Steve Allen

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General Information

Name: Steve Allen

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Born: December 26, 1921 in New York, New York

Died: October 30, 2000 in Encino, California

Website: www.steveallen.com


Illinois Connection

Steve Allen was raised on the south side of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Steve Allen was born Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen. He was an American television personality, musician, actor, comedian, and writer. He was also a radio and tv personality and an award winning composer.

Published Works

  • Bop Fables, Simon & Schuster, 1955
  • Fourteen for Tonight, Henry Holt & Company, 1955
  • The Funny Men, Simon & Schuster, 1956
  • Wry on the Rocks, Henry Holt & Company, 1956
  • The Girls on the Tenth Floor and Other Stories, Henry Holt & Company, 1958, reprinted 1970
  • The Question Man, Bellmeadow Press, with Bernard Geis Associates, 1959
  • Mark It and Strike It: An Autobiography, Holt, Reinhart & Winston, 1960
  • Not All of Your Laughter, Not All of Your Tears, Bernard Geis $ Associates, 1962
  • Dialogues in Americanism, Henry Regnery Co., 1964 - written with L. Brent Bozell, Jr., William F. Buckley, Jr., Robert M. Hutchins, James MacGregor Burns, and Willmoore Kendall
  • Letter to a Conservative, Doubleday & Company, 1965
  • The Ground is Our Table, Doubleday & Company, 1966
  • Bigger Than A Breadbox, Paperback Library, 1967
  • The Flash of Swallows, Droke House, 1969
  • The Wake, Doubleday & Company, 1972
  • Princess Snip-Snip and the Puppy-Kittens, Platt & Monk, 1973
  • Curses! or... How Never to Be Foiled Again, J. P. Tarcher, 1973
  • What To Say When It Rains, Price, Stern & Sloan, 1974
  • Schmock!-Schmock!, Doubleday & Company, 1975
  • Meeting of Minds: The Complete Scripts, With Illustrations, of the Amazingly Successful PBS-TV Series - Series I, Crown Publishers, Inc., 1978, reprinted 1989
  • Chopped-Up Chinese, Price, Stern & sloan, 1978
  • Ripoff: A Look at Corruption in America, Lyle Stuart, Inc., 1979 - written with Roslyn Bernstein and Donald H. Dunn
  • Meeting of Minds: The Complete Scripts, with Illustrations, of the Amazingly Successful PBS-TV Series, Second Series, Crown Publishers, Inc., 1979, reprinted 1989
  • Explaining China: An Objective View of Contemporary China / 150 photographs, Crown Publishers, Inc., 1980
  • Funny People, Stein & Day Pub., 1981
  • The Talk Show Murders, Delacorte Press, 1982
  • Beloved Son: A Story of the Jesus Cults, Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1982
  • More Funny People, Stein & Day Pub., 1982
  • How to Make a Speech, McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1986
  • How to Be Funny: Discovering the Comic You, Prometheus Books, 1987 - written with Jane Wollman, reprinted 1992 and 1998
  • Murder on the Glitter Box, Zebra, 1989
  • The Passionate Nonsmoker's Bill of Rights: The First Guide to Enacting Nonsmoking Legislation, William Morrow Company, 1989 - written with Bill Adler, Jr.
  • "Dumbth": And 81 Ways to Make Americans Smarter, Prometheus Books, 1989, reprinted 1998
  • Meeting of Minds: The Complete Scripts, With Illustrations, of the Amazingly Successful PBS-TV Series - Series III, Prometheus Books, 1989
  • Meeting of Minds: The Complete Scripts, with Illustrations, of the Amazingly Successful PBS-TV Series, Fourth Series, Prometheus Books, 1989
  • The Public Hating: A Collection of Short Stories, Barricade Books, 1990
  • Murder in Manhattan, Zebra Books, 1990
  • Steve Allen on the Bible, Religion & Morality, Prometheus Books, 1990
  • Murder in Vegas, Zebra Books, 1991
  • Hi-Ho, Steverino: The Story of My Adventures in the Wonderful Wacky World of Television, Barricode Books, 1992
  • The Murder Game, Zebra Books, 1993
  • Make `Em Laugh, Prometheus Books, 1993
  • More Steve Allen on the Bible, Religion, Morality, Prometheus Books, 1993
  • Reflections, Prometheus Books, 1994
  • Murder on the Atlantic, Zebra Books, 1995, reprinted 1996
  • The Man Who Turned Back the Clock, and Other Short Stories, Prometheus Books, 1995
  • The Bug and the Slug in the Rug, Greene Bark Press, 1995
  • But Seriously ... : Steve Allen Speakes His Mind, Prometheus Books, 1996
  • Wake Up to Murder, Kensington, 1996
  • Die Laughing, Kensington, 1998
  • Murder in Hawaii, Kensington, 1999
  • Steve Allen's Songs: 100 Lyrics with Commentary, McFarland & Co., 1999
  • Steve Allen's Private Joke File, Three Rivers Press, 2000
  • Vulgarians at the Gate: Trash TV and Raunch Radio: Raising the Standards of American Culture, Prometheus Books, 2001

Titles at Your Library

The wake

ISBN: 0385076088
Release Date: 1972

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Meeting of Minds: The Complete Scripts, with Illustrations, of the Amazingly Successful PBS-TV Series, Second Series

ISBN: 0879755652
Release Date: 1989-09-01

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Explaining China: An Objective View of Contemporary China / 150 photographs

ISBN: 0517540622
Release Date: 1980-12-17

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Beloved Son: A Story of the Jesus Cults

ISBN: 0672526786
Release Date: 1982-03

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More Funny People

ISBN: 0812828844
Release Date: 1982-10

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How to Make a Speech

ISBN: 0070011648
Release Date: 1988-01

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How to Be Funny

ISBN: 1573922064
Release Date: 1998-04-01

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Passionate Nonsmoker's Bill of Rights: The First Guide to Enacting Nonsmoking Legislation

ISBN: 0688062954
Release Date: 1989-08

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Murder on the Glitter Box (Zebra Books)

ISBN: 0821727524
Release Date: 1989-07-01

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Dumbth: The Lost Art of Thinking With 101 Ways to Reason Better & Improve Your Mind

ISBN: 1573922374
Release Date: 1998-08-01

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Meeting of Minds: The Complete Scripts, with Illustrations, of the Amazingly Successful PBS-TV Series, Fourth Series

ISBN: 0879755679
Release Date: 1989-09-01

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The Public Hating: A Collection of Short Stories

ISBN: 0942637224
Release Date: 1990-08

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Murder in Manhattan (Zebra Books)

ISBN: 0821730339
Release Date: 1990-07-01

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Murder in Vegas (Zebra Book)

ISBN: 0821734628
Release Date: 1991-07-01

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Make 'Em Laugh

ISBN: 0879758376
Release Date: 1993-09-01

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Murder On The Atlantic

ISBN: 1575660970
Release Date: 1996-10-01

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The Man Who Turned Back the Clock

ISBN: 1573920029
Release Date: 1995-09-01

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Wake Up To Murder

ISBN: 1575660903
Release Date: 1996-11-01

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Murder In Hawaii

ISBN: 1575663759
Release Date: 1999-01-01

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Steve Allen's Songs: 100 Lyrics with Commentary

ISBN: 0786407360
Release Date: 1999-11-02

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Steve Allen's Private Joke File

ISBN: 0609806726
Release Date: 2000-12-05

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Literary Awards

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External Links

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