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Prozac Nation

by Elizabeth Wurtzel

In Prozac Nation, Wurtzel describes her harrowing battle with clinical depression before she was finally treated with Prozac. In a society plagued by divorce, economic instability, and AIDS, Wurtzel depicts...


Hope: Entertainer of the Century

by Richard Zoglin

The first definitive biography of Bob Hope, featuring exclusive and extensive reporting that makes the persuasive case that he was most important entertainer of the twentieth century.

Born in 1903, and until...


That Close

by Suggs

Suggs is one of pop music's most enduring and likeable figures. Written with the assured style and wit of a natural raconteur, this hugely entertaining and insightful autobiography takes you from his colorful...


Gangsters' Wives

by Tammy Cohen

Behind every good man is a good woman. But what lies behind every bad man? Gangsters' Wives tells the side of the story you didn't know--what it's like to live with Britain's most lawless men, from the women...


The Year with Rudolf Nureyev

by Simon Robinson

Here, for the first time, is an intimate and fascinating portrait of Rudolf Nureyev off-stage-a man who was an exacting, unpredictable, parsimonious and often immature individual, yet who, at the same time,...


The Universal Tone: Bringing My Story to Light

by Carlos Santana & Ashley Kahn

The intimate and long-awaited autobiography of a legend

In 1967 in San Francisco, just a few weeks after the Summer of Love, a young Mexican guitarist took the stage at the Fillmore Auditorium and played a blistering...


Widow Basquiat: A Love Story

by Jennifer Clement

The beautifully written, deeply affecting story of Jean-Michel Basquiat's partner, her past, and their life together

New York City in the 1980s was a mesmerizing, wild place. A hotbed for hip hop, underground...


A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka: A Memoir

by Lev Golinkin

A compelling story of two intertwined journeys: a Jewish refugee family fleeing persecution and a young man seeking to reclaim a shattered past. In the twilight of the Cold War (the late 1980s), nine-year old...


So Anyway

by John Cleese

John Cleese’s  huge comedic influence has stretched across generations; his sharp irreverent eye and the unique brand of physical comedy he perfected with Monty Python, on Fawlty Towers, and beyond now seem...


Ambition and Desire: Napoleon's Josephine

by Kate Williams

From CNN’s official royal historian, a highly praised young author with a doctorate from Oxford University, comes the extraordinary rags-to-riches story of the woman who conquered Napoleon’s heart—and...


True Love

by Jennifer Lopez

In Jennifer Lopez's first ever book, True Love, she explores one of her life's most defining periods-the transformative two-year journey of how, as an artist and a mother, she confronted her greatest challenges,...


There Was and There Was Not

by Meline Toumani

A young Armenian-American goes to Turkey in a “love thine enemy” experiment that becomes a transformative reflection on how we use—and abuse—our personal histories

Meline Toumani grew up in a close-knit...


Harry Harrison! Harry Harrison!

by Harry Harrison

Recollections of one of the grand masters of science fiction, on his storied career as a celebrated author and on his relationships with other luminaries in the field. This memoir is filled with all the humor...


An American Cardinal

by Christina Boyle

The most powerful Roman Catholic leader in the United States had humble beginnings.  Timothy Michael Dolan was born in Maplewood, Missouri in 1950. From an early age, those around him knew that he would...


The Story of Fester Cat

by Paul Magrs

I always knew that the rest of my story is gonna be a good one. I don't know how I knew that, but I always did. Ungow! I am Fester the cat. Welcome to my book, everyone!

From when he first ambled into Paul Magrs's...


Group f.64: Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, and the Community of Artists Who Revolutionized American Photography

by Mary Street Alinder

Group f.64 is perhaps the most famous movement in the history of photography, counting among its members Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, Dorothea Lange, Willard Van Dyke, and Edward Weston. Revolutionary in...


Philip Larkin: Life, Art and Love

by James Booth

Philip Larkin (1922-1985) is one of the most beloved poets in English. Yet after his death a largely negative image of the man himself took hold; he has been portrayed as a racist, a misogynist and a narcissist....


Ansel Adams: A Biography

by Mary Street Alinder

First published in 1996, Mary Street Alinder's biography of Ansel Adams remains the only full biography of one of the greatest American photographers. Alinder is a respected scholar, and also had a close connection...


Amore

by Roger Friedland

As his twin daughters approached adolescence, sociologist Roger Friedland was worried. The thing that most bothered him was not the erotic heat of America’s youth culture, but the lovelessness of its sex....


Bleeding Orange

by Jim Boeheim & Jack McCallum

Jim Boeheim walked onto the Syracuse campus as just another non-scholarship guard on the freshman basketball team in 1962 . . . and he still hasn’t walked off. In six decades as a player, assistant coach and...