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Mere Anarchy
Mere Anarchy
Written by Woody Allen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979503
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Mere Anarchy

Written by Woody Allen


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
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Here, in his first collection since his three hilarious classics Getting Even, Without Feathers, and Side Effects, Woody Allen has managed to write a book that not only answers the most profound questions of human existence but is also the perfect size to place under any short table leg to prevent... Read more >
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Girl Boy Girl
Girl Boy Girl
Written by Savannah Knoop
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583228517
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Girl Boy Girl
How I Became JT Leroy
Written by Savannah Knoop


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2008
Price: $17.95

The JT LeRoy scandal is a story of our times. In January 2006, the New York Times unmasked Savannah Knoop as the face of the mysterious author JT LeRoy. A media frenzy ensued as JT’s fans, mentors, and readers came to terms with the fact that the gay-male-ex-truck-stop-prostitute-turned literary-wunderkind was really... Read more >
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Madonna Confessions
Madonna Confessions
Written by Guy Oseary
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576874813
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Madonna Confessions

Written by Guy Oseary


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2008
Price: $39.95

In conjunction with this summer's most talked about concert, Madonna's highly anticipated "Sticky and Sweet" Tour, powerHouse Books will release Madonna Confessions, the official book of quintessential images taken by über-manager Guy Oseary during the course of over 50 performances around the world during the Material Girl's sold out 2006 Confessions... Read more >
My First Five Husbands..And the Ones Who Got Away
My First Five Husbands..And the Ones Who Got Away
Written by Rue McClanahan
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ISBN: 9780767926942
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My First Five Husbands..And the Ones Who Got Away

Written by Rue McClanahan


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $14.95

“This book is about men I have known, in both the Platonic and Biblical senses. Some I knew only slightly, some quite well. Some I’ll love always, some I no longer like very much, and there are a few I’d like to strip naked, tie to a Maypole, smear with sweet... Read more >
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Starring Brian Linehan
Starring Brian Linehan
Written by George Anthony
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ISBN: 9780771007583
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Starring Brian Linehan
A Life Behind the Scenes
Written by George Anthony


Format: Trade Paperback, 360 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2008
Price: $19.99

A behind-the-curtain look at the life and times of Canadian celebrity interviewer Brian Linehan by one of his oldest friends and intimates.

Brian Linehan was one of seven children growing up in the shadow of the Dofasco steel plant where his father and brothers worked. At seven years old he fell in... Read more >
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Christopher Walken A to Z
Christopher Walken A to Z
Written by Robert Schnakenberg
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ISBN: 9781594742590
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Christopher Walken A to Z
The Man, the Movies, the Legend
Written by Robert Schnakenberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2008
Price: $16.95

The Complete Guide To All Things Walken
 
He’s been a dancer, a baker, a lion tamer, an award-winning actor, and a Hollywood legend. But Christopher Walken has never been the subject of a comprehensive biographical reference—until now.
 
Here at last is a complete A-to-Z guide to this one-of-a-kind performer... Read more >
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Redneck Boy in the Promised Land
Redneck Boy in the Promised Land
Written by Ben Jones
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ISBN: 9780307449481
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Redneck Boy in the Promised Land
The Confessions of "Crazy Cooter"
Written by Ben Jones


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2008
Price: $13.99

Redneck Boy in the Promised Land is Ben Jones’s hilarious, uplifting life story of escaping the rail yards and finding success in the unlikeliest places. As a child, Jones called a dingy railroad shack with no electricity or indoor plumbing home. An unabashed Southern redneck from a "likker drinkin’, hell-raisin’" family... Read more >
Alice Cooper, Golf Monster
Alice Cooper, Golf Monster
Written by Alice Cooper
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ISBN: 9780307382917
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Alice Cooper, Golf Monster
A Rock 'n' Roller's Life and 12 Steps to Becoming a Golf Addict
Written by Alice Cooper


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2008
Price: $15.99

Wretched excess, rock stardom, and golf—from the man who invented shock rock

In this tell-all memoir, Alice Cooper speaks candidly about his life and career, including all the years of rock ’n’ roll history he’s been a part of, the addictions he faced, and the surprising ways he found redemption.

