Friday Funnies

How Not to Pitch a Book

from author of thirteen books, Henry David Sterry.

Library fortune cookie

Library related fortune cookie.

A Message From Stephen Colbert

The Onion TV - Back of the Library "Smells Like Weed"

Fifty Shades of Chicken: A Parody in a Cookbook

Fifty Shades of Chicken: A Parody in a Cookbook

Fifty chicken recipes, each more seductive than the last, in a book that makes every dinner a turn-on.

Bad Childrens Books (that don't exist)

Here's your Friday laugh from the Bob Staake Gallery.

One of many...

Izabel Goulart

Izabel Goulart at

Thanks to "anonymous" for suggesting a link to

A Little Friday Frivolity

A slide show via Ellen DeGeneres: Looky looky at this booky!.

A number of surprising titles including a book that I was very proud to work on while at Kane/Miller Book Publishers during the '90's; "The Gas We Pass, the Story of Farts" by Shinto Cho (my boss Sandy Miller did the research, I just proofread it).

"Jan. 9, 1854, Astor Library opened."

The more things change...

Image from the New York Public Library Manuscripts Division.

Oh Those Nympho Librarians!

She's completely abandoned her cataloging for some extra-curricular work in the stacks. However you'll notice her hair is still in a bun.

Paris Review article on this title.

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