Tucson Festival of Books

They're in the Laugh Business


Sarah Cooper and Aparna Nancheria know how cut-throat the entertainment business can be, but that doesn't mean they can't laugh about it. They do, in fact. All the time. Today they will discuss how humor helped them overcome the doubts, doubters and conflicts they faced on their way to center stage.


Panelists
Sarah Cooper

Sarah Cooper is a writer and comedian with millions of followers across social media. She's the author of "How to Be Successful without Hurting Men's Feelings" and "100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings," as well as the star of the hit Netflix comedy special, "Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine....

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Aparna Nancherla

Aparna Nancherla is an acclaimed comedian, writer and actor. Praised by critics and fans alike for her distinctive dry, existential and whimsical sense of humor, Nancherla has toured her standup comedy extensively around the U....

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Books:
Foolish
Tales of Assimilation, Determination, and Humiliation
Sarah Cooper
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Penguin
October 2023
ISBN 9780593473184
272 pages
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Unreliable Narrator
Me, Myself, and Impostor Syndrome
Aparna Nancherla
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Penguin
September 2023
ISBN 9781984879806
304 pages
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