding facts, and some things that are so weird that they defy description...read more
By Bathroom Readers' Institute (corporate author)

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9781626864283 | 1 edition (Portable Pr, November 3, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: What’s weirder than weird?

As part of regulatory programs such as the new Clean Air Act, industries that emit pollutants from stationary sources are required to monitor these emissions and to keep them within specified limits. A complete guide to the field of Continuous Emission Monitoring (CEM), this guide addresses all current technologies and practices in the monitoring of pollutants emitted from industrial stacks. Taking the viewpoint of both a purchaser of CEM System and inspector/auditor, this book should enable environmental engineers to assess the operating characteristics of commercially available technologies and to evaluate them for specific applications. Extensive examples will aid readers in understanding and performing calculations or reviewing calculations made by others regarding the conversions of instrument data into units of emission standards, performance specifications, F factor calculations, and methods of averaging emissions data. This book should be of interest to civil and environmental engineers.
By Bathroom Readers' Institute (corporate author)

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9780442025038, titled "Continuous Emission Monitoring" | 2nd edition (Van Nostrand Reinhold, January 1, 1998), cover price $69.95 | also contains Continuous Emission Monitoring | About this edition: As part of regulatory programs such as the new Clean Air Act, industries that emit pollutants from stationary sources are required to monitor these emissions and to keep them within specified limits.

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9781626864269 | Portable Pr, October 26, 2015, cover price $22.95

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Product Description: Bestselling and Thurber Prize–winning humorist David Rakoff was one of the most original, delightfully acerbic voices of his generation. Here, in one place, is the best of his previously uncollected material—most never before published in book form...read more

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9780307946478 | Anchor Books, October 27, 2015, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Bestselling and Thurber Prize–winning humorist David Rakoff was one of the most original, delightfully acerbic voices of his generation.

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Product Description: Covers That Matter For People Who Don't.From America's Finest News Source comes a compilation of the most important, most influential, and glossiest magazine covers ever produced by the hand of humankind. Seen by tens of billions worldwide, these are the unforgettable Onion Magazine covers that altered the course of human history and radically redefined your trivial life anew every weekend...read more
By Onion (corporate author)

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9780316256476 | Little Brown & Co, October 27, 2015, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Covers That Matter For People Who Don't.
9780440970521, titled "Portrait of Jennie" | Dell Pub Co, January 1, 1977, cover price $1.50 | also contains Portrait of Jennie | About this edition: [MP3-CD audiobook format in Vinyl case.

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Product Description: Have you ever read a book that changed your life? Well, neither has Jim Gaffigan. This may be because Mr. Gaffigan is lazy and has poor eyesight, or it may be because he has five very young children and lives in a two-bedroom apartment in New York City...read more

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9780762457854 | Running Pr Miniature Editions, September 29, 2015, cover price $5.95 | also contains Dad Is Fat | About this edition: Have you ever read a book that changed your life?
9780385349055 | Crown Pub, May 7, 2013, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In Dad is Fat, stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan, who’s best known for his legendary riffs on Hot Pockets, bacon, manatees, and McDonald's, expresses all the joys and horrors of life with five young children—everything from cousins ("celebrities for little kids") to toddlers’ communication skills (“they always sound like they have traveled by horseback for hours to deliver important news”), to the eating habits of four year olds (“there is no difference between a four year old eating a taco and throwing a taco on the floor”).

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9780385349079 | Reprint edition (Three Rivers Pr, April 22, 2014), cover price $15.99 | also contains Dad Is Fat | About this edition: Jim Gaffigan never imagined he would have his own kids.

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Product Description: From the world leader in fascinating facts and amusing true stories comes a book about how things are made…and you should be glad that you don’t have to make them yourself.For more than 25 years, Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader has helped you learn amazing things you didn’t know (and amazing things you didn’t know you didn’t know)...read more
By Portable Press (corporate author)

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9781626863606 | Portable Pr, September 22, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: From the world leader in fascinating facts and amusing true stories comes a book about how things are made…and you should be glad that you don’t have to make them yourself.

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Product Description: American Cornball is Christopher Miller's irresistibly funny illustrated survey of popular humor—the topics that used to make us laugh, from hiccups and henpecked-husbands to outhouses and old maids—and what it tells us about our country yesterday and today...read more

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9780062225177 | Harpercollins, September 23, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: American Cornball is Christopher Miller's irresistibly funny illustrated survey of popular humor—the topics that used to make us laugh, from hiccups and henpecked-husbands to outhouses and old maids—and what it tells us about our country yesterday and today.

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9780062225184 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, November 17, 2015), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: American Cornball is Christopher Miller's irresistibly funny illustrated survey of popular humor—the topics that used to make us laugh, from hiccups and henpecked-husbands to outhouses and old maids—and what it tells us about our country yesterday and today.

