WSHU Public Radio, the area's NPR station based at Sacred Heart University, will feature comedian and writer Andy Borowitz at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, in the school's Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts, 5151 Park Ave.

Borowitz will discuss his book, "The 50 Funniest American Writers," wherein he includes authors such as Mark Twain, James Thurber, David Sedaris, Ian Frazier and Bernie Mac.

The work by Borowitz, whose work appears in The New Yorker and on his satirical website, is a New York Times bestseller and was ranked the No. 1 humor book by, according to a release from the radio station.

The author of six books, Borowitz is the first-ever winner of the National Press Club's humor award, a two-time finalist for the Thurber Prize for American Humor and a two-time host of the National Book Awards, the release states. He has been called a "Swiftian satirist" by The Wall Street Journal, "America's satire king" by The Daily Beast and "One of the funniest people in America" by CBS News Sunday Morning.

Reservations must be made at There is a $5 suggested donation to be collected at the door to benefit the station. Books and DVDs will be available for purchase and signing by Borowitz after the event, part of the station's "Join the Conversation" series.