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Kathy Griffin's Celebrity Run-Ins: My A-Z Index
Kathy Griffin's Celebrity Run-Ins: My A-Z Index

Kathy Griffin · Flatiron Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

From #1 NYT bestselling author Kathy Griffin, an A-Z compendium of the celebrities she's met over the years and the outrageous, charming, and sometimes bizarre anecdotes only she can tell about them. Last year, while watching Straight Outta Compton, Kathy Griffin realized that she knew...
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Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock

Peter Ackroyd · Nan A. Talese/Doubleday
Pages: 276
Format: Print book

A gripping short biography of the extraordinary Alfred Hitchock, the master of suspense. Alfred Hitchcock was a strange child. Fat, lonely, burning with fear and ambition, his childhood was an isolated one, scented with fish from his father's shop. Afraid to leave his bedroom, he would...
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Elizabeth Taylor: A Private Life for Public Consumption
Elizabeth Taylor: A Private Life for Public Consumption

Ellis Cashmore · Bloomsbury Academic
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

The first volume to examine the iconic Elizabeth Taylor in this light, Elizabeth Taylor: A Private Life for Public Consumption paints Taylor as the seminal representation of "celebrity." A figure of enormous charisma and cultural sway, she intrigued a global audience with her marriages...
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The Wes Anderson Collection: Bad Dads: Art Inspired by the Films of Wes Anderson
The Wes Anderson Collection: Bad Dads: Art Inspired by the Films of Wes Anderson

Spoke Gallery. · Harry N Abrams
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

The third volume in the New York Times bestselling Wes Anderson Collection series showcases the best artwork from "Bad Dads," an annual exhibition of art inspired by the films of Wes Anderson. Curated by Spoke Art Gallery in San Francisco, "Bad Dads" has continued...
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The Magnolia Story
The Magnolia Story

Chip Gaines · W Publishing
Pages: 184
Format: Print book

Are 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 with anticipation, their legions of fans continue to multiply and ask a different...
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The Bassoon King: My Life in Art, Faith, and Idiocy
The Bassoon King: My Life in Art, Faith, and Idiocy

Rainn Wilson · Dutton
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Rainn Wilson's memoir about growing up geeky and finally finding his place in comedy, faith, and life. For nine seasons Rainn Wilson played Dwight Schrute, everyone's favorite work nemesis and beet farmer. Viewers of The Office fell in love with the character and grew to love...
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Thanks for the Money: How to Use My Life Story to Become the Best Joel McHale You Can Be
Thanks for the Money: How to Use My Life Story to Become the Best Joel McHale You Can Be

Mchale Joel. · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 303
Format: Print book

From actor and comedian Joel McHale comes the most important celebrity-penned book of this, or any, generation. Part shocking tell-all memoir, part aspirational how-to guide, and mostly all book, this one-of-a-kind tome is required reading for anyone who enjoys Hollywood gossip, get-rich-gradually...
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Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy
Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy

Mike Love · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 436
Format: Print book

The New York Times BestsellerMike Love tells the story of his legendary, raucous, and ultimately triumphant five-decade career as the front man of The Beach Boys, the most popular American band in history -- timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of "Good Vibrations." As a founding...
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Movie Freak: My Life Watching Movies
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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Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame
Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame

Mara Wilson · Penguin Books
Pages: 259
Format: Print book

""Growing up, I wanted to BE Mara Wilson. Where Am I Now? is a delight."--Ilana Glazer, cocreator and star of Broad City "Genuine and authentic, funny and heartbreaking, Where Am I Now? reminds you that no matter how unique your life is, some things bind us all together."...
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Dr. Joyce Brothers: The Founding Mother of TV Psychology
Dr. Joyce Brothers: The Founding Mother of TV Psychology

Kathleen Collins · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Equipped with an encyclopedic knowledge of boxing, a young Joyce Brothers competed on The $64,000 Question and became the first woman to win the top prize money. That triumphant debut in 1955 was the initial step toward a career as a media pioneer. Through her own advice programs and perennial...
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You'll Grow Out of It
You'll Grow Out of It

Jessi Klein · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 291
Format: Print book

"You'll grow out of it hilariously, and candidly, explores the journey of the twenty-first century woman. As both a tomboy and a late bloomer, comedian Jessi Klein grew up feeling more like an outsider than a participant in the rites of modern femininity. In You'll grow out of it, Klein...
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William Cameron Menzies: The Shape of Films to Come
William Cameron Menzies: The Shape of Films to Come

James Curtis · Pantheon Books, 2015.
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

He was the consummate designer of film architecture on a grand scale, influenced by German expressionism and the work of the great European directors. He was known for his visual flair and timeless innovation, a man who meticulously preplanned the color and design of each film through a series...
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Gay Directors, Gay Films?: Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, John Waters
Gay Directors, Gay Films?: Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, John Waters

Emanuel Levy · Columbia University Press
Format: Hardcover

Through intimate encounters with the life and work of five contemporary gay male directors, this book develops a framework for interpreting what it means to make a gay film or adopt a gay point of view. For most of the twentieth century, gay characters and gay themes were both underrepresented...
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Turning the Tables: From Housewife to Inmate and Back Again
Turning the Tables: From Housewife to Inmate and Back Again

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

"Teresa Giudice, star of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, has seen it all, but nothing--not even Real Housewives scandals--could compare to the media firestorm that ensued after she was convicted on federal fraud charges. The infamous, fun-loving Jersey mom of four was sentenced...
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