Uncle of the Year by Andrew Rannells
Uncle of the Year by Andrew Rannells

Candid, hilarious essays from the star of The Book of Mormon, Girls, and Big Mouth on anxiety, ambition, and the uncertain path to adulthood, which ask, how will we know when we get there?

“This is the funny, honest, cozy hang with Andrew Rannells that you’ve been creepily dreaming of. . . . A delight.”—Tina Fey

Filled with witty and honest insights drawn from his life and career in Nebraska, New York, and Hollywood, Uncle of the Year challenges us to take a long look at who we're pretending to be, who we know we are, and who we want to become.


“Funny, moving, insightful, the memories and commentary keep sparkling long after you’ve closed the book. It’s just what we all need right now.”—Andrew Sean Greer

“Witty and relatable…. Rannells proves with this book that he has a strong future as a writer. A candid and thoroughly enjoyable read.”
 —Library Journal (starred review)

“Reading Uncle of the Year is like hanging out with the best friend of your dreams without ever having to take off your sweatpants and leave the house.”—Casey Wilson

Too Much Is Not Enough by Andrew Rannells

Too Much Is Not Enough

Andrew's first book!

“Candid, funny, crisp . . . honest and tender about lessons of the heart.”—Vogue

From the star of Broadway's The Book of Mormon and HBO's Girls, the heartfelt and hilarious coming-of-age memoir of a Midwestern boy surviving bad auditions, bad relationships, and some really bad highlights as he chases his dreams in New York City

Uncle of the Year Book Tour Cancelled

The book tour that was planned for Uncle of the Year has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. Venues will connect with ticket holders for refunds.


05/16 at 7pm ET - NYC - In Conversation with Busy Philipps at Symphony Space

05/17 at 7pm CT - Omaha - In Conversation with Tom Elser at The Bookworm

05/18 at 7pm CT - Chicago - In Conversation with Paula Pell at Chicago Humanities

05/22 at 8pm PT - Los Angeles - In Conversation with Danielle Schneider at Bergmamot Station Arts Center

Andrew Rannells - Photo by Cara Robbins

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Andrew Rannells

Andrew Rannells is an actor, singer, performer, and the author of Too Much Is Not Enough. A Tony, Drama Desk, and Critics Choice Award nominee and Grammy winner, he originated the role of Elder Price in The Book of Mormon and has starred in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Hamilton, Falsettos, and The Boys in the Band. On the small screen, he has appeared in Girls, The New Normal, Big Mouth, The Knick, The Romanoffs, Black Monday, and Girls5Eva. Rannells's film credits include A Simple Favor, The Intern, Bachelorette, The Boys in the Band, and The Prom. He has published essays in the New York Times and he made his directorial debut adapting one of his own essays for the anthology series “Modern Love.”

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