Most famous for her participation in The Upright Citizens Brigade, Saturday Night Live, and Parks and Recreation, Amy Poehler has become a leading force in the vanguard of funny, feminist-y, intelligent comediennes. In Yes Please (Day Street, $28.99) readers will recognize the humor and honesty for which her brand of comedy has become famous. What will surprise people new to her work is the heart-felt sincerity of her message. She describes her upbringing in lower-middle class Boston, speaking fondly of her parents and her brother. She relates instances of regret when a joke went too far. She talks about her friends with fierce devotion and unabashed adoration. Poehler’s wit and warmth are sure to delight.
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