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Buster Keaton's Silent Shorts: 1920-1923

by James L. Neibaur & Terri Niemi

In Buster Keaton’s Silent Shorts: 1920-1923, James L. Neibaur and Terri Niemi provide a film-by-film assessment of Buster Keaton’s short films produced in the early 1920s. The authors discuss the significance...


E Street Shuffle: The Glory Days of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

by Clinton Heylin

The celebrated popular music scholar presents an intimate portrait of The Boss and his legendary band

 

Bruce Springsteen fans know that the band makes the man, which is why millions of people have jammed stadiums...


Lee Marvin: Point Blank

by Dwayne Epstein

The first full-length, authoritative, and detailed story of the iconic actor's life to go beyond the Hollywood scandal-sheet reporting of earlier books, this account offers an appreciation for the man and his...


Dreams That Die: Misadventures In Hollywood

by John Wight

A young Scottish screenwriter arrives in Hollywood looking to scale the heights. But is the dream all that it seems?


I Still Believe

by Jeremy Camp & David Thomas

Christian recording artist Jeremy Camp has written songs that have touched millions of lives. His lyrics reveal a heart that’s been broken and a faith that has been tested and restored.

In I Still Believe,...


Twitch Upon a Star: The Bewitched Life and Career of Elizabeth Montgomery

by Herbie J. Pilato

Based on exclusive interviews, this book includes never-before published material from those associated with Elizabeth Montgomery's remarkable life before, during, and after Bewitched. It also explores her political...


Divine Dancer: A Biography of Ruth St. Denis

by Suzanne Shelton

A biography of dancer and choreographer Ruth St. Denis. This digital edition was derived from ACLS Humanities E-Book's (http://www.humanitiesebook.org) online version of the same title.


Lew Ayres: Hollywood's Conscientious Objector

by Lesley L. Coffin & Marya E. Gates

Lew Ayres (1908-1996) became known to the public when he portrayed the leading character in the epic war film All Quiet on the Western Front. The role made him a household name, introduced him to his closest...


James Arthur, My Story: The Official X Factor Winner’s Book

by James Arthur

Introducing James Arthur – the winner of The X Factor 2012!

‘I still can’t get my head around being on the UK’s biggest talent search, singing in front of millions of people every week – let alone...


Andrei Tarkovsky: The Collector of Dreams

by Layla Alexander-Garrett

The Sacrifice is Andrei Tarkovsky's final masterpiece. The film was shot in Sweden, during the summer of 1985, while Tarkovsky was in exile; it turned out to be his final testament. Day after day, while the...


Greenback Dollar: The Incredible Rise of The Kingston Trio

by William J. Bush

In Greenback Dollar: The Incredible Rise of The Kingston Trio, the first in-depth biography of America’s first recording super-group, William J. Bush retraces the band members’ personal and professional...


Edward Albee: A Singular Journey: A Biography

by Mel Gussow

In 1960, Edward Albee electrified the theater world with the American premiere of The Zoo Story, and followed it two years later with his extraordinary first Broadway play, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Proclaimed...


My Crazy Beautiful Life

by To Be Announced

A marriage in name only . . .

To save her family home, impulsive bookstore owner, Alexa Maria McKenzie, casts a love spell. But she never planned on conjuring up her best friend’s older brother—the powerful...


Dark Star

by Robert Greenfield

For more than thirty years, Jerry Garcia was the musical and spiritual center of the Grateful Dead, one of the most popular rock bands of all time. In Dark Star, the first biography of Garcia published after...


Life Is a Gift

by Tony Bennett

One of the most well-known and beloved vocalists of our time, Tony Bennett is an American icon. Now, in this rich and beautiful memoir, the legendary Grammy and Emmy Award–winning singer takes us behind the...


A Part Hate, A Part Love: The Legend of Evita Bezuidenhout

by Pieter-Dirk Uys

The biography of Evita Bezuidenhout, A Part Hate A Part Love chronicles the life and times of the former ambassador to the former independent homeland of Bapetikosweti. Read the full story of the rise of the...


My Life Is A Situation Comedy

by Bill Persky

Before Larry David, before Louis C.K., before Ray Romano, there was the true Golden Age of television comedy, an era of brilliant and landmark programming that dominated the dial from the 50's to the 70's.Bill...


Being Keith

by Keith Lemon

Since being crowned the Northern Businessman of the Year 1993, Keith Lemon has been going from strength to strength and now is regularly seen sandwiched between two bang tidy lasses on the funniest show on telly,...


The Entertainer: Movies, Magic, and My Father's Twentieth Century

by Margaret Talbot

Using the life and career of her father, an early Hollywood actor, New Yorker writer Margaret Talbot tells the thrilling story of the rise of popular culture through a transfixing personal lens. The arc of Lyle...


Reel Life Lessons ... So Far

by Rico Rodriguez & Laura Morton

“I love to entertain people and make them laugh. Whether through Manny or by just being myself, making people laugh is the greatest feeling in the world. Getting an opportunity to do that at my age has taught...