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Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe
Written by Barbara Leaming
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ISBN: 9780307557773
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Marilyn Monroe

Written by Barbara Leaming


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2010
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Barbara Leaming's Marilyn Monroe is a complex, sympathetic portrait that will totally change the way we view the most enduring icon of American sexuality. To those who think they have heard all there is to hear about Marilyn Monroe, think again. Leaming's book tells a brand-new tale of sexual, psychological, and... Read more >
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Try to Tell the Story
Try to Tell the Story
Written by David Thomson
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ISBN: 9780307473172
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Try to Tell the Story

Written by David Thomson


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $15.00

David Thomson, one of our most celebrated film writers, gives us a haunting, fascinating memoir about growing up as an only child in wartime England.  He was born in London in the aftermath of the war, where he was raised by his mother, grandmother, and upstairs tenant, Miss Davis.  He remembers... Read more >
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Conversations with Woody Allen
Conversations with Woody Allen
Written by Eric Lax
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ISBN: 9780307427106
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Conversations with Woody Allen
His Films, the Movies, and Moviemaking
Written by Eric Lax


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2010
Price: $17.99

From the author of the best-selling biography Woody Allen—the most informative, revealing, and entertaining conversations from his thirty-six years of interviewing the great comedian and filmmaker.

For more than three decades, Woody Allen has been talking regularly and candidly with Eric Lax, and has given him singular and unfettered access to his... Read more >
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The Futurist
The Futurist
Written by Rebecca Keegan
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ISBN: 9780307460332
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The Futurist
The Life and Films of James Cameron
Written by Rebecca Keegan


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 15, 2009
Price: $13.99

With the release of Avatar in December 2009, James Cameron cements his reputation as king of sci-fi and blockbuster filmmaking. It’s a distinction he’s long been building, through a directing career that includes such cinematic landmarks as The Terminator, Aliens, The Abyss, and the highest grossing movie of all time, Titanic... Read more >
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Get Happy
Get Happy
Written by Gerald Clarke
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ISBN: 9780307556332
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Get Happy
The Life of Judy Garland
Written by Gerald Clarke


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2009
Price: $13.99

She lived at full throttle on stage, screen, and in real life, with highs that made history and lows that finally brought down the curtain at age forty-seven. Judy Garland died over thirty years ago, but no biography has so completely captured her spirit -- and demons -- until now.

From... Read more >
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Intimate Strangers
Intimate Strangers
Written by Bill Zehme
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ISBN: 9780307428417
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Intimate Strangers
Comic Profiles and Indiscretions of the Very Famous
Written by Bill Zehme


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2009
Price: $9.99

Schwarzenegger intimidates.
Sharon Stone strips.
Leno and Letterman duel.
In twenty years of raw and raucous celebrity profiles

Irreverently bold journalist Bill Zehme has long been celebrated for his ability to get under the skins of our most elusive icons, from the evasive Warren Beatty to the ever-unpredictable Madonna to the much... Read more >
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Lost in the Funhouse
Lost in the Funhouse
Written by Bill Zehme
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ISBN: 9780307428462
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Lost in the Funhouse
The Life and Mind of Andy Kaufman
Written by Bill Zehme


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2009
Price: $11.99

From renowned journalist Bill Zehme, author of the New York Times bestselling The Way You Wear Your Hat: Frank Sinatra and the Lost Art of Livin', comes the first full-fledged biography and the only complete story of the late comic genius Andy Kaufman. Based on six years of research, Andy's own... Read more >
Natasha
Natasha
Written by Suzanne Finstad
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ISBN: 9780307428660
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Natasha
The Biography of Natalie Wood
Written by Suzanne Finstad


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2009
Price: $12.99

Natalie Wood was always a star; her mother made sure this was true. A superstitious Russian immigrant who claimed to be royalty, Maria had been told by a gypsy, long before little Natasha Zakharenko's birth, that her second child would be famous throughout the world. When the beautiful child with the... Read more >
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High Society
High Society
Written by Donald Spoto
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ISBN: 9780307462510
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High Society
The Life of Grace Kelly
Written by Donald Spoto


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2009
Price: $11.99

Drawing on his unprecedented access to Grace Kelly, bestselling biographer Donald Spoto at last offers an intimate, honest, and authoritative portrait of one of Hollywood’s legendary actresses.


