It's safe to say that Albert Brooks is having a banner year.
The 64-year-old comedian is currently garnering praise on the film festival circuit f...
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Brooks' first novel, 2030: The Real Story of What Happens to America, has popped on to the New York Times' best-seller list -- that kind of commercial success is an unaccustomed feeling for Brooks.
Anyone familiar with Brooks' films will not be surprised that his debut novel is clever and entertaining. But it is also thoughtful, insightful and inventive. And funny -- let's not forget funny.
Suddenly Brooks is like the James Franco of comedy. If his book sucked, no problem. But it's hard not to like Twenty Thirty: The Real Story of What Happened to America.
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