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Nicholson
Nicholson
Written by Marc Eliot
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307888372
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Nicholson
A Biography
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $26.00

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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Nicholson
Nicholson
Written by Marc Eliot
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ISBN: 9780307888396
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Nicholson
A Biography
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $11.99

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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The Women of the Real Downton Abbey
The Women of the Real Downton Abbey
Written by Countess Fiona Carnarvon
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ISBN: 9780804140874
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The Women of the Real Downton Abbey
Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey; Lady Catherine, the Earl and the Real Downton Abbey
Written by Countess Fiona Carnarvon


Format: eBook, 688 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $19.99

This collection, available exclusively as an ebook, brings together two tales of Highclere Castle, the grand estate that serves as the central character for the hit PBS show Downton Abbey, from the current Countess of Carnarvon. A New York Times bestseller, Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey contrasts the splendor of... Read more >
Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas
Written by Marc Eliot
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ISBN: 9780307952370
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Michael Douglas
A Biography
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $16.00

A groundbreaking portrait of one of Hollywood’s most successful stars, from critically acclaimed  and bestselling biographer Marc Eliot
 
Through determination, inventiveness, and charisma, Michael Douglas emerged from the long shadow cast by his movie-legend father, Kirk Douglas, to become his own man and one of the film industry’s most... Read more >
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Empty Mansions
Empty Mansions
Written by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780345534521
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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: Hardcover, 496 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $28.00

#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

When Pulitzer Prizewinning journalist Bill Dedman noticed in 2009 a grand home for sale, unoccupied for nearly sixty years, he stumbled through a surprising portal into American... Read more >
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Empty Mansions
Empty Mansions
Written by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780345545565
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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: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $13.99

#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.

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Empty Mansions
Empty Mansions
Written by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, Jr., Read by Kimberly Farr
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ISBN: 9780804149556
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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.
Read by Kimberly Farr


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $22.50

When Pulitzer Prizewinning journalist Bill Dedman noticed in 2009 a grand home for sale, unoccupied for nearly sixty years, he stumbled through a surprising portal into American history. Empty Mansions is a rich mystery of wealth and loss, connecting the Gilded Age opulence of the nineteenth century with a twenty-first-century battle... Read more >
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My Life with Cleopatra
My Life with Cleopatra
Written by Walter Wanger and Joe Hyams, Afterword by Kenneth Turan
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ISBN: 9780345804051
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My Life with Cleopatra
The Making of a Hollywood Classic
Written by Walter Wanger and Joe Hyams
Afterword by Kenneth Turan


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $15.00

Cleopatra faced countless problems during its filming and production: passionate casting disputes, broken contracts, a costly re-location from London to Rome, an emergency tracheotomy for its star, Elizabeth Taylor, scandal-ridden gossip surrounding relationships on set, and a budget of $2 million that ballooned to final costs of $44 million. Legendary producer Walter... Read more >
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My Life with Cleopatra
My Life with Cleopatra
Written by Walter Wanger and Joe Hyams, Afterword by Kenneth Turan
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ISBN: 9780345804068
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My Life with Cleopatra
The Making of a Hollywood Classic
Written by Walter Wanger and Joe Hyams
Afterword by Kenneth Turan


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $11.99

Cleopatra faced countless problems during its filming and production: passionate casting disputes, broken contracts, a costly re-location from London to Rome, an emergency tracheotomy for its star, Elizabeth Taylor, scandal-ridden gossip surrounding relationships on set, and a budget of $2 million that ballooned to final costs of $44 million. Legendary producer Walter... Read more >
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The Richest Woman in America
The Richest Woman in America
Written by Janet Wallach
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ISBN: 9780307474575
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The Richest Woman in America
Hetty Green in the Gilded Age
Written by Janet Wallach


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $16.95

No woman in the Gilded Age made as much money as Hetty Green, America’s first female tycoon. A strong woman who forged her own path, she was worth at least $100 million by the end of her life in 1916—equal to about $2.5 billion today.

Green was mocked for her simple...

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Rod
Rod
Written by Rod Stewart
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ISBN: 9780307987327
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Rod
The Autobiography
Written by Rod Stewart


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $16.00

The extraordinary life and career of music legend Rod Stewart, in his own words for the first time.
 
With his soulful and singular voice, narrative songwriting, and passionate live performances Rod Stewart has paved one of the most iconic and successful music careers of all time. He was the charismatic lead singer...

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Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
Written by Hugh Brewster
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ISBN: 9780307984814
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Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
The Titanic's First-Class Passengers and Their World
Written by Hugh Brewster


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $15.00

The Titanic has often been called "An exquisite microcosm of the Edwardian era,” but until now, her story has not been presented as such. In Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage, historian Hugh Brewster seamlessly interweaves personal narratives of the lost liner’s most fascinating people with a haunting account of the fateful maiden... Read more >
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The Baroness
The Baroness
Written by Hannah Rothschild
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ISBN: 9780307961983
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The Baroness
The Search for Nica, the Rebellious Rothschild
Written by Hannah Rothschild


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $26.95

Beautiful, romantic and spirited, Pannonica, known as Nica, named after her father’s favorite moth, was born in 1913 to extraordinary, eccentric privilege and a storied history. The Rothschild family had, in only five generations, risen from the ghetto in Frankfurt to stately homes in England. As a child, Nica took her...

