Humor Books

On a light side, here are some humor books to lighten your day…

Piled Higher and Deeper: A Graduate Student Comic Strip Collection

Comics about life in academia. The comics are smart, some of which are science related. Written and drawn by Jorge Cham who did his Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University.

Dairy of a Wimpy Kid
Funny comics and story of protagonist Greg Heffley in his pre-teen years. These series of book inspired an movie based on it.

The Best of The Joy of Tech comics
Selection of the best humor from The Joy of Tech online series by Nitrozac and Snaggy which provides you with a humorous look at the tech world.

Sunny Side Down: A Collection of Tales of Mere Existence
Book by Lev Yilmaz who had done YouTube comic drawing videos that was a great hit on the Internet. For example, see his video about procrastination.

Books on Longevity

Most of us wants to live longer. But how? The most like answer is lifestyle changes. Here are a couple of books that will show us what types of lifestyle changes we can make to help increase our longevity.

Longevity Made Simple: How to Add 20 Good Years to Your Life: Lessons from Decades of Research

“Made Simple” is correct. This practical book is short and easy to read without long lengthy technical dissertations. This makes it simple to understand and follow the advice of the authors, who are a father-daughter team.

The Forever Young Diet and Lifestyle The Forever Young Diet and Lifestyle

This book is written by husband and wife team of cardiologist and dietitian. Chapters includes “Chapter 10: Prescription Drugs That Improves Longevity”, “Chapter 12: Exercise: The Fountain of Youth”, and “Chapter 18: Longevity with Spirit”.

Book: “Sleepwalk with Me”

The book “Sleepwalk with Me: and Other Painfully True Stories” is by comedian Mike Birbiglia who did an New York City show of the same name.

The “sleepwalk” in his title refers to his real-life sleepwalking condition where he jumped out of a two story building while in his sleep.

Mike is also the comedian that slept in a Macy’s window for a week during a Downy promotion for Clean Sheet Week. See on Facebook and on YouTube. It is a bit ironic since he does have a sleep walking problem and this is a window that is in public view.

You can learn more on his website And Hubpages has a good article about Mike Birbiglia.

If you don’t have time to read the whole book, read the front flap. It’s funny. If you have more time, read the back flap also which is about Mike Birbiglia. That’s funny too.