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VJ Books Presents Non-Fiction and Humor Books

Occasionally real life drama, scientific discoveries, archaeological discoveries, or stories of survival stand boldly above the imagination of fiction. Many a riveting page-turner can be found in the world of these signed and first edition non-fiction books.

And. . . on a lighter note, if you need a good laugh or a heartfelt good time, do not miss the books of Dave Barry, Kinky Friedman, and other comic personalities. Here is just a sampling of what humor books for adults you will find:

Insane City
Signed First Edition

Insane City by Dave Barry

Cowboy Logic
Signed First Edition

Cowboy Logic by Kinky Friedman

Real Change
Signed First Edition

Real Change by Newt Gingrich

Acedia & Me
Signed First Edition

Acedia & Me by Kathleen Norris

Sides
Signed First Edition

Sides by Peter Straub

Against Medical Advice
Signed First Edition

Against Medical Advice by James Patterson
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Somers, Suzanne | Keeping Secrets | Signed First Edition Copy Somers, Suzanne | Keeping Secrets | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  October 1988 NY: Grand Central Pub First edition, first printing, average (inscribed) in average (soiled/faded spine/small tear inscribed 'To Judy' on bookplate on FFEP) dust jacket, author-signed bookplate.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Submarine | Clancy, Tom | Signed First Edition Book Clancy, Tom | Submarine | Signed Book Club Edition

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 1993 NY: Berkley Book Club edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dustjacket, signed by the author.

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Palin, Sarah | Going Rogue | Signed Collector's Edition Copy Palin, Sarah | Going Rogue | Signed Collector's Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. November 2009 NY: Harper Collins; First limited edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed and numbered by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Palin, Sarah | Going Rogue | Signed First Edition Copy Palin, Sarah | Going Rogue | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. November 2009 NY: Harper Collins; First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Hand to Guide Me, A | Washington, Denzel | Signed 1st Edition Washington, Denzel | Hand to Guide Me, A | Signed 1st Edition

Signed Hardcover Book. 2006 IA: Meredith Books First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by Denzel Washington. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Wisdom of the 90s | Burns, George & Goldman, Hal | Signed 1st Edition Burns, George & Goldman, Hal | Wisdom of the 90s |Signed 1st Edition

Signed Hardcover Book. 1991 NY: Putnam First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by George Burns. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Finding My Balance | Hemingway, Mariel | Signed 1st Edition Hemingway, Mariel | Finding My Balance | Signed 1st Edition

Signed Hardcover Book. 2003 NY: Simon & Schuster First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Meltzer, Brad | I am Frida Kahlo | Signed First Edition Book Meltzer, Brad | I am Frida Kahlo | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. March 2021 NY: Dial Books First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Meltzer, Brad | New Day, A | Signed First Edition Book Meltzer, Brad | New Day, A | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. March 2021 NY: Dial Books First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Day I Was Rich, The | Cosby, Bill | Signed First Edition Book Cosby, Bill | Day I Was Rich, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1997 NY: Scholastic First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Best Way to Play, The | Cosby, Bill | Signed First Edition Book Cosby, Bill | Best Way to Play, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1997 NY: Scholastic First edition, later printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Ultimate Punishment: A Lawyer's Reflections on Dealing with the Death Penalty | Turow, Scott | Signed First Edition Book Turow, Scott | Ultimate Punishment: A Lawyer's Reflections on Dealing with the Death Penalty | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2003 NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Best. State. Ever. | Barry, Dave | Signed First Edition Book Barry, Dave | Best. State. Ever. | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. September 2016 NY: Penguin First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Meltzer, Brad | I am Anne Frank | Signed First Edition Book Meltzer, Brad | I am Anne Frank | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. October 2020 NY: Dial Books First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Meltzer, Brad | I am Benjamin Franklin | Signed First Edition Book Meltzer, Brad | I am Benjamin Franklin | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. October 2020 NY: Dial Books First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Theft by Finding | Sedaris, David | Signed First Edition Book Sedaris, David | Theft by Finding | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. May 2017 NY: Little, Brown First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Moore, Christopher | Shakespeare for Squirrels | Signed First Edition Book Moore, Christopher | Shakespeare for Squirrels | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. May 2020 NY: William Morrow First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Spillover by David Quammen | Trade Paperback Book Quammen, David | Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic | Tradepaper Reprint Copy

Tradepaper Book.  2013  NY:  W.W . Norton & Company, Inc.  Reprint, mint, new/unread paperback in flawless pictorial wrappers.

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Meltzer, Brad | I am Leonardo da Vinci | Signed First Edition Book Meltzer, Brad | I am Leonardo da Vinci | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. April 2020 NY: Dial Books First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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I am Gandhi | Meltzer, Brad | Signed First Edition Book Meltzer, Brad | I am Gandhi | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. October 2017 NY: Penguin First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Barry, Dave & Mansbach, Adam | Field Guide to Jewish People, A | Double-Signed First Edition Copy Barry, Dave & Mansbach, Adam | Field Guide to Jewish People, A | Double-Signed First Edition Copy

Author Double-Signed Hardcover Book. September 2019 NY: Flatiron Books First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by all three authors.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Barry, Dave & Mansbach, Adam | Field Guide to Jewish People, A | Signed First Edition Copy Barry, Dave & Mansbach, Adam | Field Guide to Jewish People, A | Double-Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. September 2019 NY: Flatiron Books First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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I am Marie Curie | Meltzer, Brad | Signed First Edition Book Meltzer, Brad | I am Marie Curie | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. September 2019 NY: Penguin First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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I am Neil Armstrong | Meltzer, Brad | Signed First Edition Book Meltzer, Brad | I am Neil Armstrong | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. November 2018  NY: Penguin First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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I am Sonia Sotomayor | Meltzer, Brad | Signed First Edition Book Meltzer, Brad | I am Sonia Sotomayor | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. November 2018  NY: Penguin First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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I am Billie Jean King | Meltzer, Brad | Signed First Edition Book Meltzer, Brad | I am Billie Jean King | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. February 2018  NY: Penguin First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Mann, Don | Navy Seals: The Combat History of the Deadliest Warriors on the Planet | Signed First Edition Copy Mann, Don | Navy Seals: The Combat History of the Deadliest Warriors on the Planet | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. May 2019 NY: Skyhorse Publishing First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Preston, Douglas | Talking to the Ground | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Copy Preston, Douglas | Talking to the Ground | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Copy

Author Signed Trade Paperback Book. May 2019 NY: Simon & Schuster First Trade Paperback edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in pictorial wraps, signed by the author.

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Mann, Don | Reaching Beyond Boundaries | Signed First Edition Copy Mann, Don | Reaching Beyond Boundaries | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. February 2019 NY: Skyhorse Publishing First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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The New Rules of War by Sean McFate | Signed First Edition Book McFate, Sean | New Rules of War, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. January 2019 NY: William Morrow First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.   Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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