Tubo de Ensaio, Parte 5

By João Quadros, Bruno Nogueira

Mais um ano, mais um TUBO DE ENSAIO. Um livro onde, uma vez mais, esta fantástica dupla dá-nos a conhecer, em jeito de stand-up comedy, os temas e eventos mais marcantes do país e do mundo. Um livro que deriva do programa humorístico que anima as manhãs dos ouvintes da TSF.

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Catch-22: 50th Anniversary Edition

By Joseph Heller

This fiftieth-anniversary variation commemorates Joseph Heller’s masterpiece with a brand new advent; severe essays and reports by way of Norman Mailer, Alfred Kazin, Anthony Burgess, and others; infrequent papers and pictures; and masses more.

Fifty years after its unique booklet, Catch-22 is still a cornerstone of yankee literature and one of many funniest—and such a lot celebrated—books of all time. lately it's been named to “best novels” lists through Time, Newsweek, the trendy Library, and the London Observer.

Set in Italy in the course of global battle II, this is often the tale of the incomparable, malingering bombardier, Yossarian, a hero who's livid simply because millions of individuals he hasn't ever met are attempting to kill him. yet his genuine challenge isn't the enemy—it is his personal military, which retains expanding the variety of missions the lads needs to fly to accomplish their carrier. but if Yossarian makes any try and excuse himself from the perilous missions he’s assigned, he’ll be in violation of Catch-22, a hilariously sinister bureaucratic rule: a guy is taken into account insane if he willingly keeps to fly harmful strive against missions, but when he makes a proper request to be faraway from responsibility, he's confirmed sane and hence ineligible to be relieved.

This fiftieth-anniversary version commemorates Joseph Heller’s masterpiece with a brand new advent through Christopher Buckley; a wealth of severe essays and reports via Norman Mailer, Alfred Kazin, Anthony Burgess, and others; infrequent papers and pictures from Joseph Heller’s own archive; and masses extra. right here, finally, is the definitive version of a vintage of worldwide literature.

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My Planet: Finding Humor in the Oddest Places

By Mary Roach

From acclaimed, New York Times best-selling writer Mary Roach comes the whole selection of her “My Planet” articles released in Reader’s Digest.  The quirky, magnificent writer takes a magnifying glass to daily life, exposing moments of hilarity within the mundane.

Best-selling writer Mary Roach was once a success columnist within the Reader's Digest journal, and this ebook positive aspects the articles she wrote in that point. Insightful and hilarious, Mary explores the bits and bobs of the fashionable international: marriage, buddies, kin, nutrients, expertise, customer support, dental floss, and ants—she leaves no part of the yank event unchecked for its inherent paradoxes, pleasures, and foibles.

On Cleanliness:
Ed has crud imaginative and prescient, and that i don’t. I don’t detect dirt. Ed sees it in every single place. i'm quite confident that Ed can truly see micro organism. . . . He confessed he didn’t like me utilizing his bathrobe simply because I’d put on it whereas sitting at the toilet.
“It’s in contrast to it is going within the water,” I protested, even though in the event you counted the sash as a part of the gown, this wasn’t strictly true.

On the web:
the web is a boon for hypochondriacs like me. at once, for example, I’m feeling a capturing discomfort at the aspect of my neck. an internet seek produces 5 fits, the 1st 3 for a situation known as Arnold-Chiari Malformation.
whereas my husband, Ed, reads over my shoulder, I recite indicators from the record. “‘General clumsiness’ and ‘general imbalance,’” I say, as if saying arrivals on the Marine Corps Ball. “‘Difficulty driving,’ ‘lack of taste,’ ‘difficulty feeling ft on ground.’”
“Those aren’t symptoms,” says Ed. “Those are your personality flaws.”
On style:
My husband lately made me try out on a bikini. A bikini isn't really lots a garment as a cloth-based reminder that your elements were migrating a majority of these years. My waist, i spotted that day within the dressing room, has thoroughly disappeared underneath my rib cage, which now rests at once on my hips. I’m displaying continental glide in reverse.

On maintaining a healthy diet:
So Ed and that i have been consuming loads of greens. greens on pasta, greens on rice. This was once tremendous fit, till you were given to the half the place Ed and that i are present in the kitchen at 10 p.m., feeding on Froot Loops and tubes of cookie dough.

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Geek Love: A Novel

By Katherine Dunn

Geek Love is the tale of the Binewskis, a carny kinfolk whose mater- and paterfamilias set out–with the aid of amphetamine, arsenic, and radioisotopes–to breed their very own convey of human oddities. There’s Arturo the Aquaboy, who has flippers for limbs and a megalomaniac ambition worthwhile of Genghis Khan . . . Iphy and Elly, the lissome Siamese twins . . . albino hunchback Oly, and the outwardly basic Chick, whose mysterious presents make him the family’s so much precious–and dangerous–asset.

As the Binewskis take their act around the backwaters of the united states, inspiring fanatical devotion and murderous revulsion; as its contributors behavior their very own Machiavellian model of sibling rivalry, Geek Love throws its sulfurous mild on our notions of the freakish and the traditional, the attractive and the grotesque, the holy and the obscene. kin values is absolutely not a similar.

