"This energectic performer challenges what ‘old ladies’ can do and say with laughs, sass, and song"

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I Did it My Ways Book

I Did it My Ways

Now Available on Amazon!

Audiobook Available on Audible.com!

An 86-year old stand-up comedian's life-long journey from prudish to scandalous Parisian.

A hilarious and heartfelt memoir by D'yan Forest with Stephen Clarke.


"An unforgettable memoir of a fascinating life!" -- Curve

D’yan Forest’s vibrant personality shines in her new memoir, I DID IT MY WAYS. In these candid tales on heritage, love, identity, divorce, and ageing, Forest dares readers to dream big, fall flat, and live life to the fullest. Showing us how to age defiantly and embrace identity, Forest reminds us that love has no age nor gender. -- Fab After 50

"One of the most entertaining books of the year! This well-written, immensely entertaining book swirls with comedy and touching moments, a book that will appeal to everyone." -- Grady Harp, HALL OF FAMETOP 100 REVIEWER for Amazon

"Reading this is like sitting down for a cup of coffee with a good friend...To be able to beautifully write down all she has done is a gift and each page is like opening a new present that is filled with surprises." -- Reviews by Amos Lassen

D'yan Forest has always done things her way – or her ways, because she's lived a dozen different lives. She's been a desperate Boston housewife, a New York night-club singer and a Paris swinger. She's been the only Jewish girl in a Christian choir and the female pianist in a transvestite cabaret. She had day jobs teaching basketball, piano and sex education. She dated Paris's second-ever female bus driver, a transsexual rock guitarist and a defrocked nun. She also managed to get German friends to visit Nazi concentration camps, on her personal quest to understand why her European relatives were massacred. At 86, D'yan is still a working stand-up comedian and musician, but she's much, much more than that, as this hilarious but heartfelt memoir reveals...

Written by D'yan Forest with Stephen Clarke, best selling British author of books like 1,000 Years of Annoying the French and A Year in the Merde, and co-writer of D'yan's latest stage show, Swingin' on the Seine.


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