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Givin' It Their All
Givin' It Their All
Written by Sherri Rifkin
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ISBN: 9780307775689
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Givin' It Their All
The Backstreet Boys' Rise to the Top
Written by Sherri Rifkin


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 29, 2010
Price: $11.99

OUT OF THE BACKSTREETS
INTO THE SPOTLIGHT

There's just no stopping these funky five from Florida. One of the hottest music groups around, the Backstreet Boys (BSB) launched themselves to superstardom in an amazingly short time, topping the charts and winning awards all over the world. Everyone's heard the smooth harmonies and jamming... Read more >
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American Rose
American Rose
Written by Karen Abbott
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ISBN: 9780679604563
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American Rose
A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee
Written by Karen Abbott


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $13.99

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America was flying high in the Roaring Twenties. Then, almost overnight, the Great Depression brought it crashing down. When the dust settled, people were primed for a star who could distract them from reality. Enter Gypsy Rose Lee, a strutting, bawdy, erudite stripper who possessed a gift for... Read more >
American Rose
American Rose
Written by Karen Abbott, Read by Bernadette Dunne
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ISBN: 9780307877093
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American Rose
A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee
Written by Karen Abbott
Read by Bernadette Dunne


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $45.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

With the critically acclaimed Sin in the Second City, bestselling author Karen Abbott “pioneered sizzle history” (USA Today). Now she returns with the gripping and expansive story of America’s coming-of-age—told through the extraordinary life of Gypsy Rose Lee and the world she survived and conquered.

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American Rose
American Rose
Written by Karen Abbott, Read by Bernadette Dunne
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ISBN: 9780307877109
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American Rose
A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee
Written by Karen Abbott
Read by Bernadette Dunne


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $22.50

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

With the critically acclaimed Sin in the Second City, bestselling author Karen Abbott “pioneered sizzle history” (USA Today). Now she returns with the gripping and expansive story of America’s coming-of-age—told through the extraordinary life of Gypsy Rose Lee and the world she survived and conquered.

America in the... Read more >
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His Way
His Way
Written by Kitty Kelley
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ISBN: 9780553386189
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His Way
The Unauthorized Biography of Frank Sinatra
Written by Kitty Kelley


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $18.00

This is the book Frank Sinatra failed to stop,  the unauthorized biography of one of the most  elusive public figures of our time. Celebrated  journalist Kitty Kelley spent three years researching  government documents (Mafia-related material, wiretaps  and secret testimony) and interviewing more than  800 people in Sinatra's life (family, colleagues,  law-enforcement officers, personal friends). Fully  documented, highly detailed and... Read more >
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His Way
His Way
Written by Kitty Kelley, Read by Anna Fields
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ISBN: 9780739384824
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His Way
The Unauthorized Biography of Frank Sinatra
Written by Kitty Kelley
Read by Anna Fields


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $30.00

This is the book Frank Sinatra failed to stop,  the unauthorized biography of one of the most  elusive public figures of our time. Celebrated  journalist Kitty Kelley spent three years researching  government documents (Mafia-related material, wiretaps  and secret testimony) and interviewing more than  800 people in Sinatra's life (family, colleagues,  law-enforcement officers, personal friends). Fully  documented, highly detailed and... Read more >
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Who the Hell's in It
Who the Hell's in It
Written by Peter Bogdanovich
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ISBN: 9780307757838
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Who the Hell's in It
Conversations with Hollywood's Legendary Actors
Written by Peter Bogdanovich


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: December 22, 2010
Price: $13.99

Peter Bogdanovich, known primarily as a director, film historian and critic, has been working with professional actors all his life. He started out as an actor (he debuted on the stage in his sixth-grade production of Finian’s Rainbow); he watched actors work (he went to the theater every week from the... Read more >
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How Long Will They Mourn Me?
How Long Will They Mourn Me?
Written by Candace Sandy and Dawn Marie Daniels
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ISBN: 9780307757449
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How Long Will They Mourn Me?
The Life and Legacy of Tupac Shakur
Written by Candace Sandy and Dawn Marie Daniels


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: December 8, 2010
Price: $6.99

“Buried as a g while tha whole world remembers me”
–Tupac Shakur, from “Until the End of Time”

Tupac Shakur was larger than life. A gifted rapper, actor, and poet, he was fearless, prolific, and controversial–and often said that he never expected to live past the age of thirty. He was right... Read more >
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Robert Altman
Robert Altman
Written by Mitchell Zuckoff
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ISBN: 9780307387912
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Robert Altman
The Oral Biography
Written by Mitchell Zuckoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2010
Price: $18.00

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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His Way
His Way
Written by Kitty Kelley
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ISBN: 9780307767967
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His Way
An Unauthorized Biography Of Frank Sinatra
Written by Kitty Kelley


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: November 10, 2010
Price: $11.99

This is the book Frank Sinatra failed to stop,  the unauthorized biography of one of the most  elusive public figures of our time. Celebrated  journalist Kitty Kelley spent three years researching  government documents (Mafia-related material, wiretaps  and secret testimony) and interviewing more than  800 people in Sinatra's life (family, colleagues,  law-enforcement officers, personal friends). Fully  documented, highly detailed and... Read more >
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Frank
Frank
Written by James Kaplan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385533645
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Frank
The Voice
Written by James Kaplan


Format: eBook, 688 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $13.99

Bestselling author James Kaplan redefines Frank Sinatra in a triumphant new biography that includes many rarely seen photographs.

