RANKED! 10 Comedian Memoirs Worth Thumbing Through

It’s one thing to make an audience laugh onstage; it’s a whole other challenge to make a reader laugh on the page. Only a small group of comedians have successfully made the transition from stand-up comic to memoir author. Of the funny people who have, similarities emerge in their stories. While their jokes may be hilarious, many of them were culled from painful circumstances or childhood humiliation. Most comedy celebrities started out scrounging for work and scrappily climbed their way to stardom. Whether recounting their strange addictions or their subpar sex lives, these comedians will have you cackling all the way through their autobiographical books (though you might need a tissue from time to time).

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