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Author: Tina Fey
Tina Fey, one of the most influential and beloved women in entertainment, brings sharp wit and uncanny observational skill to everything she does, from television to major motion pictures. She's managed to be known as both the thinking man's sex symbol, and every woman's alter-ego/imaginary best friend. Now, for the first time, Fey t...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780316056861
ISBN-10: 0316056863
Publication Date: 4/5/2011
Pages: 272
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 304 ratings
Publisher: Reagan Arthur Books
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
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sfc95 avatar reviewed Bossypants on + 686 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 11
This book is absolutely hilarious. I laughed out loud at some parts, read others to my husband and found myself smiling and laughing in my car while reading it in the parking lot of my daughter's school. I cannot say enough about this one, Tina Fey is an all star. She is not only celebrity but regular human being too. As a woman if you have not dealt with some of the issues in this book you have not lived! Great 5 stars all the way!
Chocoholic avatar reviewed Bossypants on + 291 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 8
A fun memoir by Tina Fey about how she got her start in improv and comedy, her family, her work at SNL and 30 Rock, and balancing work and family obligations. She includes a segment about playing Sarah Palin. Significant parts of this were laugh-out-loud funny, so consider yourself warned.
krisann avatar reviewed Bossypants on + 76 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
Tina Fey is my kind of woman, she embodies the right combination of sarcastic wit and flawed charm. It's an insanely fast read and it literally made me laugh out loud in spots
reviewed Bossypants on + 9 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
Reading this book at the conclusion of the "30 Rock" series was bittersweet. Fey is funny, but she also makes some serious comments (in a funny way) on the ways women still face challenges in show business and in politics.
reviewed Bossypants on + 124 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
It was actually a pretty good book. There were definitely some laugh out loud parts, but I didn't think it was all out hilarious. It was her witty, dry humor that made the book interesting.
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Very good balance between her life story and funny anecdotes
eiflbz avatar reviewed Bossypants on
At first, I was put off by the way the book started. It didn't seem cohesive to me, but once I got further into it, pieces started falling together and it became quite interesting.
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There are parts of the book that are laugh out loud enjoyable. Yet it is combined with some serious commentary about breaking through in a man's occupation. I also gained insight into the grueling schedule and commitment to be successful as a comedian. Good read.
tiffanyak avatar reviewed Bossypants on + 215 more book reviews
It was better than I was expecting, and with a fair bit of humor to it, but it is still, on the whole, rather shallow. There are some good feminism aspects, as she details working as a woman in show business at a time it was virtually all men at the highest levels. It's a good choice for those into pop culture, feminism, or modern celebrity memoirs, but not so great if you're looking for a deeper read. Still, I liked it well enough to keep reading.
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Quite witty & fun!
nisforneville avatar reviewed Bossypants on + 41 more book reviews
The audio read by Tina Fey is very entertaining. Her opinions are interesting, and while I don't always agree, she has definitely made me re-think some of my own opinions.
blueyedgirl avatar reviewed Bossypants on
I laughed out loud often. A glimpse into Tina Fey's background. Behind the scenes, funny examples about some of the work she's done that we know well. Worth reading!
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A hilarious and speedy read! I'd recommend it to any young woman or any woman for that matter.
reviewed Bossypants on + 2 more book reviews
Just OK. Did not find it as funny as I expected.

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