Book ‘The World Record Book of Racist Stories’ by Amber Ruffin

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A new collection of hilarious, intergenerational anecdotes full of absurd detail about everyday experiences of racism from the New York Times bestselling authors of You’ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey, comedian Amber Ruffin and her sister Lacey. Families may not always see eye to eye; we get on each other’s nerves, have different perspectives and lives — especially when we consider how we’ve grown up in different generations. But for the Ruffin family and many others, there has been one constant that connects them: racism hasn’t gone anywhere. From her raucous musical numbers to turning upsetting news into laughs as the host of The Amber Ruffin Show or in her Late Night with Seth Meyers segments, Amber is no stranger to finding the funny wherever she looks. With equal parts heart and humor, she and her sister Lacey Lamar shared some of the eye-opening and outrageous experiences Lacey had faced in Nebraska in their first book…

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing (November 22, 2022); Pages: 240 pages; ISBN-10: 1538724553; ISBN-13: 978-1538724552; ASIN:‎ B09V2NX5JC

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Author’s biography: Amber Ruffin is the host of The Amber Ruffin Show on NBC’s streaming service, Peacock, and a writer and cast member on NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers. She also amazingly became the first black woman to write for a late-night talk show in American history when she joined Seth’s staff in 2014, and was a writer/sometimes performer on HBO’s Black Lady Sketch ShowLacey Lamar is Amber Ruffin’s big sister. After years of working for her community, she has landed in a profession where she helps immigrants find work in their new country. Living in Nebraska, Lacey loves the challenge of creating safe spaces for the celebration of Nerd/African-American culture.


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