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I'm Just a Person

Tig Notaro · Ecco
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

One of America's most original comedic voices delivers a darkly funny, wryly observed, and emotionally raw account of her year of death, cancer, and epiphany.In the span of four months in 2012, Tig Notaro was hospitalized for a debilitating intestinal disease called C. diff, her mother...
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When You Find Out the World Is Against You: And Other Funny Memories About Awful Moments

Kelly Oxford · Dey Street Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The author of the New York Times bestseller Everything Is Perfect When You're a Liar returns with a deeper and even funnier new collection of essays about the pleasures and perils of living in Kelly Oxford's head. Kelly Oxford likes to blow up the internet. Whether it is with the kind of Tweets...
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Nevertheless: A Memoir

Alec Baldwin · Harper
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

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There Is No F*cking Secret: Letters From a Badass Bitch

KELLY OSBOURNE · PUTNAM
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

People ask Kelly Osbourne all the time: "What's your secret?" Kelly Osbourne may not always have been a typical role model, but no one can say that her perspective isn't hard won after spending three decades in the spotlight: from growing up completely exposed to the heavy...
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Money, Murder, and Dominick Dunne: A Life in Several Acts

Robert Hofler · The University of Wisconsin Press
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Dominick Dunne seemed to live his entire adult life in the public eye, but in this biography Robert Hofler reveals a conflicted, enigmatic man who reinvented himself again and again. As a television and film producer in the 1950s-1970s, hobnobbing with Humphrey Bogart and Natalie Wood,...
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How the Hell Did This Happen?: The Election of 2016

P. J. O'Rourke · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

This election cycle was so absurd that celebrated political satirist, journalist, and die-hard Republican P. J. O'Rourke endorsed Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. As P.J. put it, "America is experiencing the most severe outbreak of mass psychosis since the Salem witch trials of 1692....
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Between Heaven and the Real World: My Story

Steven Curtis Chapman · Flemming H Revell
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

For decades, Steven Curtis Chapman's music and message have brought hope and inspiration to millions around the world. Now, for the first time, Steven openly shares the experiences that have shaped him, his faith, and his music in a life that has included incredible highs and faith-shaking...
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In Their Lives: Great Writers on Great Beatles Songs

Andrew Blauner · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

For readers who loved Tune In and Nick Hornby's Songbook, an anthology of essays from a chorus of twenty-nine luminaries singing the praises of their favorite Beatles songs. The Beatles' influence - on their contemporaries, on our cultural consciousness, and on the music industry...
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Elvis Style: From Zoot Suits to Jumpsuits

Zoey Goto · Libri Publishing
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Elvis Style: From Zoot Suits to Jumpsuits celebrates the innovative style-world of Elvis Presley - the man who singlehandedly changed the way that America, and much of the world beyond, dressed. The comprehensive, full colour book highlights not only the impact that Elvis made during his lifetime,...
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Every Frenchman Has One

Olivia De Havilland · Crown
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Back in print for the first time in decades, the delectable escapades of Hollywood legend Olivia de Havilland, who fell in love with a Frenchman - and then became a Parisian In 1953, Olivia de Havilland - already an Academy Award-winning actress for her roles in To Each His Own and The Heiress...
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Peter O'Toole: The Definitive Biography

Robert Sellers · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

Peter O'Toole was supremely talented, a unique leading man and one of the most charismatic actors of his generation. Described by his friend Richard Burton as "the most original actor to come out of Britain since the war," O'Toole was also unpredictable, with a dangerous edge...
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Norbert's Little Lessons for a Big Life

JULIE STEINES · North Star Way
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Norbert, the Internet's cutest and most popular therapy dog, shares the lessons he's learned from being a three-pound hero and philanthropist, demonstrating that you don't need to be big to make a big difference in the world.Philosopher, intuitive healer, and fashion-forward snappy dresser,...
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Cheech Is Not My Real Name: ...But Don't Call Me Chong

Cheech Marin · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited memoir from a counterculture legend.
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The Lies They Tell

Tuvia Tenenbom · Gefen Publishing House
Pages: 370
Format: Print book

Welcome to the real America,a place you call home but don't yet know! The USA is the world's empire and its actions will influence us all for generations to come. But who are the Americans, the people who make up America? Tuvia Tenenbom travels through America to find out. His wanderings...
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Scrappy Little Nobody

Anna Kendrick · Touchstone
Pages: 275
Format: Print book

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An "honest, effortlessly funny, and alternatively relatable" (Harper's Bazaar) collection of autobiographical essays by the Academy Award-nominated actress and star of Up in the Air, Pitch Perfect, and Trolls, "Scrappy Little Nobody...
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