Countdown to the release of Amy Schumer’s memoir ‘The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo’

Monday, August 8th, 2016. Filed under: Art Books Entertainment Film Hollywood Stars

Publishers Gallery Books (Simon & Schuster) announced the book’s August 16 launch date back in March, and now the wait is nearly over for Schumer’s large fan base.

"The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo" by Amy Schumer © Amy Schumer / Gallery Books (Simon & Schuster)

“The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo” by Amy Schumer
© Amy Schumer / Gallery Books (Simon & Schuster)

An award-wining comedian…

Amy Schumer first came to the public eye in 2011-2012 when she came fourth on the reality TV competition “Last Comic Standing,” having been performing on the stand-up circuit since 2004. Since then, with her own show on Comedy Central and an upcoming world tour, Schumer has been nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards, winning “Outstanding Variety Sketch Series” in 2015, a Peabody Award, Critics’ Choice Television Award, two Television Critics Association Awards and many more.

actress, director…

The movie “Trainwreck” — an antonym of her career path — was released in 2015. Starring and directed by Schumer herself, the film received positive reviews from critics, adding to her award collection. In the same year, actress Jennifer Lawrence announced she was writing a screenplay that she and Schumer would star in together. In January 2016, in an interview with BBC Radio 6, Lawrence confirmed the draft off the movie had been completed.

and now writer.

“The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo” willcontain “personal and observational stories from Schumer that range from the raunchy to the romantic, the heartfelt to the harrowing” although it is not yet clear what the connection with Stieg Larsson’s “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” might be.

“The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo” will be available to buy from August 16. Amy Schumer will follow the release with a series of book signings and Q&As around the US. The memoir should stir up even more publicity for Schumer’s upcoming word tour, set to open in Dublin on August 26, 2016, and finish in New Orleans for New Year’s Eve.

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