Best Comedy Genre Books You've Got To Get Into

From memoirs to funny stories.

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling - In Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, Mindy invites readers on a tour of her life and her unscientific observations on romance, friendship and Hollywood, with several conveniently placed stopping points for you to run errands and make phone calls. Mindy Kaling really is just a Girl Next Door ? not so much literally anywhere in the continental United States, but definitely if you live in India or Sri Lanka.(Photo: Three Rivers Press)  

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Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling - In Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, Mindy invites readers on a tour of her life and her unscientific observations on romance, friendship and Hollywood, with several conveniently placed stopping points for you to run errands and make phone calls. Mindy Kaling really is just a Girl Next Door — not so much literally anywhere in the continental United States, but definitely if you live in India or Sri Lanka.(Photo: Three Rivers Press)  

Born a Crime by Trevor Noah - Born a Crime is the story of a mischievous young boy who grows into a restless young man as he struggles to find himself in a world where he was never supposed to exist. It is also the story of that young man?s relationship with his fearless, rebellious, and fervently religious mother ? his teammate, a woman determined to save her son from the cycle of poverty, violence and abuse that would ultimately threaten her own life.(Photo: Spiegel & Grau)

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Born a Crime by Trevor Noah - Born a Crime is the story of a mischievous young boy who grows into a restless young man as he struggles to find himself in a world where he was never supposed to exist. It is also the story of that young man’s relationship with his fearless, rebellious, and fervently religious mother — his teammate, a woman determined to save her son from the cycle of poverty, violence and abuse that would ultimately threaten her own life.(Photo: Spiegel & Grau)

Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari - In Modern Romance, Ansari combines his irreverent humor with cutting-edge social science to give us an unforgettable tour of our new romantic world. A hilarious, thoughtful and in-depth exploration of the pleasures and perils of modern romance from Aziz Ansari, the star of Master of None and one of this generation?s sharpest comedic voices.(Photo: Penguin Books)

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Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari - In Modern Romance, Ansari combines his irreverent humor with cutting-edge social science to give us an unforgettable tour of our new romantic world. A hilarious, thoughtful and in-depth exploration of the pleasures and perils of modern romance from Aziz Ansari, the star of Master of None and one of this generation’s sharpest comedic voices.(Photo: Penguin Books)

I AM AMERICA (AND SO CAN YOU!) by Stephen Colbert - I AM AMERICA (AND SO CAN YOU!) is Stephen Colbert's attempt to wedge his brain between hardback covers. In plain conversational language, not to mention the occasional grunt and/or whistle, Stephen explains his take on the most pressing concerns of our culture: Faith, Family, Politics...Hygiene.(Photo: Grand Central Publishing)

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I AM AMERICA (AND SO CAN YOU!) by Stephen Colbert - I AM AMERICA (AND SO CAN YOU!) is Stephen Colbert's attempt to wedge his brain between hardback covers. In plain conversational language, not to mention the occasional grunt and/or whistle, Stephen explains his take on the most pressing concerns of our culture: Faith, Family, Politics...Hygiene.(Photo: Grand Central Publishing)

I Can't Make This Up by Kevin Hart - Superstar comedian and Hollywood box office star Kevin Hart turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include: the, a, for, above and even even. Put them together and you have the funniest, most heartfelt and most inspirational memoir on survival, success and the importance of believing in yourself since Old Yeller.(Photo: Atria/ 37 INK)

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I Can't Make This Up by Kevin Hart - Superstar comedian and Hollywood box office star Kevin Hart turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include: the, a, for, above and even even. Put them together and you have the funniest, most heartfelt and most inspirational memoir on survival, success and the importance of believing in yourself since Old Yeller.(Photo: Atria/ 37 INK)

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Seriously...I'm Kidding by Ellen Degeneres - Seriously... I'm Kidding is a lively, hilarious and often sweetly poignant look at the life of the much-loved entertainer as she opens up about her personal life, her talk show and joining the judges table of American Idol.(Photo: Grand Central Publishing)

