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Creating the Illusion

Jay Jorgensen · Running Press ;
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

Marilyn Monroe made history by standing over a subway grating in a white pleated halter dress designed by William Travilla. Hubert de Givenchy immortalized the Little Black Dress with a single opening scene in Breakfast at Tiffany's. A red nylon jacket signaled to audiences that...

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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...
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The Purple Diaries: Mary Astor and the Most Sensational Hollywood Scandal of the 1930s

Joseph Egan · Diversion Publishing
Pages: 300
Format: Print book

One of Hollywood's first scandals was nearly its last. 1936 looked like it would be a great year for the movie industry. With the economy picking up after the Great Depression, Americans everywhere were sitting in the dark watching the stars -- and few stars shined as brightly as one of America's...
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Every Frenchman Has One

Olivia De Havilland · Crown
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Back in print for the first time in decades, the delectable escapades of Hollywood legend Olivia de Havilland, who fell in love with a Frenchman - and then became a Parisian In 1953, Olivia de Havilland - already an Academy Award-winning actress for her roles in To Each His Own and The Heiress...
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One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter: Essays

Scaachi Koul · Picador
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

A DEBUT COLLECTION OF FIERCE, FUNNY ESSAYS ABOUT GROWING UP THE DAUGHTER OF INDIAN IMMIGRANTS IN WESTERN CULTURE, ADDRESSING SEXISM, STEREOTYPES, AND THE UNIVERSAL MISERIES OF LIFE

In One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter, Scaachi Koul deploys her razor-sharp...

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David Bowie: A Life

DYLAN JONES · Crown Archetype
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

Dylan Jones's engrossing, magisterial biography of David Bowie is unlike any Bowie story ever written. Drawn from over 180 interviews with friends, rivals, lovers, and collaborators, some of whom have never before spoken about their relationship with Bowie, this oral history weaves a hypnotic...
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Slayers & Vampires: The Complete Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Buffy & Angel

MARK A ALTMAN · Tor Books
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling authors of the critically acclaimed two-volume series The Fifty-Year Mission, comes Slayers & Vampires: The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Buffy The Vampire Slayer & Angel.Two decades after its groundbreaking debut, millions of fans worldwide...
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My Girls

TODD FISHER · William Morrow
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory and touching tribute to the lives of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds written by the person who knew them best, Todd Fisher's poignant memoir is filled with moving stories of growing up among Hollywood royalty and illustrated with never-before-seen photos and memorabilia.

In...

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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,...
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The Chess Player's Bible: Illustrated Strategies for Staying Ahead of the Game

James Eade · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover - Revised Ed.

Master the ancient art of chess, the game of kings. Now, novice players can learn quickly and at a glance the key techniques and classic moves of the chess masters. This fully revised and updated edition includes basic and advanced tactics, combinations, sacrifices, pawn structures, and annotated...
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Anthony Bourdain Remembered

CNN · Ecco
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

A moving and insightful collection of quotes, memories, and images celebrating the life of Anthony Bourdain

When Anthony Bourdain died in June 2018, the outpouring of love from his fans around the world was momentous. The tributes spoke to his legacy: That the world is much smaller...

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She Made Me Laugh: My Friend Nora Ephron

Richard Cohen · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Nora Ephron, one of the most famous writers, film makers, and personalities of her time is captured by her long-time and dear friend in a hilarious, blunt, raucous, and poignant recollection of their decades-long friendship.

Nora Ephron (1941-2012) was a phenomenal personality,...
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Nobody Cares: Essays

Anne T. Donahue · ECW Press
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

"The internet's best friend." -- Flare From the author of the popular newsletter That's What She Said, Nobody Cares is a frank, funny personal essay collection about work, failure, feminism, and the messy business of being alive in your twenties and thirties. As she shares...
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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...

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Stephen Colbert's Midnight Confessions

LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT. · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Forgive him, Father, for Stephen Colbert has sinned. He knew it was wrong at the time. But he went ahead and did it anyway. Now he's begging for forgiveness. Based on his popular segment from The Late Show, Stephen Colbert and his team of writers now reveal his most shameful...
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