Benjamin Law and Michelle Law, the long-suffering children of an Asian Mother, bring you the hilarious Sh*t Asian Mothers Say, featuring the wisdom of Asian Mothers the world over, from 'Eat every grain of rice, otherwise that's how many pimples your future spouse will have' to 'She's just jealous - and racist'. The book also... read more
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The highly-anticipated second installment in the to the New York Times best-selling series WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S STAR WARS. The best-selling William Shakespeare's Star Wars strikes back with all-new, all-Elizabethan, officially-licensed retellings of Episode V. Return to the star-crossed galaxy far, far away as the brooding y... read more
Memoir in cartoons by the longtime cartoon editor of "The New Yorker"People tell Bob Mankoff that as the cartoon editor of "The New Yorker" he has the best job in the world. Never one to beat around the bush, he explains to us, in the opening of this singular, delightfully eccentric book, that because he is also a cartoonist ... read more
This book showcases the best and most humorous quotes from George R.R. Martin's favourite character Tyrion Lannister, the worldly, jaded, funny, highly intelligent, cynical, womanizing star of the books. A perfect stocking-filler for every fan of the books, and of HBO's award-winning television series. 'I only need half my wi... read more
101 moments to colour your world and brighten your life. 'Our thoughts shape our worlds,' says Meredith Gaston, author and illustrator of Tucked In, and to help you make a better world for yourself and your loved ones, she has created an inspiring book filled with ideas to help you cultivate the power of joy in your own life.... read more
In this buoyant, inspirational A-Z, Angela Neustatter writes about the unexpectedly cheerful side of ageing. The ways we learn to deal with conflicts, problems, relationships, feelings about our appearance and behaviour through the years become lighter rather than heavier, even though the body may be moving in a different dir... read more
This sweet celebration of the magic and wonder of books will delight readers of all ages. Andre Letria's whimsical illustrations of a book as a kite, a tent, a ship and more are paired with Jose Jorge Letria's thoughtful musings on the joys of reading. In the hands of this internationally acclaimed father-and-son duo, a book ... read more
This entertaining insult generator takes inspiration from the English language's greatest wordsmith, collecting hundreds of the bards most powerfully insulting words in a fun, flip book format. Just add 'thou' before any of the 157,464 different insult combinations and you'll be ready to set dullards and miscreants in their p... read more
It's one of the hardest things to accept in life: mothers know a thing or two.
Award-winning Australian photographer Alex Cearns has captured the special relationship between many mother and baby animals over the years, and finds them uncannily like humans. There are puppies and kittens who are more interested in... read more
A layabout mutt turned therapy dog leads her owner to a new understanding of the good life.
Two Girls, One on Each Knee: A History of Cryptic Crosswords is an audaciously constructed book on the pleasures and puzzles of cryptic crosswords and their linguistic wordplay, from Alan Connor, the Guardian's writer on crosswords. On 21 December 2013, the crossword puzzle will be 100 years old. In the century since its birt... read more
The runaway success of "Stuff White People Like "and the popular shit-people-say YouTube videos prove one thing: people love to read about and laugh at themselves. Modeled after popular bird spotters' guides, "Straight People "is an affectionate and humorous guide to the varied species and subspecies of the sexual majority: t... read more
Every pastime, every culture, every pursuit has rules. When you buy into the activity, you buy into the rules, and you obey them so that you can belong to the gang. The Velominati embrace cycling not as a pastime, but as a way of life, as obsessed with style, heritage, authenticity and wisdom as with performance. Rule #6: Fre... read more
A beautifully produced, small-format jacketed hardback with simple illustrations that are whimsical yet humorous. A book is to read. A book belongs in a library, on a bookshelf, in a bookshop, in your house. A story belongs wherever a story belongs. If it's Sunday and raining, a book is the perfect thing. Even a small book, b... read more
From meditation to the essential concepts of Zen, this work sets out the fundamentals of Buddhism for ovine students everywhere.
For the 77.5 million dog owners (or "parents") in the United States, The Original Dog Tarot card set and booklet is an amusing tool that gives human beings essential insight into the canine psyche. Want to know why your dog shreds your slippers but ignores his designer toys? Does your pooch really want a puppy for compa... read more
This remarkable collection of maps, photographs, engravings and paintings from the early ages to modern day provides a stunning new look at the world as defined by our struggles and alliances with the monsters and supernatural creatures that have defined our existence. Learn how a mechanical man helped write America's Declara... read more
This is the very best of James Thurber's hilarious short stories and essays, to tie-in with the major new film starring Ben Stiller and Kristen Wiig. Walter Mitty is an ordinary man living an ordinary life. But he has dreams - vivid, extraordinary day dreams - in which the life he leads is one of excitement and even adventure... read more
I awoke at 4:45 am in Johannesburg, South Africa, in my bra and underwear and looked over at my lesbian friend Shelly, who was fully clothed in a pair of pajamas. Adult pajamas in general are hard to take seriously; they're even harder to respect when they're worn by a forty-five-year-old woman and the pajamas have pick-up tr... read more