Books by Richard Zoglin

HOPE by Richard Zoglin
Released: Nov. 4, 2014

"In this rich and entertaining work, Zoglin pulls no punches but also remains an astonished admirer."
A contributing editor and theater critic for Time weighs in with what will immediately become the definitive biography of the legendary comedian, born Leslie Townes Hope (1903-2003). Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"Not especially funny, given its subject, and Zoglin more often asserts comic genius than demonstrates it with a choice line. 'If you get a laugh, you're golden,' the author rightly observes. This one goes for the bronze."
Middling account of the standup-comedy renaissance of a generation past, which made stars of Robin Williams, David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld and many others. Read full book review >