Laughter and humour are essential to life, and funny books are the place to find some of the best jokes, satire and more. Among the best comedy autobiographies are Eddie Izzard’s funny and touching memoir Believe Me, and Bridget Christie’s A Book for Her, an honest look at her struggles to make it as a comedian. Humour and honesty often go hand in hand, so for hilarious life advice mixed with some home truths, try Trixie Mattel’s books or Caitlin Moran’s More Than a Woman. Whether your laugh is a giggle, a chortle or a cackle, these books will all have you laughing until you cry.

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