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Samuel L. Jackson
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Samuel L. Jackson arrives at the 65th annual Tony Awards, Sunday, June 12, 2011 in New York. You'll soon hear him on the audiobook of "Go the F--- to Sleep."
updated 6/14/2011 3:14:49 PM ET 2011-06-14T19:14:49

Samuel L. Jackson is narrating the audio book for the profane hit nursery rhyme, "Go the (Bleep) to Sleep."

The star of such films as "Pulp Fiction" and "Snakes on a Plane" is known for his way with a curse word. "Go the (Bleep) to Sleep" is this summer's surprise hit by tired dad Adam Mansbach.

A bedtime story that sleep-deprived parents will love: 'Go the F@#k to Sleep'

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The hardcover book and audio version went on sale Tuesday. Pre-orders have kept the book high on the Amazon.com best-seller list for weeks. Film rights have already been sold.

TODAY video exclusive: Author reads 'Go the F--- to Sleep'

The 62-year-old Jackson is also set to make his Broadway debut this fall as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in "The Mountaintop."

From Facebook F-bomb to the bestseller list

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Video: Storytime with author of 'Go the F to Sleep'

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