newer books listed first

Swamp Story Swamp Story
A Novel

Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times bestselling author and actual Florida Man Dave Barry returns with a Florida caper full of oddballs and more twists and turns than a snake slithering away from a gator. Read more>>

Fiction | 2023
Insane City Insane City

A dark comic masterpiece—the first solo adult novel in more than a decade from the Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times-bestselling author. Read more>>

Fiction | 2013
Lunatics Lunatics

One of them is a bestselling Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist. The other is a winner of the Thurber Prize for American Humor. Together, they form the League of Comic Justice, battling evildoers in the name of . . . Read more>>

Fiction | 2012
The Shepherd, The Angel and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog The Shepherd, The Angel and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog

Have a very Barry Christmas!

In this "hilarious" (USA Today) national bestseller, Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist Dave Barry pens one of the warmest, most delightful Christmas stories ever. Read more>>

Fiction | 2006
Tricky Business Tricky Business

The Extravaganza of the Seas is a five-thousand-ton cash cow, a top-heavy tub whose sole function is to carry gamblers three miles from the Florida coast, take their money, then bring them back so they can find more money. Read more>>

Fiction | 2003
Big Trouble Big Trouble

"The funniest book I've read in fifty years."—Elmore Leonard

Dave Barry makes his fiction debut with a ferociously funny novel of love and mayhem in south Florida. Read more>>

Fiction | 1999