The book (which they have also adapted into a stage show) draws upon their own thirteen years of marriage for inspiration. Gurwitch is an actress and writer, known for her years co-hosting Dinner and a Movie on TBS and her Fired! book and documentary film, which has its basis in Gurwitch's experiences working on Woody Allen's Writer's Block Off-Broadway. Kahn won an Emmy award for his writing on the Ben Stiller Show. As an actor he has appeared in The 40 Year Old Virgin and Tropic Thunder, as well as the HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm and Entourage.
Artists and authors appearing at Borders Columbus Circle in February will also include Ted Nash (February 3), Melissa Rivers (February 4), RuPaul (February 5), Seth Godin and Steven Pressfield (February 8), Shoshana Johnson (February 9), Marsha McCreadie (February 11), Joel Chasnoff (February 15), and Jonathan Mayberry, MB Homier and David Wellington (February 16).