Steve Martin - Virtual Event
November 16 @ 6 PM CT
Join multi-talented comedian Steve Martin and heralded New Yorker cartoonist Harry Bliss to discuss their new illustrated book, Number One Is Walking: My Life in the Movies and Other Diversions, on Wednesday, November 16 at 6:00pm CT/7:00pm ET. They will discuss Steve’s legendary career—his forty years in the movie biz, as well as his stand-up comedy, banjo playing, writing, and cartooning.
Ticket bundles include a copy of Number One is Walking and an emailed link to attend the event from Anderson's Bookshop. Please expect your link prior to the event and ensure your email address is correct when purchasing your book and ticket.
Please note that we can only ship to US addresses! Please choose the ticket that includes shipping if you would like your book mailed to you.
More about NUMBER ONE IS WALKING: MY LIFE IN THE MOVIES AND OTHER DIVERSIONS:
Number One Is Walking is Steve Martin’s cinematic legacy—an illustrated memoir of his legendary acting career, with stories from his most popular films and artwork by New Yorker cartoonist Harry Bliss.
Steve Martin has never written about his career in the movies before. In Number One Is Walking, he shares anecdotes from the sets of his beloved films—Father of the Bride, Roxanne, The Jerk, Three Amigos, and many more—bringing readers directly into his world. He shares charming tales of antics, moments of inspiration, and exploits with the likes of Paul McCartney, Diane Keaton, Robin Williams, and Chevy Chase. Martin details his forty years in the movie biz, as well as his stand-up comedy, banjo playing, writing, and cartooning, all with his unparalleled wit.
With gorgeously illustrated cartoons and single-panel “diversions” in Steve and Harry’s signature style, Number One Is Walking is full of the everyday moments that make up a movie star’s life, capturing Steve Martin’s singular humor and acclaimed career in film. The perfect gift from the team who brought you the #1 New York Times bestseller A Wealth of Pigeons.
About the Author
Steve Martin is one of the most well-known talents in entertainment. His work has earned him an Academy Award®, five Grammy® awards, an Emmy®, the Mark Twain Award, and the Kennedy Center Honors.
As an author, Martin’s work includes the novel An Object of Beauty, the play Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a collection of comic pieces, Pure Drivel, a bestselling novella, Shopgirl, and his memoir Born Standing Up. Martin’s films include The Jerk, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Roxanne, Parenthood, L.A. Story, Father of the Bride, and Bowfinger.
About the Illustrator
Harry Bliss is a cartoonist and cover artist for the New Yorker magazine. His syndicated single-panel comic ‘Bliss’ appears in newspapers internationally. He has written and illustrated over 20 books for children and is the founder of the Cornish CCS Fellowship for Graphic Novelists in Cornish, New Hampshire.