National Year of Reading 2012 Monthly Themes – Laugh – February catch up

In February the theme was Laugh and here are some of the titles that made you laugh :

  • Lilian’s Story by Kate Grenville
  • Any of Janet Evanovich’s books
  • Anything by Anthony Trollope – his witty descriptions of people
  • Wilt by Tom Sharpe – two nominations for this one
  • Death Most Definite by Trent Jameson
  • Footrot Flats comic books
  • Every Living Thing by James Herriot
  • Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis
  • Jerry Seinfeld (but I bought it from the sale table)
  • The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
  • Down Under by Bill Bryson – two nominations for this one
  • To Fetch a Thief by Spencer Quinn
  • Earth: the Book by Jon Stewart
  • The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett
  • Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Sausages by Tom Holt
  • Bossypants by Tina Fey
  • This is Not About Me and All Made up by Gillian Galloway (hilarious¬† misery memoirs)
  • From Russia with Lunch by David Smiedt
  • A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
  • The Freudian Slip by Marion von Adlerstein
  • A Brief Stay With the Living by Marie Darrieussecq
  • Skinny Legs and All – Tom Robbins
  • The Garden in the Clouds – Anthony Woodward
  • Lucky for Me by Frank Robson
  • Puckoon by Spike Milliagan
  • Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
  • Don’t Tell Mum I Work on the Oil Rigs, She Thinks I’m a Piano Player in a Whorehouse by Paul Carter
  • The Help
  • What was out of Mud a Lotus by Goldie Hawn
  • A Tiny Bit Marvellous by Dawn French

Lots to make you giggle or smirk or guffaw there. See if someone else’s taste matches yours!

March’s theme : Think

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