Letterman Book Nominated For Humor Prize


Late Show host David Letterman is among the finalists for the 2014 Thurber Prize for American Humor. His satirical picture book, This Land Was Made for You and Me (But Mostly Me), written with Bruce McCall, is one of three titles up for the prize.

The other finalists are Liza Donnelly for Women on Men, and John Kenney for Truth in Advertising. The finalists were selected by the judges: humorist Henry Alford, novelist Meg Wolitzer, and novelist and critic John Searles.

The winner of the prize, named in honor of humorist James Thurber, will be presented in New York City on September 30.

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