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Author: Larry Doyle Narrator: Dan Butler Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2012 ISBN: 9781482982428
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From Dave Barry to Tom Perrotta, from New York magazine to Weekend Today, the word ubiquitously associated with Larry Doyle is “hilarious.”

Following the success of his popular novels Go, Mutants! and I Love You, Beth Cooper, Doyle returns with a collection of short works for fans who just want the satire, wit, merciless humor (and occasional glimmer of tenderness) straight, no chaser. Doyle has written on everything, from childhood to evil genius, pets to parenthood, Mark Twain to Twitter, and it’s all here, including favorites from the Shouts and Murmurs column in the New Yorker, classics from Esquire and National Lampoon, as well as more than a dozen pieces never before published.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Larry Doyle’s nervy, off-the-wall, often naughty, always hilarious essays will make you Deliriously Happy.”

    Vanity Fair

  • “No matter the subject, Doyle can be trenchant, funny, esoteric, and unpredictable.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “An unpredictable, unfailingly intelligent demonstration of a unique wit given free reign.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “[Doyle] is, as his credit suggest, wickedly funny.”

    New York Times, praise for the author

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jessica | 10/18/2013

    " I won this book as a first reads giveaway. This is a collection of short humor writing, gathered from over the years. It has short entries about haphazard ideas, like "how to communicate with your dog". Each entry is pretty quick which makes it even more fast-paced... an entertaining book :) "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Danielle | 1/16/2013

    " had to give up on this one... "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Ajay | 4/9/2012

    " Intermittently it's pretty funny, but taken as a whole, a third of the book rough I decided its time to stop. With so much to read, I couldn't see a point in continuing with this. "

About the Author

Larry Doyle, a former writer for The Simpsons, works in show biz, and writes funny things for the New Yorker. He goes by thelarrydoyle on Facebook, Twitter, and in real life. Too much information about him is available at He lives outside Baltimore with his wife, Becky, their three children, and one dog—until it dies, and then no more dogs, according to his wife.

About the Narrator

Dan Butler, audiobook narrator, actor, writer, director, and producer, has had major roles on and off Broadway and has appeared in numerous television shows, including Frasier, House, and Monk. He cowrote and directed Karl Rove, I Love You and has appeared in such feature films as Crazy, Stupid, Love; Silence of the Lambs; Enemy of the State; and Fixing Frank, among others.