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The Baroness
The Baroness
Written by Hannah Rothschild
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ISBN: 9780307961990
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The Baroness
The Search for Nica, the Rebellious Rothschild
Written by Hannah Rothschild


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $13.99

Beautiful, romantic and spirited, Pannonica, known as Nica, named after her father’s favorite moth, was born in 1913 to extraordinary, eccentric privilege and a storied history. The Rothschild family had, in only five generations, risen from the ghetto in Frankfurt to stately homes in England. As a child, Nica took her...

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The Big Miss
The Big Miss
Written by Hank Haney
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ISBN: 9780307986009
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The Big Miss
My Years Coaching Tiger Woods
Written by Hank Haney


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $16.00

Hank Haney's candid, surprisingly insightful account of his tumultuous six-year journey with Tiger Woods, during which the supremely gifted golfer collected six major championships and rewrote golf history. Hank was one of very few people allowed behind the curtain and observed Tiger in nearly every circumstance. There's never been a book...

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Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge
Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge
Written by Lindy Woodhead
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ISBN: 9780812985047
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Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge

Written by Lindy Woodhead


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $16.00

If you lived at Downton Abbey, you shopped at Selfridge’s.

Harry Gordon Selfridge was a charismatic American who, in twenty-five years working at Marshall Field’s in Chicago, rose from lowly stockboy to a partner in the business which his visionary skills had helped to create. At the turn of the twentieth century... Read more >
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Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge
Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge
Written by Lindy Woodhead
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ISBN: 9780812985054
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Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge

Written by Lindy Woodhead


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $11.99

If you lived at Downton Abbey, you shopped at Selfridge’s.

Harry Gordon Selfridge was a charismatic American who, in twenty-five years working at Marshall Field’s in Chicago, rose from lowly stockboy to a partner in the business which his visionary skills had helped to create. At the turn of the twentieth century... Read more >
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Rage for Fame
Rage for Fame
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris
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ISBN: 9780307791405
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Rage for Fame
The Ascent of Clare Booth Luce
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: February 6, 2013
Price: $13.99

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK
 
“Her technique was simple: aim for the top,” an envious colleague wrote of Clare Boothe Luce. No American woman of the twentieth century aimed so accurately, or rose so far, as this legendary playwright, politician, and social seductress. Born in New York’s Spanish Harlem... Read more >
The Lives and Loves of Daisy and Violet Hilton
The Lives and Loves of Daisy and Violet Hilton
Written by Dean Jensen
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ISBN: 9780307814777
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The Lives and Loves of Daisy and Violet Hilton
A True Story of Conjoined Twins
Written by Dean Jensen


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: December 12, 2012
Price: $12.99

THE LIVES AND LOVES OF DAISY AND VIOLET HILTON follows the poignant life story of twin sisters who were literally joined at the hip, set against the tumultuous backdrop of America during the first half of the 20th century. Daisy and Violet and an unforgettable cast of show-business characters come alive... Read more >
A Gift of Hope
A Gift of Hope
Written by Danielle Steel
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ISBN: 9780345531377
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A Gift of Hope
Helping the Homeless
Written by Danielle Steel


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $9.99

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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Rod
Rod
Written by Rod Stewart
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ISBN: 9780307987310
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Rod
The Autobiography
Written by Rod Stewart


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $11.99

The extraordinary life and career of music legend Rod Stewart, in his own words for the first time.
 
With his soulful and singular voice, narrative songwriting, and passionate live performances Rod Stewart has paved one of the most iconic and successful music careers of all time. He was the charismatic lead singer...

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Rod
Rod
Written by Rod Stewart, Read by Simon Vance
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780449011270
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Rod
The Autobiography
Written by Rod Stewart
Read by Simon Vance


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $40.00

The extraordinary life and career of music legend Rod Stewart, in his own words for the first time.
 
With his soulful and singular voice, narrative songwriting, and passionate live performances Rod Stewart has paved one of the most iconic and successful music careers of all time. He was the charismatic lead singer...

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Rod
Rod
Written by Rod Stewart, Read by Simon Vance
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ISBN: 9780449011287
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Rod
The Autobiography
Written by Rod Stewart
Read by Simon Vance


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $22.50

The extraordinary life and career of music legend Rod Stewart, in his own words for the first time.
 
With his soulful and singular voice, narrative songwriting, and passionate live performances Rod Stewart has paved one of the most iconic and successful music careers of all time. He was the charismatic lead singer...

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The Last of the Duchess
The Last of the Duchess
Written by Caroline Blackwood, Introduction by James Fox
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ISBN: 9780345802644
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The Last of the Duchess
The Strange and Sinister Story of the Final Years of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor
Written by Caroline Blackwood
Introduction by James Fox


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $11.99

Intriguing, suspenseful, and witty, this is the story of journalist and novelist Caroline Blackwood's search for the late Duchess of Windsor. It is also a provocative exploration of the often bizarre connection between heightened celebrity and approaching death--in Blackwood's words, "the fatal effects of myth." First serial to New York Times... Read more >
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The Last of the Duchess
The Last of the Duchess
Written by Caroline Blackwood, Introduction by James Fox
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The Last of the Duchess
The Strange and Sinister Story of the Final Years of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor
Written by Caroline Blackwood
Introduction by James Fox


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $16.00

In 1980, Lady Caroline Blackwood was commissioned by The Sunday Times to write an article on the aging Duchess of Windsor, who was said to be convalescing in her French mansion in the Bois de Boulogne. Yet what began as a curiosity was to become for Blackwood one of the most...

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