The question of the week at Booking Through Thursday is:
What’s the funniest book you’ve read recently?
I primarily read women's fiction, which typically isn't "funny," but my answer to this question came to me immediately:
I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence
By Amy Sedaris
I checked this out from the library, but halfway through, I returned it and bought my own copy. I also bought one for my mom, who is one of the funniest people I know and holds people who can make her laugh in the highest esteem. My phone rang off the hook for three days as she made her way through it. Needless to say, it owned her.
It's hilarious, quirky, entertaining, visually appealing, outrageous, and yet surprisingly practical. The gal knows her way around a kitchen...the recipes alone make it worth owning. Her Southern background comes through in a big way, making those obscure references really hit home for me, heightening the appeal and comedy factor.