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The Onion's Finest News Reporting, Volume 1 by The Onionbook 2
Dispatches From The Tenth Circle: The Best of The Onion by Robert Siegelbook 3
The Onion Ad Nauseam: Complete News Archives, Volume 13 by The Onionbook 4
The Onion Complete News Archives, Volume 14: Ad Nauseam by The Onionbook 5
The Onion Complete News Archives, Volume 15: Fanfare for the Area Man by Onion Editorsbook 6
The Onion Complete News Archives, Volume 16: Embedded in America by Onion Editorsbook 7
The Onion Complete News Archives, Volume 17: Homeland Insecurity by Onion Editorsbook 8
Our Dumb World: The Onion's Atlas of the Planet Earth, 73rd Edition by The Onionbook 9
Our Front Pages: 21 Years of Greatness, Virtue, and Moral Rectitude from America's Finest News Source (Onion Presents) by The Onionbook 10

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  1. Our Dumb Century: The Onion Presents 100 Years of Headlines from America's Finest News Source by The Onion (1999)
  2. America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction by Jon Stewart (2004)
  3. The Onion Platinum Prestige Encore Gold Premium Collector's Collection (3-Book Set: Our Dumb Century, The Onion's Finest by The Onion (2002)
  4. The PreHistory of the Far Side : A 10th Anniversary Exhibit by Gary Larson (1989)
  5. The Tenacity of the Cockroach: Conversations with Entertainment's Most Enduring Outsiders by Stephen Thompson (2002)
  6. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race by Jon Stewart (2010)
  7. The Onion Book of Known Knowledge: A Definitive Encyclopaedia Of Existing Information by The Onion (2012)
  8. I Am America (And So Can You!) by Stephen Colbert (2007)
  9. Citizen You!: Helping Your Government Help Itself by Randy Ostrow (2004)
  10. America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't by Stephen Colbert (2012)
  11. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents America (The Book) Teacher's Edition: A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction by Jon Stewart (2006)
  12. More of the Straight Dope by Cecil Adams (1988)
  13. The Ecstasy of Defeat: Sports Reporting at Its Finest by the Editors of the Onion by Editors of the "Onion" (2011)
  14. The Simpsons: A Complete Guide to Our Favorite Family by Matt Groening (1997)
  15. The Areas of My Expertise by John Hodgman (2005)

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Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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