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Ink Sat May 05 2007

Funny Books

What is the funniest book you have ever read?

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Alice / May 9, 2007 5:59 PM

Okay, so it might help to remember to turn the comments on before posting...But, anyway, I guess I'm looking for a few good laugh out-loud reads here.

I don't know if it's *the* funniest book I've ever read, but the first one that always comes to mind for me is "A Walk in the Woods" by Bill Bryson. I seriously loved that book.

Linda Flores / May 10, 2007 1:20 AM

I think it's gotta be Catch-22 ... I was laughing out loud on the bus, oblivious to the nervous little glances coming my way.

Ingrid / May 14, 2007 8:34 AM

Hands down, the Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy. Though I first read it when I was in 8th grade, so maybe if I read it again it would lose something in age-translation. But I remember laughing so much when I read it for the first time!

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