GEEKDAD features a podcast interview with B.J. Novak!

Between a trip for my high school reunion and Gen Con, it’s been a while since I’ve had time to conduct any interviews, but Bounded Enthusiasm is back! Today’s episode is an interview with B.J. Novak about his brand-new picture book … with no pictures. B.J. Novak is … Read More

Kirkus gives The Book With No Pictures a starred review!

“This book may not have pictures, but it’s sure to inspire lots of conversations—and laughs. Television writer, actor and comedian Novak delivers a rare find, indeed: a very good celebrity picture book. It doesn’t even seem fair to call it such, since it has nothing to … Read More

School Library Journal raves…

“The actor (and writer, producer, and director) has penned his first picture book, but can it be called a picture book when there are no pictures? Entering the field of unique interactive books begging to be opened, including Hervé Tullet’s Press Here (Chronicle, 2011) and Adam … Read More

Publishers Weekly writes…

“Actor Novak’s expert sense of comic timing is on full display in his first picture book, which, true to its title, only contains words on a white background. Different font types, sizes, and colors signal important changes in tone and voice to whomever is reading the … Read More

Booklist Review

“Best known for his work on TV’s The Office, Novak follows his adult short-story collection (One More Thing, 2014) with a picture book—well, sort of. There’s, like, no pictures. That’s the whole idea. But Novak has isolated a curious truth about picture books: the person reading the book … Read More