From a childhood... Read more >
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Tearing Down the Wall of Sound
Tearing Down the Wall of Sound
Written by Mick Brown
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ISBN: 9781400076611
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Tearing Down the Wall of Sound
The Rise and Fall of Phil Spector
Written by Mick Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $16.95

He had a number one hit at eighteen. He was a millionaire with his own record label at twenty-two. He was, according to Tom Wolfe, “the first tycoon of teen.” Phil Spector owned pop music. From the Crystals, the Ronettes (whose lead singer, Ronnie, would become his second wife), and the... Read more >
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The Encyclopedia Shatnerica
The Encyclopedia Shatnerica
Written by Robert Schnakenberg
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ISBN: 9781594742309
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The Encyclopedia Shatnerica
An A to Z Guide to the Man and His Universe
Written by Robert Schnakenberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2008
Price: $16.95

THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM SHATNER IS BACK—IN A SUPER-EXPANDED MILLENNIUM EDITION!
 
This updated edition of The Encyclopedia Shatnerica is your complete guide to the life and work of William Shatner—actor, singer, writer, director, horseman, game show host, and legendary Hollywood lothario. Hop aboard the Starship Irreverent as certified “Shatnerologist&rdquo... Read more >
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Leni
Leni
Written by Steven Bach
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ISBN: 9780307387752
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Leni
The Life and Work of Leni Riefenstahl
Written by Steven Bach


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $18.00

Leni Riefenstahl, the woman known as “Hitler’s filmmaker,” made some of the greatest and most innovative documentaries ever made. They are also insidious glorifications of Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich. Now, Steven Bach reveals the truths and lies behind Riefenstahl’s lifelong self-vindication as an apolitical artist who claimed to know... Read more >
John Osborne
John Osborne
Written by John Heilpern
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ISBN: 9780375702952
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John Osborne
The Many Lives of the Angry Young Man
Written by John Heilpern


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $16.95

John Osborne, the original Angry Young Man, shocked and transformed British theater in the 1950s with his play Look Back in Anger. This startling biography–the first to draw on the secret notebooks in which he recorded his anguish and depression–reveals the notorious rebel in all his heartrending complexity.

Through a working-class... Read more >
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Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
Written by David Thomson
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ISBN: 9781400077816
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Nicole Kidman

Written by David Thomson


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
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Ball of Fire
Ball of Fire
Written by Stefan Kanfer
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ISBN: 9780307424914
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Ball of Fire
The Tumultuous Life and Comic Art of Lucille Ball
Written by Stefan Kanfer


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

As a movie actress Lucille Ball was, in her own words, “queen of the B-pluses.” But on the small screen she was a superstar–arguably the funniest and most enduring in the history of TV. In this exemplary biography, Stefan Kanfer explores the roots of Lucy’s genius and places it in the... Read more >
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The Boys of Summer
The Boys of Summer
Written by Elizabeth Zack
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ISBN: 9780307416957
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The Boys of Summer
The Unauthorized Biographies of Benjamin McKenzie and Adam Brody
Written by Elizabeth Zack


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $2.99

TWO HOT TO HANDLE

Thanks to the explosive popularity of Fox’s hit television show The O.C., actors Benjamin McKenzie and Adam Brody are men on the move. Their jaw-dropping good looks and impressive talent have catapulted them to the top of the It-list, making them two of Hollywood’s hottest hunks.

If you want... Read more >
Conversations with John Schlesinger
Conversations with John Schlesinger
Written by Ian Buruma
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ISBN: 9780307430847
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Conversations with John Schlesinger

Written by Ian Buruma


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $2.99

“I like the surprise of the curtain going up, revealing what’s behind it.”
–John Schlesinger

The British director John Schlesinger was one of the cinema’s most dynamic and influential artists. Now, in Conversations with John Schlesinger, acclaimed writer Ian Buruma, Schlesinger’s nephew, reveals the director’s private world in a series of in-depth interviews... Read more >
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Dean and Me
Dean and Me
Written by Jerry Lewis and James Kaplan
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ISBN: 9780307423559
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Dean and Me
(A Love Story)
Written by Jerry Lewis and James Kaplan


