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47 Best Humor Books of All Time

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

    Here's what we did:
  1. Type "best humor 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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  1. 1
    A Confederacy of Dunces

    A Confederacy of Dunces

    John Kennedy Toole

  2. 2
    Me Talk Pretty One Day
  3. 3


    Joseph Heller

  4. 4


    Tina Fey

  5. 5
    The Sellout
  6. 7
    Cold Comfort Farm

    Cold Comfort Farm

    Stella Gibbons

    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  8. 9
    Born a Crime
  9. 11
    Let's Pretend This Never Happened
  10. 13
    I Feel Bad About My Neck
  11. 15


    A Memoir

    Patricia Lockwood

  12. 16
    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  13. 17
    Go the F**k to Sleep
  14. 18
    How to Be a Woman

    How to Be a Woman

    Caitlin Moran

  15. 19
    Where'd You Go, Bernadette
  16. 21
    Yes Please

    Yes Please

    Amy Poehler

  17. 22
    White Teeth
  18. 23
    Lucky Jim

    Lucky Jim

    Kingsley Amis

  19. 24
    My Sister, the Serial Killer
  20. 27
    Bridget Jones's Diary
  21. 29
  22. 30
    Dear Committee Members
  23. 31
    Carry On, Jeeves
  24. 34
    The Wangs Vs. The World
  25. 38
    Cool, Calm & Contentious
  26. 40
    The Collected Dorothy Parker
  27. 41
    Right Ho, Jeeves
  28. 42
    Nobody's Fool

    Nobody's Fool

    Richard Russo

  29. 43
    I Was Told There'd Be Cake
  30. 44


    A Vagrant

    Kate Beaton


  • How was this Humor books list created?

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

  • How many Humor books are in this list?

    There are 47 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this Humor books list?

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

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