In just seven years–from 1950 through 1956–Grace Kelly embarked on a whirlwind career that included roles in eleven movies. From the principled Amy Fowler Kane... Read more >
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All of Me
All of Me
Written by Anne Murray and Michael Posner
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ISBN: 9780307373090
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All of Me

Written by Anne Murray and Michael Posner


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $14.99

In this revealing autobiography, Canada’s first lady of song, for the first time, tells the whole story of her astonishing 40-year career in show biz. It is a candid retrospective of the extraordinary success achieved, and the prices that had to be paid.

“After ‘Snowbird’ hit, I was swept up like Dorothy... Read more >
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Spellbound by Beauty
Spellbound by Beauty
Written by Donald Spoto
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ISBN: 9780307351319
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Spellbound by Beauty
Alfred Hitchcock and His Leading Ladies
Written by Donald Spoto


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $17.99

"Fascinating . . . probes an even darker side of Hitchcock." –Newsday

It is remarkable how infrequently, over a period of more than fifty years, Alfred Hitchcock spoke about the legendary actresses he directed–including Ingrid Bergman, Kim Novak, and Grace Kelly. But his leading ladies greatly enriched his films, and many of... Read more >
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I Am the New Black
I Am the New Black
Written by Tracy Morgan and Anthony Bozza
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ISBN: 9781588369413
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I Am the New Black

Written by Tracy Morgan and Anthony Bozza


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $14.99

The outrageously funny, heartbreaking, and surprising story of Tracy Morgan's rise from ghetto wiseass to superstar comedian.

Who is Tracy Morgan? The wildly unpredictable funnyman who rocketed to fame on Saturday Night Live? The Emmy-nominated actor behind the sly and ingenious character Tracy Jordan on the award-winning hit sitcom 30 Rock, whose... Read more >
Robert Altman
Robert Altman
Written by Mitchell Zuckoff
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ISBN: 9780307273352
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Robert Altman

Written by Mitchell Zuckoff


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $14.99

Robert Altman—visionary director, hard-partying hedonist, eccentric family man, Hollywood legend—comes roaring to life in this rollicking oral biography.  After an all-American boyhood in Kansas City, a stint flying bombers in World War II, and jobs ranging from dog tattoo entrepreneur to television director, Robert Altman burst onto the scene in 1970...

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American Rebel
American Rebel
Written by Marc Eliot
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ISBN: 9780307462497
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American Rebel
The Life of Clint Eastwood
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $12.99

As an actor, he seduces us with his tough-guy charm. As a director and producer, he amazes us with his artistry and technical savvy. As a Hollywood icon, Clint Eastwood, one of film's greatest living legends, represents some of the finest cinematic achievements in the history of American cinema.

In American... Read more >
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We'll Be Here For the Rest of Our Lives
We'll Be Here For the Rest of Our Lives
Written by Paul Shaffer and David Ritz
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ISBN: 9780385532211
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We'll Be Here For the Rest of Our Lives
A Swingin' Show-biz Saga
Written by Paul Shaffer and David Ritz


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $11.99

Paul Shaffer—born and bred music junkie and longtime leader of David Letterman’s Late Show band—opens up in this candid, endearing, hilarious, and star-studded memoir.  From playing seedy strip joints in Toronto, to being the first musical director of Saturday Night Live and helping to form the Blues Brothers, to being onstage... Read more >
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We'll Be Here For the Rest of Our Lives
We'll Be Here For the Rest of Our Lives
Written by Paul Shaffer and David Ritz, Read by Paul Shaffer
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ISBN: 9781415967065
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We'll Be Here For the Rest of Our Lives
A Swingin' Showbiz Saga
Written by Paul Shaffer and David Ritz
Read by Paul Shaffer


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On Sale: October 6, 2009
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From Paul Shaffer, lifelong music junkie, hipster, and longtime leader of David Letterman's band, comes a candid, endearing, hilarious, and star-studded memoir of a life in-and love of-show business.

How does a kid go from a remote Canadian town at the tip of Lake Superior to the bright lights of Broadway and... Read more >
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Going to the Movies
Going to the Movies
Written by Syd Field
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ISBN: 9780307569578
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Going to the Movies
A Personal Journey Through Four Decades of Modern Film
Written by Syd Field


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2009
Price: $13.99

Featuring insights ... analysis ... great films and filmmakers from “the most-sought-after screenwriting teacher in the world” (The Hollywood Reporter).

A life in film. An extraordinary career. An unforgettable story — from noted lecturer, teacher, and bestselling author Syd Field.