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Thraxas and the Dance of Death

By Martin Scott

"Why has no test been made to arrest Thraxas? Our inquiries point out that Thraxas, a so known as 'investigator,' has been on the scene of many unexplained deaths. numerous landlords record that Thraxas - a massive guy of bestial appetites - visited their taverns simply mins earlier than those savage murders have been dedicated. Thraxas has dabbled within the sorcerous arts, and will be in ownership of a number of devastating Orcish spells. Why is that this guy nonetheless at liberty? And why was once he ever granted the place of work of Tribune? Even in a urban as corrupt as Turai, definitely a guy of such popularity shouldn't be capable of bribe his manner right into a profitable executive position…" this can be a new version of Thraxas publication six, with an creation by means of the writer.

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The Swap

By Megan Shull

Coming quickly as a Disney Channel unique motion picture, Megan Shull’s clever and humorous twist on Freaky Friday is ideal for lovers of Wendy Mass, Jerry Spinelli, and Jon Scieszka!

With one random want, Jack and Ellie reside lifestyles in every one other’s sneakers. He’s her. And she’s him. ELLIE assumed renowned men didn’t fear approximately physique photograph, being excellent, or speaking to ladies, yet performing like you’re cool with every little thing is more challenging than it appears to be like. JACK notion women had it easy—no fights with bullies, no difficult dads, no energy plays—but dealing with suggest ladies at sleepovers and getting grilled approximately your interval is far tougher than taking a success to the face at activities practice.

Now they’re facing every one other’s center institution dramas—locker room teasing, cliques, online game battles, bra purchasing, and a slew of hilariously awkward moments—until they confidently change again! instructed in either Jack’s and Ellie’s voices, The Swap bargains a clean and sincere tackle tween friendship, all whereas exploring extra severe subject matters of relatives, loss, empathy, and what it particularly capability to be your self. And as Jon Scieszka says, it’s “seriously, actually, fearlessly funny!”

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Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Sausages: A Comedy of Transdimensional Tomfoolery (J. W. Wells & Co. Series, Book 7)

By Tom Holt

Polly is a true property solicitor. She is usually wasting her brain. anyone retains consuming her espresso. And speaking to her consumers. And doing her task. And whilst she is going to the dry cleaner's to choose up her gown for the occasion, it's no longer there. no longer the costume - the dry cleaner's.

And then there are the chickens who imagine they're humans. anything unusual is well occurring - and it's going to take greater than a paranormal ring to style it out.

From one of many funniest voices in comedian fiction this day comes a hilarious story of pigs and parallel worlds.

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Naked Pictures of Famous People

By Jon Stewart

In those nineteen whip-smart essays, Jon Stewart takes on politics, faith, and superstar with a seethingly irreverent wit, a brilliantsense of timming, and a palate for the obsurd -- and those exceptional forays into his hilarious international will disclose you to all its wickedly bare truths.

He's the MTV generation's grasp of contemporary humor, a celebrity of movie, television, and the comedy degree. This sultan of savvy serves up a whip-smart, totally unique number of comedian essays in Naked images of well-known People. And as of January eleven, 1999, you could benefit from the intelligence and self-deprecating attraction he brings to modern comedy on Comedy Central's "The day-by-day Show."

In his first publication, he interprets that distinct expertise to the web page, with funny forays right into a tremendous array of topics: style, city lifestyles, speedy automobiles, cocktail tradition, sleek Jewishness, politics, and relationship.

A seethingly irreverent wit, Stewart has a genius for language and great timing that makes his up to date assortment essential for humor fans looking for a Woody Allen for the 90s.He's the MTV generation's grasp of contemporary humor, a celeb of movie, television, and the comedy level. This sultan of savvy serves up a whip-smart, totally unique selection of comedian essays in Naked photos of recognized People. And as of January eleven, 1999, you could benefit from the intelligence and self-deprecating allure he brings to modern comedy on Comedy Central's "The day-by-day Show."

In his first ebook, he interprets that special expertise to the web page, with funny forays right into a monstrous array of matters: type, city existence, quick vehicles, cocktail tradition, glossy Jewishness, politics, and relationship.

A seethingly irreverent wit, Stewart has a genius for language and extraordinary timing that makes his up to date assortment vital for humor enthusiasts looking for a Woody Allen for the 90s.

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The Undomestic Goddess

By Sophie Kinsella

Workaholic legal professional Samantha Sweeting has simply performed the unthinkable. She’s made a mistake so large, it’ll destroy any likelihood of a partnership.

Going into utter meltdown, she walks out of her London place of work, will get on a teach, and results in the center of nowhere. inquiring for instructions at a massive, appealing residence, she’s fallacious for an interviewee and reveals herself being provided a task as housekeeper. Her employers don't know they’ve employed a lawyer–and Samantha has no concept the right way to paintings the oven. She can’t stitch on a button, bake a potato, or get the #@%# ironing board to open. How she takes a deep breath and starts to cope–and reveals love–is a narrative as scrumptious because the bread she learns to bake.

But will her outdated lifestyles ever meet up with her? And if it does…will she wish it again?

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I'd Rather We Got Casinos: And Other Black Thoughts

By Larry Wilmore

From the host of Comedy Central's The Nightly express with Larry Wilmore comes the 1st paperback reprint of his humorous and provocative musings on race in the United States and different topics.

I'd relatively We received Casinos And different Black Thoughts stocks Wilmore's hilarious, eye-opening critiques on debatable issues. via quite a few literary varieties corresponding to op-ed items, epistolary entries, and long-lost transcripts, he tackles the mundane and the taboo, together with: why black weathermen make him believe satisfied (or sad); why brothas do not see UFOs; indignant black church courses; and his frustration with Black background Month--after all, can twenty-eight days of minutiae particularly make up for hundreds of years of oppression?

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