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ZOMBIES, RUN!: KEEPING FIT AND LIVING WELL IN THE CURRENT ZOMBIE EMERGENCY

By: Alderman, Naomi

Price: ¥4,000.00

Publisher: Penguin Life:

Seller ID: RWARE0000044406

ISBN: 0241297222

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Naomi Alderman is the author of four novels. In 2006 she won the Orange Award for New Writers and in 2007 she was named Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year, as well as being selected as one of Waterstones' 25 Writers for the Future. All of her novels have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Book at Bedtime. In 2013 she was selected for the prestigious Granta Best of Young British Writers. She lives in London. View more info

RUDE BRITAIN: THE 100 RUDEST PLACE NAMES IN BRITAIN

By: Bailey, Rob

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Boxtree, Limited: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000040801

ISBN: 0752225812

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Britain has a history common to many islands: it is one of repeated invasio n, occupation and assimilation. Each phase of this history has left its mar k on our culture, architecture, language and place names. A rich mix of Cel tic, Norse, Scandinavian, Anglo-Saxon, French and Latin have made the Engli sh language a gift to poets and writers. However, the nuances and double me anings so favoured by creative writers have also led to a number of very ru de place names. Rude Britain is a compilation of 100 of the best and rudest place names, each one photographed and explained by authors Rob Bai... View more info

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THE OFFICIAL POLITICALLY CORRECT DICTIONARY AND HANDBOOK: UPDATED! NEW ENTR IES!

By: Beard, Henry

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Villard: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000045731

ISBN: 0679749446

Condition: Very Good


Newly expanded and up-to-the-minute, a bestselling guide to survival in mul ticultural America in the sensitive 1990s. Includes even more real and sati rical definitions to help keep thought cops away. Illustrated throughout. View more info

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CHAIRMAN BLAIR'S LITTLE RED BOOK (METHUEN HUMOUR)

By: Bell, Steve

Price: ¥250.00

Publisher: Methuen Publishing Ltd: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000004930

ISBN: 0413760006

Condition: Very Good+


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ACHES & PAINS

By: Binchy, Maeve

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Orion: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000040826

ISBN: 0752825186

Condition: Good


Get the feel-better factor from Maeve Binchy as she teams up with artist We ndy Shea to bring us ACHES & PAINS. This gem of a book includes: Five things you can say to annoy the patient in the next bed How to put on elastic stockings Six ways to make non-alcoholic drinks bearable How to be the perfect hospital visitor Unusual but essential things for your medicine cupboard Filled with the fun, warmth and wisdom for which Maeve Binchy is famous, AC HES & PAINS is the perfect alternative to a Get Well card. Book Description A brilliantly funny guide to the trials and tribulations of hospital... View more info

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DON'T LET THE TURKEYS GET YOU DOWN

By: Boynton, Sandra

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Workman Publishing Company: 1986

Seller ID: RWARE0000027014

ISBN: 0894800132

Condition: Very Good


A read copy, but no markings throughout, spine unblemished, not an ex-lib e dition: Dedicated to Whom It May Concern, Don't Let the Turkeys Get You Down is San dra Boynton's hilarious commentary and 150 full-color drawings identifying the ubiquitous turkey's distinguishing characteristics and most common habi tats. Any similarity to actual persons living or in Los Angeles is strictly unintentional, including the stuff on page 54 that will remind many people of Snigbert Knuddsen. From the turkeys extremely large ego to its arrogant behavior, the traits a re classified. Boynton traces the turke... View more info

NEVER HIT A JELLYFISH WITH A SPADE: HOW TO SURVIVE LIFE'S SMALLER CHALLENGE S.

By: Browning, Guy

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Gotham: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000034018

ISBN: 1592402410

Condition: Very Good


Book Description Life's big questions seem to take care of themselves it's the little things that cause the most trouble. Guy Browning shares his hilarious advice for facing a million and one small challenges in this gem that was a runaway be stseller in Britain. Readers of the UK's Guardian magazine already know and love Guy Browning as the author of a droll weekly column. In Never Hit a Jellyfish with a Spade , Browning introduces his laugh-out-loud rules for living to an American au dience. He interprets life's smaller truths and tackles everyday matters wi th a keen eye and a distinctive,... View more info

I THINK I CAN SEE WHERE YOU'RE GOING WRONG: AND OTHER WISE AND WITTY COMMEN TS FROM GUARDIAN READERS

By: Burrows, Marc

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Guardian Faber Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: RWARE0000035844

ISBN: 178335089X

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The Guardian publishes over forty thousand reader comments a day below the line. This is a miscellany of the best and most baffling thoughts from their witty, well-meaning readers. In the book, Guardian readers ponder the big questions ('Am I the only one who thinks that ham and cheese is a ghastly mix?') reflect with nostalgia on better days ('Airline employees were so much more agreeable back when they were all drunk') and share hard-won wisdom ('Di... View more info

GOD IS NO LAUGHING MATTER: OBSERVATIONS AND OBJECTIONS ON THE SPIRITUAL PAT H.

By: Cameron, Julia

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Tarcher: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000033956

ISBN: 1585420654

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


In her national bestseller, The Right to Write, Julia Cameron took to task the mythology surrounding the writing life in our culture. Now, in God Is N o Laughing Matter, Cameron delivers spiritual straight-talk that helps read ers to refocus their spiritual experience and to recognize true inspiration . With her trademark "sparkling prose" (Publishers Weekly), combined with ane cdotes and techniques presented in God Is No Laughing Matter, Cameron offer s thought-provoking, humorous essays that paint the spiritual journey in a refreshingly clear light. Addressing the way spiritual "... View more info

I AM AMERICA (AND SO CAN YOU!)

