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Wayne and Ford: The Films, the Friendship, and the Forging of an American Hero

Nancy Schoenberger · Nan A. Talese
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

John Ford and John Wayne, two titans of classic film, made some of the most enduring movies of all time. The genre they defined - the Western - and the heroic archetype they built still matter today. For more than twenty years John Ford and John Wayne were a blockbuster Hollywood team,...
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Lou Reed: A Life

Anthony DeCurtis · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

The essential biography of one of music's most influential icons: Lou ReedAs lead singer and songwriter for the Velvet Underground and a renowned solo artist, Lou Reed invented alternative rock. His music, at once a source of transcendent beauty and coruscating noise, violated all definitions...
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Art of DOOM

Bethesda Softworks · Dark Horse Books
Pages: 184
Format: Print book

From id Software, the studio that pioneered the first-person shooter genre and coined the multiplayer term Deathmatch, comes a massive art tome from the highly anticipated next installment of DOOM!From the massive UAC facilities on Mars to the depths of hell, uncover never-before-seen sketches...
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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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Infinite Tuesday: An Autobiographical Riff

Michael Nesmith · Crown
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The long, strange journey of Michael Nesmith is as fascinating as it as was fraught--from fleeing Dallas as a young man with his pregnant girlfriend, to gaining international fame as a member of the Monkees, to falling deep into the grips of what he calls Celebrity Psychosis, to finally...
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They're playing our song : a memoir

Carole Bayer Sager · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Grammy and Academy Award-winning songwriter Carole Bayer Sager shares the remarkably frank and darkly funny story of her life in and out of the recording studio, from her fascinating (and sometimes calamitous) relationships to her collaborations with some of the greatest composers and musical...
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Movie Freak: My Life Watching Movies

Owen Gleiberman · Hachette Books, 2016.
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

From a personal obsession with film, to an unorthodox mentorship with the legendary Pauline Kael, to establishing himself with the upstart Entertainment Weekly, Movie Freak is the memoir by veteran film critic Owen Gleiberman that will speak to anyone whose life has been changed by a great...
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Jimmy Buffett: A Good Life All the Way

Ryan White · Touchstone
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From acclaimed music critic and author of Springsteen: Album by Album comes the real story behind the legendary beach bum, rock star, and billionaire musician Jimmy Buffett - who has enchanted audiences of Parrotheads for over four decades with his tropical fantasy world of Margaritaville.Jimmy...
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Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, and Everything in Between

Lauren Graham · Ballantine Books
Pages: 209
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * In this collection of personal essays, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood reveals stories about life, love, and working as a woman in Hollywood - along with behind-the-scenes dispatches from the set of the new Gilmore Girls, where she plays the fast-talking...
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How to Make White People Laugh

Negin Farsad · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Negin Farsad is an Iranian-American-Muslim female stand-up comedian who believes she can change the world, one joke at a time. In HOW TO MAKE WHITE PEOPLE LAUGH, Farsad shares her personal experiences growing up as the "Other" in an American culture that has no time for nuance.
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Elizabeth and Michael: The Queen of Hollywood and the King of PopA Love Story

Donald Bogle · Atria Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

One of the country's leading authorities on popular entertainment presents an eye-opening and unique biography of two larger-than-life legends - Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson - and their unlikely yet enduring friendship.From the moment Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson met, they...
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The Magnolia Story

Chip Gaines · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

National Bestseller--New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Publisher's WeeklyAre you ready to see your fixer upper?These famous words are now synonymous with the dynamic husband-and-wife team Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of HGTV's Fixer Upper. As this question fills the airwaves...
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Why We Don't Suck: And How All of Us Need to Stop Being Such Partisan Little Bitches

Denis Leary · Crown Archetype
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the bestselling Why We Suck comes a searing comic look at these divisive times, skewering liberals and conservatives alike with a signature dose of sarcasm and common sense. Denis Leary refutes the current highly partisan Right Wing Nutjob versus Left Wing Snowflake...
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How to Be a Heroine: Or, What I've Learned from Reading too Much

Samantha Ellis · Vintage
Pages: 264
Format: Paperback

While debating literature's greatest heroines with her best friend, thirtysomething playwright Samantha Ellis has a revelation - her whole life, she's been trying to be Cathy Earnshaw of Wuthering Heights when she should have been trying to be Jane Eyre. With this discovery, she embarks...
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Homeward Bound: The Life of Paul Simon

Peter Ames Carlin · Henry Holt
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

A revelatory account of the life of beloved American music icon, Paul Simon, by the bestselling rock biographer Peter Ames CarlinTo have been alive during the last sixty years is to have lived with the music of Paul Simon. The boy from Queens scored his first hit record in 1957, just months...
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