Why not celebrate Women’s History Month (or anytime for that matter) with a laugh? Try one of our favorite books by some of our favorite funny women.
Bossypants by Tina Fey
Fey recounts her childhood, time on SNL and 30 Rock, and her life as a working mom with her signature dry humor and feminist outlook. I can’t recommend the audiobook enough.
Dear Girls by Ali Wong
Written as letters to her daughters, Wong share her insights on work, dating, parenthood and more. Her honesty, humor, and life experience make this a gem for all readers.
Forever Erma by Erma Bombeck
Erma Bombeck’s inside look at the life of midwestern homemaker in the late 70s and 80s are relatable, funny, and still ring true today. This title collects some of her best newspaper columns.
I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron
Ephron’s intimate essays share her thoughts on parenting, empty nests, cooking, and what it means to be a woman of a certain age.
Is Everyone Hanging Out without Me? by Mindy Kaling
If you are a fan of The Office, The Mindy Project, or the spectacular Never Have I Ever, then you know Mindy Kaling’s every girl brand of humor. This book talks about her childhood and early days in comedy.
The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae
Best known for her YouTube series, Awkward Black Girl and HBO’s Insecure, Rae’s memoir explores her life and upbringing as a multicultural child in the Los Angeles suburbs.
Portable Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker
Dorothy Parker famously quipped, ” Wit has truth in it; wise-cracking is simply calisthenics with words.” and no one did wit like Dorothy Parker. This collection treats you to her famous quotes, poems, and short stories.
You Can’t Touch My Hair by Phoebe Robinson
Navigating life as a black woman requires a sense of humor and lucky for her fans, Phoebe Robinson’s is amazing. This collection presents her musings on topics big and small.