Category: Humor

Download E-books The Housekeeper and the Professor PDF

He is a superb math Professor with a unusual problem―ever on the grounds that a irritating head damage, he has lived with purely 80 mins of temporary reminiscence.
She is an astute younger Housekeeper―with a ten-year-old son―who is employed to take care of the Professor.
And each morning, because the Professor and the Housekeeper are brought to one another anew, a wierd and lovely dating blossoms among them. although he can't carry stories for lengthy (his mind is sort of a tape that starts to erase itself each 80 minutes), the Professor's brain continues to be alive with dependent equations from the previous. And the numbers, in all in their articulate order, exhibit a sheltering and poetic global to either the Housekeeper and her younger son. The Professor is in a position to researching connections among the best of quantities―like the Housekeeper's shoe size―and the universe at huge, drawing their lives ever nearer and extra profoundly jointly, while his reminiscence slips away.
Yoko Ogawa's The Housekeeper and the Professor is a fascinating tale approximately what it capacity to stay within the current, and in regards to the curious equations which may create a family.

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Download E-books All My Friends Are Superheroes PDF

By Andrew Kaufman

"One of the saddest, funniest, strangest, and so much romantic books. . . . Brilliant!"—The Bookseller (UK)

All Tom's acquaintances fairly are superheroes. Tom even married a superhero, the Perfectionist. yet at their marriage ceremony, Perf is hypnotized by means of her ex-boyfriend, Hypno, to think Tom is invisible. not anything he does could make her see him. Six months later, the Perfectionist is bound Tom has deserted her, so she's relocating away. without thought Tom's beside her, she forums a aircraft. Tom has until eventually they land to make her see him.

This 10th anniversary variation provides brief tales, illustrations, and a foreword to the cult vintage that has been a bestseller within the uk, Germany, and Sweden.

Andrew Kaufman is the writer of The water-resistant Bible and The Tiny Wife.

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Download E-books The Wit & Wisdom of Tyrion Lannister PDF

By George R. R. Martin

The fitting reward for lovers of George R. R. Martin’s A track of Ice and fireplace novels and HBO’s Game of Thrones: a set of depraved one-liners from the incomparable Imp of Casterly Rock, totally illustrated by means of Jonty Clark!
“My brain is my weapon. My brother has his sword, King Robert has his warhammer, and i've my brain . . . and a brain wishes books as a sword wishes a whetstone whether it is to maintain its edge.”
The jealous lots of the Seven Kingdoms might name him Halfman, yet none have ever accused Tyrion Lannister of being a halfwit. His golden tongue has kept his pores and skin a bit of extra frequently than it has landed him in mortal peril. Now, this specific illustrated quantity preserves his such a lot crucial wisdom for destiny generations, that includes time-tested advice on such different matters as . . .
The paintings of persuasion
“The top lies are pro with somewhat truth.”
Fine dining
“A little sincere loathing will be clean, like a tart wine after an excessive amount of sweet.”
The reasonable sex
“The youngsters scent far better, however the outdated ones recognize extra tricks.”
Royal politics
“Crowns do queer issues to the heads underneath them.”
Common ailments
“A sword in the course of the bowels. A convinced treatment for constipation.”
instantly captivating, insightful, and ruthlessly irreverent, The Wit & knowledge of Tyrion Lannister is brief on pretense and overflowing with finely crafted gems—just just like the guy himself.

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Download E-books In the Name of Jaysus!: Stuff That Drives Irish People Round the Feckin' Bend PDF

By Colin Murphy, Brendan O'Reilly

Ever lose the pinnacle whilst the rustic grinds to a halt after centimetres of snow?

Do the parish-pump politicians, perennially pathetic well-being providers and virtually dead highway symptoms force you to drink?

Are these kind of anda million different maddening quirks of Irish society sapping your will to live?

In the identify of Jaysusis a hilarious rant approximately all issues exasperating,irritating and downrightinfuriatingin eire this day. If you're Irish - or should you simply reside the following and feature to endureour traditionalmanner of doing issues arseways - then, within the identify of Jaysus, this is often the ebook for you!

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Download E-books Prime: A Novel PDF

By Poppy Z. Brite

Years after the outlet of Liquor, New Orleans cooks Rickey and G-man are immersed within the lifetime of their eating place, having fun with a faithful solid of diners, and cooking nice booze-laced nutrients. All’s good till a foul evaluation in a neighborhood paper not-so-subtly tricks that their “silent” backer, megastar chef Lenny Duveteaux, has ulterior reasons. while Lenny is accused of great illegal activity through eccentric D.A. Placide deal with, Rickey and G-man are aware of it should be time to finish their dependence on him.

When Rickey is available a plum consulting task at a Dallas eating place, it kind of feels the correct strategy to enhance their checking account. yet taking the gig will suggest a reunion with Cooper Stark, the older chef with whom Rickey shared an unsettling cocaine-fueled come upon again in culinary tuition, in addition to facing gung-ho Texas businessman/restaurateur Frank Firestone. At G-man’s urging, Rickey eventually accepts the provide and revamps Firestone’s menu to rave reviews.

