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I Could Have Been a Contender: Memoirs of a Black Sheep

by Eric Scott

It's 1971 and rock and roll was at its height. Small-time Australian agent Wayne Zemmerman scored an unimaginable coup when he signs British supergroup Andromeda for a nationwide tour. Showbiz reporter Scottie...


Incredible Tretchikoff: Life of an Artist and Adventurer

by Boris Gorelik

For two decades he was one of the most famous painters in the world. Millions of people in Britain, the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa flocked to see and buy his exotic pictures....


American Sideshow

by Marc Hartzman

A fascinating look into the history of the American sideshow and its performers. Learn what's real, what's fake, and what's just downright bizarre.

You've probably heard of Tom Thumb. The Elephant Man. Perhaps...


The Life of Robert Loraine: The Stage, the Sky, and George Bernard Shaw

by Lanayre D. Liggera

During his life, Robert Loraine interacted with a number of influential people of surprisingly diverse positions. An adventurer both physically and intellectually, his charismatic personality was recognized...


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?


Coming Home to Myself

by Wynonna Judd

From the heart of one of the world's most beloved entertainers comes an engaging memoir of professional triumph, private heartbreak, and personal victory. From Wynonna Judd's beginnings as part of the celebrated,...


Up Close: Ella Fitzgerald

by Tanya Stone

The name "Ella Fitzgerald" brings to mind a silky voice crooning jazz standards. The First Lady of Song earned her nickname by touring almost nonstop for over fifty years, winning thirteen Grammys, and recording...


Burt Lancaster: An American Life

by Kate Burford

Burt Lancaster is perhaps most widely remembered as the tough, iron-jawed star of films such as Gunfight at the OK Corral and Airport. But as this superbly readable and insightful biography demonstrates, he...


Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street

by Michael Davis

The New York Times bestselling account of the story behind one of the most influential, durable, and beloved shows in the history of television: Sesame Street, moving to HBO this fall

“Davis tracks down every...


Mother of Rock: The Lillian Roxon Story

by Robert Milliken

From the pubs of the Sydney Push to New York's legendary nightclubs, Lillian Roxon set the pace for an era that changed the world.

Audacious, independent and fiercely intelligent, by eighteen she was cutting...


Inside Out: A Memoir of the Blacklist

by Walter Bernstein

In an immensely alive and pointed memoir by a writer who was himself blacklisted during what Lillian Hellman so aptly called "scoundrel time, " Bernstein recounts his passage from idealist to scapegoat. Chronicling...


Shirley

by Muriel Burgess

Shirley Bassey is one of the all-time greats of the entertainment business. She has sold more records than any other British female singer and still commands massive audiences around the world. Now, after a...


What Don't Kill Me Just Makes Me Strong

by Stewart Francke

What Don't Kill Me Just Makes Me Strong is a survival memoir that recounts Stewart Francke's remarkable journey through leukemia and a bone marrow transplant, complications and recovery. Understanding he is,...


William Wyler: The Life and Films of Hollywood's Most Celebrated Director

by Gabriel Miller

During his forty-five-year career, William Wyler (1902--1981) pushed the boundaries of filmmaking with his gripping storylines and innovative depth-of-field cinematography. With a body of work that includes...


The Boys from Syracuse: The Shuberts' Theatrical Empire

by Foster Hirsch

From 1905 to the crash of 1929, Sam Shubert (1874-1905) and his brothers Lee (1874-1953) and J. J. (1878-1963), despite poor beginnings and near-illiteracy, created a theater monopoly unrivaled in history. Their...


Marilyn Monroe Returns: The Healing of a Soul

by Adrian Finkelstein

A Legend Returns and a Star Is Born!

Marilyn Monroe Returns reveals provocative new evidence that the reincarnation of Marilyn Monroe is a top-of-the-charts Canadian singer named Sherrie Lea Laird, a woman who...


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...


I'm No Angel: From Victoria's Secret Model to Role Model

by Kylie Bisutti

In December 2011, 21-year-old Victoria’s Secret Runway Angel Kylie Bisutti stunned the fashion industry when she chose faith over fame and fortune and made the switch from supermodel to role model.

In I’m...


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,...


Round MR Horne: The Life of Kenneth Horne

by BARRY JOHNSTON

When Kenneth Horne died in 1969 at the age of 61, he was described as 'the last of the truly great radio comics'. In a broadcasting career spanning more than 25 years he starred in three of the most popular...