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let me entertain you
Must-Read Memoirs from the Year’s Most Fascinating People
In a divisive year, we depend on our country’s entertainers to inspire and transport us more than ever. From beloved athletes to game-changing...
Honest, Tender, Normal, Dark: 4 Ways Amy Schumer’s New Memoir Is Not What You’d Expect
The inimitable Amy Schumer, known for her brash and unabashed standup comedy (as well as her Emmy-winning show Inside Amy Schumer and Hollywood blockbuster...
5 Reasons We Can’t Wait to Read Amy Schumer’s
The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo
According to fans and critics alike, Amy Schumer is single-handedly changing the face of comedy with her raunchy, feminist, too-much-information brand of...
words of wisdom
Essential Advice For Aspiring Comedians From Judd Apatow’s
Sick in the Head
Judd Apatow’s new book, Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy, is a collection of in-depth interviews with some of the funniest folks on...
How Many People Can Joan Rivers Insult in Her New Memoir?
Imagine: There is a temple. It is an older temple, one that has been around for hundreds, perhaps thousands, of years. It’s had some reconstruction,...
the B&N bookshelf
4 Books That’ll Make You Laugh Out Loud
Spring cleaning, winter cronut weight, and the fast approach of tax season (already?) are nothing to laugh at, so you better find something that is....
5 Reasons You Should Read B.J. Novak’s
One More Thing
When I first heard that B.J. Novak, better known as Ryan “The Temp” Howard on The Office and, of late, a familiar face in films from...
An Eye-Opening, LOL Conversation With Your Funny Friend Rob Delaney
Comedian Rob Delaney’s memoir reads like a conversation with a funny friend: informal almost to the point of rambling, liberally peppered with colorful...
The Book-Lover’s Guide to the Emmys
Got Emmy fever? The only cure is to check out these books before Sunday’s Emmy broadcast, written by nominees or giving background on some of your...
The Geeky Kings & Queens of Comedy Writing
The kings and queen of the latest crop of comedy books are, by and large, loud and proud dorks. I scoured the internet looking for popular...
5 Books To Read When You Need A Good Laugh
Here’s the funny thing (and I don’t mean funny ha-ha) about books by comedians. A lot of the time, they just bomb. I suppose it’s because...
An Interview with Ophira Eisenberg—Comedian, NPR Host, and Author of
If you haven’t yet picked up Ophira Eisenberg’s new book Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy, I highly recommend grabbing it ASAP!...