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Compound Cinematics: Akira Kurosawa and I

by Shinobu Hashimoto

Any list of Japan's greatest screenplay writers would feature Shinobu Hashimoto at or near the top. This memoir, focusing on his collaborations with Akira Kurosawa, a gifted scenarist in his own right, offers...


Mega Weird: Stories from the Anxiety-Ridden Mind of Nicholas Megalis

by Nicholas Megalis & Tom Megalis

A collection of hilarious short stories from twenty-five year old Internet sensation Nicholas Megalis on his distinctively weird life and childhood, fully illustrated by Tom Megalis, his celebrated artist and...


Has Anyone Seen My Pants?

by Sarah Colonna

New York Times bestselling author of Life as I Blow It Sarah Colonna is back with a hilarious, honest look at life in her late thirties—in all its messy, pants-missing glory.

How does a gal with a successful...


Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth

by John Szwed

Published in celebration of Holiday’s centenary, the first biography to focus on the singer’s extraordinary musical talent

When Billie Holiday stepped into Columbia’s studios in November 1933, it marked...


The Rainman's Third Cure: An Irregular Education

by Peter Coyote

"The rainman gave me two cures

And he said, ‘Just jump right in.’

The one was Texas Medicine

And the other was railroad gin.

And like a fool I mixed them

And they strangled up my mind

Now people just get uglier...


I Hate Myselfie: A Collection of Essays by Shane Dawson

by Shane Dawson

The book that more than 12 million of Shane Dawson's YouTube subscribers have been waiting for!

From his first vlog back in 2008 to his full-length film directorial debut Not Cool, Shane Dawson has been an open...


My Incredibly Wonderful, Miserable Life: An Anti-Memoir

by Adam Nimoy

The funny, sad, and heartwarming memoir by Leonard Nimoy's son Adam Nimoy—who bounces back after suffering through severe drug addiction, multiple career changes, and a devastating divorce.

Augusten Burroughs...


Selena's Secret: The Revealing Story Behind Her Tragic Death

by Maria Celeste Arraras

20th Anniversary Edition

An intimate and investigative portrait of beloved Mexican American singer Selena Quintanilla’s murder by Emmy Award-winning journalist María Celeste Arrarás. Now with a new foreword...


El secreto de Selena (Selena's Secret): La reveladora historia detrás su trágica muerte

by Maria Celeste Arraras

Edición 20 aniversario

Un retrato íntimo e investigativo del asesinato de la querida reina de la música tejana, Selena Quintanilla Pérez, escrito por la galardonada periodista María Celeste Arrarás. Ahora,...


Just Kids from the Bronx

by Arlene Alda

"A down-to-earth, inspiring book about the American promise fulfilled." --President Bill Clinton

"Fascinating . . . . Made me wish I had been born in the Bronx." --Barbara Walters

A touching and provocative collection...


Evel Incarnate

by Steve Mandich

He was not a rock’n’roll star, cartoon character, religious figure, professional wrestler, writer, or politician. Nor was he famous for being an artist, comic book superhero, television personality, or movie...


Unstoppable Brilliance

by Michael Fitzgerald & Antoinette Walker

How much of what exceptional people achieve can be put down to their own efforts and inner drive, and how much to fate? In this groundbreaking study, the authors argue that the extraordinary achievements of...


No More Heroes?: Steroids, Cocaine, Finance and Film in the 70s

by Carl Neville

Neoliberalism, steroids, cocaine, deregulation and finance as reflected in the films of the 70s.


I'm Not a Terrorist, But I've Played One On TV: Memoirs of a Middle Eastern Funny Man

by Maz Jobrani

A hilarious and moving memoir of growing up Iranian in America, and the quest to make it in Hollywood without having to wear a turban, tote a bomb, or get kicked in the face by Chuck Norris.

When he first started...


The Half That's Never Been Told: The Real-Life Reggae Adventures of Doctor Dread

by Doctor Dread & Bunny Wailer

A passionate memoir and fearless behind-the-scenes look at the personal lives of the biggest reggae stars in the world.


Shades of Jamie Dornan: The Star of the Major Motion Picture Fifty Shades of Grey

by Jo Berry

From film and TV critic Jo Berry comes the unauthorized biography of model-turned-actor Jamie Dornan, starring as Christian Grey in the wildly popular Fifty Shades of Grey film!

Jamie Dornan is quickly becoming...


Love Triangle: Ronald Reagan, Jane Wyman, and Nancy Davis -- All the Gossip Unfit to Print

by Darwin Porter & Danforth Prince

Long before two of its members became the most publicized leaders of the Free World, they were part of an amorous, "winner-take-all" love triangle that rocked Hollywood. Published after decades of research,...


Independent Ed: Inside a Career of Big Dreams, Little Movies, and the Twelve Best Days of My Life

by Edward Burns & Todd Gold

An entertaining and inspirational memoir by one of the most prominent practitioners and evangelists of independent filmmaking, and the acclaimed writer, director, and actor (Saving Private Ryan, Friends with...


The B Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song

by Ben Yagoda

From an acclaimed cultural critic, a narrative and social history of the Great American Songwriting era.

 

Everybody knows and loves the American Songbook. But it’s a bit less widely understood that in about...


Beautiful Chaos: A Life in the Theater

by Carey Perloff

Perloff's memoir of her career in the theater offers a provocative, passionate and deeply personal view of its role today.