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A Monk Swimming: A Memoir
A Monk Swimming
A Memoir
Paperback      ISBN: 0786884142
The actor-brother of Frank McCourt offers an entertaining, witty memoir of life in New York City during the freewheeling 1960s, detailing his quest for fame and fortune, family life, battle with alcoholism, and reunion with his long-estranged father. Reprint. 150,000 first printing. Tour.
A Reporter's Life
A Reporter's Life
Paperback      ISBN: 034541103x
America's most trusted journalist describes his youth, his early career as a reporter, his work as a war correspondent, and his rise to the pinnacle of television news, sharing his views on the media, journalism, and the American condition. Reprint. Tour.
The Dylan Companion
The Dylan Companion
Paperback      ISBN: 0306809680
Thoroughly revised in honor of Dylan's sixtieth birthday, this anthology collects the writings of Allen Ginsburg, Joan Baez, Frank Kermode, and others on the enigmatic and revolutionary Bob Dylan, offering insights into his life and his career in music. Original. 15,000 first printing.
Groucho: The Life and Times of Julius Henry Marx
The Life and Times of Julius Henry Marx
Paperback      ISBN: 0375702075
A candid portrait of the century's most memorable comedian traces Groucho Marx's rise to stardom; his famous ego; his relationships with wives, mistresses, and children; and much more. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.
Edward Albee: A Singular Journey : A Biography
Edward Albee
A Singular Journey : A Biography
Paperback      ISBN: 1557834474
Mel Gussow's critically-acclaimed biography of the three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright (SEASCAPE, A DELICATE BALANCE, THE ZOO STORY), who first electrified the American theatre scene in the 1960s with his groundbreaking THE ZOO STORY followed by the now legendary WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
Jacob Adler: A Life on the Stage
Jacob Adler
A Life on the Stage
Paperback      ISBN: 155783458x
Jacob Adler, with his performances in the Yiddish KING LEAR, URIEL ACOSTA and Shylock in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, became first a megastar of the exploding Yiddish theatre, and then all of Broadway. His memoirs, originally written and published in Yiddish and now translated (by his granddaughter) into English for the first time provides not only a compelling portrait of one of America's greatest actors but a fascinating social history of his time.
Quentin Tarantino: The Cinema of Cool
Quentin Tarantino
The Cinema of Cool
Paperback      ISBN: 1557832277
Examines the personal life and the professional work and success of the director of "Pulp Fiction"
The Empty Space
The Empty Space
Paperback      ISBN: 0684829576
Discusses four types of theatrical landscapes; the deadly theatre, the holy theatre, the rough theatre, and the immediate theatre.
The Beatles
The Beatles
Paperback      ISBN: 0393315711
The only authorized biographer of the Beatles provides a behind-the-scenes look at the famous musical group from the beginning in Liverpool through the pinnacle of their popularity, the breakup of the band, and the subsequent solo careers
Original Story by: A Memoir of Broadway and Hollywood
Original Story by
A Memoir of Broadway and Hollywood
Paperback      ISBN: 1557834679
The director, screenwriter, and playwright provides a look into his world, introducing the wide array of stars he has met over the years and revealing the hardship and joy that comes with a life in show business.