Yes Please, by Amy Poehler
Lately I’ve been on a reading kick, and particularly autobiographical books from funny women. Amy Poehler’s contribution to the collection is one of the best. Part memoir (from her “middle-years”), part words-of-wisdom, part collection of funny stories, it was a real treat to read.
You can tell that this was a book written as snatches of stories in stolen snippets of time, but masterfully edited together. Seriously, kudos to her editors. The 3 sections/themes of the book likely weren’t planned on the outset, and yet it works.
Not only is she very funny, Poehler is thoroughly quotable with some very wise words regarding working and career that really resonated with me. Continue reading Wise words from Amy Poehler? Yes Please!