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64. Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy.
Man, that had me laughing my butt off.
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  -what book was the funniest work of literature in your opinion? Gato Moteado  Dec-31-05 11:23 PM   #0 
  - Roughing It--Mark Twain n/t  SujiwanKenobee   Dec-31-05 11:25 PM   #1 
  - That was good. When your 72 and you've read your whole  0007   Dec-31-05 11:44 PM   #6 
  - "A Confederacy of Dunces" by John Kennedy Toole  Vickers   Dec-31-05 11:25 PM   #2 
  - I second that! n-t  Nutmegger   Dec-31-05 11:33 PM   #5 
  - I agree, If you know New Orleans this is the best  choicevoice   Dec-31-05 11:48 PM   #9 
  - Word  XemaSab   Jan-01-06 01:37 AM   #24 
  - Absolutely  new_beawr   Jan-01-06 11:13 AM   #53 
  - I loved that book. I first heard about it here ad DU , too..  jonnyblitz   Jan-01-06 01:01 PM   #66 
  - self-delete, dupe  jonnyblitz   Jan-01-06 01:01 PM   #67 
  - Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. n/t  livvy   Dec-31-05 11:31 PM   #3 
  - yeah, that one ranks up there for sure with me  Gato Moteado   Dec-31-05 11:32 PM   #4 
     - You're gonna make me cry  bammertheblue   Dec-31-05 11:56 PM   #16 
  - "My Life and Hard Times," by James Thurber.  JaneGat   Dec-31-05 11:44 PM   #7 
  - Me Talk Pretty One Day -- David Sedaris.  1932   Dec-31-05 11:47 PM   #8 
  - oh, hurrah  oldlady   Dec-31-05 11:57 PM   #18 
  - I have honestly never laughed harder at a book than I have laughed at  1932   Jan-01-06 11:34 AM   #55 
  - Anything by Sedaris! n/t  hippywife   Jan-01-06 07:09 PM   #78 
  - Of the books I've read: The Short Reign of Pipin IV by John Steinbeck and  vlas   Dec-31-05 11:50 PM   #10 
  - I have a couple to suggest  baby_bear   Dec-31-05 11:50 PM   #11 
  - _Catch 22_ is my dad's favorite book  bertha katzenengel   Jan-01-06 10:58 AM   #49 
     - Catch 22 is just plain funny  chaumont58   Jan-01-06 05:38 PM   #77 
  - Hitchhiker's Guide  kevsand   Dec-31-05 11:52 PM   #12 
  - Amen on both your choices.  Crunchy Frog   Jan-01-06 01:50 AM   #25 
     - yes both those books  sweetheart   Jan-01-06 04:24 AM   #36 
        - I never got around to seeing the film. Was it really that bad? n/t  Crunchy Frog   Jan-01-06 05:34 PM   #76 
           - A pale reflection of the book.  applegrove   Jan-01-06 08:53 PM   #81 
  - I'm not a laugh out loud reader--  oldlady   Dec-31-05 11:53 PM   #13 
  - 'The Pickwick Papers' by Charles Dickens.  bowens43   Dec-31-05 11:54 PM   #14 
  - Yes! My vote is for Pickwick.  mwb970   Jan-01-06 05:37 AM   #39 
  - Coyote Blue, Christopher Moore  okasha   Dec-31-05 11:55 PM   #15 
  - I just read Lamb, and it was pretty damn funny. - n/t  porphyrian   Jan-01-06 04:19 AM   #33 
  - Hooray , another Moore Fan.  peacefreak   Jan-01-06 07:28 AM   #42 
  - impssible vacation...spaulding grey  babydollhead   Dec-31-05 11:57 PM   #17 
  - "Breakfast of Champions" by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.  MnFats   Dec-31-05 11:57 PM   #19 
  - Sut Lovingood - George Washington Harris....  cdsilv   Jan-01-06 01:20 AM   #20 
  - The gang that couldn't shoot straight...  givemebackmycountry   Jan-01-06 01:22 AM   #21 
  - Nora Ephron's "Crazy Salad " or Saul Bellow's "Humbolt's Gift"  barb162   Jan-01-06 01:27 AM   #22 
  - Tom Jones  rucky   Jan-01-06 01:34 AM   #23 
  - Hmm...  Sgent   Jan-01-06 01:50 AM   #26 
  - Carl Hiaasen's Stormy Weather  BrotherBuzz   Jan-01-06 02:16 AM   #27 
  - Anything Carl Hiaasen writes is hilarious.  RebelOne   Jan-01-06 06:05 AM   #40 
     - Hiaasen's columns can be zingers....  BrotherBuzz   Jan-01-06 09:11 PM   #84 
  - Forrest Gump (not like the movie at all)  ccbombs   Jan-01-06 02:27 AM   #28 
