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Young Winstone

by Ray Winstone

Ray Winstone's amazing talent for bringing out the humanity buried inside his often brutal screen characters - violent offender in Scum, wife-beater in Nil by Mouth, retired blagger in Sexy Beast - has made...


Starve the Vulture: A Memoir

by Jason Carney

A stirring story of criminality, drug addiction, recovery, and unlikely fame.


Anyone Who's Anyone

by George Wayne

From former Vanity Fair magazine’s celebrity interviewer George Wayne comes a collection of piquant, poignant, and nostalgic interviews with some of the iconic personalities of our time, curated from his legendary...


The Black Horn: The Story of Classical French Hornist Robert Lee Watt

by Robert Lee Watt

Today, the number of African Americans who hold chairs in major American symphony orchestras are few and far between, and Watt is the first in many years to write about this uniquely exhilarating—and at times...


Marilyn Monroe Day by Day: A Timeline of People, Places, and Events

by Carl Rollyson

In Marilyn Monroe Day by Day: A Timeline of People, Places, and Events, Carl Rollyson provides a documentary approach to the life and legend of this singular personality. With details of her childhood, her young...


Daring to Dream

by Sam Bailey

In this wonderful and honest book, The X Factor winner and bona fide pop star Sam Bailey tells her unique story and reveals what happens when you have the courage to follow your dreams. Born in south-east London,...


Andrei Tarkovsky: A Life on the Cross

by Lyudmila Boyadzhieva

Andrei Tarkovsky died in a Paris hospital in 1986, aged just 54. An internationally acclaimed icon of the film industry, the legacy Tarkovsky left for his fans included Andrei Rublev, Stalker, Nostalgia and...


John Arpin: Keyboard Virtuoso

by Robert Popple

Born and raised in Port McNicoll, John Arpin is today regarded as one of Canada's finest keyboard virtuosos, performing at concert halls around the world. This authorized biography is based on extensive research...


The Search for Sam Goldwyn

by Carol Easton & Carl Rollyson

Sam Goldwyn’s career spanned almost the entire history of Hollywood. He made his first film, The Squaw Man, in 1913, and he died in 1974 at the age of ninety-one. In the many years between, he produced an...


18 and Life on Skid Row

by Sebastian Bach

18 And Life on Skid Row tells the story of a boy who spent his childhood moving from Freeport, Bahamas to California and finally to Canada and who at the age of eight discovered the gift that would change his...


My Life with Earth, Wind & Fire

by Maurice White & Herb Powell

Foreword by Steve Harvey and afterword by David Foster

The Grammy-winning founder of the legendary pop/R&B/soul/funk/disco group tells his story and charts the rise of his legendary band in this sincere memoir...


Lady Parts

by Andrea Martin

Whether lighting up the small screen, stealing scenes on the big screen or starring on the stage, Andrea Martin has long entertained Canadians with her hilarious characterizations and heartwarming performances....


Down the Rabbit Hole

by Holly Madison

The shocking, never-before-told story of the bizarre world inside the legendary Playboy Mansion—and, finally, the secret truth about the man who holds the key—from one of the few people who truly knows:...


They Call Me Supermensch

by Shep Gordon

An eye-popping peek into entertainment industry from the magnetic force who has worked with an impeccable roster of stars throughout his storied career.

In the course of his legendary career as a manager, agent,...


Todd Haynes: Interviews

by Julia Leyda

A pioneer of the New Queer Cinema, Todd Haynes (b. 1961) is a leading American independent filmmaker. Whether working with talking dolls in a homemade short (Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story) or with Oscar-winning...


Primus, Over the Electric Grapevine: Insight into Primus and the World of Les Claypool

by Primus & Greg Prato

An oral history of the legendary band Primus, with a star-studded cast of interviewees (Tom Waits, Trey Anastasio, etc.)


The EveryGirl’s Guide to Life

by Maria Menounos

Raised by working-class immigrant parents and later exposed to Hollywood's most elite experts in every field, Access Hollywood's, Today's, and Nightly News's reporter Maria Menounos reveals her EveryGirl secrets...


Just Call Me Mike: A Journey to Actor and Activist

by Mike Farrell & Martin Sheen

The paperback edition of the national best-selling memoir from the M*A*S*H star.


Ruth Etting: America's Forgotten Sweetheart

by Kenneth Irwin & Charles O. Lloyd

A comprehensive, full-length biography of Ruth Etting (1897-1978), this book details her rise to fame, her career as a Ziegfeld Girl and singer (1929-1931), her pioneering radio and film accomplishments, and...


Marilyn Monroe: A Life of the Actress, Revised and Updated

by Carl Rollyson

In American popular culture, Marilyn Monroe(1926-1962) has evolved in stature from movie superstar to American icon. Monroe’s own understanding of her place in the American imagination and her effort to perfect...