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Product Description: "Anger is like an essential vitamin, and Jen has given me even more reasons to be angry. I couldn't be happier or healthier."—Lewis Black, stand-up comedian, actor, author, and regular on The Daily Show The second edition of Things I Want to Punch in the Face brings humor writer Jennifer Worick's newest and most popular diatribes about the most annoying things in everyday life and modern American society, including: Cold-Pressed Coffee TED Talks Evites Cosplay Polar Bear Clubs Family Car Stickers Mixologists Scrabble Yoga Pants #blessedAnd there's more, so much more...read more

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9781938849565 | 2 revised edition (Prospect Park Books, September 15, 2015), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: "Anger is like an essential vitamin, and Jen has given me even more reasons to be angry.
9780983459477 | Consortium Book Sales & Dist, October 1, 2012, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A humor book inspired by the blog of the same name, Things I Want to Punch in the Face means: 1) a humorous way to convey annoyance or frustration over those little things in life that bug; 2) petty peeves warranting a tongue-in- cheek lashing but involving no physical retribution, 3) an expression made wildly popular by the blog, Things I Want to Punch in the Face.
9780441651344, titled "The Paradise Tree" | Ace Books, July 1, 1987, cover price $2.95 | also contains The Paradise Tree | About this edition: When a secret society experimenting in magic conjures up ancient mystical powers, it starts a battle between good and evil that will determine the fate of the earth

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Product Description: Jeffrey Brown's beloved reimagining of the Star Wars universe featuring Darth Vader as a devoted dad to young Luke and Leia has charmed and captivated fans of all ages, in books that have become galactic bestsellers and classics in their own right...read more

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9781452144870 | Box pck dl edition (Chronicle Books Llc, September 8, 2015), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Jeffrey Brown's beloved reimagining of the Star Wars universe featuring Darth Vader as a devoted dad to young Luke and Leia has charmed and captivated fans of all ages, in books that have become galactic bestsellers and classics in their own right.

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Product Description: Our feline friends have spent eons observing, napping, pondering, napping, and taking notes about the human condition. In between naps, they've realized that we humans could use some catlike guidance when it comes to handling the ups and downs of life...read more

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9781452138916 | Chronicle Books Llc, September 1, 2015, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Our feline friends have spent eons observing, napping, pondering, napping, and taking notes about the human condition.

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Product Description: Let’s be honest—nobody has more fun than atheists. Don’t believe it? Well, consider this: For nonbelievers, every day you’re alive is a day to celebrate! And no one celebrates life to the fullest like Penn Jillette—the larger, louder half of legendary magic duo Penn & Teller—whose spectacularly witty and sharply observant essays in Every Day Is an Atheist Holiday! will entertain zealots and skeptics alike...read more

Hardcover:

9780399161568 | Blue Rider Pr, November 13, 2012, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Let’s be honest—nobody has more fun than atheists.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781501289620 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, August 18, 2015), cover price $9.99 | also contains Every Day Is an Atheist Holiday!: More Magical Tales from the Author of God, No! | About this edition: Let’s be honest—nobody has more fun than atheists.

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Product Description: Over 2,200 Jokes from America’s favorite live radio show A treasury of hilarity from Garrison Keillor and the cast of public radio’s A Prairie Home Companion. A guy walks into a bar. Eight Canada Geese walk into a bar. A termite jumps up on the bar and asks, “Where is the bar tender?” Drum roll...read more
By Garrison Keillor (introduced by)

Hardcover:

9780444426703, titled "Lead Isotopes in Mineral Exploration" | Elsevier Science Ltd, September 1, 1986, cover price $133.25 | also contains Lead Isotopes in Mineral Exploration | About this edition: Twelve years of research at CSIRO and over 500 case histories have demonstrated the viability and cost-effectiveness of an important new approach to mineral exploration, i.

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9781622318636 | 6 new edition (Highbridge Co, August 11, 2015), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Over 2,200 Jokes from America’s favorite live radio show A treasury of hilarity from Garrison Keillor and the cast of public radio’s A Prairie Home Companion.
9781598879117 | 5 new edition (Highbridge Co, September 29, 2009), cover price $12.95

Prebinding:

9780606378215 | 6 new rep edition (Turtleback Books, August 11, 2015), cover price $25.70 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
9780606340137 | 5th edition (Turtleback Books, September 29, 2009), cover price $24.45 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: Sadism on a stick!Get ready for the bitter taste of SchadenFreezers! This dark twist on your favorite frozen treat has some serious bite. From racist grandmas to underappreciated janitors, no one is safe in this compilation of colorfully depraved jokes!What kind of sandwich does a ballerina eat? (Yeah right...read more

Hardcover:

9781440585203, titled "Schadenfreezers: 56 Cruel Jokes in 12 Fun Flavors!" | Adams Media Corp, June 1, 2015, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Sadism on a stick!

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Product Description: "Spurious Correlations ... is the most fun you'll ever have with graphs."--BustleMilitary intelligence analyst and Harvard Law student Tyler Vigen illustrates the golden rule that "correlation does not equal causation" through hilarious graphs inspired by his viral website...read more

Hardcover:

9780316339438 | Hachette Books, May 12, 2015, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: "Spurious Correlations .

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Product Description: Reflections from Hell presents decades of Richard Lewis' "dark comedic premises," jokes and reflections that are fantastically illustrated by the remarkable art of Carl Titolo. Lewis recounts that he was "blown to smithereens" when introduced to the world of Carl Titolo...read more
By Carl Nicholas Titolo (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781576877456 | Power House Books, May 5, 2015, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Reflections from Hell presents decades of Richard Lewis' "dark comedic premises," jokes and reflections that are fantastically illustrated by the remarkable art of Carl Titolo.

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