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.

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Solutions and Other Problems
God-Level Knowledge Darts: Life Lessons from the Bronx
Jingle Balls: A Holiday Romantic Comedy Anthology
The Love Scam
Anxious People
Kind of Hindu
Please Like Me [But Keep Away]
Help Is On the Way
Searching for Coach Taylor
Big Shot
Once Upon a Time in Silver Lake
Solutions and Other Problems
Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
Themes and Variations
Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, & Advice for Living Your Best Life
This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor
Twisted Twenty-Six (Stephanie Plum, #26)
China Rich Girlfriend (Crazy Rich Asians, #2)
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
Yes Please
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
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)
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish (The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #4)
Assuming Names: A Con Artist's Masquerade
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
The Importance of Being Earnest
Mort (Discworld, #4; Death, #1)
The Princess Bride
Rules of Protection by Alison BlissNeanderthal Seeks Human by Penny ReidThe Law of Attraction by N.M. SilberThe Home Court Advantage by N.M. SilberGeoducks Are for Lovers by Daisy Prescott
Smart & Funny
158 books — 379 voters
Naked by David SedarisFuriously Happy by Jenny  LawsonThe Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany HaddishDress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David SedarisQueen of Babble by Meg Cabot
Funny Memoir/Autobiography
347 books — 579 voters

Shattered Glass by Dani AlexanderAlmost Like Being in Love by Steve KlugerNaked by David SedarisTell Me It's Real by T.J. KluneBear, Otter, and the Kid by T.J. Klune
Best LGBT Humor
433 books — 516 voters
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I Honestly LOL'd
824 books — 1,167 voters

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Best Comedic Sci-Fi Books
487 books — 1,074 voters
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Best Unknown Books
2,343 books — 2,094 voters

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Arthur Schopenhauer
The life of every individual, viewed as a whole and in general, and when only its most significant features are emphasized, is really a tragedy; but gone through in detail it has the character of a comedy.
Arthur Schopenhauer, The World as Will and Representation, Vol. 1

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Yeah, I love being famous. It's almost like being white, y'know?
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