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A Fine Romance

Candice Bergen · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 368

In this New York Times bestseller, acclaimed actress Candice Bergen "shows how to do a memoir right...The self-possessed, witty, and down-to-earth voice that made Bergen's first memoir a hit when it was published in 1984 has only been deepened by life's surprises" (The...
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Angry Optimist: The Life and Times of Jon Stewart

Lisa Rogak · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 280

A New York Times Bestseller

Since his arrival at The Daily Show, Jon Stewart has become one of the major players in comedy as well as one of the most significant liberal voices in the media. In Angry Optimist, Lisa Rogak follows his unlikely...

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1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Steven Jay Schneider · Barron's
Pages: 960

This brand-new edition of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die covers more than a century of movie history. Every film profile is packed with details including the director and cast, a plot summary and production notes, and little-known facts relating to the film's history. Is it any wonder...
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Stand Up Straight and Sing!

Jessye Norman · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
Pages: 336

One of America's most admired and decorated artists tells her amazing story, from her childhood in the South to the world's greatest stages.

Jessye Norman is not only one of the world's most admired and beloved singers, she is an American icon whose life story is as moving...
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So That Happened: A Memoir

Jon Cryer · New American Library
Pages: 352

If it can happen in show business, it's happened to Jon Cryer. Now he's opening up for the first time and sharing his behind-the-scenes stories in a warmly endearing, sharply observed, and frankly funny look at life in Hollywood.

In 1986, Jon Cryer won over America as Molly...
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Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days

Bill Whitfield · Weinstein Books
Pages: 323

Hounded by the tabloid media, driven from his self-made sanctuary at Neverland, Michael Jackson spent his final years moving from city to city, living with his three children in virtual seclusion - a futile attempt to escape a world that wouldn't leave him alone. During that time, two men served...
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A Field Guide to Awkward Silences

Alexandra Petri · NAL

Washington Post columnist Alexandra Petri turns her satirical eye on her own life in this hilarious new memoir...Most twentysomethings spend a lot of time avoiding awkwardness.Not Alexandra Petri.Afraid of rejection? Alexandra Petri has auditioned for Americas Next Top Model. Afraid of looking...
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Behind the Curtain: An Insider's View of Jay Leno's Tonight Show

Dave Berg · Pelican Publishing Company
Pages: 272

Jay Leno's Tonight Show comes alive in this book by insider Dave Berg, who spent 18 years as Jay's co-producer. There were always two shows: the one on stage and the one behind the curtain. This narrative weaves both together, featuring the show's most legendary moments, including...
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Alfred Hitchcock: The Man Who Knew Too Much

Michael Wood · New Harvest

Widely regarded as the greatest filmmaker of the twentieth century, Alfred Hitchcock had a gift for creating suspense and a shrewd knowledge of human psychology. His film career, spanning more than half a century, is studded with classics from The 39 Steps to Psycho, North by Northwest...
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Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film

Patton Oswalt · Scribner Book Company
Pages: 288

The instant New York Times bestseller from author, comedian and actor Patton Oswalt, a "heartfelt and hilarious" (USA TODAY) memoir about coming of age as a performer during the late 1990s while obsessively watching classic films at a legendary theater in Los Angeles....
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