Humor

Southern Lady Code: Essays Helen Ellis

SOUTHERN LADY CODE is a collection of hilarious essays by Alabama's very own poker-playing Southern belle, Helen Ellis. The twenty-three essays in this collection travel from New York City to the Deep South and back, from party antics and ballgowns worthy of a drag queen. A truly original work by one of the world's...

Eating the Cheshire Cat Helen Ellis

EATING THE CHESHIRE CAT has become a low-key Southern classic since its publication twenty years ago. Featuring an ensemble of striving young women and their overbearing mothers driving them to success in life and on campus at the sororities of the University of Alabama, the hijinks and mishaps that result from their...

Forrest Gump - Commemorative Edition Winston Groom

FORREST GUMP is the farcial adventure of the best known bumbling fictive Alabama character and the biggest grossing movie of all time. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best for the last several decades. We will ship it free anywhere in the United...

Forrest Gump - Limited Edition Winston Groom

FORREST GUMP is the farcial adventure of the best known bumbling  fictive Alabama character and the biggest grossing movie of all time. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best for the last several decades. We will ship it free anywhere in the United...

Razor Girl Carl Hiaasen

RAZOR GIRL begins with a woman set on a scam intentionally running into the car in front of her. Before concluding, the usual tongue-in-cheek Hiaasen characters show up including an ex-cop, the owner of  a crooked erosion company, and even a few giant Gambian rats. 

 

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Carrying Albert Home Homer Hickam

CARRYING ALBERT HOME: THE SOMEWHAT TRUE STORY OF A MAN, HIS WIFE, AND HER ALLIGATOR is a fun tale based on some facts. Before the author's mother met and married Homer Hickam, Sr., her boyfriend was Hollywood song and dance man and star of The Beverly Hillbillies, Buddy Ebson. For a wedding gift, the ex...

The World's Largest Man Harrison Scott Key

THE WORLD'S LARGEST MAN reads more like a novel than a memoir, with a son attempting to be just like his larger-than-life father, but falling short. Along the way, the reader is treated to dynamite humor and finally the realization of a grown man understanding his father, although it took a lifetime to do so.

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Heads You Lose Lisa Lutz

HEADS YOU LOSE is a tongue-in-cheek mystery being solved by two orphaned, pot-growing, twenty-something siblings.

 

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Secondhand Souls Christopher Moore

SECONDHAND SOULS is a zany, funny, freaky typical Christopher Moore tale of dead folks' souls disappearing. It is a sort of a stand-alone sequel to A Dirty Job.

 

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Noir Christopher Moore

NOIR is set in the summer of 1947 and follows a strange plane crash in Roswell, New Mexico. Christopher Moore populates this story with his usual unique characters like a bartender in a dingy joint, a comely blonde and an Air Force General who runs a military base.

 

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