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Amy Schumer’s debut book tops bestseller lists

Comedian Amy Schumer's memoir "The Girl with the

Comedian Amy Schumer's memoir "The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo," came out on Aug. 16. Credit: Mark Seliger

Put another feather in the cap of Amy Schumer, the Rockville Centre-raised actress, comedian and author.

Schumer’s debut book, “The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo” (Gallery Books), is No. 1 on the Hardcover Nonfiction bestseller list of The New York Times Book Review to be published on Sunday.

The comic memoir, which came out Aug. 16 to favorable reviews, is also No. 1 on the Publishers Weekly list.

Along with comic recollections of her childhood on Long Island and paeans to chardonnay, “Tattoo” discuses serious issues such as Schumer’s experience with date rape and her father’s multiple sclerosis.

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