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The Baroness
The Baroness
Written by Hannah Rothschild
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781101872338
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The Baroness
The Search for Nica, the Rebellious Rothschild and Jazz's Secret Muse
Written by Hannah Rothschild


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $17.95

Beautiful and spirited, Pannonica Rothschild, known as Nica, was born in 1913 to eccentric privilege and a storied family history. After marrying well, she settled into a French chateau to bear children and support her husband’s war career. But when Nica heard “Round Midnight” by jazz composer Thelonious Monk, everything changed...

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Moab Is My Washpot
Moab Is My Washpot
Written by Stephen Fry
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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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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.

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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 Disc
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 >
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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 Download
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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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
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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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De Niro
De Niro
Written by Shawn Levy, Read by Mark Deakins
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553398694
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De Niro
A Life
Written by Shawn Levy
Read by Mark Deakins


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $27.50

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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Nicholson
Nicholson
Written by Marc Eliot
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307888389
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Nicholson
A Biography
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $16.00

THE GROUNDBREAKING NEW BIOGRAPHY OF A MAN WITH ONE OF THE MOST ICONIC AND FASCINATING CAREERS—AND LIVES—IN HOLLYWOOD.
 
For five decades, Jack Nicholson has been part of film history. With twelve Oscar nominations to his credit and legendary roles in films like Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces, Terms of Endearment, The Shining, and... Read more >
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Rainbow in the Cloud
Rainbow in the Cloud
Written by Maya Angelou
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812996456
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Rainbow in the Cloud
The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou
Written by Maya Angelou


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $20.00

“Words mean more than what is set down on paper,” Maya Angelou wrote in her groundbreaking memoir I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Indeed, Angelou’s words have traveled the world and transformed lives—inspiring, strengthening, healing. Through a long and prolific career in letters, she became one of the most celebrated... Read more >
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Rainbow in the Cloud
Rainbow in the Cloud
Written by Maya Angelou
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ISBN: 9780812996463
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Rainbow in the Cloud
The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou
Written by Maya Angelou


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $9.99

“Words mean more than what is set down on paper,” Maya Angelou wrote in her groundbreaking memoir I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Indeed, Angelou’s words have traveled the world and transformed lives—inspiring, strengthening, healing. Through a long and prolific career in letters, she became one of the most celebrated... Read more >
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When Lions Roar
When Lions Roar
Written by Thomas Maier
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307956798
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When Lions Roar
The Churchills and the Kennedys
Written by Thomas Maier


Format: Hardcover, 784 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $30.00

The first comprehensive history of the deeply entwined personal and public lives of the Churchills and the Kennedys and what their “special relationship” meant for Great Britain and the United States
 
When Lions Roar begins in the mid-1930s at Chartwell, Winston Churchill's country estate, with new revelations surrounding a secret business deal orchestrated by... Read more >
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When Lions Roar
When Lions Roar
Written by Thomas Maier
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ISBN: 9780307956811
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When Lions Roar
The Churchills and the Kennedys
Written by Thomas Maier


Format: eBook, 784 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99

The first comprehensive history of the deeply entwined personal and public lives of the Churchills and the Kennedys and what their “special relationship” meant for Great Britain and the United States
 
When Lions Roar begins in the mid-1930s at Chartwell, Winston Churchill's country estate, with new revelations surrounding a secret business deal orchestrated by... Read more >
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Price of Fame
Price of Fame
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679457114
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Price of Fame
The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris


Format: Hardcover, 752 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $35.00

“I hope I shall have ambition until the day I die,” Clare Boothe Luce told her biographer Sylvia Jukes Morris. Price of Fame, the concluding volume of the life of an exceptionally brilliant polymath, chronicles Luce’s progress from the early months of World War II, when, as an eye-catching Congresswoman and... Read more >
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Price of Fame
Price of Fame
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris
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ISBN: 9780804179690
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Price of Fame
The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris


Format: eBook, 752 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $13.99

“I hope I shall have ambition until the day I die,” Clare Boothe Luce told her biographer Sylvia Jukes Morris. Price of Fame, the concluding volume of the life of an exceptionally brilliant polymath, chronicles Luce’s progress from her arrival on Capitol Hill through her career as a diplomat, prolific journalist... Read more >
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Empty Mansions
Empty Mansions
Written by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780345534538
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Empty Mansions
The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune
Written by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $17.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
Janet Maslin, The New York Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.

When Pulitzer Prizewinning journalist Bill Dedman noticed in 2009 a grand home... Read more >
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Holy Terror
Holy Terror
Written by Bob Colacello
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ISBN: 9780804169868
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Holy Terror
Andy Warhol Close Up
Written by Bob Colacello


Format: Trade Paperback, 752 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $18.95

In the 1960s, Andy Warhol’s paintings redefined modern art. His films provoked heated controversy, and his Factory was a hangout for the avant-garde. In the 1970s, after Valerie Solanas’s attempt on his life, Warhol become more entrepreneurial, aligning himself with the rich and famous. Bob Colacello, the editor of Warhol’s Interview... Read more >
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Holy Terror
Holy Terror
Written by Bob Colacello
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ISBN: 9780804169875
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Holy Terror
Andy Warhol Close Up
Written by Bob Colacello


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $14.99

In the 1960s, Andy Warhol’s paintings redefined modern art. His films provoked heated controversy, and his Factory was a hangout for the avant-garde. In the 1970s, after Valerie Solanas’s attempt on his life, Warhol become more entrepreneurial, aligning himself with the rich and famous. Bob Colacello, the editor of Warhol’s Interview... Read more >
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A Gift of Hope
A Gift of Hope
Written by Danielle Steel
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ISBN: 9780345532060
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A Gift of Hope
Helping the Homeless
Written by Danielle Steel


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $15.00

In her powerful memoir His Bright Light, #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel opened her heart to share the devastating story of the loss of her beloved son. In A Gift of Hope, she shows us how she transformed that pain into a campaign of service that enriched her... Read more >
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Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey
Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey
Written by The Countess of Carnarvon, Read by Wanda McCaddon
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804148481
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Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey

Written by The Countess of Carnarvon
Read by Wanda McCaddon


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $20.00

Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the setting for Julian Fellowes’s Emmy Award-winning PBS show Downton Abbey, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Catherine Wendell.  In this transporting companion piece to the New York Times bestseller Lady Almina...

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Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey
Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey
Written by The Countess of Carnarvon
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ISBN: 9780385344968
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Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey

Written by The Countess of Carnarvon


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $15.99

Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the setting for Julian Fellowes’s Emmy Award-winning PBS show Downton Abbey, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Catherine Wendell.  In this transporting companion piece to the New York Times bestseller Lady Almina...

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Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey
Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey
Written by The Countess of Carnarvon
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Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey

Written by The Countess of Carnarvon


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $9.99

Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the setting for Julian Fellowes’s Emmy Award-winning PBS show Downton Abbey, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Catherine Wendell.  In this transporting companion piece to the New York Times bestseller Lady Almina...

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