What makes a great movie great? ... An actor legendary? ... A screenplay extraordinary or just ordinary?... Read more >
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Conversations with the Great Moviemakers of Hollywood's Golden Age at the American Film Institute
Conversations with the Great Moviemakers of Hollywood's Golden Age at the American Film Institute
Written by George Stevens, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780307518125
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Conversations with the Great Moviemakers of Hollywood's Golden Age at the American Film Institute

Written by George Stevens, Jr.


Format: eBook, 736 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2009
Price: $15.99

The first book to bring together these interviews of master moviemakers from the American Film Institute’s renowned seminars, Conversations with the Great Moviemakers offers an unmatched history of American cinema in the words of its greatest practitioners.

Here are the incomparable directors Frank Capra, Elia Kazan, King Vidor, David Lean, Fritz Lang... Read more >
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Lowside of the Road
Lowside of the Road
Written by Barney Hoskyns
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ISBN: 9780767931465
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Lowside of the Road
A Life of Tom Waits
Written by Barney Hoskyns


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $14.99

With his trademark growl, carnival-madman persona, haunting music, and unforgettable lyrics, Tom Waits is one of the most revered and critically acclaimed singer-songwriters alive today. After beginning his career on the margins of the 1970s Los Angeles rock scene, Waits has spent the last thirty years carving out a place for... Read more >
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Paul Newman
Paul Newman
Written by Shawn Levy, Read by Marc Cashman
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ISBN: 9780307576569
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Paul Newman
A Life
Written by Shawn Levy
Read by Marc Cashman


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $15.00

Paul Newman, the Oscar-winning actor with the legendary blue eyes, achieved superstar status by playing charismatic renegades, broken heroes, and winsome antiheroes in such revered films as The Hustler, Cool Hand Luke, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Verdict, The Color of Money, and Nobody’s Fool. But Newman was also... Read more >
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Paul Newman
Paul Newman
Written by Shawn Levy
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ISBN: 9780307462534
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Paul Newman
A Life
Written by Shawn Levy


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $11.99

Paul Newman, the Oscar-winning actor with the legendary blue eyes, achieved superstar status by playing charismatic renegades, broken heroes, and winsome antiheroes in such revered films as The Hustler, Cool Hand Luke, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Verdict, The Color of Money, and Nobody’s Fool. But Newman was also... Read more >
Paul Newman
Paul Newman
Written by Shawn Levy, Read by Marc Cashman
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ISBN: 9781415965993
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Paul Newman
A Life
Written by Shawn Levy
Read by Marc Cashman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $22.50

Paul Newman, the Oscar-winning actor with the legendary blue eyes, achieved superstar status by playing charismatic renegades, broken heroes, and winsome antiheroes in such revered films as The Hustler, Cool Hand Luke, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Verdict, The Color of Money, and Nobody’s Fool. But Newman was also... Read more >
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It's Just Begun
It's Just Begun
Written by Ivan Sanchez and Luis "DJ Disco Wiz" Cedeno
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576874943
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It's Just Begun
The Epic Journey of DJ Disco Wiz, Hip Hop's First Latino DJ
Written by Ivan Sanchez and Luis "DJ Disco Wiz" Cedeno


Format: Hardcover, 180 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2009
Price: $22.95

It’s Just Begun: The Epic Journey of DJ Disco Wiz, Hip Hop’s First Latino DJ is a gritty and gripping tale of one man’s struggles to not only survive, but to triumph over adversity and abuse that will make your blood run cold. By conquering unimaginable obstacles, Wiz offers inspiration to... Read more >
The Heart of a Woman
The Heart of a Woman
Written by Maya Angelou
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ISBN: 9780812980325
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The Heart of a Woman

Written by Maya Angelou


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2009
Price: $15.00

In The Heart of a Woman, Maya Angelou leaves California with her son, Guy, to move to New York. There she enters the society and world of black artists and writers, reads her work at the Harlem Writers Guild, and begins to take part in the struggle of black Americans for... Read more >
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The Heart of a Woman
The Heart of a Woman
Written by Dr. Maya Angelou
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ISBN: 9781588369246
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The Heart of a Woman

Written by Dr. Maya Angelou


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 21, 2009
Price: $11.99

Maya Angelou has fascinated, moved, and inspired  countless readers with the first three volumes of  her autobiography, one of the most remarkable  personal narratives of our age. Now, in her fourth  volume, The Heart of a Woman, her  turbulent life breaks wide open with joy as the  singer-dancer enters the razzle-dazzle of fabulous  New York City. There, at... Read more >
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