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20 funny people we want books from


Tina Fey is the latest in a long line of comedians and professional funny people who have added "author" to their resumé, with her recent essay collection, Bossypants. (Mindy Kaling will join this list too, in November!) With celebrity books topping bestseller lists, it's only a matter of time before these 20 funny people take a stab at writing a book too, and we can't wait.

Thanks to everyone who made a suggestion to us. If you have a favourite performer you'd like to add to this list, let us know on Twitter, Facebook or in the comments below!

Looking for your next great read? Singer/songwriter Jimmy Rankin has a suggestion.

Eleanor Wachtel's exploration of Spanish writers comes to an end. Listen to the entire five-part series.

Michael Bhardwaj and the Cookbook Club tackle the cuisine of Southeast Asia with Hot Sour Salty Sweet. Is it worth slaving over the stove for?