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All That Is Bitter and Sweet
All That Is Bitter and Sweet
Written by Ashley Judd and Maryanne Vollers, Foreword by Nicholas D. Kristof
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ISBN: 9780345523624
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All That Is Bitter and Sweet
A Memoir
Written by Ashley Judd and Maryanne Vollers
Foreword by Nicholas D. Kristof


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $16.00

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In 2002, award-winning film and stage actor Ashley Judd found her true calling: as a humanitarian and voice for those suffering in neglected parts of the world. After her first trip to the notorious brothels, slums, and hospices of southeast Asia, Ashley knew immediately that she wanted to...

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Tough Without a Gun
Tough Without a Gun
Written by Stefan Kanfer
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ISBN: 9780307455819
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Tough Without a Gun
The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of Humphrey Bogart
Written by Stefan Kanfer


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

In this comprehensive biography of one of the great movie icons of our time, Stefan Kanfer, the acclaimed biographer of Lucille Ball, Groucho Marx, and Marlon Brando, illuminates the life and career of Humphrey Bogart. Along the way, Kanfer gives us a wide-reaching cultural appraisal of the movies many of us...

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Life As I Blow It
Life As I Blow It
Written by Sarah Colonna, Foreword by Chelsea Handler
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ISBN: 9780345528377
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Life As I Blow It
Tales of Love, Life & Sex . . . Not Necessarily in That Order
Written by Sarah Colonna
Foreword by Chelsea Handler


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $15.00

In this wickedly funny and irreverent memoir, Chelsea Lately writer and comedian Sarah Colonna opens up about love, life, and pursuing her dreams . . . and then screwing it all up.
 
Sarah believes we all struggle to grow up. Sometimes we want to have fun, not take things...

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Life As I Blow It
Life As I Blow It
Written by Sarah Colonna, Foreword by Chelsea Handler
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Life As I Blow It
Tales of Love, Life & Sex . . . Not Necessarily in That Order
Written by Sarah Colonna
Foreword by Chelsea Handler


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

In this wickedly funny and irreverent memoir, Chelsea Lately writer and comedian Sarah Colonna opens up about love, life, and pursuing her dreams . . . and then screwing it all up.
 
Sarah believes we all struggle to grow up. Sometimes we want to have fun, not take things...

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Bittersweet Blessing
Bittersweet Blessing
Written by Ashley Salazar
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576875841
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Bittersweet Blessing
16 & Pregnant
Written by Ashley Salazar


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $15.00

When high-school junior Ashley Salazar learned she was pregnant, she immediately started a blog to document the difficult, life-altering experience. Little did she know how life-altering it would actually be. Later, she applied online to be considered for the cast of MTV’s hit show 16 & Pregnant. The show responded quickly... Read more >
Ice
Ice
Written by Ice-T and Douglas Century
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ISBN: 9780345523297
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Ice
A Memoir of Gangster Life and Redemption-from South Central to Hollywood
Written by Ice-T and Douglas Century


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $16.00

He’s a hip-hop icon credited with single-handedly creating gangsta rap. Television viewers know him as Detective Odafin “Fin” Tutuola on the top-rated drama Law & Order: SVU. But where the hype and the headlines end, the real story of Ice-T—the one few of his millions of fans have ever heard—truly begins...

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Natalie Wood
Natalie Wood
Written by Gavin Lambert
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ISBN: 9780307816801
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Natalie Wood

Written by Gavin Lambert


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $10.99

She spent her life in the movies. Her childhood is still there to see in Miracle on 34th Street. Her adolescence in Rebel Without a Cause. Her coming of age? Still playing in Splendor in the Grass and West Side Story and countless other hit movies. From the moment Natalie Wood... Read more >
Four Feet Tall and Rising
Four Feet Tall and Rising
Written by Shorty Rossi
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ISBN: 9780307985897
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Four Feet Tall and Rising
A Memoir
Written by Shorty Rossi


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $12.99

Luigi Francis Shorty Rossi, the tough-talking, fedora-wearing star of Animal Planet’s hit show Pit Boss, may stand only four feet tall but that hasn’t stopped him from living large, becoming a successful businessman and an outspoken advocate for pit bulls, the most misunderstood breed of dog in the world.
 
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Four Feet Tall and Rising
Four Feet Tall and Rising
Written by Shorty Rossi
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ISBN: 9780307985880
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Four Feet Tall and Rising
A Memoir
Written by Shorty Rossi


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $25.00

Luigi Francis Shorty Rossi, the tough-talking, fedora-wearing star of Animal Planet’s hit show Pit Boss, may stand only four feet tall but that hasn’t stopped him from living large, becoming a successful businessman and an outspoken advocate for pit bulls, the most misunderstood breed of dog in the world.
 
A third generation... Read more >
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Starring Brian Linehan
Starring Brian Linehan
Written by George Anthony
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ISBN: 9781551992198
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Starring Brian Linehan
A Life Behind the Scenes
Written by George Anthony


Format: eBook0
On Sale: December 21, 2011
Price: $13.99

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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Hedy's Folly
Hedy's Folly
Written by Richard Rhodes
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ISBN: 9780385534390
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Hedy's Folly
The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World
Written by Richard Rhodes


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $11.99

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Rhodes delivers a remarkable story of science history: how a ravishing film star and an avant-garde composer invented spread-spectrum radio, the technology that made wireless phones, GPS systems, and many other devices possible.
 
Beginning at a Hollywood dinner table, Hedy's Folly tells a wild story of innovation that...

