I Was Better Last Night is a memoir by Harvey Fierstein. In the book, Fierstein tells the story of his life, from his upbringing in Brooklyn to his time as a successful actor and playwright. He discusses both his personal and professional successes, as well as the challenges he’s faced along the way. I Was Better Last Night is an honest and introspective look at one man’s life journey.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who wants to learn about Harvey Fierstein’s life. It provides a fascinating look at one man’s journey from his childhood in Brooklyn to his time as a successful actor and playwright.
- Fierstein is a talented writer, and the book is well-written
- The book provides an interesting look at Fierstein’s life
- It’s a quick read
- The author could have delved deeper into his personal life.
- The book is a little too long.
- It can be dry at times.
Learn more about the author
Harvey Fierstein is an American actor, playwright and voice artist. He is best known for his roles in the Broadway musicals Torch Song Trilogy and La Cage aux Folles, as well as for voicing King Triton in Disney’s The Little Mermaid.
“This is Harvey Fierstein at his best – an honest, candid, and engaging story of one man’s life journey. I Was Better Last Night is a must-read for anyone interested in theatre, biography, or simply the human experience.”
“Fierstein has written a bracingly honest and compulsively readable account of his life…This is one powerful book.”
“If you’re a fan of Harvey Fierstein, or even just Broadway in general, this is a must read. It provides great insight into his life and career, as well as some behind-the-scenes dirt on who’s really the boss in theater.”
“A powerful, moving memoir.”