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List of famous black comedy books, listed alphabetically with jacket cover images of the books when available. Information for these popular black comedy books is included as well, such as the author's name and the book's publication date. This list includes the best black comedy novels, textbooks, and stories, so use it to find books you haven't already read and add them to your reading list.

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101 Uses for a Dead Cat is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels

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A Big Boy did it and Ran Away is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
A Big Boy did it and Ran Away Christopher Brookmyre

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A Tale Etched in Blood and Har... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels

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All Fun and Games until Somebo... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels

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An Ice-Cream War is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
An Ice-Cream War William Boyd

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As I Lay Dying is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
As I Lay Dying William Faulkner

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Belfast Confidential is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Belfast Confidential Colin Bateman

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Black Cocktail is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Black Cocktail Jonathan Carroll

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Blind Faith is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Blind Faith Ben Elton

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Catch-22 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Catch-22 Joseph Heller

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Choke is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Choke Chuck Palahniuk

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Country of the Blind is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Country of the Blind Christopher Brookmyre

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Crumb Borne is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Crumb Borne Clive Barry

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Dad's Nuke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Dad's Nuke Marc Laidlaw

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Deadkidsongs is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Deadkidsongs Toby Litt

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Divorcing Jack is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Divorcing Jack Colin Bateman

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Downtown Owl is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Downtown Owl Chuck Klosterman

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Driving Big Davie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Driving Big Davie Colin Bateman

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Election is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Election Tom Perrotta

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Glamorama is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Glamorama Bret Easton Ellis

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Going Bovine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Going Bovine Libba Bray

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Hangover Square is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Hangover Square Patrick Hamilton

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Haunted is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Haunted Chuck Palahniuk

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London Fields is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
London Fields Martin Amis

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Ludmila's Broken English is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Ludmila's Broken English D. B. C. Pierre

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Murphy's Revenge is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Murphy's Revenge Colin Bateman

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Nine Inches is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Nine Inches Colin Bateman

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Not the End of the World is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Not the End of the World Christopher Brookmyre

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Of Wee Sweetie Mice and Men is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels

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One Fine Day in the Middle of ... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels

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Pandaemonium is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Pandaemonium Christopher Brookmyre

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombie... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels

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Quite Ugly One Morning is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Quite Ugly One Morning Christopher Brookmyre

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Repossessed is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Repossessed A. M. Jenkins

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Roald Dahl: Collected Stories is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels

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Sense and Sensibility and Sea ... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels

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Shooting Sean is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Shooting Sean Colin Bateman

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Slaughterhouse-Five is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Slaughterhouse-Five Kurt Vonnegut

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Sour Sweet is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Sour Sweet Timothy Mo

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Spook Country is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Spook Country William Gibson

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Survivor is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
Survivor Chuck Palahniuk

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The Bottle Factory Outing is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
The Bottle Factory Outing Beryl Bainbridge

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The Casual Vacancy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
The Casual Vacancy J. K. Rowling

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The Death of Bunny Munro is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels

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The Futurological Congress is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels

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The Good Soldier Švejk is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
The Good Soldier Švejk Jaroslav Hašek

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The Horse with My Name is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
The Horse with My Name Colin Bateman

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The Rules of Attraction is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
The Rules of Attraction Bret Easton Ellis

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The Sacred Art of Stealing is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
The Sacred Art of Stealing Christopher Brookmyre

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The Sirens of Titan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Black Comedy Books and Novels
The Sirens of Titan Kurt Vonnegut