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Compound Cinematics

(Available March 31, 2015)
Compound Cinematics
Written by Shinobu Hashimoto
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781939130570
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Compound Cinematics
Akira Kurosawa and I
Written by Shinobu Hashimoto


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $21.95

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Compound Cinematics
Akira Kurosawa and I
Written by Shinobu Hashimoto


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $13.99

Akira Kurosawa has been regarded as one of the most important and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema, and one man stood beside him for most of his illustrious career - his screenwriter and collabrator Shinobu Hashimoto. In Compound Cinematics, Hashimoto pulls back the camera and reveals the actual process... Read more >
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Handbook for an Unpredictable Life

(Available March 31, 2015)
Handbook for an Unpredictable Life
Written by Rosie Perez
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307952400
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Handbook for an Unpredictable Life
How I Survived Sister Renata and My Crazy Mother, and Still Came Out Smiling
Written by Rosie Perez


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $16.00

Oscar-nominated actress Rosie Perez’s never-before-told story of surviving a harrowing childhood and of how she found success—both in and out of the Hollywood limelight.
 
Rosie Perez first caught our attention with her fierce dance in the title sequence of Do the Right Thing and has since defined herself as a funny and... Read more >
You Have to Stand for Something, Or You'll Fall for Anything

Written by Star Jones


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2015
Price: $11.99

Smart, funny, provocative--she writes it like she talks it on The View!

Strongly held beliefs, a wicked sense of humor, and take-no-prisoners opinions--her many fans have come to expect all this and more from Star Jones, co-host of ABC-TV's hit show The View.

In this remarkable book, the former New York City prosecutor... Read more >
Follies of God
Follies of God
Written by James Grissom
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307265692
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Follies of God
Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog
Written by James Grissom


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $30.00

An extraordinary book; one that almost magically makes clear how Tennessee Williams wrote; how he came to his visions of Amanda Wingfield, his Blanche DuBois, Stella Kowalski, Alma Winemiller, Lady Torrance, and the other characters of his plays that transformed the American theater of the mid-twentieth century; a book that does...

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Follies of God
Follies of God
Written by James Grissom
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ISBN: 9781101874653
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Follies of God
Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog
Written by James Grissom


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $14.99

An extraordinary book; one that almost magically makes clear how Tennessee Williams wrote; how he came to his visions of Amanda Wingfield, his Blanche DuBois, Stella Kowalski, Alma Winemiller, Lady Torrance, and the other characters of his plays that transformed the American theater of the mid-twentieth century; a book that does...

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Strictly Inspirational
Strictly Inspirational
Written by Camilla Dallerup
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781780288666
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Strictly Inspirational

Written by Camilla Dallerup


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $19.95

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Strictly Inspirational
How I Learnt to Dream, Act, Believe and Succeed
Written by Camilla Sacre-Dallerup


Format: eBook0
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $8.99

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Lou Reed: The Last Interview
and Other Conversations
Written by Lou Reed


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $15.95

A revealing collection of interviews with one of the greatest artists in the history of rock ’n’ roll—as brilliant, punchy, and blustery as the man himself
 
In this collection of powerful interviews given over thirty years—including his final interview—Lou Reed oscillates between losing patience with his interviewers (he was famous... Read more >
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Lou Reed: The Last Interview
Lou Reed: The Last Interview
Written by Lou Reed
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612194783
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Lou Reed: The Last Interview
and Other Conversations
Written by Lou Reed


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $15.95

A revealing collection of interviews with one of the greatest artists in the history of rock ’n’ roll—as brilliant, punchy, and blustery as the man himself
 
In this collection of powerful interviews given over thirty years—including his final interview—Lou Reed oscillates between losing patience with his interviewers (he was famous... Read more >
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The Partnership
The Partnership
Written by Pamela Katz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385534918
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The Partnership
Brecht, Weill, Three Women, and Germany on the Brink
Written by Pamela Katz


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $30.00

Among the most creative and outsized personalities of the Weimar Republic, that sizzling yet decadent epoch between the Great War and the Nazis' rise to power, were the renegade poet Bertolt Brecht and the rebellious avant-garde composer Kurt Weill. These two young geniuses and the three women vital to their work—actresses... Read more >
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The Partnership
The Partnership
Written by Pamela Katz
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ISBN: 9780385534925
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The Partnership
Brecht, Weill, Three Women, and Germany on the Brink
Written by Pamela Katz


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $14.99

Among the most creative and outsized personalities of the Weimar Republic, that sizzling yet decadent epoch between the Great War and the Nazis' rise to power, were the renegade poet Bertolt Brecht and the rebellious avant-garde composer Kurt Weill. These two young geniuses and the three women vital to their work—actresses... Read more >
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Rob Delaney
Rob Delaney
Written by Rob Delaney
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812983180
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Rob Delaney
Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage.
Written by Rob Delaney


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $15.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY E! ONLINE
Funniest Person on Twitter—Comedy Central Comedy Awards

#Swollen with new material
 
Rob Delaney is a father, a husband, a comedian, a writer. He is the author of an endless stream of beautiful, insane jokes on Twitter. He is sober. He... Read more >
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Moab Is My Washpot
Moab Is My Washpot
Written by Stephen Fry
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616954727
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Moab Is My Washpot

