Nonfiction

newer books listed first

You Can Date Boys When You're Forty You Can Date Boys When You're Forty
Dave Barry on Parenting and Other Topics He Knows Very Little About

A brilliantly funny exploration of the twin mysteries of parenthood and families from the Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times–bestselling author of Insane City. In his bestselling I'll Mature When I'm Dead, Dave Barry embarked on the treacherous seas of adulthood, to hilarious results. What comes next? Parenthood, of course, and families. Read more>>

Nonfiction | 2014
 
I'll Mature When I'm Dead I'll Mature When I'm Dead

A brilliantly funny exploration of the treacherous state of adulthood by the Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist. Read more>>

Nonfiction | 2010
 
Dave Barry's History of the Millennium (So Far) Dave Barry's History of the Millennium (So Far)

A brilliantly funny look at the tumultuous recent past from the Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist. Read more>>

Nonfiction | 2007
 
Dave Barry's Money Secrets Dave Barry's Money Secrets

Did you ever wish that you really understood money? Well, Dave Barry wishes that he did, too. But that hasn't stopped him from writing this book. Read more>>

Nonfiction | 2006
 
Boogers Are My Beat Boogers Are My Beat

In Boogers Are My Beat, Dave gives us the real scoop on:
• RV camping in the Wal-Mart parking lot
• Outwitting "smart" kitchen appliances and service contracts
And much, much more. Read more>>

Nonfiction | 2004
 
Dave Barry Hits Below the Beltway Dave Barry Hits Below the Beltway

Just in time, Dave Barry supplies the wholly original, much needed history and guide to the new American politics and its three capitals, Washington, D.C., Austin, and South Florida. No surprise: it's hilarious. Read more>>

Nonfiction | 2002
 
Dave Barry Is Not Taking This Sitting Down Dave Barry Is Not Taking This Sitting Down

Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist Dave Barry is a pretty amiable guy. But lately, he's been getting a little worked up. What could make a mild-mannered man of words so hot under the collar? Well, a lot of things–like bad public art, Internet millionaires, SUVs, Regis Philbin . . . Read more>>

Nonfiction | 2001
 
Homes and Other Black Holes Homes and Other Black Holes

At long last, Dave Barry, the dean of everything, lets you in on the deepest, darkest mysteries of life and answers your hysterical home purchase questions like they've never been answered before. Read more>>

Nonfiction | 2000
 
Dave Barry's Only Travel Guide You'll Ever Need Dave Barry's Only Travel Guide You'll Ever Need

Complete with maps, histories, quaint local facts (France's National Underwear Changing Day is March 12), song lyrics, helpful hints on how to get through Customs (all insects must be spayed), and tidbits from Dave Barry's own fond vacation nightmares. Read more>>

Nonfiction | 1999
 
Dave Barry Turns Fifty Dave Barry Turns Fifty

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist comes a celebration of the aging process. Not just Dave's, but that of the whole Baby Boom Generation—those millions of us who set a standard for whining self-absorption that will never be equaled. Read more>>

Nonfiction | 1999
 
Dave Barry Is from Mars and Venus Dave Barry Is from Mars and Venus

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, bestselling author, and Wheel of Fortune contestant Dave Barry exposes the shattering truth. Read more>>

Nonfiction | 1998
 
Dave Barry Slept Here Dave Barry Slept Here
A Sort of History of the United States

If you love to laugh, if you love your country, if you are unaware that "the Sixth Amendment states that if you are accused of a crime, you have the right to a trial before a jury of people too stupid to get out of jury duty," Dave Barry Slept Here is the book for you. Read more>>

Nonfiction | 1997
 
Dave Barry's Greatest Hits Dave Barry's Greatest Hits

What Dave Barry did for the men's movement in his Complete Guide to Guys and for foreign relations when he did Japan he now does for . . . everything in America. Read more>>

Nonfiction | 1997
 
Dave Barry in Cyberspace Dave Barry in Cyberspace

A self-professed computer geek who actually does Windows 95, bestselling humorist Dave Barry takes us on a hilarious hard drive via the information superhighway—and into the very heart of cyberspace, asking the provocative question: If God had wanted us to be concise, why give us so many fonts? Read more>>

Nonfiction | 1997
 
Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys

For thousands of years, women have asked themselves: What is the deal with guys, anyway? What are they thinking? The answer, of course, is: virtually nothing. Deep down inside, guys are extremely shallow. Read more>>

Nonfiction | 1996
 
Dave Barry Is Not Making This Up Dave Barry Is Not Making This Up

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER YOU CAN'T MAKE THIS STUFF UP Dave Barry wouldn't lie—and here are the real life, laugh-out-loud stories from across America to prove it. Read more>>

Nonfiction | 1995
 
Dave Barry Does Japan Dave Barry Does Japan

Not since George Bush's memorable dinner with the Japanese prime minister has the Land of the Rising Sun seen the likes of a goodwill ambassador like Dave Barry. Read more>>

Nonfiction | 1993
 
Dave Barry Talks Back Dave Barry Talks Back

Yet another collection of Barry wit and wisdom by the Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist and the author of Dave Barry Turns 40. Read more>>

Nonfiction | 1992
 
Dave Barry Turns Forty Dave Barry Turns Forty

If you're too young for a nursing home yet too old to be a rock star, if your marriage is as exciting as scraping grass off the lawnmower blades, then this hilarious book by Pulitzer-Prize-winning columnist and author is for you. Read more>>

Nonfiction | 1991