  - Naked Lunch by William Burroughs n/t  TheBaldyMan   Jan-01-06 02:27 AM   #29 
  - The Gang that Couldn't Shoot Straight - Jimmy Brezlin  BigMcLargehuge   Jan-01-06 04:03 AM   #30 
  - Garrison Keillor  sandnsea   Jan-01-06 04:09 AM   #31 
  - I was once riding on a NJ Transit bus reading Keillor  MrBenchley   Jan-01-06 10:54 AM   #48 
  - Candide by Voltaire.  bliss_eternal   Jan-01-06 04:18 AM   #32 
  - "Good-Bye To All Cats" by p.g. wodehouse n/t  AtomicKitten   Jan-01-06 04:20 AM   #34 
  - Anything by Carl Hiassen or Terry Pratchett  Hekate   Jan-01-06 04:20 AM   #35 
  - "Gun, With Occasional Music." (Jonathan Lethem)  BlueIris   Jan-01-06 04:37 AM   #37 
  - "Lies and the Lying Liars..." by Al Franken.  Starbucks Anarchist   Jan-01-06 04:57 AM   #38 
  - That one made me bust a gut in the middle of school.  MiniMandaRuth   Jan-01-06 12:59 PM   #65 
  - stack terry pratchett's works all together, then pick one.  NuttyFluffers   Jan-01-06 06:05 AM   #41 
  - "Candy" by Terry Southern  nathan hale   Jan-01-06 07:29 AM   #43 
  - The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman  MrBenchley   Jan-01-06 08:06 AM   #44 
  - "Practical Jokes With Artemus Ward"  USA_1   Jan-01-06 08:22 AM   #45 
  - Tristram Shandy - Laurence Sterne  khashka   Jan-01-06 10:46 AM   #46 
  - I love the omitted chapter....  MrBenchley   Jan-01-06 10:50 AM   #47 
     - He's brilliant!  khashka   Jan-01-06 11:10 AM   #52 
        - A lot of British humor goes right back to that  MrBenchley   Jan-01-06 01:15 PM   #70 
  - "Skepticism, Inc" by Bo Fowler  Monkey see Monkey Do   Jan-01-06 10:58 AM   #50 
  - Do memoirs count? One I've just finished, and one I've read each  bertha katzenengel   Jan-01-06 11:00 AM   #51 
  - "Diary of a Nobody" by George and Weedon Grossmith is pretty good.  swag   Jan-01-06 11:19 AM   #54 
  - Still Life with Woodpecker by Tom Robbins  RetroLounge   Jan-01-06 11:36 AM   #56 
  - One of my favorite books and authors  lizziegrace   Jan-01-06 12:24 PM   #61 
     - yes, great book but i don't remember it being side splittingly funny....  Gato Moteado   Jan-01-06 05:31 PM   #75 
  - Anything by James Herriot  TallahasseeGrannie   Jan-01-06 11:45 AM   #57 
  - Don Quixote  Maestro   Jan-01-06 11:54 AM   #58 
  - Shirley Jackson 'Life among the Savages'.  Midlodemocrat   Jan-01-06 12:18 PM   #59 
  - Oh, you nailed it.  swag   Jan-01-06 12:38 PM   #63 
  - Agreed, Loved "Life Among the SAvages" and "Raising Demons"  yellowdogintexas   Jan-01-06 01:07 PM   #69 
  - Honest to God, there are still passages that make me  Midlodemocrat   Jan-01-06 03:50 PM   #74 
  - Loved Life Among The Savages!  hippywife   Jan-01-06 07:13 PM   #79 
  - Without Feathers by woody allen  GoPsUx   Jan-01-06 12:21 PM   #60 
  - My favorites  pokerfan   Jan-01-06 12:26 PM   #62 
  - Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy.  notmyprez   Jan-01-06 12:50 PM   #64 
  - "The Joyous Season" by Patrick Dennis, author of "Auntie Mame"  yellowdogintexas   Jan-01-06 01:06 PM   #68 
  - The Sot-Weed Factor  rug   Jan-01-06 01:39 PM   #71 
  - "Anna Karenina"  whoisalhedges   Jan-01-06 01:44 PM   #72 
  - Pure Drivel, by Steve Martin.  CanuckAmok   Jan-01-06 01:49 PM   #73 
  - A Short History of a Small Place  Redneck Socialist   Jan-01-06 08:50 PM   #80 
  - see my post above. I love T R Pearson. nt  yellowdogintexas   Jan-02-06 08:50 PM   #87 
  - Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal  graywarrior   Jan-01-06 08:55 PM   #82 
  - The Milagro Beanfield War  leftofthedial   Jan-01-06 08:55 PM   #83 
  - Several in the tied for first...  usedtobesick   Jan-01-06 09:17 PM   #85 
  - The Good Soldier Sweik  Ellen Forradalom   Jan-01-06 09:22 PM   #86 
 

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