Amy Poehler's 'Yes Please' continues to thrive on bestseller lists

'Yes' was released almost six months ago but it's still holding steady on multiple bestseller lists. Poehler starred on the NBC sitcom 'Parks and Recreation' as well as 'Saturday Night Live' and films such as 'Anchorman 2' and 'The Secret World of Arrietty.'

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    Amy Poehler is the author of 'Yes Please.'
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Amy Poehler’s sitcom “Parks and Recreation” may have just ended, but her book “Yes Please” isn’t going anywhere.

Poehler’s book “Yes,” which was released this past October, is staying strong on the bestseller lists. The title was ranked at number six on the IndieBound hardcover nonfiction list for the week of April 2 and it also placed at number six on the New York Times hardcover nonfiction list for the week of April 5. Meanwhile, it’s at number 10 on the NYT combined print and e-book nonfiction list for the same week.

“Yes” includes Poehler's reflections on her childhood, her time on “Saturday Night Live,” and her work on “Parks,” among other recollections. 

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Reviews of Poehler's memoir were mixed. Some critics called the book a “mess” and wrote that “lots of this book feels like filler,” while others found “Yes” “wise [and] earnest” and “truly hilarious.”


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