It will soon be two years since Joan Rivers passed away, and her daughter has written a touching, sarcastic, book about her mother: “The Book of Joan – Tales of Mirth, Mischief, and Manipulation,” by Melissa Rivers.
Anyone who loved Joan Rivers’ humor will love this book. Interspersed within the reflections are both jokes used by the comedienne in her act over the years and new ones the younger Ms. Rivers herself includes; “The Book of Joan,” by Melissa Rivers is available at DCPL, as are titles by the comedienne herself:
“Still Talking,” by Joan Rivers with Richard Meryman
“Don’t Count the Candles – Just Keep the Fire Lit,” by Joan Rivers
“I Hate Everything – Starting with Me,” by Joan Rivers
“Diary of a Mad Diva,” by Joan Rivers
“Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work,” by Ricki Stern, DVD recording