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How I Became a Famous Novelist

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Awards for How I Became a Famous Novelist

  • Winner, 2010 Thurber Prize for American Humor

About the author

Steve Hely

Steve Hely was a writer for 30 Rock, Late Show with David Letterman, The Office and the acclaimed animated comedy American Dad!. He also wrote the Thurber-winning novel How I Became a Famous Novelist, and coauthored the comic …

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Praise for How I Became a Famous Novelist

‘A deeply, often painfully funny book … [which] should be read by anyone with a passing interest in the state of modern literature.’ —Independent


‘I may have read a funnier book in the last 20 years, but at this moment I'm hard-pressed to name it.’ —Washington Post


‘A consistently hilarious and unrelentingly brilliant gem of a novel.’ —Courier Mail

‘Sharp and consistently funny.’ —Sunday Territorian


‘Laugh-out-loud funny.’ —Sunday Herald Sun


‘Highly entertaining.’ —Advertiser


‘This guy is f---ing brilliant’ —Age 

‘Funny as hell’ —Australian


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