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Aziz Ansari writing book on modern courtship

Friday - 8/23/2013, 7:44pm  ET

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 20111 file photo, Aziz Ansari arrives at the 16th annual GQ "Men of the Year" party in Los Angeles. Penguin Press said Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, it's acquired the actor-comedian's first book. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A publisher says it's acquired actor-comedian Aziz Ansari's first book.

The Penguin Press said Thursday that the untitled book by the "Parks and Recreation" star will focus on how technology has changed the lives of singles.

In a statement, Ansari he hopes the book will offer an interesting perspective on modern courtship. Penguin Press said Ansari will interview experts and conduct original research on the subject.

Ansari's book is tentatively scheduled to be published in September 2015.

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