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. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. A cake from "Creative Cakes"

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Play the piano, speak fluent Spanish

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. Younger

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "Does this look infected?"