The 30 Rock star’s spit-take-inducing book was one of the biggest publishing sensations of 2011. It looks to continue its blockbuster sales with a massive paperback release. A-
Tom Rob Smith
This 2008 thriller set in Stalinist Russia garnered rave reviews and spawned two sequels, including Agent 6. A-
Does the Noise in My Head Bother You?
Like the Aerosmith frontman himself, this revealing memoir is at times incoherent but always fascinating. Not for the young American Idol fans. B+
Stories I Only Tell My Friends
In this smart, snappy memoir, the Parks and Rec star reveals some juicy tidbits but sidesteps his biggest personal controversies — perhaps he’s saving them for his 2013 follow-up. B