Bossypants - Tina Fey


By Tina Fey

  • Release Date: 2011-04-05
  • Genre: Humor
Score: 4.5
From 4,239 Ratings


Spirited and whip-smart, these laugh-out-loud autobiographical essays are "a masterpiece" from the Emmy Award-winning actress and comedy writer known for 30 Rock, Mean Girls, and SNL" (Sunday Telegraph).

Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV.

She has seen both these dreams come true.

At last, Tina Fey's story can be told. From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on Saturday Night Live; from her passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon -- from the beginning of this paragraph to this final sentence.

Tina Fey reveals all, and proves what we've always suspected: you're no one until someone calls you bossy.

Includes Special, Never-Before-Solicited Opinions on Breastfeeding, Princesses, Photoshop, the Electoral Process, and Italian Rum Cake!


  • Bossypants

    By SquirtleTheTwirtle
    It makes me sad to say, this book does Not age well. Wish I could get my money back. I couldn’t even get through it this time around
  • Funny

    By boiket
    It was a pretty funny book. Lots of personal stories on her upbringing and going through her days at SNL and 30 Rock.
  • Interesting

    By llynnnguyen
    I for sure love comedy and I know the Tina Fey can make me laugh. This book keeps my nose in it for a long time and I can say, this story of her life is funny and interesting. I recommend you read this if you like to laugh!
  • Loved it

    By Celt woman
    Tina Fey writes with a real woman's voice! I loved it, and related to so many parts, usually the embarrassing or gross parts....
  • Loved it!!

    By nandita727
    I loved loved loved this book! I've always loved Tina Fey, she is smart and witty-funny. I'm also a big fan of 30 Rock. The book is a really good read!
  • Very Entertaining!

    By Kristy Pehanich
    Not only is this book wildly entertaining, it is fun to read, keeps you engulfed and on the side low key teaches you life lessons for everyone to learn! Must read! You won't regret it.
  • Higher Hopes

    By jc.gomez
    Feel like Mrs. Fey really shorthanded her readers with stories and experiences at SNL and 30 Rock, there was also no mention of movies she was a part of or hosting award shows. It's an okay book but very passive throughout. Wouldn't have hurt to get a better insight on both her personal and professional life. She played it very safe and sometimes that hurts more than it helps. Would recommend a pass on reading this one. ~ I'm male BTW
  • Smart and funny and witty

    By Jmad225
    A really wonderful read, I love Tina Fey's voice and point of view. "They " ( I don't know exactly who 'they' is, but those who set the rules on such things) should make this mandatory reading for girls age 13 & and up. Tina is funny, smart, witty (not very good with the adjectives, sorry about the repeat). I'm just so proud to be a woman, knowing there are those like Tina Fey out there too. Thanks for sharing your pov Tina!
  • Absolutely Fantastic!

    By Keiskiha
    I have always loved Tina, theater, and *interesting* autobiographies. This book has a mix of all, and, as a special bonus, every page includes embarrassing facts and "light" humor. Enjoy!
  • Made me laugh

    By Mrsmac09
    I love tina fey and enjoyed reading more about her life and am still a fan of hers. I think I wasn't quite sure what I was reading at first, all the short stories and chapters were pieces of her life but it was a little too scattered and random for me, but a lot of it tied in during later chapters. I still laughed and enjoyed the read, just wasn't my favorite.