The Lucy Book of Lists
Celebrating Lucille Ball's Centennial and the 60th Anniversary of I Love Lucy
About the Book
Best-selling author Michael Karol (Lucy A to Z: The Lucille Ball Encyclopedia) is at it again, with a book of lists honoring Lucy’s 100th birthday and the 60th anniversary of I Love Lucy — both of which occur in 2011! Chapter titles include Headline News, Lucy by the Numbers, The Lucy Show Mystery, Mam’selle Mame, and many more...with an exclusive list by Lucille Ball’s and Desi Arnaz’s good friend, comedian Kaye Ballard (The Mothers-In-Law). You’ll laugh, learn and love this unique peek into the Lucyverse.
About the Author
Michael Karol is an award-winning New York-based entertainment journalist and author. His books include Lucy A to Z: The Lucille Ball Encyclopedia; The ABC Movie of the Week Companion; Sitcom Queens: Divas of the Small Screen; and The TV Tidbits Classic Television Book of Lists. He has interviewed a long list of performers, producers, and writers over the years, including blues legend Johnny ‘Guitar’ Watson; artist, writer and producer Peter Brown (he sang “Do Ya Wanna Get Funky With Me?” and wrote Madonna’s “Material Girl”); songbird Phyllis Hyman; actors Gale Storm, Susan Lucci, Denise Nickerson, John Noble, Jane Connell, Kaye Ballard, Eva La Rue, Doris Singleton, Kathryn Joosten, Cameron Mathison, and David Hedison; and behind-the-scenes movers and shakers like Wonderfalls creator Bryan Fuller; House, M.D.’s creator and executive producer, David Shore; I Love Lucy’s film editor, Dann Cahn; and director William Asher, who helmed I Love Lucy and Bewitched, among other classics. Michael is currently editor of Soap Opera Weekly and copy chief of Pixie, a fab tween magazine.