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Seriously...I'm Kidding by Ellen Degeneres - Seriously... I'm Kidding is a lively, hilarious and often sweetly poignant look at the life of the much-loved entertainer as she opens up about her personal life, her talk show and joining the judges table of American Idol.(Photo: Grand Central Publishing)

You Can't Touch My Hair by Phoebe Robinson - Using her trademark wit alongside pop-culture references galore, Robinson explores everything from why Lisa Bonet is "Queen. Bae. Jesus," to breaking down the terrible nature of casting calls, to giving her less-than-traditional advice to the future female president and demanding that the NFL clean up its act, all told in the same conversational voice that launched her podcast, 2 Dope Queens, to the top spot on iTunes. As personal as it is political, You Can't Touch My Hair examines our cultural climate and skewers our biases with humor and heart, announcing Robinson as a writer on the rise.(Photo: Plume Books)

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You Can't Touch My Hair by Phoebe Robinson - Using her trademark wit alongside pop-culture references galore, Robinson explores everything from why Lisa Bonet is "Queen. Bae. Jesus," to breaking down the terrible nature of casting calls, to giving her less-than-traditional advice to the future female president and demanding that the NFL clean up its act, all told in the same conversational voice that launched her podcast, 2 Dope Queens, to the top spot on iTunes. As personal as it is political, You Can't Touch My Hair examines our cultural climate and skewers our biases with humor and heart, announcing Robinson as a writer on the rise.(Photo: Plume Books)

Self-Inflicted Wounds by Aisha Tyler - In her book Self-Inflicted Wounds, comedian, actress and former co-host of CBS?s daytime hit show The Talk Aisha Tyler recounts a series of epic mistakes and hilarious stories of crushing personal humiliation and the personal insights and authentic wisdom she gathered along the way.(Photo: HarperCollins Publishers)

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Self-Inflicted Wounds by Aisha Tyler - In her book Self-Inflicted Wounds, comedian, actress and former co-host of CBS’s daytime hit show The Talk Aisha Tyler recounts a series of epic mistakes and hilarious stories of crushing personal humiliation and the personal insights and authentic wisdom she gathered along the way.(Photo: HarperCollins Publishers)

I Hate Everyone...Starting With Me by Joan Rivers - Following up the phenomenal success of her headline-making New York Times bestseller I Hate Everyone...Starting With Me, the unstoppable Joan Rivers is at it again. When her daughter Melissa gives her a diary for Christmas, at first Joan is horrified ? who the hell does Melissa think she is? That fat pig Bridget Jones? But as Joan, being both beautiful and introspective, begins to record her day-to-day musings, she realizes she has a lot to say.(Photo: Penguin Books)

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I Hate Everyone...Starting With Me by Joan Rivers - Following up the phenomenal success of her headline-making New York Times bestseller I Hate Everyone...Starting With Me, the unstoppable Joan Rivers is at it again. When her daughter Melissa gives her a diary for Christmas, at first Joan is horrified — who the hell does Melissa think she is? That fat pig Bridget Jones? But as Joan, being both beautiful and introspective, begins to record her day-to-day musings, she realizes she has a lot to say.(Photo: Penguin Books)

The Bedwetter by Sarah Silverman - From the outrageously filthy and oddly innocent comedienne and star of the powerful 2015 film I Smile Back Sarah Silverman comes a memoir ? her first book ? that is at once shockingly personal, surprisingly poignant and still pee-in-your-pants funny. If you like Sarah?s television show The Sarah Silverman Program or memoirs such as Chelsea Handler?s Are You There Vodka? It?s Me Chelsea and Artie Lange?s Too Fat to Fish, you?ll love The Bedwetter.(Photo: HarperCollins)

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The Bedwetter by Sarah Silverman - From the outrageously filthy and oddly innocent comedienne and star of the powerful 2015 film I Smile Back Sarah Silverman comes a memoir — her first book — that is at once shockingly personal, surprisingly poignant and still pee-in-your-pants funny. If you like Sarah’s television show The Sarah Silverman Program or memoirs such as Chelsea Handler’s Are You There Vodka? It’s Me Chelsea and Artie Lange’s Too Fat to Fish, you’ll love The Bedwetter.(Photo: HarperCollins)