We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access .
Bossypants Audiobook

Bossypants

Regular Price:$20.99
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Audible Editor Reviews

Why we think it's Essential - Witty, finely-crafted, and meant to be heard, Bossypants is one of my favorite audiobooks of all time. Tina Fey knows how to deliver a good punch-line – and does so hilariously throughout her memoir. Her self-deprecating humor shines through, and this half-memoir, half-stand-up routine left me laughing for all in the subway car to hear. From her days in the Second City comedy troupe, to Saturday Night Live, to Hollywood, Fey's stories and memories will leave you in stitches. —Jess

Publisher's Summary

Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update", before "Sarah Palin", Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV.

She has seen both of those dreams come true.

At last, Tina Fey's story can be told. From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on Saturday Night Live; from her passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon - from the beginning of this paragraph to this final sentence.

Tina Fey reveals all, and proves what we've all suspected: you're no one until someone calls you bossy.

Includes special, never-before-solicited opinions on breastfeeding, princesses, Photoshop, the electoral process, and Italian rum cake!

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2011 Tina Fey (P)2011 Hachette Audio

What the Critics Say

"I hope that's not really the cover. That's really going to hurt sales." (Don Fey, Father of Tina Fey)

"Do not print this glowing recommendation of Tina Fey's book until I've been dead a hundred years." (Mark Twain)

"Hilarious and insightful. Laugh-out-loud funny - oh no, a full moon. No! Arrgh! Get away from me! Save yourself!" (A Guy Turning into a Werewolf)

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.5 (36404 )
5 star
 (22457)
4 star
 (9586)
3 star
 (3144)
2 star
 (743)
1 star
 (474)
Overall
4.4 (29494 )
5 star
 (16543)
4 star
 (8390)
3 star
 (3353)
2 star
 (768)
1 star
 (440)
Story
4.7 (29616 )
5 star
 (22809)
4 star
 (4767)
3 star
 (1407)
2 star
 (359)
1 star
 (274)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    miles rose lake, fl, United States 04-18-13
    miles rose lake, fl, United States 04-18-13 Member Since 2013

    Say something about yourself!

    HELPFUL VOTES
    8
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    43
    40
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "girl book"

    Whats the deal with the scar on her face, now i want to see it? ill show mine

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Theresa Yardville, NJ, United States 04-16-13
    Theresa Yardville, NJ, United States 04-16-13 Member Since 2013
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    7
    5
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Another reason to love Tina Fey- GIRL POWER!"
    What did you love best about Bossypants?

    Tina knows how to tell a funny story; she has proven that time and time again. She has a great sense of humor and I appreciate her funny world view. Not to mention, some of the stories described familiar places (I've climbed Old Rag). I did always wonder about her scar so I was relieved she answered that question. I have been getting her confused with Marla Hanson for years because of it. And she tells that story like it's no big thing, so again I say GIRL POWER!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Bossypants?

    I loved the Oprah story. Who wouldn't? I mean, I loved 30 Rock and when that episode aired I remembered being excited for Tina- which as I write this sounds creepy and stalkerish but let's face it, if you are in close quarters with Oprah, you are doing something right.


    Have you listened to any of Tina Fey’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I have not listened to any other books; only watched her on SNL and 30 Rock. She was awesome. Did I mention - GIRL POWER!?


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Only morons think women aren't funny.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Carla United States 04-15-13
    Carla United States 04-15-13 Member Since 2011

    milhone

    HELPFUL VOTES
    21
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    19
    10
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Great book both for humor and management insight"
    Where does Bossypants rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    One of the best


    What did you like best about this story?

    Anyone who is a fan of SNL or 30 Rock knows that Tina Fey in entertaining. However, this book provides not only entertainment but a few excellent nuggets of management insight. Tina is everything you imagine her to be - she's not Liz Lemon, but her attitudes and humor are down-to-earth.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Heather S. West Springfield, MA USA 04-13-13
    Heather S. West Springfield, MA USA 04-13-13 Member Since 2015
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    13
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Funny and inspiring"
    What did you love best about Bossypants?

    I loved this book. I think Tina Fey is terrific and very funny, but didn't know that much about her. This is about her but also gives you a really great perspective on being a successful woman in a man's world. I learned a lot.


    What about Tina Fey’s performance did you like?

    She really reads it well, with a natural rhythm


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes, but it was also great for short trips in the car because you could listen in bits and still get a lot out of it.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Nicole 04-12-13
    Nicole 04-12-13
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    8
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "So funny. So worthwhile. No doubt best in audio!"
    What did you love best about Bossypants?

    Captivating, insightful, truly entertaining, too.


    What does Tina Fey bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Her voice, choice emphasis, a reality and grit to it!


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Definitely.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Miriam Los Angeles, CA, United States 04-12-13
    Miriam Los Angeles, CA, United States 04-12-13 Member Since 2013

    Likes books and reading/listening

    HELPFUL VOTES
    18
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    57
    19
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    2
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Loved"

    Funny and clever. It was a pleasure to get to know Ms Fey beyond what we've seen in "30 Rock" and SNL. Listened to it while staying in a cabin in Big Bear over Thanksgiving. It was the perfect book. Dont forget to visit your account at audible.com and look at the PDF she refers to periodically.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Connie Kihei, HI, United States 04-11-13
    Connie Kihei, HI, United States 04-11-13 Member Since 2016
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    24
    2
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Funny-Okay"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    I wish it was more that a funny memoir. I really want to know who Tina really is and what makes her tick. I just didn't get that.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Zac 04-08-13
    Zac 04-08-13
    HELPFUL VOTES
    2
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    2
    2
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "I want to go to there..."
    What did you love best about Bossypants?

    ... "There" being wherever Tina Fey goes to get awesome every day. I L'dMFAO and so did my wife.


    What other book might you compare Bossypants to and why?

    A fu*cking hilarious one.


    What does Tina Fey bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Badassery.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I laughed so hard, I farted.


    Any additional comments?

    Tina, if you're reading this (which I know you are), my answer is "yes," I will marry you. I'll meet you by the shrimp cocktail end of the cruise buffet.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Tyler Pasadena, CA, United States 04-07-13
    Tyler Pasadena, CA, United States 04-07-13
    HELPFUL VOTES
    10
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    44
    3
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Not for me!"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    I don't know Tina fey and thought it wouldn't matter as reviews were great, but i couldn't get into it and didn't really find it funny.


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Angelina 04-05-13
    Angelina 04-05-13
    HELPFUL VOTES
    0
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    2
    2
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Hilarious!"
    What did you love best about Bossypants?

    SO funny, So real!


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I liked her description of the way others perceived her father.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I listened to this book wherever I could until I was done. Wish she had another I could download.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank you.

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.