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Dave Barry

USA flag (b.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.

Genres: Children's Fiction, General Fiction, Mystery
   Naked Came the Manatee (1997) (with others)
   Big Trouble (1999)
   Tricky Business (2002)
   The Shepherd, the Angel, and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog (2006)
   Science Fair (2008) (with Ridley Pearson)
   Lunatics (2012) (with Alan Zweibel)
   Insane City (2013)
   Plane of Thought (2017)
   Swamp Story (2023)
   The Putt at the End of the World (2000) (with others)
Non fiction show
Dave Barry recommends
The Wedding Thief (2020)
Mary Simses
"If you've ever wanted to sabotage a wedding -- and who hasn't? -- you should definitely read this book. In fact you should read it anyway, because it's funny, smart and highly entertaining."
You've Got Mail (2017)
(Benjamin Franklin , book 2)
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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Books containing stories by Dave Barry
By the Book (2014)
Writers On Literature and the Literary Life
edited by
Pamela Paul
Mid-Life Confidential (1994)
The Rock Bottom Remainders Tour America With Three Chords and an Attitude
edited by
Stephen King, Dave Marsh and Amy Tan

Award nominations
2000 Lefty Award for Best Humorous Mystery Novel (nominee) : Big Trouble

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