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31 Best Comedy Books of All Time

Our goal: Find the best Comedy books according to the internet (not just one random person's opinion).

    Here's what we did:
  1. Type "best comedy books" into our search engine and study the top 5+ pages.
  2. Add only the books mentioned 2+ times.
  3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
    (It was a lot of work. But hey! That's why we're here, right?)

(Updated 2024)

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Last Updated: Monday 1 Jan, 2024

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    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  2. 3
    A Confederacy of Dunces

    A Confederacy of Dunces

    John Kennedy Toole

  3. 4


    Tina Fey

  4. 5
    The Sellout
  5. 6
    Me Talk Pretty One Day
  6. 7
    Let's Pretend This Never Happened
  7. 8
    I Feel Bad About My Neck
  8. 9


    Joseph Heller

  9. 10
    Born a Crime
  10. 11
    Go the F**k to Sleep
  11. 12
    How to Be a Woman

    How to Be a Woman

    Caitlin Moran

  12. 15
    Yes Please

    Yes Please

    Amy Poehler

  13. 20
  14. 21
    The Fran Lebowitz Reader
  15. 22
    Dear Committee Members
  16. 23


    A Memoir

    Patricia Lockwood

  17. 24
    Carry On, Jeeves
  18. 27
    The Wangs Vs. The World
  19. 31
    Cool, Calm & Contentious


  • How was this Comedy books list created?

    We searched for 'best Comedy books', found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many Comedy books are in this list?

    There are 31 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this Comedy books list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Comedy books on the internet.

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