books Must Read Books by Stand Up Comedians  

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List Rules Must have been written by the stand up comedian, not about them

We know that stand up comedians have the ability to make us laugh live, but it is a special breed that can make us laugh with their words. Here is a brief list of some of the best written works by our favorite comedians that have made us laugh throughout the years.

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Born Standing Up: A Comic's Li... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Must Read Books by Stand Up Comedians

The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time The Best Science-Fiction Authors

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Brain Droppings is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Must Read Books by Stand Up Comedians
Brain Droppings George Carlin

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Bossypants is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Must Read Books by Stand Up Comedians
Bossypants Tina Fey

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Napalm and Silly Putty is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Must Read Books by Stand Up Comedians
Napalm and Silly Putty George Carlin

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Dad Is Fat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Must Read Books by Stand Up Comedians
Dad Is Fat Jim Gaffigan - by Jim GaffiganA heartfelt and hilarious book, especially if you have children. I recommend the audio version where Jim reads it himself. 

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Zombie Spaceship Wasteland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Must Read Books by Stand Up Comedians

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Sleepwalk With Me and Other Pa... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Must Read Books by Stand Up Comedians

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The Bedwetter: Stories of Cour... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Must Read Books by Stand Up Comedians
The Bedwetter Sarah Silverman

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Seinlanguage is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Must Read Books by Stand Up Comedians
Seinlanguage Jerry Seinfeld

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Too Fat to Fish is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Must Read Books by Stand Up Comedians
Too Fat to Fish Artie Lange, Anthony Bozza

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How to Talk Dirty and Influenc... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Must Read Books by Stand Up Comedians

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Happy Endings is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Must Read Books by Stand Up Comedians
Happy Endings Jim Norton

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Are You There, Vodka? It's Me,... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Must Read Books by Stand Up Comedians

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Still Talking is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Must Read Books by Stand Up Comedians
Still Talking Joan Rivers

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Self Help for the Bleak is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Must Read Books by Stand Up Comedians

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I Drink for a Reason is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Must Read Books by Stand Up Comedians
I Drink For a Reason David Cross

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¡Satiristas! is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Must Read Books by Stand Up Comedians
¡Satiristas! Paul Provenza

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Why We Suck: A Feel Good Guide... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Must Read Books by Stand Up Comedians

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Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idi... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Must Read Books by Stand Up Comedians

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My Point...And I Do Have One is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Must Read Books by Stand Up Comedians