Bill Scheft

Bill Scheft, a 15-time Emmy-nominated writer for David Letterman, is the author of two previous novels, The Ringer and Time Won't Let Me, which was a finalist for the 2006 Thurber Prize for American Humor. He has also written for the The New Yorker, The New York Times, Esquire and Sports Illustrated. He lives in New York City with his wife, comedian Adrianne Tolsch.

Books by this Author

Everything Hurts

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If you ever forget you're a Jew, a gentile will remind you.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Marrying the right girl

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. "Buffalo Bill" Bittinger, played to the hilt for two too short seasons by Dabney Coleman

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. I'm kind of partial to Harvey "College Boy" Sussman in THE RINGER, mainly because I created him.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Philip Roth

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