Biography & autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts

New Releases / Page 5

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

Our selection

 

Category

Delete Entertainment & Performing Arts

 

Price

All

Free

Below $ 5

$ 5 - $ 10

$ 10 - $ 15

Delete Price range

From :
To :
OK

 

Language

English (1154)

French (36)

German (7)

Spanish (66)

Italian (79)

 

Protection

All (1154)

DRM Free (9)

DRM (1145)

More options

Bertolt Brecht: A Literary Life

by Stephen Parker

Bertolt Brecht: A Life is a major literary biography of one of the iconic cultural figures of the twentieth century, whose achievements�are viewed alongside Picasso's and Wagner's. Offering a fresh reassessment...


Grinning at the Edge: A Biography of Alan Ayckbourn

by Paul Allen

One of Britain's most popular playwrights, Alan Ayckbourn is also the most private. This book is a portrait of the man who - from "Relatively Speaking" in 1965 to his double play "House" and "Garden" at the...


Mario Lanza: Sublime Serenade

by David Bret

Maria Callas called him the greatest tenor who ever lived. Vocally and technically, Mario Lanza was a genius. Like Callas, Lanza's was a phenomenal talent complimented by a more than monstrous ego. Suffering...


Jean Harlow: Tarnished Angel

by David Bret

Jean Harlow was an enigma, the original Blonde Bombshell, completely uninhibited. She made no secret of the fact that she never wore underwear, bleached her pubic hair to match that on her head - and was never...


Trailblazers: The Tragic Lives of Gram Parsons, Nick Drake & Jeff Buckley

by David Bret

Parsons, Drake and Buckley were three young musicians who died before they had made their mark on the musical world, yet left behind them a legacy that was as rich as it was beautiful. Ex-preacher Parsons was...


Diana Dors: Hurricane in Mink

by David Bret

Dubbed the British Marilyn Monroe' or the British Bridget Bardot', Diana Dors finally proclaimed I'd rather be known as the hurricane in mink'. The actress was best known for her lavish lifestyle; she was a...


Coward the Playwright

by John Lahr

A reissue in hardback of critic John Lahr's famous 1982 study of No�l Coward's plays


Dario Fo: People's Court Jester

by Tony Mitchell

A revised critical study covering the various phases of Dario Fo's theatrical career.


Intrepid Laughter: Preston Sturges and the Movies

by Andrew Dickos

Throughout his career, Preston Sturges (1898--1959) was known for bringing sophistication and wit to the genre of comedy, establishing himself as one of the most valuable writer-directors in 1940s Hollywood....


Secret Lives of Great Filmmakers: What Your Teachers Never Told You about the World's Greatest Directors

by Robert Schnakenberg & Mario Zucca

Strange-But-True Tales of Cross-Dressers, Drug Addicts, Foot Fetishists, and Other Legendary Filmmakers.

 

With outrageous and uncensored profiles of everyone from D. W. Griffith to Quentin Tarantino, Secret...


Gerald: A Portrait

by Daphne Du Maurier

"A remarkable book...brilliant comic writing." --The Times (UK)

Sir Gerald du Maurier was the preeminent actor-manager of his day, knighted in 1922 for his services to the theater. Published within six months...


Ira Aldridge: Performing Shakespeare in Europe, 1852-1855

by Bernth Lindfors

Ira Aldridge: Performing Shakespeare in Europe, 1852-1855', the third volume of Bernth Lindfors's award-winning biography, traces the American-born black classical actor's itinerary on his first Continental...


if the shoe fits buy two!

by Jere Ring

if the shoe fits buy two! is a memoir of world-renowned piano player and Liberace "discovery" Jere Ring. In a series of comedic vignettes, Jere relives his world travels and numerous encounters with famed celebrities....


Dirty Rocker Boys: Love and Lust on the Sunset Strip

by Bobbie Brown & Caroline Ryder

SHE’S MY CHERRY PIE. Tastes so good, make a grown man cry.

Who could forget the sexy “Cherry Pie” girl from hair metal band Warrant’s infamous music video? Bobbie Brown became a bona fide vixen for her...


One Chance: A Memoir

by Paul Potts

A memoir by international opera star Paul Potts, winner of the first season of “Britain’s Got Talent”


A Story Lately Told: Coming of Age in Ireland, London, and New York

by Anjelica Huston

Writing with an exuberant love of language and detail, Anjelica Huston shares her enchanted childhood in Ireland, her teen years in London, and her coming-of-age as a model and nascent actress in New York.

Living...


A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True 1907-1940

by Victoria Wilson

Frank Capra called her “The greatest emotional actress the screen has yet known.” She was one of its most natural, timeless, and underrated stars. Now, Victoria Wilson gives us the first full-scale life...


On the Road: Growing up in Eight Journeys - My Early Years

by Richard Hammond

ON THE ROAD: MY LIFE IN EIGHT JOURNEYS is a new way of autobiography, in which TOP GEAR presenter Richard Hammond tells the story of his early life through a series of significant driving episodes. He's a child...


Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World That Made Him

by David Henry & Joe Henry

"Addictively readable . . . Someday, when fewer people know Richard Pryor's name, Furious Cool will be the best defense against the worst sort of forgetting--the kind that involves who we are now, who we loved...


Shammi Kapoor: Legends of Indian Cinema

by Deepa Gahlot

Shammi Kapoor continues to gather Lifetime Achievement Awards, as the country still dances to his songs. India's first major dancing star, with a fabulous selection of music to back his moves, he never toppled...