Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler is an actress, comedian, and writer. She was a founding member of the comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade in New York City and a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2001 to 2009, where she was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards. She currently stars as Leslie Knope on NBC's Parks and Recreation, for which she won a Golden Globe. Poehler lives in Los Angeles, and this is her first book. Photograph © Hannah Kasulka.


The best books to listen to on audio

The best books to listen to on audio

Some books are to be listened to – in the car, while making dinner, on the tube. Whether because they are weighty tomes you don't want to carry around or because the reading is just spot on, these are some of the best audiobooks around. 

Picador to publish Yes Please, a memoir by Amy Poehler

Picador to publish Yes Please, a memoir by Amy Poehler

After a closely-fought auction, Picador Editorial Director Francesca Main has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Yes Please, the highly anticipated memoir of actress, comedian, writer, director and producer Amy Poehler.