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Gilliamesque: A Pre-posthumous Memoir

by Terry Gilliam

From his no-frills childhood in the icy wastes of Minnesota, to some of the hottest water Hollywood had to offer, via the cutting edge of '60s and '70s counter-culture in New York, LA and London, Terry Gilliam's...

I'll Never Write My Memoirs

by Grace Jones & Paul Morley

Iconic music and film legend Grace Jones gives an in-depth account of her stellar career, professional and personal life, and the signature look that catapulted her into the stardom stratosphere.

Grace Jones,...

Steph and Dom's Guide to Life

by Steph Parker & Dom Parker

Hi, Steph and Dom here ... Yes that's right, the posh couple from Gogglebox. We're here to tell you about this nifty little book we've done. In handy reference form the book contains our unique take on how to...

Open the Cage, Murphy!

by Paul O'Grady

To describe Open the Cage, Murphy as action-packed is a massive understatement. The book takes us on a roller coaster ride through a decade of Paul O’Grady’s life and is stuffed to the gunwales with hilarious...

Strictly Bruce

by Bruce Forsyth

Nice to see you, to see you…? Bruce Forsyth, the consummate performer and much-loved face of British entertainment, invites you to share with him in a collection of his favourite photographs, through which...

Empire State of Mind: How Jay Z Went from Street Corner to Corner Office, Revised Edition

by Zack O'Malley Greenburg & Steve Forbes

"I'm not a businessman-I'm a business, man."


Some people think Jay-Z is just another rapper. Others see him as just another celebrity/mega-star. The reality is, no matter what you think Jay-Z is, he...

Joy Ride: Show People and Their Shows

by John Lahr

A collection of John Lahr’s New Yorker profiles and reviews that are “the nearest we get to modern theatre history” (The Spectator).

Joy Ride throws open the stage door and introduces readers to such makers...

Why Not Me?

by Mindy Kaling

From the author of the beloved New York Times bestselling book Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? and the creator and star of The Mindy Project comes a collection of essays that are as hilarious and insightful...

Life with a Sprinkle of Glitter

by Louise Pentland

YouTube star Sprinkle of Glitter, also known as lifestyle and beauty vlogger Louise Pentland, offers a delightful guide to finding happiness and sprinkling positivity into every area of your life, from nights...

Shania Twain

by Michael McCall

Shania Twain is not your average pop star. She has the mega-hit "You're Still the One", the multi-platinum album Come on Over, the VH1 Behind the Music special...but she's much more than merely the sum of her...

We Are As The Times Are - The Story of Caf Le Hibou

by Ken Rockburn

It was the locus of hip, the venue for cool, the scene of the scene. Through its doors passed the likes of Neil Young, Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, George Harrison, Gordon Lightfoot, Van Morrison, Muddy Waters,...

The Naulahka

by Rudyard Kipling

This book was writing by R.Kipling in 1892. In Colorado, on days when the railway was the most important road, two cities are competing for the construction of a train station. The representative of a city he...


by Bruce Cook


Dalton Trumbo was the central figure in the "Hollywood Ten," the blacklisted and jailed screenwriters. One of several hundred writers, directors, producers,...

The Wind in the Reeds: A Storm, A Play, and the City That Would Not Be Broken

by Wendell Pierce & Rod Dreher

From acclaimed actor and producer Wendell Pierce, an insightful and poignant portrait of family, New Orleans and the transforming power of art.


On the morning of August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina barreled...

A Real American Character: The Life of Walter Brennan

by Carl Rollyson

The first biography of the prodigiously hard-working actor who embodied the Western ideal

Alexander McQueen: Blood Beneath the Skin

by Andrew Wilson

The first definitive biography of the iconic, notoriously private British fashion designer Alexander McQueen explores the connections between his dark work and even darker life.

When forty-year-old Alexander...

Note Found in a Bottle

by Susan Cheever

Born into a world ruled and defined by the cocktail hour, in which the solution to any problem could be found in a dry martini or another glass of wine, Susan Cheever led a life both charmed and damned. She...

Miracle Mongers and Their Methods

by Harry Houdini

"All wonder," said Samuel Johnson, "is the effect of novelty on ignorance." Yet we are so created that without something to wonder at we should find life scarcely worth living. That fact does not make ignorance...

Dietrich & Riefenstahl: Hollywood, Berlin, and a Century in Two Lives

by Karin Wieland & Shelley Frisch

Magisterial in scope, this dual biography examines two complex lives that began alike but ended on opposite sides of the century’s greatest conflict.

Born at the dawn of the twentieth century, Leni Riefenstahl...

Tales from the Festival Hall

by Nick Yapp

A collection of short stories set in and around the RFH on London’s South Bank. Against a background of live music, six charatcers tell their tales – of suspicion and jealousy, of broken dreams and flawed...