“This Much Is True is an entertaining, sometimes shocking, periodically uncomfortable, but altogether delightful read.”
“Rainbow’s balance of self-deprecating humor and serious autobiography makes for a great read. Playing with Myself is aptly titled.
Girls Can Kiss Now by Jill Gutowitz has been greeted with rapturous anticipation by a range of American publications and blogs, Vogue, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, Bustle, Electric L
“by the time I was fourteen, the Taliban threatened to hurt me if I kept speaking out.”
“‘I dedicate this book to everyone who helped create its contents in any way, including the assholes.’”
“Gottlieb’s deeply affecting book is a loving tribute to a great Swedish-American actress—an absolutely must-read for Garbo freaks.”
“‘I grew up in an Italian family that, not unusually, put great import on food.’”
Hayley Mills is truly a figure from the past. Pollyanna indeed.
“Drawing on Heylin’s many remarkable new discoveries in the Dylan Archive, The Double Life of Bob Dylan: A Restless, Hungry Feeling (1941–1966) makes phenomenally captivating readi
“In 1883, English intellectual Francis Galton coined the term eugenics (meaning ‘wellborn’) to advocate a selective breeding program among humans.”
This is not the first biography of David Bowie.
“Apolitical at the time, Wolkoff now acknowledges that ignoring what bad politics does to real people is one of the things that sucked her down the rabbit hole.”
“Read Roker’s new book in chapter chunks or in one sitting, and be assured you’ll be a bit wiser and feel better because of it.”
Fiaz Rafiq is an award-winning sports and entertainment writer, author of oral biographies of such celebrities as Bruce Lee and Arnold Schwarzenegger, and the soon to be released My Brother, Mu
“This is not going to be a standard memoir. We’re just hitting the highlights. It’s a series of quick look-ins, revelations. It’s an aperçu of Alex Trebek, human being.”
“‘All I could think was, this can’t be right. Patsy’s too young to die.’”
“I tried to be a magician but found I could only manipulate cards and coins and not the universe.”
“Do You Mind If I Cancel is packed with funny lines, wistful memories, and the kinds of coming of age experiences we all have.
Keep Your Eyes Open: The Fugazi Photographs of Glen E Friedman offers itself simultaneously as art book and fan collection.
Anthony Bourdain Remembered is a crowdsourced eulogy of a book that will be published on May 27, just a few days before the anniversary of his death on June 8, 2018.
“I was born homosexual. Very early in my childhood, I remember lying in bed awake, anxious, calming myself by imagining that I was in the arms of a man—an adult man.”
The Brits would call Bob Rosenthal an amanuensis.
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Was it only seven years ago when self-referenced “veteran entertainment reporter” Sam Kashner teamed with biographer Nancy Schoenberger to produce that rock-’em, sock-’em tome Furious Love: Eli
Did you grow up having stars in your eyes? Hollywood stars more precisely?