Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Saul Austerlitz's ANOTHER FINE MESS is Out!

Saul Austerlitz's second book, ANOTHER FINE MESS: A History of American Film Comedy is published this week by Chicago Review Press.  It was excerpted in Sunday's Los Angeles Times on the 50th anniversary of Billy Wilder's film "The Apartment," and is featured in the "Lowbrow and Brilliant" quadrant of the Approval Matrix in this week's New York magazine.

Kirkus calls it “a compulsively readable reference for the confirmed comedy fan” and “an enthusiastic, well-observed, fresh look at old favorites that makes a compelling case for the genius of American film comedy.”

Saul will begin touring for the book this week, and the dates are:

September 7, 7 PM- Book Soup, Los Angeles
September 14, 7 PM- D.G. Wills Books, La Jolla, CA
September 16, 7 PM- Green Apple Books, San Francisco
September 21, 7 PM- U. of Pennsylvania Bookstore, Philadelphia
October 5, 7:30 PM- WORD, Brooklyn
October 6, 4 PM- Yale University, New Haven, CT
October 25, 7:30 PM- Quail Ridge Books & Music, Raleigh, N.C.