By: Colbert, Stephen

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000037303

ISBN: 0446580503

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


Congratulations--just by looking at this webpage, you became 25% more patri otic. From Stephen Colbert, the host of television's highest-rated punditry show The Colbert Report, comes the book to fill the other 23¿ hours of your day. I Am America (And So Can You!) contains all of the opinions that Step hen doesn't have time to shoehorn into his nightly broadcast. Dictated directly into a microcassette recorder over a three-day weekend, t his book contains Stephen's most deeply held knee-jerk beliefs on The Ameri can Family, Race, Religion, Sex, Sports, and many more topics, conveniently ... View more info

SEX: THE MOST FUN YOU CAN HAVE WITHOUT LAUGHING: AND OTHER QUOTATIONS

By: Cole, William

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Pan: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000041295

ISBN: 0330320483

Condition: Very GoodVery Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Gathered together are over 500 quotations and observations on the universal subject of sex. The editors' sources include show business, literature, politics, medicine and Shakespeare. View more info

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TEN YEARS OF COMEDY AT THE ASSEMBLY ROOMS

By: Connor, John

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Papermac: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000018785

ISBN: 0333541715

Condition: Very Good+


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Regarded as the major venue of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Assembly Rooms over the years have housed comics like Griff Rhys-Jones, Ben Elton, Lenny Henry, Rik Mayall, John Sessions, Jools Holland, Gerry Sadowitz and Julian Clary. Here John Connor, cabaret editor of "Time Out", presents a decade of photographs, jokes and anecdotes in a book which aims to reflect the changing face of comedy during the 1980s. View more info

PORN FOR NEW MOMS: FROM THE CAMBRIDGE WOMEN'S PORNOGRAPHY COOPERATIVE

By: Cooperative, Cambridge Women's Pornography

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000035859

ISBN: 081186216X

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Hot on the heels of last year's runaway success, Porn for Women, the female pornographers from Cambridge are now tackling the fantasies of new mothers. What really turns them on? The CWPC locked themselves in the lab for months to find out. And the results are in this scientifically proven, steamy photo collection of hunky guys doing exactly what new mothers want. Prepare to enter a fantasy world, a world where men insist on changing diapers, where gu... View more info

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WHICH WAY UP?: THE BLOKE'S GUIDE TO HANDLING YOUR NEW HUMAN

By: Corbett, Jeremy

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Penguin Books (NZ): 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000026188

ISBN: 0143568930

Condition: As New


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YOU MIGHT BE A ZOMBIE AND OTHER BAD NEWS: SHOCKING BUT UTTERLY TRUE FACTS

By: Cracked.com

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Plume: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000035527

ISBN: 0452296390

Condition: Very Good


You're going to wish you never picked up this book. Some facts are too terrifying to teach in school. Unfortunately, Cracked.co m is more than happy to fill you in: * A zombie apocalypse? It could happen. 50% of humans are infected with a p arasite that can take over your brain. * The FDA wouldn't let you eat bugs, right? Actually, you might want to put down those jelly beans. And that apple. And that strawberry yogurt. * Think dolphins are our friends? Then these sex-crazed thrill killers of t he sea have you right where they want you. * The most important discovery in the history of geneti... View more info

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LIFE'S LITTLE DESTRUCTION BOOK

By: Dane, Charles Sherwood

Price: ¥300.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000004847

ISBN: 0312929277

Condition: Near Fine


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THE PAPERS OF SAMUEL MARCHBANKS

By: Davies, Robertson

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000010444

ISBN: 0140097716

Condition: Very Good


From Library Journal In this collection of his newspaper pieces, mostly from the late Forties, Davies introduces us to his alter ego, a mildly irascible curmudgeon whose opinions and observations have been so popular in Canada that three volumes of his columns have been published there: The Diary , The Table Talk , and The Garland of Miscellania. Davies has re-edited them to produce a single volume and in the prefatory "A Drink with Marchbanks" even given us his own view of the journalist he created. A pleasant entertainment covering such diverse topics as politics, theater, and manne... View more info

GARFIELD'S INSULTS, PUT-DOWNS AND SLAMS

By: Davis, Jim

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Random House Publishing Grou: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000040771

ISBN: 0345386892

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Arm yourself with an arsenal of wit and wisecracks! Garfield, the feline master of the ironic aside, puts his paw to the grindstone and lets loose with these gems: good-natured insults, purr-fect put-downs, and deceptively sweet slams. For the young, the old, and the cranky at heart, Garfield knows how you feel sometimes--and he says it, in so many words. View more info

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ANOTHER BATCH OF BOOBS

By: de)

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch Ltd: 1979

Seller ID: RWARE0000019173

ISBN: 0233971815

Condition: Very Good


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GREAT POLITICAL WIT

By: Dole, Robert

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: Nan A. Talese: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007968

ISBN: 0385493479

Condition: Fine/Fine


A highly collectible first edition/printing, a tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper, no inscriptions or markings, not price clipped an ex-library or a book of the month club edition. Shortly after his defeat in the 1996 U.S. presidential election, Republican Bob Dole was invited to appear on David Letterman's Late Show. Letterman asked Dole about President Clinton's weight, but Dole wasn't taking the bait. "I never tried to lift him," he retorted. "I just tried to beat him." That was the first time many Americans got to see a side of Bob Dole rarely revealed to ... View more info