The Facts of Life: And Other Dirty Jokes Information
|April 4, 2003|
|Media type||Print ( Hardcover, Paperback)|
|Preceded by||Willie: An Autobiography|
|Followed by||Farm Aid: A Song for America|
Co-written by Nelson and Larry McMurtry, the book was published by Random House on April 8, 2003.  The publication consists in biographical material from Nelson, not ordered chronologically, with a series of anecdotes of his early life and life as a musician. The material is complemented by the addition of lyrics, pictures from Nelson's youth and the inclusion of jokes. 
Publishers Weekly delivered a favorable review, commenting on its Non sequitur-style "Fans and readers with ADD will love it".  Austin Chronicle opined "There's not much in the author's way with a phrase, but this is still a fun, quick read".  Entertainment Weekly rated the book "B−", describing Nelson's writing as sometimes "loose to the point of laziness". 
- "The Facts of Life And Other Dirty Jokes". Barnes & Noble. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Inc. Retrieved April 16, 2014.
- Renshaw, Jerry (January 18, 2002). "The Facts of Life and Other Dirty Jokes". Austin Chronicle. Austin Chronicle Corp. Retrieved April 16, 2014.
- "The Facts of Life: And Other Dirty Jokes". Publishers Weekly. PWxyz, LLC. Retrieved April 16, 2014.
- Valby, Karen (February 8, 2002). "The Facts of Life: And Other Dirty Jokes". Entertainment Weekly. Entertainment Weekly Inc. Retrieved April 16, 2014.