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by Mona Awad
edition: Paperback
tagged: satire, black humor, fairy tales, folk tales, legends & mythology

"O Bunny you are sooo genius!"—Margaret Atwood, via Twitter
"One of the most pristine, delightful attacks on popular girls since Clueless. Made me cackle and nod in terrified recognition." Lena Dunham
"Every time I open it up, I stumble upon a crackling sentence." Dwight Garner, The New York Times
Bunny is a curioser Wonderland where …


Memoirs and Misinformation

A novel

by Jim Carrey & Dana Vachon
edition: Hardcover
tagged: biographical, black humor, visionary & metaphysical

"None of this is real and all of it is true." --Jim Carrey
From movie star Jim Carrey and novelist Dana Vachon, a fearless and semi-autobiographical novel about acting, Hollywood, agents, celebrity, privilege, friendship, romance, addiction to relevance, fear of personal erasure, destruction of persona, …



A Novel in Warnings

by Anakana Schofield
edition: Paperback
tagged: contemporary women, black humor, literary

The extraordinary bestselling novel from the acclaimed writer whose previous book, Martin John, was shortlisted for the Giller Prize, and whose debut, Malarky, won the Amazon First Novel Award.

"My name is Bina and I'm a very busy woman. That's Bye-na, not Beena. I don't know who Beena is, but I expect she's having a happy life. I don't know who you …


Shot Rock

by Michael Tregebov
edition: eBook
tagged: jewish, sports, black humor

When the smell of October's raked leaves gives way to that of morning frost, a mature Winnipeg man's fancy turns to thoughts of curling.

But this fall Blackie Timmerman has been hogging stones off the ice. His wife of twenty years Deirdre has left him; his precocious son Tino has moved out of the house and into political radicality, mentored by a r …


Untitled Novel SR

by To Be Confirmed
edition: Audiobook
tagged: psychological, black humor

A Simon & Schuster audiobook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every listener.


The Children's War

by C.P. Boyko
edition: Paperback
tagged: black humor

In his fourth collection, C. P. Boyko turnshis keen eye to the question of power—in schools and on campuses, in doctor’s offices and boardrooms, in triage tents and on the battlefield. A high-school math teacher tries too hard to be liked; childhood friends grow up and go to war for very different reasons; for purposes not entirely medical, a d …


French Exit

by Patrick deWitt
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: literary, family life, black humor

Finalist, Scotiabank Giller Prize
Finalist, Oregon Book Awards: Ken Kesey Award for Fiction
Finalist, Forest of Reading Evergreen Award
Longlist, International Dublin Literary Award
International Bestseller
A Globe and Mail Book of the Year
A Quill & Quire Book of the Year
A Chatelaine Book of the Year
A Now Magazine Book of the Year
An …

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