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  • TENDER HOOKS

    Aunty Pussy is joyous to have her darling son Jonkers freed from the clutches of his low-class secretary. She tasks Butterfly with finding Jonkers a new wife who must be from good bagground. As baggrounds are all that matter to make a marriage successful.

    But who wants to marry poor, plain, die-vorced Jonkers? When Butterfly schemes her way through shaadis, GTs (oho baba, Get Togethers!) and kitty parties, trying to find a suitable girl from the right bagground, she discovers to her dismay that her hapless cousin has his own ideas about his perfect mate. And secretly she may even agree!

    Full of wit and wickedness and as clever as its heroine is clueless, Tender Hooks is an explosively funny romp through Pakistani high society.
    ISBN: 9786277626181
    Publisher: LIBERTY BOOKS
    Subtitle:
    Author: MONI MOHSIN

     1,595
  • LESSONS IN CHEMISTRY

    Chemist Elizabeth Zott is not your average woman. In fact, Elizabeth Zott would be the first to point out that there is no such thing as an average woman. But it’s the early 1960s and her all-male team at Hastings Research Institute takes a very unscientific view of equality. Except for one: Calvin Evans; the lonely, brilliant, Nobel prize nominated grudge-holder who falls in love with all of things her mind. True chemistry results.

    But like science, life is unpredictable. Which is why a few years later Elizabeth Zott finds herself not only a single mother, but the reluctant star of America’s most beloved cooking show Supper at Six. Elizabeth’s unusual approach to cooking “combine one tablespoon acetic acid with a pinch of sodium chloride” proves revolutionary. But as her following grows, not everyone is happy. Because as it turns out, Elizabeth Zott isn’t just teaching women to cook. She’s daring them to change the status quo.

    Laugh-out-loud funny, shrewdly observant, and studded with a dazzling cast of supporting characters, Lessons in Chemistry is as original and vibrant as its protagonist.
    ISBN: 9780385547345
    Publisher: DOUBLEDAY
    Subtitle:
    Author: BONNIE GARMUS

     2,495
  • TWO BESIDES

    Given the opportunity to revisit the characters from Talking Heads I’ve added a couple more, both of them ordinary women whom life takes by surprise. They just about end up on top and go on, but without quite knowing how. Still, they’re in good company, and at least they’ve made it into print.’

    Alan Bennett’s twelve Talking Heads are acknowledged masterworks by one of our most highly acclaimed writers. Some thirty years after the original six, Bennett has written Two Besides, a pair of monologues. Each, in its way, is a devastating portrait of grief. In An Ordinary Woman, a mother suffers the inevitable consequences when she makes life intolerable for herself and her family by falling for her own flesh and blood; while The Shrine tells the story behind a makeshift roadside shrine, introducing us to Lorna, bearing witness in her high-vis jacket, the bereft partner of a dedicated biker with a surprising private life.

    The two new Talking Heads were recorded for the BBC during the exceptional circumstances of coronavirus lockdown in the spring of 2020, directed by Nicholas Hytner and performed by Sarah Lancashire and Monica Dolan.

    The book contains a substantial preface by Nicholas Hytner and an introduction to each, by Alan Bennett.


    ISBN: 9780571365852
    Publisher: FSC
    Subtitle: A PAIR OF TALKING HEADS
    Author: ALAN BENNETT

     1,795
  • GIRL IN BETWEEN

    Lucy Crighton has just moved in with some gregarious housemates called Brian and Denise . . . who are her parents. She’s also the proud mother of Glenda, her beloved 10-year-old .. kelpie. And she has absolutely no interest in the dashing son of her parents’ new next-door neighbour…. well, maybe just a little.When you’re the girl in between relationships, careers and cities, you sometimes have to face some uncomfortable truths… like your Mum’s obsession with Cher, your father’s unsolicited advice, and the fact there’s probably more cash on the floor of your parents’ car than in your own bank account.Thank goodness Lucy’s crazy but wonderful best friend, Rosie, is around to cushion reality, with wild nights at the local Whipcrack hotel, escapades in Japanese mud baths, and double dating under the Christmas lights in London.But will Lucy work out what she really wants to do in life and who she wants to share it with? Girl in Between is a warm, upbeat and often hilarious story about life at the crossroads. Featuring an endearing and irrepressible cast of characters, it will have you chuckling from start to finish.

