Stand Update

ON THE SHELVES: Roseanne Barr turns essayist for her latest book, “Roseannearchy: Dispatches from the Nut Farm,” out Jan. 4 from Simon and Schuster imprint Gallery.


HarperCollins has a Nov. 22 sale date for Cheech Marin’s new book, “The Chimichanga Chronicles,” with a Spanish version due out March 8.

Steve Harvey’s newest advice book, “Straight Talk, No Chaser: How to Find, Keep, and Understand a Man” is scheduled for a Dec. 7 publication, with an initial print run of 750,000 copies.

“Bossypants,” Tina Fey’s first foray into publishing, is scheduled to hit stores April 5.


The paperback edition of Sarah Silverman’s “The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee,”
comes out March 8.
Demetri Martin’s first book, “This is a Book,” is due out April 25, with essays, doodles, drawings and a self-portrait on the cover.

Chelsea Handler will write the forward for “Lies Chelsea Handler Told Me,” featuring as-told-by essays from her friends and family. The book is coming out in May from her own publishing imprint, Borderline Amazing Productions.

Paul Reiser, the author of “Couplehood” and “Babyhood,” continues his story in “Familyhood,” due out May 3.

ON THE AIR: The new six-episode series “Strange Days with Bob Saget” makes its debut Nov. 30 on A&E. Saget, who’s also executive producer, will find himself riding with bikers, rush a fraternity and hunt for Bigfoot, among other experiences. The half-hour show is at 10 p.m. Eastern and Pacific.

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ON AUDIO: Comedy Central Records releases Dane Cook’s “I Did My Best: Greatest Hits” on Nov. 22, and on Jan. 11 releases Louis CK’s latest CD, “Hilarious.” The DVD release of “Hilarious” is due out Jan. 11 as well.

Image Entertainment releases the seven-CD audio version of Jeff Dunham’s new book, “All By My Selves: Walter, Peanut, Achmed, and Me,” on Jan. 11.

ON DVD: The documentary “Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work” is for sale beginning Dec. 14. That’s the same day her debut 1967 album, “Joan Rivers Presents Mr. Phyllis & Other Funny Stories,” gets a CD release.

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