Musings: Monday, February 4, 2013

After collaborating with Ridley Pearson and then Alan Zweibel on several fiction books, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dave Barry is back with Insane City, his first solo written book in more than a decade. Set in present day Miami, Insane City is the story of a wedding gone wrong South Florida style as the underachieving yet […]

Poehler Latest ‘SNL’ Alum to Get Book Deal

First Tina Fey, then Rachel Dratch and now Amy Poehler. It Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, and HarperCollinsCanada announced it has acquired the rights to the first book by Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actress Amy Poehler. The untitled inspirational biography is scheduled for publication in the fall of 2014 and follows releases by […]

By All Accounts, “Unscripted” is a Wonderful Account

With respect to Bernie Sahlins and Sheldon Patinkin – two Second City dignitaries who each have published books about the famed comedy theater – The Second City Unscripted: Revolution and Revelation at the World-Famous Comedy Theater, by Mike Thomas, is perhaps the most insightful book about the Harvard of Ha-Ha. Published by Random House’s Villard […]