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Tippi: A Memoir

Tippi Hedren · Harpercollins
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In this absorbing and surprising memoir, one of the biggest names of classic Hollywood - the star of Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds and Marnie - tells her story, including never-before-revealed experiences on the set of some of the biggest cult films of all time.For decades, Tippi Hedren's...
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Scrappy Little Nobody

Anna Kendrick · Touchstone
Pages: 275
Format: Print book

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An "honest, effortlessly funny, and alternatively relatable" (Harper's Bazaar) collection of autobiographical essays by the Academy Award-nominated actress and star of Up in the Air, Pitch Perfect, and Trolls, "Scrappy Little Nobody...
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How the Hell Did This Happen?: The Election of 2016

P. J. O'Rourke · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

This election cycle was so absurd that celebrated political satirist, journalist, and die-hard Republican P. J. O'Rourke endorsed Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. As P.J. put it, "America is experiencing the most severe outbreak of mass psychosis since the Salem witch trials of 1692....
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When You Find Out the World Is Against You: And Other Funny Memories About Awful Moments

Kelly Oxford · Dey Street Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The author of the New York Times bestseller Everything Is Perfect When You're a Liar returns with a deeper and even funnier new collection of essays about the pleasures and perils of living in Kelly Oxford's head. Kelly Oxford likes to blow up the internet. Whether it is with the kind of Tweets...
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This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare

Gabourey Sidibe · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

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The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness

Paula Poundstone · Algonquin Books
Pages: 290
Format: Hardcover

"A remarkable journey. I laughed. I cried. I got another cat." - Lily Tomlin "Paula Poundstone is the funniest human being I have ever known." - Peter Sagal, host of Wait Wait . . . Don't Tell Me! and author of The Book of Vice "Is there a secret to happiness?"...
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Twenty-Six Seconds: A Personal History of the Zapruder Film

Alexandra Zapruder · Twelve
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

The moving, untold family story behind Abraham Zapruder's film footage of the Kennedy assassination and its lasting impact on our world. Abraham Zapruder didn't know when he began filming President Kennedy's motorcade on November 22, 1963 that his home movie would change not only his family's...
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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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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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Amanda Wakes Up

ALISYN CAMEROTA · Viking
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The Devil Wears Prada meets Primary Colors in this wickedly funny debut novel about a bootstrapping young reporter who lands a plum job at a big-time cable news station and finds her ambitions and her love life turned upside down When Amanda Gallo, fresh from the backwater of local TV, lands...
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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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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 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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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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Sorry Not Sorry: Dreams, Mistakes, and Growing Up

Naya Rivera · Penguin Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Funny and deeply personal, Sorry Not Sorry recounts Glee star Naya Rivera's successes and missteps, urging young women to pursue their dreams and to refuse to let past mistakes define them.Navigating through youth and young adulthood isn't easy, and in Sorry Not Sorry, Naya Rivera shows...
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