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News & Features » November 2014 » Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston records audiobook for You Have to Fucking Eat!

Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston records audiobook for You Have to Fucking Eat!

YouHavetoFuckingEatIn an exclusive interview with the New York Times, Adam Mansbach revealed that Bryan Cranston has recorded the audiobook for You Have to Fucking Eat, the much-anticipated sequel to the number one best-selling classic Go the Fuck to Sleep. Cranston follows in the footsteps of Samuel L. Jackson, whose Audible recording of Go the Fuck to Sleep has been listened to millions of times.

Click here to read the full interview, and read an excerpt below:

Mr. Mansbach’s new book captures parental mealtime frustration with light-hearted verses like: The sunrise is golden and lovely,/ The birds chirp and twitter and tweet,/ You woke me up and asked for some breakfast/ So why the _ won’t you eat? Set against bright, cheerful illustrations of lambs and bunnies frolicking and giraffes and sloths munching leaves, the book strikes the same tone of exhausted frustration mixed with affection that made Go the Fuck to Sleep such a surprise hit.

Akashic Books is printing 200,000 copies of the sequel, and Mr. Mansbach landed another sought-after celebrity to narrate the audiobook, which is being produced and distributed by Audible: Bryan Cranston, of Breaking Bad, an intimidating figure to admonish stubborn kids to eat.

“He reads with such nuance,” Mr. Mansbach said.

Bryan Cranston’s recording of You Have to Fucking Eat is available free until December 12 at Audible.com! Get it here.

Posted: Nov 11, 2014

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