Amy Schumer the Next Comedienne To Pen Memoir

In the growing list of female comedians who already have or plan to pen memoirs or books of essays — Tina Fey, Mindy Kaling, Lena Dunham, Anna Kendrick — we now have another to add to the list: Amy Schumer.

Who’s surprised? Not me! She’s had a fantastic year, and now Entertainment Weekly is reporting her book, The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo, sold for between $8-10 million. Apparently her book was shopped to publishers all over Manhattan, but Simon & Schuster imprint Gallery Book finally put in the highest bid.

No word on when the book is set to be published, but I think it’s safe to say it’s bound to be a bestseller!

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2 responses to “Amy Schumer the Next Comedienne To Pen Memoir

  1. I’m wondering if this is the highest advance yet for a debut author.

  2. I heard it will be out around Nov 2016 but that was on a radio show and who knows if that time frame was legit. I’m looking forward to it-I like her humor.

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