Anglonerd Gift Guide 2015 (Books)

The following recommendations are all books I read this year that I thought your friends and family might like as well. Please note that if you purchase your books through Powells at the links below, you are helping fund with no extra cost to you.

Dead Funny: Horror Stories by Comedians

A great small gift for fans of both horror and comedy (fans that aren’t too squeamish, of course: Some of these comedians have sick minds!).
$14, hardcover, Read Anglonerd’s review.


Frank: The True Story that Inspired the Movie

This small book is really meant for people who enjoyed the movie Frank, which came out last year.
$14.95, hardcover, Read Anglonerd’s review


We Have a Good Time, Don’t We? by Maeve Higgins

This may be a good gift for your mother or sister. You don’t have to be a fan of standup to enjoy this funny collection of essays about growing up, moving away from home, and trying to fit in with the rest of this crazy world.
$13.95, trade paperback, Read Anglonerd’s review


The Man in the Rubber Mask by Robert Llewellyn

This is very specifically meant for fans of the TV show Red Dwarf.
$15.50, mass market paperback


News From trilogy by Robert Llewellyn

You could give this to your little brother or cousin who’s into science fiction, but even better to give it to a friend or relative who just bought a new hybrid car or put solar panels on their roof. It’s a great book series for all those in favor of green initiatives and stopping global warming.
Read Anglonerd’s review


News From Gardenia | News from the Squares | News from the Clouds

If You Prefer a Milder Comedian, Please Ask for One, EP by Stewart Lee

Really meant for fans of comedian Stewart Lee but also a great little introduction to him as a comedian for comedy fans.
$12.50, trade paperback, Read Anglonerd’s review


Excelsior’s Savage Pencil by Paul Robert Mitchell

For your artist cousin. This is a book of caricatures, mostly British but not all, along with commentary from the artist.
$38.77, paperback, Read Anglonerd’s review

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Each of Us by Ben Moor

This is the best book I’ve read all year. Definitely something for your more philosophical friends, or fans of comedy science fiction, like that of Douglas Adams.
roughly $10 + shipping from the UK, trade paperback with pin


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So, Anyway… by John Cleese

Any fan of Monty Python or Fawlty Towers is sure to love this intelligent, funny memoir by John Cleese.
$16, trade paperback

So Anyway - jacket image - photo credit Andy Gotts-Celebrity Pictures


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