posts tagged ‘humor’

Cosmicomics

July 16th, 2010
Cosmicomics

by Italo Calvino

This might be the ultimate read-aloud book to share with a sweetheart or your kids. It is equally interesting and amusing for grown ups and kids, as it mixes cosmology and Italian folk wisdom in ludicrous tales.

Homage to Czerny

July 15th, 2010
Homage to Czerny

by Gert Jonke

My sweetheart gave me this for a present and I started reading it aloud to my 16 year old son. It soon had us both rolling around laughing on the couch. This is delightful, absurd, existential comedy.…