Liz and Gianna are two of a dying breed--traveling sales reps for book publishers--who sell books in Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and the Deep South. Since we're constantly on the road hawking books, we must find ways to amuse ourselves. So here we've decided to share our anecdotes, adventures, favorite books, and efforts in making the world (or at least these few states) a more literate place to inhabit.
Roseanne Roseannadanna's "Hey Get Back to Work Book" (Gilda Radner)
Oh my God how I love Gilda. I was sixteen, I guess, and man was that book exactly what I needed. Before that I tended to listen to comedy on records and this is the first book I really remember just absolutely thinking was hilarious. Still have a copy.
Official Book Club Selection by Kathy Griffin
I don't usually laugh out loud anyway, and almost every book that claims to be funny is, well, stupid. I do, however, have a soft spot for a few comedians and was unashamed to be excited that Kathy Griffin decided to write a memoir. I love KG. I drive a whole lot for work and listen to a lot of audiobooks, and Kathy Griffin's Official Book Club Selection turned out to be a delight as an audiobook. I suspect that KG ad libbed quite a bit of the audio, but I did laugh (or at least snicker) to myself while driving from Mississippi to Texas one day.