Perhaps it's just me, but I've read several of the memoirs listed (FUN HOME, DRY, NAKED CIVIL SERVANT) and, while I found some very funny passages, all of them are quite serious.I thought David Niven's THE MOON'S A BALLOON and BRING ON THE EMPTY HORSES were much funnier (intentionally), although there was tragedy too, as when his wife died.
Judy and I both read those Niven books many years ago and got a huge kick out of them.
Ditto on the Niven books. Although not "hilarious" (except occasionally, e.g. when Muggeridge "frees" P.G. Wodehouse from French detention immediately after WW II) and certainly full of tragic and sad events, I find myself often returning to Malcolm Muggeridge's 2-volume "Chronicles of Wasted Time" to enjoy the wry wit present on almost every page!
I notice a majority of the books were written by females, as was the article. That leads me to suspect that I wouldn't have laughed as mych as she did at some of those books.
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