    ISBN: 9781760295301
    AUTHOR: ANNA DANIELS
    ISBN: 9781760295301
    Publisher: ARENA
    Subtitle:
    Author: ANNA DANIELS

     1,595
  • MACTRUMP

    For readers craving a humorous antidote to the sound and the fury of American politics, this clever satire, written in iambic pentameter in the style of Shakespeare, wittily fictionalizes the events of the first two years of the Trump administration.
    No one thought that MacTrump Lord of MacTrump Towers, Son of New York?would ascend to the highest position in the kingdom. Yet with the help of his unhappy but dutiful wife Lady MacTrump, his clever daughter Dame Desdivanka, and his coterie of advisers, MacTrump is comfortably ensconced in the White Hold as President of the United Fiefdoms, free to make proclamations to his subjects through his favorite messenger, McTweet.
    The Democratic, mourning the loss of their cherished leader Obama, won’t give up without a fight. They still remember the disastrous reign of George the Lesser, and they can see Putain’s dark influence on MacTrump. Their greatest hope is MacMueller, tasked with investigating the plot that empowered MacTrump?s rise to the throne.
    As Desdivanka schemes to overthrow her father?s councilors, and as Donnison and Ericson trapped in their own Rosencrantz and Guildenstern-like storyline prove useless to their father, MacTrump soon realizes he has no true allies. Will he be able to hold on to his throne? Only time will tell in this tragicomic tale of ambition, greed, and royal ineptitude.

    Author: IAN DOESCHER, JACOPO DELLA QUERCIA

    ISBN: 9781683691600
    ISBN: 9781683691600
    Publisher: QUIRK BOOKS
    Subtitle: A SHAKESPEAREAN TRAGICOMEDY OF THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION – PART I
    Author: IAN DOESCHER

     1,595
  • TALK TO THE HAND


    ISBN: 1861979797
    Publisher: VIVA BOOKS
    Subtitle:
    Author: LYNEE TRUSS

     538
  • THE SOUND OF NO HANDS CLAPPING


    ISBN: 0349118515
    Publisher: ABACUS
    Subtitle: HOW TO LOSE FRIENDS & ALIENATE PEOPLE
    Author: TOBY YOUNG

     3,700
  • AWESOME JOKES

    Author: Charles Keller

    ISBN: 8172453167
    ISBN: 8172453167
    Publisher: ILQA PUBLICATIONS
    Subtitle:
    Author: A. HAMEED

     65
  • THE PEDANT’S REVOLT


    ISBN: 9780385340168
    Publisher: DELACORTE PRESS
    Subtitle: KNOW WHAT KNOW IT ALLS KNOW
    Author: ANDREA BARHAM

     1,020
  • STILL MORE PARTY JOKES


    ISBN: 8124200602
    Publisher: CREST PUBLISHING HOUSE
    Subtitle:
    Author: SUBHASH C. SETHI

     120 232
  • SPEAKER’S HANDBOOK OF HUMOUR


    ISBN: 8172244487
    Publisher: JAICO BOOKS
    Subtitle:
    Author: MAXWELL DROKE

     220 385
  • ROBOTS


    ISBN: 0007192231
    Publisher: HARPER COLLIN
    Subtitle: A JOKE BOOK
    Author: HARPER COLLINS

     463
  • QUICK QUIPS & JOKES


    ISBN: 8179924335
    Publisher: JAICO PUBLISHING HOUSE
    Subtitle: A RACONTEUR’S DIRECTORY
    Author: KEVIN GOLDSTEIN-JACKSON

     463
  • TOTALLY TERRIFIC JOKES


    ISBN: 8172453175
    Publisher: KANGAROO PRESS
    Subtitle:
    Author: MARJORY FAINGES

     65
  • MAKING THE CAT LAUGH


    ISBN: 1861977549
    Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS
    Subtitle: ONE WOMAN’S JOURNAL OF SINGLE LIFE ON THE MARGIN
    Author: LYNNE TRUSS

     600
  • JONATHAN WILD THE GREAT

    A hilarious black comedy of manners and morals, based on the career and crimes of a real-life eighteenth-century gangland criminal, Jonathan Wild the Great is one of the finest satires in the English language.

    Jonathan Wild is truly ‘great’: spurning the callow and spiritless ways of ‘lower’ men, he treads his own path to fame and glory – by way of theft, fraud and betrayal. Against a backdrop of such colourful characters as Miss Molly Straddle, the cardsharp Count La Ruse, and the ‘base’ and ‘weak’ Mr Thomas Heartfree, Wild’s passage from cradle to gallows is told with a humour that belies the subtlety of the novel’s ironic themes, and the vigour and sparkle characteristic of Fielding’s best works.
    ISBN: 1843910896
    Publisher: HESPERUS
    Subtitle:
    Author: HENRY FIELDING

     910 2,466
  • THE RUPA LAUGHTER OMNIBUS


    ISBN: 8129102013
    Publisher: RUPA & CO
    Subtitle:
    Author: RUSKIN BOND

     515
  • HUMOROUS TALES 5


    ISBN: 817167495X
    Publisher: NEW DAWN
    Subtitle:
    Author: SUMITA ROY

     85
  • A TREASURY OF WIT AND HUMOUR


    ISBN: 8172240988
    Publisher: JAICO BOOKS
    Subtitle:
    Author: JACOB M. BRAUDE

     220 416
  • E-TALES

     424 2,157