Michael Palin

Michael Palin
BBC

MICHAEL PALIN is a comedian, novelist, actor, playwright, and founding member of Monty Python. He is the author of the novel Hemingway's Chair as well as several books on the history of Monty Python, including The Pythons, and numerous travel guides, including Brazil and Sahara.  He also happens to be one of the funniest people on the planet.  He lives in London, England.


Michael Palin

Official Sites

Sign Up for
Author Updates

Macmillan Newsletter


Sign up to receive information about new books, author events, and special offers.

Sign up now

Media

Listen

Diaries 1969-1979: The Python Years by Michael Palin--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to Michael Palin read from his book Diaries 1969-1979: The Python Years in this audiobook excerpt. Michael Palin's diaries begin in the late 1960s when he began writing for hugely popular programs. He recounts how Monty Python emerged and triumphed. From the success and cult status brought by Monty Python, Palin shares stories from their world tours, their stay at hotels recently trashed by Led Zeppelin, their battles over censorship, and how individually the Pythons went their separate ways.

Share This
Back

Author on the Web

 
BBC
Michael Palin

Official Sites

Back

books
by the author

Brazil

Michael Palin
Thomas Dunne Books

Michael Palin has traveled around the world, exploring countless countries for the BBC. Now, Palin treks Brazil for the first time for a new BBC series, which...


Available In:

Book
The Truth

Michael Palin
Thomas Dunne Books

“An ingeniously plotted, beautifully written and hugely enjoyable book that raises tricky questions about... our need for heroes [and] the price of personal...


Available In:

Book eBook
Hemingway's Chair

Michael Palin
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books

The hilarious and critically acclaimed national bestseller; A New York Times notable book of the year   "The book's strengths are...its dry, deftly...


Available In:

Book eBook
Halfway to Hollywood: Diaries 1980--1988

Michael Palin
Thomas Dunne Books

A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction of 2011 title The second volume of Michael Palin’s diaries covers the bulk of the 1980s, a decade in which the ties...


Available In:

eBook
Diaries 1969-1979: The Python Years

Michael Palin
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books

“Michael Palin is not just one of Britain’s foremost comedy character actors, he also talks a lot. Yap, yap, yap he goes, all day long and through the night ....


Available In:

Book eBook
The Pythons

Autobiography by the Pythons; Read by Bob McCabe with Terry Gilliam and Michael Palin
Macmillan Audio

A unique glimpse at arguably the most important comic team of the modern age


Available In:

view all works by this author
Back