Booking Through Thursday: Make ‘Em Laugh


Here’s this week’s Booking Through Thursday:

What’s the funniest book you’ve read recently?

I’m currently reading Jim Harrison’s The English Major, and though it doesn’t have me doubled over with laughter, it is representative in part of Harrison’s quirky humor. I particularly like the disdain the narrator Cliff has for cell phones, referring to them fairly often as dog turds. It’s such a perfect description isn’t it? 

Now, if you want a real guffaw, read Ian Frazier’s essay “Coyote V. Acme” in his nonfiction collection of the same name. It’s a legal brief of Wile E. Coyote’s lawsuit against Acme Co.

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