The World's Worst Assistant

Written by:
Sona Movsesian
Narrated by:
Sona Movsesian , Conan O'brien

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
July 2022
5 hours 25 minutes
From Conan O’Brien’s longtime assistant and cohost of his podcast, Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend, a completely hilarious and irreverent how-to guide for becoming a terrible, yet unfireable employee, spilling her trade secrets for minimizing effort while maximizing the rewards.
Sona Movsesian didn’t wake up one day and decide to become the World’s Worst Assistant. Achieving such greatness is a gradual process--one that starts with long hours and hard work before it eventually descends into sneaking low-dosage edibles into your lunch and napping on your boss’s couch. 
With a forward from Conan O’Brien, The World’s Worst Assistant is a mixture of how-tos (like How to Nap at Work and How to Watch TV at Your Desk), tips for becoming untouchable (like memorizing social security and credit card numbers and endearing yourself to friends and family), and incredible personal stories from Sona’s twelve years spent working for Conan that put their adorable closeness and professional dysfunction on display. In this audiobook, Sona will explain her descent from eager, hard-working, ambitious, detail-orientated assistant to self-awarded title-holder for the worst in history.

This book is irresistible fun you’ll want to give to every young professional in your life. For readers of heartfelt humor like that of Phoebe Robinson and Colin Jost, The World’s Worst Assistant is a chance for fans, viewers, and listeners of Conan’s shows and podcast to fall in love with Sona and Conan all over again.
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Because I hear Sona talk extemporaneously, her reading a manuscript just sounds…weird. This might be a book read to yourself, as you read in Sona’s voice. I thinking reading about behind the scenes-of-celebrities will always be a fascinating book, no matter the quality of it. I’m a Conan fan, so I’m biased on the subject matter.

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Was such a great book incredible insight into what it’s like working for Conan and the fun relationships that he has with his staff

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