Feiwel agrees the book is hilarious and something almost every parent can relate to, but says “It’s based on Nancy’s book. It takes that book’s sentiment and turns it on its head. I just wanted to say, ‘Back up. It’s Time to Sleep, My Love was there first.’ Let’s give credit where credit is due,” she told Publishers Weekly.
Mansbach, is a former DJ and founding editor of 1990s hip hop journal “Elementary,” which was noted as the best thing ever published on hip hop" by cultural critic Michael Eric Dyson, according to his website biography. The Rutgers University professor of fiction is considered one of the leading theorists and scholars of hip-hop culture. His previous publications include “Angry Black White Boy,” and “The End of the Jews” for which he won the California Book Award for fiction in 2008.