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Humor - Funny or Laughable Literature

Humorous literature makes the reader laugh. The work may cause amusement with comedy or absurdity. Read more about humor.

Books About Mark Twain's Wit and Humor
Mark Twain is known for his wit and humor. His wit, humor, and wisdom helped his lectures to be well received; and these characteristics have continued to make Mark Twain a widely beloved writer after all these years. Find books related to the wit and humor of Mark Twain.

Books of Humor
Literature is full of funny and laughable bits and pieces. Humor is synonymous with wit and satire. Mark Twain is famous for his wit and humor in his books and stories. Read more of the humor in literature.

Books of Literary Insults
An insult can be rude, offensive, and irritating, but when the great literary master writes an insult, it's FUNNY. Here are a few collections of literary insults. Read and enjoy!

Confessions of a Humorist - O. Henry (1862-1910)
Read "Confessions of a Humorist," by O. Henry.

Devil's Dictionary - Ambrose Bierce
Read "Devil's Dictionary," by Ambrose Bierce.

Jane Austen Humor Books
Lots of funny stuff happens in Jane Austen's novels. The interplay of dating, romance, lost love, and marriage makes for fascinating reading--whether you're an avid Austen fan or a Austen newbie. Read on.

The 5-Minute Iliad and Other Instant Classics
At first glance, you're sure to see that the book is a parody of all that we hold dear in literature. On the cover, Garrison Keillor says: "Funny and well-done... America wants comedy that is both gentle and weird, and these are qualities Mr. Nagan possesses."

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