VIRTUAL: Steve Martin and Harry Bliss | Number One is Walking


Join multi-talented comedian Steve Martin and New Yorker cartoonist Harry Bliss to discuss their new illustrated book, Number One Is Walking: My Life in the Movies and Other Diversions. They will discuss Steve’s legendary career, his forty years in the movie biz, as well as his stand-up comedy, banjo playing, writing, and cartooning.

This is a virtual, ticketed event, by ordering a book below you are purchasing a ticket. Your ticket includes a copy of Number One Is Walking: My Life in the Movies and Other Diversions and an emailed link to attend the event from Blue Willow Bookshop. Please ensure your email address is correct when purchasing your book and ticket so we can send your link prior to the event.

Please contact Caroline ( in the event you do not receive your join link by 12pm CT on November 16th.


Wednesday, November 16, 6:00 PM Central Time

About the Creators:

Steve Martin is one of the most well-known talents in entertainment. His work has earned him an Academy Award®, five Grammy® awards, an Emmy®, the Mark Twain Award, and the Kennedy Center Honors. As an author, Martin’s work includes the novel An Object of Beauty, the play Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a collection of comic pieces, Pure Drivel, a bestselling novella, Shopgirl, and his memoir Born Standing Up. Martin’s films include The Jerk, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Roxanne, Parenthood, L.A. Story, Father of the Bride, and Bowfinger.

Harry Bliss is a cartoonist and cover artist for the New Yorker magazine. His syndicated single-panel comic ‘Bliss’ appears in newspapers internationally. He has written and illustrated over 20 books for children and is the founder of the Cornish CCS Fellowship for Graphic Novelists in Cornish, New Hampshire.

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 6:00pm
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Number One Is Walking: My Life in the Movies and Other Diversions By Steve Martin, Harry Bliss (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Steve Martin, Harry Bliss (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781250815293
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Celadon Books - November 15th, 2022

** New York Times Bestseller **

Number One Is Walking
is Steve Martin’s cinematic legacy—an illustrated memoir of his legendary acting career, with stories from his most popular films and artwork by New Yorker cartoonist Harry Bliss.