||Award-winning actor and activist Marlo Thomas is also an author whose sixth book is a memoir combined with her personal investigation into "funny": what makes people laugh, and what makes some people want to make other people laugh. As the daughter of Danny Thomas, she grew up in a household where comedians were frequent visitors; she knew laughter up close and personal, and she understands the role it plays off-stage, helping people to survive. She includes illuminating interviews with dozens of comedians, including Chris Rock, Tina Fey, Robin Williams, and Jerry Seinfeld, about the sources and purposes of their humor.
||The award-winning actress, #1 best-selling author and daughter of comedian Danny Thomas shares her funny and heartwarming stories of a life filled with laughter, as well as her interviews with such comedians as Jon Stewart, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Ben Stiller, Conan O'Brien and more. (Biography & autobiography). Simultaneous.