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $12.99

They were the unlikeliest of pairs—a handsome crooner and a skinny monkey, an Italian from Steubenville, Ohio, and a Jew from Newark, N.J.. Before they teamed up, Dean Martin seemed destined for a mediocre career as a nightclub singer, and Jerry Lewis was dressing up as Carmen Miranda and miming records... Read more >
I'm the One That I Want
I'm the One That I Want
Written by Margaret Cho
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ISBN: 9780307415608
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I'm the One That I Want

Written by Margaret Cho


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Comedian. Icon. TV star. Role model. Trash talker. Fag hag. Gypsy. Tramp. Thief. Margaret Cho displays her numerous sides in this funny, fierce, and honest memoir. As one of the country’s most visible Asian Americans, she has a unique perspective on identity and acceptance. As one of the country’s funniest and... Read more >
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Queen
Queen
Written by Nadine Cohodas
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ISBN: 9780307427380
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Queen
The Life and Music of Dinah Washington
Written by Nadine Cohodas


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $16.99

Queen is the landmark biography of the brief, intensely lived life and soulful music of the great Dinah Washington.

A gospel star at fifteen, she was discovered by jazz great Lionel Hampton at eighteen, and for the rest of her life was on the road, playing clubs, or singing in the... Read more >
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I Killed
I Killed
Written by Ritch Shydner and Mark Schiff
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ISBN: 9780307382290
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I Killed
True Stories of the Road from America's Top Comics
Written by Ritch Shydner and Mark Schiff


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2007
Price: $13.95

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Happy Days Healthy Living
Happy Days Healthy Living
Written by Cathy Silvers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781556437342
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Happy Days Healthy Living
From Sitcom Teen to the Health-Food Scene
Written by Cathy Silvers


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2007
Price: $30.00

Both a celebrity autobiography and the tale of a journey to healthful and a living-foods lifestyle, Happy Days Healthy Living chronicles the Hollywood childhood and acting career of Cathy Silvers, daughter of iconic comedian Phil Silvers. The first half of the book's title references Cathy's years as a cast member of... Read more >
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Happy Days Healthy Living
Happy Days Healthy Living
Written by Cathy Silvers
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ISBN: 9781556437144
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Happy Days Healthy Living
From Sit-Com Teen to the Health-Food Scene
Written by Cathy Silvers


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2007
Price: $18.95

Both a celebrity autobiography and the tale of a journey to healthful and a living-foods lifestyle, Happy Days Healthy Living chronicles the Hollywood childhood and acting career of Cathy Silvers, daughter of iconic comedian Phil Silvers. The first half of the book's title references Cathy's years as a cast member of... Read more >
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Clapton
Clapton
Written by Eric Clapton, Read by Simon Vance
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415943458
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Clapton
The Autobiography
Written by Eric Clapton
Read by Simon Vance


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $22.50

With striking intimacy and candor, Eric Clapton tells the story of his eventful and inspiring life. More than a rock star, Eric Clapton is an icon, a living embodiment of the history of rock music. Well known for his reserve in a profession marked by self-promotion, flamboyance, and spin, he now... Read more >
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Enchantment
Enchantment
Written by Donald Spoto
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ISBN: 9780307237590
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Enchantment
The Life of Audrey Hepburn
Written by Donald Spoto


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $15.00

Her name is synonymous with elegance, style and grace. Over the course of her extraordinary life and career, Audrey Hepburn captured hearts around the world and created a public image that stands as one of the most recognizable and beloved in recent memory. But despite her international fame and her tireless... Read more >
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Walt Disney
Walt Disney
Written by Neal Gabler
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ISBN: 9780679757474
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Walt Disney
The Triumph of the American Imagination
Written by Neal Gabler


Format: Trade Paperback, 912 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $23.00

The definitive portrait of one of the most important cultural figures in American history.

Walt Disney was a true visionary whose desire for escape, iron determination and obsessive perfectionism transformed animation from a novelty to an art form, first with Mickey Mouse and then with his feature films–most notably Snow White... Read more >
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