When I was growing up there was a contingency of authentic actors who regularly made a living doing fantastic work.  Newhart’s memoir; I Shouldn’t Even Be Doing This confirms he one of those people.  He’s actually who you think he might be; hard-working, a decent family man and someone who left television on his terms..his presence on television is akin to a comfortable chair.  He got his driver’s license late in life, never expected to sell any of his work, decided a career in law was not for him and Don Rickles is his best friend.  This book will make you laugh if you’re already a fan of a legend.  LA Carlson

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