Bossypants

Bossypants

By Tina Fey

Reagan Arthur Books, Paperback, 9780316056878, 304pp.

Publication Date: January 3, 2012

Description
Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV.
She has seen both these dreams come true.
At last, Tina Fey's story can be told. From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on Saturday Night Live; from her passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon -- from the beginning of this paragraph to this final sentence.
Tina Fey reveals all, and proves what we've all suspected: you're no one until someone calls you bossy.
("Includes Special, Never-Before-Solicited Opinions on Breastfeeding, Princesses, Photoshop, the Electoral Process, and Italian Rum Cake )"


About the Author
Tina Fey is a wildly popular actress and comedian best known for her involvement with Saturday Night Live. She made history there by becoming the show s first female head writer. Tina lives in Manhattan, where she is the third funniest person in her household, after her husband and five-year-old daughter.


Praise For Bossypants

Once in a generation a woman comes along who changes everything. Tina Fey is not that woman, but she met that woman once and acted weird around her.

PRAISE FOR TINA FEY:

"You'd be really pretty if you lost weight."
-College Boyfriend, 1990

"Tina Fey is an ugly, pear-shaped, overrated troll."
-The Internet

"Mommy, where are my pretzels?"
-Tracy Morgan

ADVANCE PRAISE FOR BOSSYPANTS:

"I hope that's not really the cover. That's really going to hurt sales."
-Don Fey, Father of Tina Fey

"Absolutely delicious!"
-A Guy Who Eats Books

"Totally worth it."
-Trees

"Do not print this glowing recommendation of Tina Fey's book until I've been dead a hundred years."
-Mark Twain

"Hilarious and insightful. Laugh-out-loud funny -- oh no, a full moon. No! Arrgh! Get away from me! Save yourself!"
-A Guy Turning into a Werewolf



NPR
Friday, Jan 6, 2012

Fey's memoir Bossypants contains her thoughts on juggling motherhood, acting, writing and executive producing 30 Rock. Fey joins Fresh Air's Terry Gross for a wide-ranging conversation about her years in comedy and her 2008 portrayal of Sarah Palin on Saturday Night Live. More at NPR.org

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