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This Is Not Fame: A "From What I Re-Memoir"

Doug Stanhope · Da Capo Press
Pages: 344
Format: Hardcover

An unfiltered, unapologetic, hilarious, and sometimes obscene assemblage of tales from the down-and-dirty traveling comedy circuitDoug Stanhope has been drunkenly stumbling down the back roads and dark alleys of stand-up comedy for over a quarter of a century, roads laden with dank bars,...
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Paul Simon: The Life

Robert Hilburn · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A publishing event from music legend Paul Simon: an intimate, candid, and definitive biography written with Simon's participation - but without editorial control - by acclaimed biographer and music writer Robert Hilburn.Through such hits as "The Sound of Silence," "Bridge...
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Grace Notes: My Recollections

Katey Sagal · Gallery Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Gripping, singular, and gorgeously reflective, Grace Notes is a memoir told in essays by beloved actress, Hollywood veteran, and singer/songwriter Katey Sagal - perfect for fans of Mary Louise Parker's Dear Mr. You and Patti Smith's M Train.Popular and award-winning star Katey Sagal chronicles...
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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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Bare Bones: I'm Not Lonely If You're Reading This Book

Bobby Bones · Dey Street Books
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

A touching, funny, heart-wrenching, and triumphant memoir from one of the biggest names in radio, the host of The Bobby Bones Show, one of the most listened-to drive time morning radio shows in the nation.Growing up poor in Mountain Pine, Arkansas, with a young, addicted mom, Bobby Estell...
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The Swing of Things

Linda Keir · Lake Union Publishing
Pages: 395
Format: Hardcover

"Somewhere between Tom Perrotta and Erica Jong lies The Swing of Things, a charming, sexy, and surprisingly tender romp through the dark side of wish fulfillment. I'll never look at the other playground parents the same way again." - Marcus SakeyTold from the dual perspective...
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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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Standing Strong

NOT AVAILABLE. · Gallery Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

The Real Housewives of New Jersey star and New York Times bestselling author Teresa Giudice opens up about her tumultuous past year in her emotional new memoir Standing Strong.In her second memoir, Teresa chronicles her life since her release from prison and what it's been like to weather...
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Lessons from the Prairie: The Surprising Secrets to Happiness, Success, and

Melissa Francis · Weinstein Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Melissa Francis was only eight years old when she won the role of a lifetime: playing Cassandra Cooper Ingalls on the world's most famous prime-time soap opera, Little House on the Prairie.Now in Lessons from the Prairie, she shares behind-the-scenes stories from the set, and lessons learned...
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None of My Business

P J O'ROURKE · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

After decades covering war and disaster, bestselling author and acclaimed satirist P. J. O'Rourke takes on his scariest subjects yet -- business, investment, finance, and the political chicanery behind them.Want to get rich overnight for free in 3 easy steps with no risk? Then don't buy this...
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A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and Back

David Hallberg · Touchstone
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

David Hallberg, the first American to join the famed Bolshoi Ballet as a principal dancer and the dazzling artist The New York Times described as "the foremost classical stylist of our day," presents an intimate journey through his artistic life up to the moment he returns to the stage...
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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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The Strange Disappearance of a Bollywood Star

VASEEM KHAN · Redhook
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

Mumbai is a city that thrives on extravagant spectacles and larger-than-life characters.But as Chopra is about to discover, even in the city of dreams, there is no guarantee of a happy ending.Rising star and incorrigible playboy Vikram Verma has disappeared, leaving his latest film in jeopardy....
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101 Things That Piss Me Off

RACHEL BALLINGER · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

"My old assisstent wrote a book. Preorder it cuz I fired her so now shes poor & I like doing charity 4 peple cuz I a good person" -Miranda SingsMost people might not get angry at someone for going the speed limit. Or for liking coleslaw or cantaloupe. Or for someone not responding...
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Did You Just Eat That?: Two Scientists Explore Double-Dipping, the Five-Second Rule, and other Food Myths in the Lab

PAUL DAWSON · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Is the five-second rule legitimate? Are electric hand dryers really bacteria blowers? Am I spraying germs everywhere when I blow on my birthday cake? How gross is backwash?When it comes to food safety and germs, there are as many common questions as there are misconceptions. And yet there...
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