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Hedy's Folly
Hedy's Folly
Written by Richard Rhodes, Read by Bernadette Dunne
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ISBN: 9780307940582
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Hedy's Folly
The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World
Written by Richard Rhodes
Read by Bernadette Dunne


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $15.00

What do Hedy Lamarr, avant-garde composer George Antheil, and your cell phone have in common? The answer is spread-spectrum radio: a revolutionary inven­tion based on the rapid switching of communications sig­nals among a spread of different frequencies. Without this technology, we would not have the digital comforts that we take for... Read more >
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Impresario
Impresario
Written by James Maguire
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ISBN: 9780307799449
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Impresario
The Life and Times of Ed Sullivan
Written by James Maguire


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: November 23, 2011
Price: $13.99

• Sullivan has nearly 100% name recognition among people 40 and older

• In a survey of the fifty most influential programs in the U.S., TV Guide ranked The Ed Sullivan Show #10

• Show still appears on PBS and on cable stations across the country

• Sixty million baby boomers grew up watching... Read more >
Then Again
Then Again
Written by Diane Keaton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400068784
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Then Again

Written by Diane Keaton


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $26.00

NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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Then Again
Then Again
Written by Diane Keaton, Contribution by Anna Quindlen
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Then Again

Written by Diane Keaton
Contribution by Anna Quindlen


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 15, 2011
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NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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Then Again
Then Again
Written by Diane Keaton, Read by Diane Keaton
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307934017
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Then Again

Written by Diane Keaton
Read by Diane Keaton


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $35.00

NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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Then Again
Then Again
Written by Diane Keaton, Read by Diane Keaton
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ISBN: 9780307934024
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Then Again

Written by Diane Keaton
Read by Diane Keaton


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: November 15, 2011
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NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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Mom loved adages, quotes, slogans. There were always...

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Frank
Frank
Written by James Kaplan
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ISBN: 9780767924238
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Frank
The Voice
Written by James Kaplan


Format: Trade Paperback, 800 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $19.95

Frank Sinatra was the best-known entertainer of the twentieth century—infinitely charismatic, lionized and notorious in equal measure. But despite his mammoth fame, Sinatra the man has remained an enigma.  Now James Kaplan brings deeper insight than ever before to the complex psyche and turbulent life behind that incomparable voice, from Sinatra’s...

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Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
Written by Mindy Kaling, Read by Mindy Kaling, B.J. Novak, Michael Schur and Brenda Withers
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ISBN: 9780307939807
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Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)

Written by Mindy Kaling
Read by Mindy Kaling, B.J. Novak, Michael Schur and Brenda Withers


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $30.00

Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: the obedient child of immigrant professionals, a timid chubster afraid of her own bike, a Ben Affleck–impersonating Off-Broadway performer and playwright, and, finally, a comedy writer and actress prone to starting fights with her friends and coworkers with the sentence “Can I just say one...

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Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
Written by Mindy Kaling, Read by Mindy Kaling, B.J. Novak, Michael Schur and Brenda Withers
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307939814
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Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)

Written by Mindy Kaling
Read by Mindy Kaling, B.J. Novak, Michael Schur and Brenda Withers


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $15.00

Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: the obedient child of immigrant professionals, a timid chubster afraid of her own bike, a Ben Affleck–impersonating Off-Broadway performer and playwright, and, finally, a comedy writer and actress prone to starting fights with her friends and coworkers with the sentence “Can I just say one...

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Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
Written by Mindy Kaling
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Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)

Written by Mindy Kaling


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $9.99

Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: the obedient child of immigrant professionals, a timid chubster afraid of her own bike, a Ben Affleck–impersonating Off-Broadway performer and playwright, and, finally, a comedy writer and actress prone to starting fights with her friends and coworkers with the sentence “Can I just say one...

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Learning to Live Out Loud
Learning to Live Out Loud
Written by Piper Laurie
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ISBN: 9780823026777
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Learning to Live Out Loud
A Memoir
Written by Piper Laurie


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $12.99

An intimate memoir by three-time Oscar nominee Piper Laurie, one of Hollywood's most gifted and respected actresses

At the age of seventeen, in the glory days of movie-making, Piper Laurie was living every little girl’s dream. Having been selected by Universal Studios to be a contract star, Piper was removed from her acting class and... Read more >
My Song
My Song
Written by Harry Belafonte and Michael Shnayerson
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ISBN: 9780739378380
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My Song
A Memoir
Written by Harry Belafonte and Michael Shnayerson


Format: Trade Paperback, 848 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $31.00

Harry Belafonte is not just one of the greatest entertainers of our time; he has led one of the great American lives of the last century. Now, this extraordinary icon tells us the story of that life, giving us its full breadth, letting us share in the struggles, the tragedies, and... Read more >
Steve McQueen
Steve McQueen
Written by Marc Eliot
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ISBN: 9780307453235
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Steve McQueen
A Biography
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $11.99

Steve McQueen is one of America’s legendary movie stars best known for his hugely successful film career in classics such as The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape, The Thomas Crown Affair, Bullitt, and The Towering Inferno as well as for his turbulent life off-screen and impeccable style. His unforgettable physical beauty... Read more >
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The Journals of Spalding Gray
The Journals of Spalding Gray
Written by Spalding Gray, Edited by Nell Casey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307700520
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The Journals of Spalding Gray

Written by Spalding Gray
Edited by Nell Casey


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $11.99

Riveting, funny, heartbreaking, at once raw and lyrical: these journals reveal the complexity of the actor/writer who invented the autobiographical monologue and perfected the form in such celebrated works as Swimming to Cambodia.

Here is the first intimate portrait we have of the man behind the charismatic performer who ended his life... Read more >
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