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Turning the tables : from housewife to inmate and back again

Teresa Giudice · Gallery Books
Pages: 261
Format: Print book

The star of The Real Housewives of New Jersey and three-time New York Times bestselling author offers a behind-the-scenes look at life in prison, her marriage, her rise to fame, the importance of her family, and the reality TV franchise that made her a household name in her explosive and ultimately...
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West of Eden: An American Place

Jean Stein · Random House, 2016.
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

An epic, mesmerizing oral history of Hollywood and Los Angeles from the author of the contemporary classic Edie Jean Stein transformed the art of oral history in her groundbreaking book Edie: American Girl, an indelible portrait of Andy Warhol "superstar" Edie Sedgwick, which...
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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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Barbra Streisand: Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power

Neal Gabler · Yale University Press 2016.
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

Barbra Streisand has been called the "most successful...talented performer of her generation" by Vanity Fair, and her voice, said pianist Glenn Gould, is "one of the natural wonders of the age." Streisand scaled the heights of entertainment - from a popular vocalist...
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The Movie Book

DK · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The Movie Book, the latest in DK's award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series, profiles 100 of the best movies ever made throughout the world.From classic 1930s film noir and Hollywood romance to international art-house and 21st-century sci-fi, The Movie Book brings the world's most...
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A Little Thing Called Life : From Elvis's Graceland to Bruce Jenner's Caitlyn and Songs in Between.

Linda Thompson · Dey Street Books
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Award-winning songwriter Linda Thompson breaks her silence, sharing the extraordinary story of her life, career, and epic romances with two of the most celebrated, yet enigmatic, modern American superstars - Elvis Presley and Bruce Jenner.For the last forty years, award-winning songwriter...
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Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul

James McBride · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

National Book Award winner James McBride goes in search of the "real" James Brown - and his surprising journey illuminates the ways in which our cultural heritage has been shaped by Brown's legacy. A product of the complicated history of the American South, James Brown was a cultural...
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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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Florence Foster Jenkins: The Life of the World's Worst Opera Singer

Darryl W. Bullock · Overlook Press
Pages: 198
Format: Print book

Finally, a biography of Florence Foster Jenkins, considered the world's worst opera singer, soon to be portrayed by Meryl Streep in the forthcoming film."Probably the most complete and absolute lack of talent ever publicly displayed." -- Life MagazineMadame Jenkins couldn't carry...
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Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson's Last Days

Tavis Smiley · Little
Pages: 277
Format: Print book

A powerful chronicle of the sixteen weeks leading up to King of Pop Michael Jackson's deathMichael Jackson's final months were like the rest of his short and legendary life: filled with deep lows and soaring highs, a constant hunt for privacy, and the pressure and fame that made him socially...
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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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Just Getting Started

Tony Bennett · Harper
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

At ninety, musician and singer Tony Bennett is as vibrant and productive as ever. In addition to his prodigious musical output, including albums, concerts, and personal appearances, this beloved and enduring artist has written his second book. In 2012's Life Is a Gift, Tony reflected on the lessons...
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Groucho Marx: The Comedy of Existence

Lee Siegel · Yale University Press, 2016.
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Born Julius Marx in 1890, the brilliant comic actor who would later be known as Groucho was the most verbal of the famed comedy team, the Marx Brothers, his broad slapstick portrayals elevated by ingenious wordplay and double entendre. In his spirited biography of this beloved American...
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William Shakespeare in 100 Facts

Zoe Bramley · Amberley Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

William Shakespeare is the world's best-loved playwright. His work is performed all over the globe and his life still tantalises us with its mysteries. The man who created classics such as Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth lived in the most turbulent yet thrilling era of English history....
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Maggie Smith : a biography

Michael Coveney · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 353
Format: Print book

No one does glamour, severity, girlish charm or tight-lipped witticism better than Dame Maggie Smith. Michael Coveney's biography shines a light on the life and career of a truly remarkable performer, one whose stage and screen career spans six decades. From her days as a West End star...
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