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31 Best Comedy Books of All Time


Our goal: Build the most true list of best Comedy books.

Our process:
1. Search for "best Comedy books" and study the top 5 articles.
2. Add only the top books (mentioned 2+ times).
3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
(This process takes a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2022)

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    2
    Appears in 3 articles
  2. 3
    Appears in 3 articles
  3. 4
    Appears in 3 articles
  4. 5
    Appears in 3 articles
  5. 6
    Appears in 3 articles
  6. 7

    Bossypants

    Tina Fey

    Appears in 3 articles
  7. 8

    A Confederacy of Dunces

    John Kennedy Toole

    Appears in 3 articles
  8. 9
    Appears in 2 articles
  9. 11

    Yes Please

    Amy Poehler

    Appears in 2 articles
  10. 12
    Appears in 2 articles
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    Appears in 2 articles
  12. 14
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  13. 15
    Appears in 2 articles
  14. 16
    Appears in 2 articles
  15. 18
    Appears in 2 articles
  16. 20
    Appears in 2 articles
  17. 21

    Priestdaddy

    A Memoir

    Patricia Lockwood

    Appears in 2 articles
  18. 25

    How to Be a Woman

    Caitlin Moran

    Appears in 2 articles
  19. 26
    Appears in 2 articles
  20. 27
    Appears in 2 articles
  21. 28
    Appears in 2 articles
  22. 29

    Catch-22

    Joseph Heller

    Appears in 2 articles
  23. 30

    Carry On, Jeeves

    PG Wodehouse

    Appears in 2 articles
  24. 31
    Appears in 2 articles

FAQ

  • How was this list created?

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

  • How many books are in this list?

    There are 31 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this list?

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

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