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

Examples of books on this list: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and more.

This list should answer the questions, "What are the best humour books?" and "What are the most famous humour books?"

Note that some books on this list might be currently out of print, but you can purchase most of these notable humour titles on Amazon with just one click.

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1,003 Great Things About Frien... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels

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1,003 Ways to Stay Young is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels

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100 Bullshit Jobs...And How to... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels

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100 Most Dangerous Things in E... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Laura Lee 100 Most Dangerous Things in Everyday Life: And What You Can Do About Them is a book by Laura Lee.

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2400 Jokes to Brighten Your Sp... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels

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50 Reasons to Hate the French is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
50 Reasons to Hate the French: Vive La Difference? is a humorous book by Jules Eden and Alex Clarke that takes an irreverent look at French politics, food, geography, business, and history, in ...more

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500 of the Most Witty, Acerbic... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels

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A Complete Lowlife is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Ed Brubaker

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A Connecticut Yankee in King A... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Mark Twain A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court is an 1889 novel by American humorist and writer Mark Twain. The book was originally titled A Yankee in King Arthur's Court. Some early editions are ...more

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A Dictionary of Idiocy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Stephen Bayley

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A Dirty Job is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Christopher Moore A Dirty Job is the ninth novel by Christopher Moore, published in 2006. While reflecting the author's absurdist tendencies, the content of the novel draws in no small part from his own ...more

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A Few More Pretty Good Jokes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Garrison Keillor

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A Few Quick Ones is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
P. G. Wodehouse A Few Quick Ones is a collection of ten short stories by P. G. Wodehouse. It was first published in the United States on 13 April 1959 by Simon & Schuster, New York, and in the United ...more

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A Ghost in the Closet is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Mabel Maney A Ghost in the Closet is a book written by Mabel Maney.

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A Heckuva Job: More of the Bus... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Calvin Trillin A Heckuva Job: More of the Bush Administration in Rhyme is a book by Calvin Trillin.

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A la Carte: The Secret Lives o... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Hillary Carlip A la Carte: The Secret Lives of Grocery Shoppers is a book by Hillary Carlip.

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A Lesbian Love Advisor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Celeste West A Lesbian Love Advisor is a book written by Celeste West.

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A Liar's Autobiography is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Graham Chapman A Liar's Autobiography, Volume VI is a comical autobiography written by Graham Chapman of Monty Python fame, featuring a fictionalised account of his life. First published in Britain in 1980, it ...more

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A Local Book for Local People is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Jeremy Dyson A Local Book For Local People is a book by the British comedy team The League of Gentlemen. It is similar to comedy books by Monty Python and The Goodies in that it is a collection of loose ...more

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A Marriage Made in Heaven is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels

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A Nest of Occasionals is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Tony Martin A Nest of Occasionals, published in 2009, is collection of autobiographical essays by New Zealand-Australian comedian Tony Martin. It is a follow up to his first book Lolly Scramble The people ...more

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A Practical Guide To Racism is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
A Practical Guide to Racism is a 2007 humorous satirical book written by Sam Means under the pseudonym C.H. Dalton. The book is similar to the Douglas Sutherland book The English Gentleman, in ...more

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A Reflection on (Life in) Law ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels

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A Sea Comedy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Morley Roberts

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A stranger here myself is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Ian Pattison

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A Teaspoon of Courage is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Bradley Trevor Greive

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A Treasury of Jewish Humor is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels

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A World Treasury of Riddles 2 ... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels

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Abe Martin Hoss Sense And Nons... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels

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ABNKKBSNPLAko?! is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
ABNKKBSNPLAko?! is a 2001 novel by Filipino author Bob Ong — his first and most popular work. The title is meant to be read phonetically as "Aba, nakakabasa na pala ako?!", which can ...more

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According to Spike Milligan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Spike Milligan According to Spike Milligan is a series of literary pastiche novels written by Spike Milligan from 1993 to 2000. Each part of the series was a rewriting of an original novel, with surreal comic ...more

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Adventures in Oz is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Eric Shanower Adventures in Oz is a collection of five graphic novels by Eric Shanower set in the Land of Oz. They were originally published separately from 1986 to 1992. The first four, The Enchanted Apples ...more

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Mark Twain Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in the United Kingdom in December 1884 and in the United States in February 1885. Commonly named among the Great American ...more

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Agent S.E.V.E.N. is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Todd Downing

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Alamat ng Gubat is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Bob Ong The Alamat ng Gubat is a 2003 novel which was the fourth book published by Bob Ong, a Filipino contemporary author noted for using conversational Filipino to create humorous and reflective ...more

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Alexander and the Wonderful, M... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels

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All I Know About Animal Behavi... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels

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All I need to know I learned f... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels

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All My Friends Are Dead is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Avery Monsen, Jory John All My Friends Are Dead is an illustrated dark comedy book published by Chronicle Books in 2010. It was written by Avery Monsen and Jory John and illustrated by Avery Monsen. An animated GIF of ...more

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American Fairy Tales is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
L. Frank Baum American Fairy Tales is the title of a collection of twelve fantasy stories by L. Frank Baum, published in 1901 by the George M. Hill Company, the firm that issued The Wonderful Wizard of Oz the ...more

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An audience with an elephant is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels

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An Audience with Barry Cryer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels

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An Inconvenient Book is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Glenn Beck An Inconvenient Book: Real Solutions to the World's Biggest Problems is a 2007 political narrative written and edited by conservative commentator Glenn Beck

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Ang Paboritong Libro ni Hudas is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Bob Ong Ang Paboritong Libro ni Hudas or The Black Book is a 2003 semi-biography book by Filipino author Bob Ong. It was his third published work and the first book where he first introduces fiction to ...more

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Anguished English is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Nathalie Dupree

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APHC 10 Anniv Show is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Garrison Keillor

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APHC 2nd Final Perform is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Garrison Keillor

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APHC 3rd Final Performance is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Garrison Keillor

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APHC 4th Final Perform is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Garrison Keillor

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APHC Anniversary 1st 5 Yrs is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Humour Books and Novels
Garrison Keillor