Written by Stephen Fry


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $16.00

A number one bestseller in Britain, Stephen Fry's astonishingly frank, funny, wise memoir is the book that his fans everywhere have been waiting for. Since his PBS television debut in the Blackadder series, the American profile of this multitalented writer, actor and comedian has grown steadily, especially in the wake of... Read more >
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Peter Paul and Mary
Peter Paul and Mary
Written by Peter Yarrow, Noel Paul Stookey and Mary Travers, Foreword by John F. Kerry, US Secretary of State
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781936140329
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Peter Paul and Mary
Fifty Years in Music and Life
Written by Peter Yarrow, Noel Paul Stookey and Mary Travers
Foreword by John F. Kerry, US Secretary of State


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $29.95

Finally . . . here is the first and only book that visually tells us the intimate story of Peter, Paul, and Mary and their music, through their own words and with iconic images that follow their passionate, fifty-year journey to the center of America’s heart. The very best of thousands... Read more >
So, Anyway...
So, Anyway...
Written by John Cleese
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385348249
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So, Anyway...

Written by John Cleese


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $28.00

John Cleese’s  huge comedic influence has stretched across generations; his sharp irreverent eye and the unique brand of physical comedy he perfected with Monty Python, on Fawlty Towers, and beyond now seem written into comedy’s DNA. In this rollicking memoir, So, Anyway…, Cleese takes readers on a Grand Tour of his...

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So, Anyway...
So, Anyway...
Written by John Cleese
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ISBN: 9780385348256
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So, Anyway...

Written by John Cleese


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

John Cleese’s  huge comedic influence has stretched across generations; his sharp irreverent eye and the unique brand of physical comedy he perfected with Monty Python, on Fawlty Towers, and beyond now seem written into comedy’s DNA. In this rollicking memoir, So, Anyway…, Cleese takes readers on a Grand Tour of his...

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Billy Joel
Billy Joel
Written by Fred Schruers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804140195
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Billy Joel

Written by Fred Schruers


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $29.00

The long-awaited, all-access biography of a music legend

In Billy Joel, acclaimed music journalist Fred Schruers draws upon more than one hundred hours of exclusive interviews with Joel to present an unprecedented look at the life, career, and legacy of the pint-sized kid from Long Island who became a rock icon.

Exhibiting unparalleled... Read more >
Billy Joel
Billy Joel
Written by Fred Schruers
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ISBN: 9780804140201
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Billy Joel

Written by Fred Schruers


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99

The long-awaited, all-access biography of a music legend

In Billy Joel, acclaimed music journalist Fred Schruers draws upon more than one hundred hours of exclusive interviews with Joel to present an unprecedented look at the life, career, and legacy of the pint-sized kid from Long Island who became a rock icon.

Exhibiting unparalleled... Read more >
Billy Joel
Billy Joel
Written by Fred Schruers, Read by Kirk Thornton
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804194044
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Billy Joel

Written by Fred Schruers
Read by Kirk Thornton


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $45.00

The long-awaited, all-access biography of a music legend

In Billy Joel, acclaimed music journalist Fred Schruers draws upon more than one hundred hours of exclusive interviews with Joel to present an unprecedented look at the life, career, and legacy of the pint-sized kid from Long Island who became a rock icon.

Exhibiting unparalleled... Read more >
Billy Joel
Billy Joel
Written by Fred Schruers, Read by Kirk Thornton
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804194051
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Billy Joel

Written by Fred Schruers
Read by Kirk Thornton


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $22.50

The long-awaited, all-access biography of a music legend

In Billy Joel, acclaimed music journalist Fred Schruers draws upon more than one hundred hours of exclusive interviews with Joel to present an unprecedented look at the life, career, and legacy of the pint-sized kid from Long Island who became a rock icon.

Exhibiting unparalleled... Read more >
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Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin
Written by Peter Ackroyd
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385537377
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Charlie Chaplin
A Brief Life
Written by Peter Ackroyd


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $25.95

A brief yet definitive new biography of one of film's greatest legends: perfect for readers who want to know more about the iconic star but who don't want to commit to a lengthy work.

He was the very first icon of the silver screen and is one of the most recognizable of... Read more >
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Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin
Written by Peter Ackroyd
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ISBN: 9780385537384
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Charlie Chaplin
A Brief Life
Written by Peter Ackroyd


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $12.99

A brief yet definitive new biography of one of film's greatest legends: perfect for readers who want to know more about the iconic star but who don't want to commit to a lengthy work.

He was the very first icon of the silver screen and is one of the most recognizable of... Read more >
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De Niro
De Niro
Written by Shawn Levy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307716781
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De Niro
A Life
Written by Shawn Levy


Format: Hardcover, 608 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $32.50

REMARKABLE BIOGRAPHY OF AN ICON

There’s little debate that Robert De Niro is one of the greatest screen actors of his generation, perhaps of all time--if not, in fact, the greatest. His work, particularly in the first 20 years of his career, is unparalleled. Mean Streets, the Godfather Part II, Taxi Driver, the Deer... Read more >
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De Niro
De Niro
Written by Shawn Levy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307716804
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De Niro
A Life
Written by Shawn Levy


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $15.99

REMARKABLE BIOGRAPHY OF AN ICON

There's little debate that Robert De Niro is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, screen actors of his generation, perhaps of all time. His work, particularly in the first 20 years of his career, is unparalleled. Mean Streets, the Godfather Part II, Taxi Driver... Read more >
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