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I have compiled a list of some book titles sent to me from friends with some reviews on them.....

Here they are:

Nick Hornby - High Fidelity
Dave Barry
Bored of the Rings...
Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis
The Horse's Mouth by Joyce Cary
The Ginger Man by J P Donleavy
A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
Handling Sin - Michael Malone
Middlesex - Jeffrey Eugenides
Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy O'Toole
The Sot Weed Factor - John Barth
Dead Father - Donald Barthelme
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues - Tom Robbins
Jasper Fforde's Thursday Next series-"The Eyre Affair", "Lost in a Good Book" and the latest "The Well of Lost Plots". I have been reading WoLP in the hospital waiting room and feel guilty when I laugh out loud! But it really is that funny!

Evelyn Waugh. Particularly 'Decline and Fall'and 'A Handful of Dust'
In a Sunburned Country is also good.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is one of the funniest books I've ever read.
"-What the hell is a head shot?
-Getting shot in the head.
David Sedaris, of course! That guy is extremely funny. I have laughed out loud many times while reading him.
Davis Sedaris' Me Talk Pretty Some Day and Naked.
"Barrel Fever" by David Sedaris

Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer is a brilliantly original book and has some great moments. Its partly told by a ukraninan escorting a character called Jonathan Safran Foer to find a family who saved his grandfather from the nazi (i promsie you it IS a funny book). Its the mis use of language and some interesting conversations about american pop culture which gave me some very awkward looks when i was reading it on the train!

Wilt on high
The wilt alternative
by Tom Sharpe

"Imagine The Omen as done by Monty Python"
-Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY)
Douglas Adams' books are very funny: the Hitchhiker series, also the Dirk Gently books (The Long Dark Tea-time of the Soul and Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency).
Also Terry Pratchett's Discworld series.
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller, although it mixes the horrors of war with humour, so it may not be your cup of tea, depends what you're looking for.
Anything by Carl Hiaasen. My favorite was Sick Puppy.
Can you keep a secret, by sophie kinsella, its one of the best books ever!
***** Magnet" by Jim Goad. .
"Population 1280" by Jim Thompson.
"Breakfast of Champions" by Kurt Vonnegut.

If you are a straight male, ah, a particularly funny book is The Machiavellian's Guide to Womanizing, by Nick Casanova. It's a hilarious "guide" to winning women over, with tutorials such as "Spending the Least Money Possible" and "How to Get Your Best Friend's Girlfriend," as well as "How to Get your Girlfriend's Best Friend." Absolutely no literary value, but extremely funny.

***I'm currently reading "Good Omens" (after I found out my favorite director was scheduled to direct the movie version) by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman.
It's a terribly funny book, reminds me of "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" by Douglas Adams...another book I highly recommend!

Good Omens...
We hear the world will end on a Saturday. Next Saturday, in fact. Just before dinner. Unfortunately, Sister Mary Loquacious of the Chattering Order has misplaced the Antichrist. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse ride motorcycles. And the representatives from Heaven and Hell have decided they actually like the human race...*** review from friend...