Jonathan Ames

JONATHAN AMES is the author of I Pass Like Night; The Extra Man; What’s Not to Love?; My Less Than Secret Life; Wake Up, Sir!; I Love You More Than You Know; The Alcoholic; and The Double Life Is Twice As Good. He’s the creator of the HBO® Original Series Bored to Death and has had two amateur boxing matches, fighting as “The Herring Wonder.” For more information visit

Books by this Author

The Extra Man
Bored to Death
The Double Life Is Twice as Good
Wake Up, Sir!
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The Extra Man Starring Kevin Kline

Based on the novel by Jonathan Ames, The Extra Man is a sophisticated and moving comedy from Academy Award Nominated Directors Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini. Starring Kevin Kline, Paul Dano, Katie Holmes and John C Reilly .