By Demetri Martin
From the well known comic, author and superstar of Comedy Central's Important issues with Demetri Martin comes the paperback debut of his daring, unique, New York Times best-selling humor book.
THIS IS A BOOK used to be an immediate and long-lasting New York Times most sensible vendor, and is the popular comedian's hilarious foray into prose comedy. In those pages, Martin expands at the sensibility he is built on level as an award-winning humorist and on tv as a writer-performer on Late evening with Conan O'Brien, The day-by-day express with Jon Stewart, and his personal Comedy crucial sequence, Important issues with Demetri Martin.
Featuring narrative essays, brief tales, and conceptual items (such as "Protagonists' Hospital," the place medical professionals deal with purely the shoulder wounds of Hollywood motion heroes) in addition to Martin's signature drawings, absurdities, and one-liners, THIS IS A BOOK offers sharp jokes, colourful characters, and engaging surprises.
Martin takes readers to locations as distant as historic Greece ("Socrates's Publicist") and the far-off destiny ("Robot Test," where everybody needs to take a attempt to turn out that they're no longer robots). He recounts a lonely man's stopover at to a strip membership within the kind of a five-hundred-word palindrome ("Palindromes for particular Occasions"). And he examines the human ("Human Cannonball Occupational Hazards") and the competing world-views of divergent teams ("Optimist, Pessimist, Contortionist").
Martin's fabric is diversified, yet his certain voice and impressive brain will hold readers in stitches from commencing to finish.
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