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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
Coming September 24th!
A Field Guide to the Jewish People
Who They Are, Where They Come From, What to Feed Them…and Much More. Maybe Too Much More
Along with my comical Jewish friends Alan Zweibel and Adam Mansbach, I’ve written a new book called A FIELD GUIDE TO THE JEWISH PEOPLE (I provide the vital Presbyterian perspective). The book goes on sale September 24, but you can pre-order it here.
Or you can lead a sad life devoid of humor. The choice is yours! No pressure!
Lessons from Lucy
Faced with the obstacles and challenges of life after middle age, Dave Barry turns to his best dog, Lucy, to learn how to live his best life. From "Make New Friends" (an unfortunate fail when he can't overcome his dislike for mankind) to "Don’t Stop Having Fun" (validating his longtime membership in a marching unit that performs in parades—and even Obama’s inauguration), Dave navigates his later years with good humor and grace. More>>
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>>
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."