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Praise for Dave Barry
"Dave Barry remains one of the funniest writers alive." —Carl Hiaasen
"While reading Dave Barry's Big Trouble, I laughed so loud I fell out of a chair. Luckily, there's a rug, so I didn't hurt myself." —Stephen King
"the funniest man in America."
—The New York Times
Live Right and Find Happiness (Although Beer Is Much Faster)
An uproariously funny examination of what one generation can teach to another—or not—from the Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times–bestselling author of You Can Date Boys When You're Forty and Insane City.
During the course of living (mumble, mumble) years, Dave Barry has learned much of wisdom,* (*actual wisdom not guaranteed) and he is eager to pass it on—to the next generation, the generation after that, and to those idiots who make driving to the grocery store in Florida a death-defying experience.
The Worst Night Ever
Last year, Wyatt Palmer was the hero of middle school, having foiled a plot against the president of the United States. But now he and his friends are in Coral Cove High School—home of the Fighting Conchs—and Wyatt is no longer a hero: He's just another undersized freshman, hoping to fit in, or at least not be unpopular. More>> | See Dave on Tour
The Worst Class Trip Ever
In this hilarious novel, written in the voice of eighth-grader Wyatt Palmer, Dave Barry takes us on a class trip to Washington, DC. Wyatt, his best friend, Matt, and a few kids from Culver Middle School find themselves in a heap of trouble—not just with their teachers, who have long lost patience with them—but from several mysterious men they first meet on their flight to the nation's capital. More>>
According to Dave:
"The problem with winter sports is that — follow me closely here — they generally take place in winter."
"Thus the metric system did not really catch on in the States, unless you count the increasing popularity of the nine-millimeter bullet."