I am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to be Your Class President

I am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to be Your Class President

By Josh Lieb

Razorbill, Hardcover, 9781595142405, 304pp.

Publication Date: October 13, 2009

"Family Guy" meets "Election" in this hilarious young adult debut

Twelve-year-old Oliver Watson's got the IQ of a grilled cheese sandwich. Or so everyone in Omaha thinks. In reality, Oliver's a mad evil genius on his way to world domination, and he's used his great brain to make himself the third-richest person on earth Then Oliver's father and archnemesis makes a crack about the upcoming middle school election, and Oliver takes it as a personal challenge. He ll run, and he ll win Turns out, though, that overthrowing foreign dictators is actually way easier than getting kids to like you. . . Can this evil genius win the class presidency and keep his true identity a secret, all in time to impress his dad?

About the Author

Josh Lieb is the Emmy-winning co-executive producer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and has worked on such shows as The Simpsons and Newsradio. This is his first YA novel. He lives in New York City with his wife, Beata, and their dog, Lollipop

Sunday, Oct 25, 2009

Host Liane Hansen talks to Daily Show Executive Producer Josh Lieb about his new book, I Am A Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want To Be Your Class President. More at NPR.org

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