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Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine

Joe Hagan · Knopf
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

The first and only biography of Jann Wenner, the iconic founder of Rolling Stone magazine, and a romp through the hothouses of rock and roll, politics, media, and Hollywood, from the Summer of Love to the Internet age.Lennon. Dylan. Jagger. Belushi. Leibovitz. The story of Jann Wenner,...
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Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man

William Shatner · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner first crossed paths as actors on the set of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Little did they know that their next roles, in a new science fiction television series, would shape their lives in ways no one could have anticipated. In seventy-nine television episodes...
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Otis Redding: An Unfinished Life

Jonathan Gould · Crown Archetype
Pages: 533
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited, definitive biography of The King of Soul, timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Redding's iconic performance at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival. Otis Redding remains an immortal presence in the canon of American music on the strength of such classic hits as "(Sittin'...
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Her Again: Becoming Meryl Streep

Michael Schulman · Harper
Pages: 293
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA portrait of a woman, an era, and a profession: the first thoroughly researched biography of Meryl Streep - the "Iron Lady" of acting, nominated for nineteen Oscars and winner of three - that explores her beginnings as a young woman of the 1970s grappling...
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Bobby Rydell: Teen Idol On The Rocks: A Tale of Second Chances

Bobby Rydell
Format: Paperback

At seventeen, Bobby Rydell was the face of American Bandstand - the kid from Italian South Philly with the smoothest voice, the highest pompadour, and the sweetest smile. And there were those hits: "Wild One," "Volare," and "Forget Him," to name a f
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The Full Vermonty: Vermont in the Age of Trump

Bill Mares · Green Writers Press
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

What were you thinking? Donald Trump as our president? You're kidding, right? Vermont has withstood the Revolution, a New York invasion and the New Hampshire Land Grants and will assuredly survive the next few years under the Washington axis of evil, a.k.a. the Trump Administration,...
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Calypso

David Sedaris · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

David Sedaris returns with his most deeply personal and darkly hilarious book.If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're getting with Calypso. You'd be wrong. When he buys a beach house on the Carolina coast,...
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Superficial: More Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries

Andy Cohen · Henry Holt
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The star-studded and sidesplitting follow up to The Andy Cohen DiariesThe megapopular host of Watch What Happens: Live and executive producer of The Real Housewives franchise is back, better than ever, and telling stories that will keep his publicist up at night. Since the publication...
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Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul

James McBride · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 232
Format: Print book

National Book Award winner James McBride goes in search of the "real" James Brown after receiving a tip that promises to uncover the man behind the myth. His surprising journey illuminates not only our understanding of this immensely troubled, misunderstood, and complicated soul...
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Twenty-Six Seconds: A Personal History of the Zapruder Film

Alexandra Zapruder · Twelve
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

The moving, untold family story behind Abraham Zapruder's film footage of the Kennedy assassination and its lasting impact on our world. Abraham Zapruder didn't know when he began filming President Kennedy's motorcade on November 22, 1963 that his home movie would change not only his family's...
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Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution

Todd S. Purdum · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory portrait of the creative partnership that transformed musical theater and provided the soundtrack to the American CenturyThey stand at the apex of the great age of songwriting, the creators of the classic Broadway musicals Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, and The Sound...
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The Nutshell Technique: Crack the Secret of Successful Screenwriting

Jill Chamberlain · University of Texas Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Veteran script consultant Jill Chamberlain discovered in her work that an astounding 99 percent of first-time screenwriters don't know how to tell a story. These writers may know how to format a script, write snappy dialogue, and set a scene. They may have interesting characters and perhaps...
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I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons

KEVIN HART · Atria / 37 INK
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

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Bachelor Nation: Inside the World of America's Favorite Guilty Pleasure

AMY KAUFMAN · Dutton
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The first definitive, unauthorized, behind-the-scenes cultural history of the Bachelor franchise, America's favorite guilty pleasureFor fifteen years and thirty-five seasons, the Bachelor franchise has been a mainstay in American TV viewers' lives. Since it premiered in 2002, the show's...
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