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David Henry Sterry's Books

Oct.08.2013
I walk all the way up Hollywood Boulevard to Grauman's Chinese Theatre: past tourists snapping shots; wannabe starlets sparkling by in miniskirts with head shots in their hands and moondust in their eyes; rowdy cowboys drinking with drunken Indians; black businessmen bustling by briskly in crisp suits; ladies who do not lunch with nylons rolled up below the knee pushing shopping...
Apr.20.2013
Rockwell, a 29-year-old fast-tracker, makes large coin at a Silicon Valley brokerage house, has a gorgeous girlfriend, and plans to conquer Wall Street and the world. Then it all comes crashing down. His gorgeous girlfriend dumps him. His beloved big sister dies. Suddenly, he is left alone to raise his teen niece, Ellie. An emotional cripple, Rockwell is an easy target for Dean...
Johns, Marks, Tricks and Chickenhawks
Apr.16.2013
Johns, Marks, Tricks & Chickenhawks: Professionals & Their Clients Writing about Each Other is the follow-up to Hos, Hookers, Call Girls and Rent Boys, the groundbreaking anthology that appeared on the cover of the New York Times Book Review. "Eye-opening, astonishing, brutally honest and frequently funny... unpretentious and riveting — graphic, politically incorrect...
Mort Morte
Feb.14.2013
On my third birthday, my father, in an attempt to get me to stop sucking my thumb, gave me a gun.  “Today son, you are a man,” he said, snatching the little blue binky from my little pink hand. So I shot him. So begins Mort Morte, a macabre, coming-of-age story full of butchered butchers, badly used Boy Scouts, blown-up Englishman, virginity-plucking cheerleaders, and...
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Nov.14.2011
 Confessions of a Sex Maniac, Henry Miller Award Finalist, is old-school, hard-boiled, new millennium noir. A low-level bagman sex maniac hunts the ravenous and deadly Snow Leopard deep into the seedy groin of San Francisco's Tenderloin, where he has to choose.  Sex or death?  If Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, James Ellroy had a three-way, Confessions of a Sex...
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Apr.10.2011
It's the greatest time in history to be a writer!  Find out why in this book. Demystifying the publishing process, this tome takes you through the entire process, from finding the right idea, to writing your book, to finding an agent and/or publisher (or self-publishing), to promoting and marketing, to finding your audience through social media, to e-books, soup-to-nuts, the only...
The Glorious World Cup
Jul.26.2010
The Glorious World Cup: A Fanatic's Guide by Alan Black & David Henry Sterry This dynamic duo of die hard soccer fanatics break down the biggest sporting event in the world: the divas and the divers, the winners and the whiners, the myths and the madness.  World Cup South Africa 2010, Alan Black & David Henry Sterry style - for those who like their soccer with a side...
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Jun.29.2009
Hos, Hookers, Call Girls, and Rent Boys is a collection of short memoirs, rants, confessions, nightmares, journalism, and poetry covering life, work, family, and yes, sex. The editors gather pieces from the world of industrial sex, including contributions from  art-porn priestess Annie Sprinkle, author and LGBT activist Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, sex educator/movie star Nina...
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Oct.27.2008
Here's a copy of my personal essay that was broadcast on National Public Radio's KQED today.  http://www.kqed.org/epArchive/R810270737
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Oct.25.2008
I am happy and proud to announce I have been published on the huffington post. here's my take on the current calamitastrophe that's threatening to burn the house down. please check it out. and if you feel like it, click the button that turns you into a fan.  Apparently that's how they judge the success of the piece.  thanks, D http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-henry-sterry/dj-vu...
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Aug.14.2008
The year was 1985.  Smack dab in the middle of the cash happy/coke crazy, when it was raining men and girls just wanted to have fun on ladies night, that’s when David Henry Sterry became the Master of Ceremonies at Chippendales, the hottest show in the city that never sleeps.  And he did it all in tuxedo, top hats and roller skates. He was the only one fully clothed in the show,...
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Aug.14.2008
The year was 1985.  Smack dab in the middle of the cash happy/coke crazy, when it was raining men and girls just wanted to have fun on ladies night, that’s when David Henry Sterry became the Master of Ceremonies at Chippendales, the hottest show in the city that never sleeps.  And he did it all in tuxedo, top hats and roller skates. He was the only one fully clothed in the show,...
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Mar.02.2008
Travis is a maniac with a million-dollar smile. Freddy is a brainiac with a million-dollar brain. In Travis & Freddy’s Adventures in Vegas (Dutton Children’s Books; Hardcover; On Sale April 2006; 176 pgs; $15.99; Ages 10 and up), these two buddies—one the coolest kid and the other the biggest nerd at Walla Walla Junior High—set out to save Travis’s dad from disaster by winning...
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Jan.08.2008
1985. It was raining men and girls just wanted to have fun on Ladies Night. That's when I came to New York City, to become a star. When I was hired to be the MC at Chippendales—my first big job--it was the hottest show in the Big Apple, and I was at the epicenter of it all, in tuxedo, top hats and roller skates. This book is about a city that never sleeps in the middle of a...
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Feb.05.2002
You have an idea for a book. A great idea. Now what? Learn the secrets of turning your personal passion into a book. From choosing the right idea, to putting a perfect proposal together, to finding a great agent, to pinpointing a publisher, to pitching and publicizing, to designing stellar events that suit you to a t, to locating and reaching your audience, the process of making...