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. As Bob Spitz... Read more >
Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter
Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter
Written by Loretta Lynn and George Vecsey, Read by Sissy Spacek
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307912862
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Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter

Written by Loretta Lynn and George Vecsey
Read by Sissy Spacek


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $17.50

Loretta Lynn’s classic memoir tells the story of her early life in Butcher Holler, Kentucky, and her amazing rise to the top of the music industry.
 
Born into deep poverty, married at thirteen, mother of six, and a grandmother by the time she was twenty-nine, Loretta Lynn went on to become one... Read more >
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Sal Mineo
Sal Mineo
Written by Michael Gregg Michaud
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ISBN: 9780307718693
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Sal Mineo
A Biography
Written by Michael Gregg Michaud


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $11.99

Sal Mineo is probably most well-known for his unforgettable, Academy Award–nominated turn opposite James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause and his tragic murder at the age of thirty-seven. Finally, in this riveting new biography filled with exclusive, candid interviews with both Mineo’s closest female and male lovers and never-before-published photographs... 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: 9780767928861
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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


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $15.95

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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All of Me
All of Me
Written by Anne Murray and Michael Posner
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ISBN: 9780307398451
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All of Me

Written by Anne Murray and Michael Posner


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $19.50

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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The Futurist
The Futurist
Written by Rebecca Keegan
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ISBN: 9780307460325
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The Futurist
The Life and Films of James Cameron
Written by Rebecca Keegan


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $15.00

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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High Society
High Society
Written by Donald Spoto
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ISBN: 9780307395627
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High Society
The Life of Grace Kelly
Written by Donald Spoto


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $16.00

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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Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter
Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter
Written by Loretta Lynn and George Vecsey
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ISBN: 9780307741233
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Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter

Written by Loretta Lynn and George Vecsey


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $15.00

Loretta Lynn’s classic memoir tells the story of her early life in Butcher Holler, Kentucky, and her amazing rise to the top of the music industry.
 
Born into deep poverty, married at thirteen, mother of six, and a grandmother by the time she was twenty-nine, Loretta Lynn went on to become one... Read more >
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American Rebel
American Rebel
Written by Marc Eliot
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ISBN: 9780307336897
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American Rebel
The Life of Clint Eastwood
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $16.99

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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Whatever You Say I Am
Whatever You Say I Am
Written by Anthony Bozza
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ISBN: 9780307549204
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Whatever You Say I Am
The Life and Times of Eminem
Written by Anthony Bozza


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 4, 2010
Price: $9.99

does eminem matter?

On assignment for his first cover story for Rolling Stone, the very first national cover story on Eminem, Anthony Bozza met a young blond kid, a rapper who would soon take the country by storm. But back in 1999, Eminem was just beginning to make waves among suburban white... Read more >
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Stepin Fetchit
Stepin Fetchit
Written by Mel Watkins
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ISBN: 9780307547507
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Stepin Fetchit
The Life & Times of Lincoln Perry
Written by Mel Watkins


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: July 14, 2010
Price: $11.99

In the late 1920s and '30s Lincoln Perry, aka Stepin Fetchit, was both renowned and reviled for his surrealistic portrayals of the era’s most popular comic stereotype–the lazy, shiftless Negro. Perry was hailed by critic Robert Benchley as “the best actor that the talking movies have produced,” and Mel Watkins’s meticulously... Read more >
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Memories Are Made of This
Memories Are Made of This
Written by Deana Martin and Wendy Holden
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ISBN: 9780307538260
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Memories Are Made of This
Dean Martin Through His Daughter's Eyes
Written by Deana Martin and Wendy Holden


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2010
Price: $11.99

Charming, debonair, and impeccably attired in a black tuxedo, Dean Martin was coolness incarnate. His music provided the soundtrack of romance, and his image captivated movie and television audiences for more than fifty years. His daughter Deana was among his most devoted fans, but she also knew a side of him... Read more >
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Lowside of the Road
Lowside of the Road
Written by Barney Hoskyns
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ISBN: 9780767927093
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Lowside of the Road
A Life of Tom Waits
Written by Barney Hoskyns


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $21.00

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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Like Me
Like Me
Written by Chely Wright
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307378866
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Like Me
Confessions of a Heartland Country Singer
Written by Chely Wright


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $25.95

Chely Wright, singer, songwriter, country music star, writes in this moving, telling memoir about her life and her career; about growing up in America’s heartland, the youngest of three children; about barely remembering a time when she didn’t know she was different.
 
She writes about her parents, putting down roots in their... Read more >
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Like Me
Like Me
Written by Chely Wright
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ISBN: 9780307379269
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Like Me
Confessions of a Heartland Country Singer
Written by Chely Wright


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $15.99

Chely Wright, singer, songwriter, country music star, writes in this moving, telling memoir about her life and her career; about growing up in America’s heartland, the youngest of three children; about barely remembering a time when she didn’t know she was different.
 
She writes about her parents, putting down roots in their... Read more >
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