Cosbyology: Essays and Observations from the Doctor of Comedy

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Hyperion Books, Nov 13, 2002 - Humor - 192 pages
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Now in paperback, the national bestseller from the funniest man in America, who looks back at his life . . . bit by bit.

With more than 200,000 hardcover copies in print, Bill Cosby's Cosbyology has landed on bestseller lists nationwide, including the New York Times and USA Today.

In this wonderfully funny collection of stand-up material that touches on everything from childhood and marriage to school, sports, and work, Bill Cosby returns to his early days of comedy to give us a look at the funny side of life. Fusing his classic jazzy timing and edgy humor with the intelligence and perception that have made him a huge star, Cosby writes about his first experiences skiing, lying to his mother as a child, and fretting about ingrown hairs in midlife. Fans young and old will be eager to add this paperback edition to their collection, while new fans everywhere will delight in this sampling of great comic genius.

Bill Cosby is one of America's most beloved and well-known performers. He entered show business as a stand-up comedian in 1962 and has appeared in such television hits as I Spy, the animated Fat Albert, The Cosby Show, and Cosby. He has also starred in several movies and has written the bestselling books Childhood, Fatherhood, and Congratulations! Now What?, as well as the Little Bill children's series.

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Review: Cosbyology: Essays and Observations from the Doctor of Comedy

User Review  - Joseph - Goodreads

This was better than his Love and Marriage book. The way the book read, it seemed like he took a tape recording of it and then it was typed up to really capture the way he tells his stories/jokes. Read full review

Review: Cosbyology: Essays and Observations from the Doctor of Comedy

User Review  - Karijeank - Goodreads

I honestly thought that this book was really hard to follow. If it wasn't for that, I would have enjoyed this book a lot more. Read full review

About the author (2002)

Bill Cosby is an American entertainer, comedian, actor, producer, author, educator, musician, and activist. He is best known for his portrayal of Cliff Huxtable on The Cosby Show, which has become a television classic. Born and raised in Philadelphia, he earned a Doctor of Education degree from the University of Massachusetts, and is a jazz musician.

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