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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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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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A Tokyo Romance: A Memoir

Ian Buruma · Penguin Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A classic memoir of self-invention in a strange land: Ian Buruma's unflinching account of his amazing journey into the heart of Tokyo's underground culture as a young man in the 1970'sWhen Ian Buruma arrived in Tokyo in 1975, Japan was little more than an idea in his mind, a fantasy of a distant...
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To Poo or Not to Poo: Philosophical Thoughts from the Smallest Room

Tom Bell · Sourcebooks Inc
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

The average person spends one and a half years in the bathroom. That's over a year of staring at the floor tiles, picking their nails, or otherwise wasting time that could be spent becoming a deeper and more thoughtful human being. To Poo or Not To Poo is a reflective, yet entertaining...
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Around the Way Girl: A Memoir

Taraji P Henson · 37 Ink
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner, Taraji P. Henson, comes an inspiring and funny book about family, friends, the hustle required to make it from DC to Hollywood, and the joy of living in your own truth.With a sensibility that recalls her beloved screen characters, including...
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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

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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Soul Survivor: A Biography of Al Green

Jimmy McDonough · Da Capo Press
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

With songs like "Love and Happiness," "I'm Still in Love with You," and "Tired of Being Alone," Al Green is considered by many to be the greatest soul singer of all time. He has sold more than 20 million records, been sampled by countless hip-hop artists, and even...
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George lucas : a life

Brian Jay Jones · Little Brown and Company
Pages: 560
Format: Print book

The essential biography of the influential and beloved filmmaker George LucasOn May 25, 1977, a problem-plagued, budget-straining independent science-fiction film opened in a mere thirty-two American movie theaters. Conceived, written, and directed by a little-known filmmaker named George...
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Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America's Gutsiest Troublemakers

Nick Offerman · Dutton Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The star of Parks and Recreation and author of the New York Times bestseller Paddle Your Own Canoe returns with a second book that humorously highlights twenty-one figures from our nation's history, from her inception to present day - Nick's personal pantheon of "great Americans."To...
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Sharon Tate: A Life

Ed Sanders · Da Capo Pr
Pages: 285
Format: Print book

Ed Sanders gave readers their clearest insight yet into the disturbing world of Charles Manson and his followers when he published The Family in 1971. Continuing that journalistic tradition, Sanders presents the most thorough look ever into the heartbreaking story of Sharon Tate, the iconic...
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I'm Fine...And Other Lies

WHITNEY CUMMINGS · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Well, well, well. Look at you, ogling my book page. . . . I presume if you're reading this it means you either need more encouragement to buy it, you're very bored in an airport, or we used to date and you're trying to figure out if you should sue me or not. Here are all the stories...
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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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Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens

Eddie Izzard · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Critically acclaimed, award-winning British comedian and actor Eddie Izzard details his childhood, his first performances on the streets of London, his ascent to worldwide success on stage and screen, and his comedy shows which have won over audiences around the world. Over the course of a thirty-year...
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Start to Finish: Woody Allen and the Art of Moviemaking

Eric Lax · Knopf
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A cinephile's dream: the chance to follow legendary director Woody Allen throughout the creation of a film--from inception to premiere--and to enjoy his reflections on some of the finest artists in the history of cinema. Eric Lax has been with Woody Allen almost every step of the way. He chronicled...
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