TV personality Melissa Rivers attends the The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Feb. 8, 2015 in Los Angeles.
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By Nolan Feeney
February 11, 2015

Joan Rivers’ daughter Melissa Rivers has written a book about the late comedian’s life, her publisher announced Wednesday.

The Book of Joan: Tales of Mirth, Mischief and Manipulation will contain “funny, poignant, and irreverent observations, thoughts, and tales about” Joan Rivers, who died last September after complications from surgery, People reports. It comes out May 5.

“In our family we always believed that laughter was the best medicine,” Melissa said Rivers. “I wanted to write a book that would make my mother laugh. I hope it makes you laugh, too.”

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