The Thurber Prize Awards

October 3, 2007

The 2007 Thurber Prize for American Humor was awarded yesterday at the Algonquin Hotel in New York to Joe Keenan for his novel My Lucky Star.” Keenan is an Emmy winner and the former Executive Producer of Frasier. Keenan’s other books also include “Putting On The Ritz.”

The two runners-up for the Thurber Prize were Bob Newhart for I Shouldn’t Even Be Doing This!: And Other Things That Strike Me As Funny and Merrill Markoe for Walking In Circles Before Lying Down.