Comedian Martin Short is writing a memoir for Harper to be released in the fall of 2014. In an announcement from his publisher, Short said the book was not yet titled. "I haven't named my book yet, but I'm toying with the title, 'If I'd Saved, I Wouldn't Be Writing This,'" he
The book will follow Short's career--including his time at
Short had previously made a somewhat facetious foray into memoir in his "comedy-musical," "Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me," which opened in 2006. Although the comedian played himself, many of the "autobiographical "stories were, to say the least, not completely true.
But there are plenty of true stories to tell about Short's long career in show business: His films include "Three Amigos,"
On television, while Short is probably most recognizable as Glick of "Primetime Glick," he has also appeared in "Weeds," "Damages,"
The one thing Short's career hasn't been, according to the actor, is especially literary. This now seems about to change: "Although I've never read a book all the way through, I'm sure excited to write one," Short said.