In a modern sense, comedy (from the Greek: κωμῳδία, kōmōidía) refers to any discourse or work generally intended to be humorous or to amuse by inducing laughter, especially in theatre, television, film and stand-up comedy. The origins of the term are found in Ancient Greece.

New Releases Tagged "Comedy"

The Last Wingman (Wingmen, #6)
This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor
Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
China Rich Girlfriend (Crazy Rich Asians, #2)
Rich People Problems (Crazy Rich Asians, #3)
Look Alive Twenty-Five (Stephanie Plum, #25)
The Rosie Result (Don Tillman, #3)
The Fix (The Carolina Connections, #1)
Space (Laws of Physics, #2; Hypothesis, #2.2)
This Will Only Hurt a Little
Diary of a Bad Boy
Make Me Bad
Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman
My Not So Perfect Life
Motion (Laws of Physics, #1; Hypothesis, #2.1)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #1)
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
Yes Please
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #2)
Me Talk Pretty One Day
The Color of Magic (Discworld, #1; Rincewind, #1)
Life, the Universe and Everything (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #3)
Assuming Names: A Con Artist's Masquerade
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #4)
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
The Princess Bride
Mort (Death, #1; Discworld, #4)
The Importance of Being Earnest
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Best of Neil Gaiman
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Best Lighthearted Literature
480 books — 438 voters
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Humorous Memoirs and Non-Fiction
684 books — 1,084 voters

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Best New Author - Adult Romance
507 books — 1,001 voters
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Must Read Books- Different Genres
4,258 books — 3,586 voters

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