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Dave Barry

USA flag (1947 - )

David "Dave" Barry is a bestselling American author and Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist who wrote a nationally syndicated column for the The Miami Herald from 1983 to 2005. He has also written numerous books of humor and parody, as well as comedic novels.

Non fiction
The Taming of the Screw (1984)
Babies and Other Hazards of Sex (1984)
Dave Barry's Bad Habits (1985)
Stay Fit and Healthy Until You're Dead (1986)
Claw Your Way to the Top (1986)
Dave Barry's Guide to Marriage And/or Sex (1987)
Dave Barry's Greatest Hits (1988)
Dave Barry's Homes and Other Black Holes (1988)
Dave Barry Slept Here (1989)
Dave Barry Turns 40 (1990)
Dave Barry Talks Back (1991)
Dave Barry's Guide to Life (1991)
Dave Barry's Only Travel Guide You'll Ever Need (1991)
Dave Barry Does Japan (1992)
Dave Barry is NOT Making This Up (1994)
The World According to Dave Barry (1994)
Mid-Life Confidential (1994) (with Stephen King, Tabitha King, Barbara Kingsolver, Ridley Pearson and Amy Tan)
Dave Barry's Gift Guide to End All Gift Guides (1994)
Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys (1996)
Dave Barry in Cyberspace (1996)
Dave Barry's Book of Bad Songs (1997)
Dave Barry Is from Mars and Venus (1997)
Dave Barry Turns 50 (1998)
Dave Barry Is Not Taking This Sitting Down (2000)
The Greatest Invention in the History of Mankind is Beer (2001)
My Teenage Son's Goal in Life Is to Make Me Feel 3,500 Years Old (2001)
Dave Barry Hits Below the Beltway (2001)
Boogers Are My Beat (2003)
Dave Barry's Money Secrets (2006)
Dave Barry on Dads (2007)
Dave Barry's History of the Millenium (So Far) (2007)
I'll Mature When I'm Dead (2010)
You Can Date Boys When You're Forty (2014)
Hard Listening (2014) (with Mitch Albom, Sam Barry, Matt Groening, Roy Blount Jr., Stephen King, James McBride, Ridley Pearson, Amy Tan and Scott Turow)
Live Right and Find Happiness (2015)
Best. State. Ever. (2016)
For This We Left Egypt? (2017) (with Adam Mansbach and Alan Zweibel)


Dave Barry recommends

Bloody Mary (2005)
(Jack Daniels, book 2)
J A Konrath
"I haven't actually read this book, but I can say that J.A. Konrath is an entertaining writer, based on the 53 emails he sent hounding me to write this blurb."

Solomon Vs. Lord (2005)
(Solomon Vs. Lord, book 1)
Paul Levine
"A terrific courtroom drama that's also funny as hell."
The Last Newspaper Boy in America
The Last Newspaper Boy in America (2009)
Sue Corbett
"This is a marvelous book... It's got mystery, suspense, and plenty of humor."

Nothing Happens Until It Happens to You (2010)
T M Shine
"There's nothing amusing about getting laid off - except when it's a story told by the brilliant Terry Shine, one of the funniest writers I know."

Huge Pain in my... (2015)
(Benjamin Franklin , book 1)
Adam Mansbach and Alan Zwiebel
"This is absolutely the funniest book about time-traveling mail and Benjamin Franklin that I have ever read. And I have read them all."

The Lost Staff of Wonders (2017)
(Will Wilder, book 2)
Raymond Arroyo
"You'll love this wild and thrilling tale, it DOES NOT STOP!."

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