Home in New Orleans, Rickey has simply settled again into his day-by-day kitchen regimen whilst he gets anxious details that forces his go back to Dallas. As Placide Treat’s machinations develop ever more odd, G-man learns that there’s extra to the story—and that Rickey is in Texas-size possibility.

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Download E-books If I Ran the Circus (Classic Seuss) PDF

By Dr. Seuss

Step correct up for Dr. Seuss’s vintage rhyming picture-book story of younger Morris McGurk’s immense circus goals. This circus has greater than a trifling lion tamer and trapeze artist! on the Circus McGurkus, you’ll be intrigued by way of the wink-hooded Hoodwink, terrified via the noticed Atrocious, and surprised through the bold feats of the good Sneelock. And those are only many of the wonderful issues you’ll locate less than this huge most sensible. advised with the humor and originality which are synonymous with Dr. Seuss, If I Ran the Circus is a crowd-pleasing showstopper!

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Download E-books Horrid Henry and the Zombie Vampire PDF

By Francesca Simon

You will not think What Horrid Henry Will Do Next!

Henry understands category sleepover at a museum can in basic terms be on thing―boring!!

So he is invited a number of celebration crashers to liven issues up...Zombie Vampires!

Plus 3 different tales that may go away you screaming for more!

If you learn this e-book, you will chuckle so challenging milk may possibly pop out of your nose!
(Find out why thousands of children around the globe love Horrid Henry.)

"Kids will love analyzing the laugh―out―loud tales approximately someoen whose habit is even worse than their own."―School Library Journal

"Will make you snicker out loud."―Sunday Times

"A loveable undesirable boy."―People

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Download E-books Pooch Café: All Dogs Naturally Know How to Swim PDF

By Paul Gilligan

Pooch Café is writer Paul Gilligan's first syndicated strip, and this booklet collects the strips from its profitable first 12 months of syndication.

When Poncho's cherished grasp Chazz marries cat lover Carmen and forces them to maneuver in along with her and her tom cat brood, Poncho's international is shaken to the center. Carmen's makes an attempt to bribe Poncho with cheese can't conquer his inexplicable yet indisputable disdain for all issues cat, and now that his domestic has develop into a haven for them, his simply recourse is to hunt shelter within the cafe, the place he, Boomer, and his different dogs friends pore over their top-secret plans to build a tremendous catapult with which to hurl all of the Earth's cats into the sunlight. up to he dislikes kitties, he's both captivated with his love for Chazz. Poncho will just do approximately something to maintain his place as man's ally safe, together with enduring the actual torments of Chazz's ardour for cycling, tenting, and mountaineering, which he can in basic terms get via with assistance from vintage Russian literature and a pleasant cup of tea.

Pooch Café captures the depth of the human-dog bond in a fashion that might resonate with puppy enthusiasts everywhere.

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Download E-books Matadero Cinco PDF

By Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Matadero Cinco catapultó a Kurt Vonnegut como uno de los grandes ídolos de l. a. juventud norteamericana y se convirtió de inmediato en un clásico de l. a. literatura contemporánea. Una historia amarga, conmovedora y a los angeles vez divertidísima, de los angeles inocencia confrontada con el apocalípsis, «una novela con ribetes esquizofrénico-telegráficos», en palabras de su autor. Kurt Vonnegut fue hecho prisionero en l. a. Segunda Guerra Mundial y se encontraba en Dresde cuando esta ciudad fue bombardeada y arrasada por l. a. aviación norteamericana; este hecho le marcó profundamente y decidió escribir un libro en torno a ese tema: Matadero Cinco. los angeles historia de un superviviente de los angeles matanza que, muchos años más tarde, es raptado y transportado al planeta Trafalmadore es una de las muchas tramas que se entrecruzan en una obra profundamente innovadora, en los angeles que resplandecen cegadoras metáforas de los angeles nueva period y en l. a. que los pasajes de ciencia-ficción funcionan a los angeles manera de los payasos de Shakespeare. El humor, a menudo muy negro, es esencial en l. a. obra de Vonnegut, quien ha afirmado que «lo cómico es parte tan imperative en mi vida que empiezo a trabajar en una historia sobre cualquier tema y, si no encuentro elementos cómicos, l. a. dejo».

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Download E-books Getting Over Tom PDF

By Abigail Thomas

Welcome to the pleasant array of clever and sassy ladies who valiantly -- and hilariously -- fight with the everlasting conflict of the sexes during this gutsy choice of tales.

baby brides, erroneous newlyweds, and lusty middle-aged grandmothers are only some of the characters Abigail Thomas brings to existence in those clever and witty tales approximately girls of every age attempting to take care of love for males, with their households, and with their very own lot in existence. Thomas provides fascinating heroines: there is the woman in "Sisters" who hates her more youthful sibling for (among different issues) her certain reminiscence. In "Seeing Things," Maude, who "wants to be tan the entire 12 months round," and whose "great ambition is to be whistled at at the street," is informed by means of her more youthful sister, "You glance ridiculous smoking with the chook pox." after which there are the 4 tales approximately blood brother and Virginia, who've to drop out of faculty and get married after she will get pregnant. From sibling contention to marital strife, Thomas uncovers the discomfort, the poignancy, and the idea in love that lie within the hearts of her heroines.

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