With these handy pocket guides, you'll never be at a loss for words. The Lines for All Occasions Bundle ($27) includes four essential books for getting you through life, the quick-witted way. The bundle includes Breakups & Rejections for All Occasions, Excuses & Lies for All Occasions, Insults & Comebacks for All Occasions, and Pickups & Come-Ons for All Occasions.
"Before I Die" lists are a fairly common thing — some of us want to travel to space, others to climb Everest — but there's nothing wrong with a more attainable list. 300 Beers to Try Before You Die ($17) offers a pre-made listing of the world's best beers in a fully-illustrated format that will have you expanding your knowledge of suds well before it's too late, leaving time for more ambitious goals.
Take a cathartic break from the traditional family niceties with Why We Suck: A Feel Good Guide to Staying Fat, Loud, Lazy and Stupid by Denis Leary ($17). Filled with the sarcastic, laser-sharp wit that Leary is famous for, this 320-page tome is filled with insightful, hilarious, and scathing commentary on our modern-day world. Two words: Read It.
Enjoy the classic art of MAD Magazine in an all-new format with the MAD Poster Book ($20). This unique postcard book-style release packs 15 posters, each printed on hard stock paper with the print on one side and editors' notes about the poster on the other. Including illustrations like Spy vs. Spy" to pieces from the MADropolitan Museum of Art, it's a must-have for fans of Alfred E. Neuman.
Take a look inside the world of adult telephone operators in Phonesex by Phillip Toledano ($32). This hardcover coffee table wonder is filled with photos of nearly 30 phonesex operators in the intimacy of their own homes, offering a glimpse of life on the side of the phone that normally exists only in the callers' imaginations. Simply fascinating.