"I can't say I'm excited about the Yankees losing, or there not being a basketball season yet, but I am excited about writing this book," Marshall said in a statement. "People have always asked me how I got from the Bronx to Hollywood, so I thought it was time to tell how it all happened. I have had many lives _not in the Shirley MacLaine sense _ and you will hear about them all. Just don't expect any recipes. I don't cook."