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Yes Please by Amy Poehler


Real life advice for real women! Hilarious and candid. Childhood stories, Hollywood stories, and ideas about the demon that looks back at all of us in the mirror. Full of glossy two-page spreads of Poehler koans and pump-you-up sayings.

#1 New York Times Bestseller

The much anticipated first book from comedic genius, actress, media darling, star of Parks and Recreation, alum ofSaturday Night Live, and all around awesome lady, Amy Poehler.

Do you want to get to know the woman we first came to love on Comedy Central’s Upright Citizens Brigade? Do you want to spend some time with the lady who made you howl with laughter on Saturday Night Live, and in movies like Baby MamaBlades of Glory, and They Came Together? Do you find yourself daydreaming about hanging out with the actor behind the brilliant Leslie Knope on Parks and Recreation? Did you wish you were in the audience at the last two Golden Globes ceremonies, so you could bask in the hilarity of Amy’s one-liners?

If your answer to these questions is Yes Please then you are in luck. In her first book, one of our most beloved funny folk delivers a smart, pointed, and ultimately inspirational read. Full of the comedic skill that makes us all love Amy, Yes Please is a rich and varied collection of stories, lists, poetry (Plastic Surgery Haiku, to be specific), photographs, mantras and advice. With chapters like Treat Your Career Like a Bad Boyfriend, Plain Girl Versus the Demon and The Robots Will Kill Us All Yes Please will make you think as much as it will make you laugh. Honest, personal, real, and righteous, Yes Please is full of words to live by.

–Huffington Post


“Yes Please” is Amy Poehler’s hilarious and candid “tell-all” memoir with stories from Chicago to Hollywood, from the Upright Citizens Brigade to Saturday Night Live and Parks and Rec. “Yes Please” is a chock-full of words and wisdom to live by.

Yes Please by Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler’s thoughts on everything from her amazing parents and her “too safe” childhood outside of Boston, to her early days in New York City. Her ideas about Hollywood and the demon that looks back at all of us in the mirror, as well as her joy at being told she has a “face for wigs.” Her favorite SNL stories, and how she “does it all.” Old photos, poetry by 13 year old Amy, stories, thoughts, ideas, lists, and haiku. ISBN 978-0-06-226835-8.

Amy Poehler talks with founder Marianne Schnall about Feminism

Amy Poehler is a writer, actress, producer, director, and one of Hollywood’s most versatile and sought after talents. who grew up in the country spending many idle and hot summers alone incubating and exploring her wily desires. She makes us laugh with her Poehlerisms and tag-team comedy with Tina Fey.

Amy Poehler joined the Saturday Night Live cast from the Upright Citizens Brigade, an improv troupe she co-founded. Her eight seasons on Saturday Night Live gave us memorable impressions of Hillary Clinton, Kelly Ripa, Avril Lavigne, Sharon Osbourne, Paula Abdul, Sharon Stone and Michael Jackson. She received an unprecedented Emmy nomination for “Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series” for her work on Saturday Night Live, making Amy Poehler the first performer in SNL history to land a spot in this category. She went on to receive a second nomination in this category for her work on her final season the following year.

She splits her time between New York City and Los Angeles, and lives with her two boys.

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