Join Steve Martin
& Harry Bliss live to celebrate the release of their book Number One is Walking.
“Irresistibly charming…Film buffs, comedy fans, and legion admirers of both the actor and artist will find themselves smiling from cover to cover.”
“A diverting interlude with two exceptionally clever souls.”
Join multi-talented comedian Steve Martin and heralded New Yorker cartoonist Harry Bliss to discuss their new illustrated book, Number One Is Walking: My Life in the Movies and Other Diversions. They will discuss Steve’s legendary career — his forty years in the movie biz, as well as his stand-up comedy, banjo playing, writing, and cartooning.
Ticket bundles include a copy of Number One is Walking and an emailed link to attend the event from Book Passage. Please expect your link prior to the event and ensure your email address is correct when purchasing your book and ticket.
Number One is Walking is Steve Martin’s cinematic legacy—an illustrated memoir of his legacy acting career, with stories from his most popular films and artwork by New Yorker cartoonist Harry Bliss. Steve Martin has never written about his career in the movies before. In Number One Is Walking, he shares anecdotes from the sets of his beloved films—Father of the Bride, Roxanne, The Jerk, Three Amigos, and many more—bringing readers directly into his world. He shares charming tales of antics, moments of inspiration, and exploits with the likes of Paul McCartney, Diane Keaton, Robin Williams and Chevy Chase. Martin details his forty years in the movie biz, as well as his stand-up comedy, banjo playing, writing, and cartooning, all with his unparalleled wit.
With gorgeously illustrated cartoons and single-panel “diversions” in Steve and Harry’s signature style, Number One Is Walking is full of the everyday moments that make up a movie star’s life, capturing Steve Martin’s singular humor and acclaimed career in film. The perfect gift from the team who brought you the #1 New York Times bestseller A Wealth of Pigeons.