Bossypants is the autobiography of the talented and versatile personality, Tina Fey. Written in a humourous way, this book shares stories about her childhood, family, and work.
Summary Of The Book
Bossypants, published in 2011, is a comical autobiographical of Tina Fey. This extraordinary women has lead an adventurous life, about which she has penned down in the pages of this book. Written in chronological order, the author starts by going back into her childhood years when she was an awkward little girl living in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. She then moves into her teenage years when she used to have a bunch of gay friends. Fey also speaks about different school incidents. Bossypants shares with readers the author's one-sided romance at the University of Virginia.
Fey open speaks about her pursuit of physical beauty, and how as a child her face was slashed with a knife by a stranger which resulted in a permanent scar. Written with many doses of humour, this autobiography explains her almost fatal honeymoon on a cruise ship. It also shows the mother- side of Fey, and how she sometimes has to eat things off the floor. Down-to-earth stories about spending Christmas with her in-laws are also a part of this book. Professionally, Bossypants describes Fey’s experience while working for Saturday Night Live. She also shares the tales behind her idea to start the popular TV show 30 Rock.
Packed with funny anecdotes, this book is a very entertaining read. It was on the The New York Times Bestseller for five weeks, and has sold over a million copies. Bossypants has resulted in a Grammy nomination for the author. Its audio book has sold more than 150,000 copies. A page turner, this autobiography will keep its readers hooked.
About Tina Fey
Tina Fey, born in 1970, is an American author, writer, actress, producer, and comedian.
Fey is known for her work on critically acclaimed comedy series 30 Rock, and on Saturday Night Live. In 2008, she won the Associated Press Entertainer of the Year Award for appearing on the show as Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. She has acted in movies like Mean Girls, and Admission. She graduated in 1992 from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor’s degree in Drama. Tina Fey is the recipient of two Golden Globes, seven Emmys, four Writers Guild of America Awards, and five Screen Actors Guild Awards. She is also the youngest-ever winner of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humour. She is married to Jeff Richmond, and they have two daughters.
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