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Dec.06.2011
The bestselling and beloved author of Motherless Brooklyn and The Fortress of Solitude delivers a searing love letter to the city that has inspired his finest work.   Chase Insteadman, former child television star, has a new role in life—permanent guest on the Upper East Side dinner party...
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Feb.22.2010
Twenty-eight-year-old Sebastian Long has been called the best actor of his generation. Discovered while performing cheap fight pictures in Morocco, Sebastian wins an Oscar for his breakthrough role in the film Checkmate. His performance is raw, surprising, and powerful—a calculated dance with...
cintra-wilson's picture
Nov.17.2008
Warning: do not read this book at a wake, on a precipice, or with a full bladder. Unless you're a humorless fan of Cher, Michael Jackson, Barbra Striesand, or Mick Jagger, Wilson's turbo, heat-seeking essays about fame, the bane of our commodified culture, will induce bent-double, breathless...
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Oct.21.2008
The book is an attempt to get my arms around the expanding nature of the chef in America and what it means to be one today. The chef in the age of celebrity, the chef in the midst of a restaurant-as-theater bonanza, the chef in the middle of an American food revolution. Chefs today can do amazing...
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Aug.24.2008
The first inside account of growing up as the designated "chosen one" in the cult run by the charismatic guru Sri Chinmoy. Born into a family of devout followers where absolute obedience to Sri Chinmoy was required, Jayanti Tamm spent twenty-five years in Chinmoy's inner circle....
brad-schreiber's picture
Jun.13.2008
Unnatural celebrity deaths and unnaturally celebrated murders pockmark the history of Los Angeles, looming as large in the public imagination as the Hollywood stars themselves. Death in Paradise is the first authorized history of Los Angeles by way of its coroner's office, revisiting important or...
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Jan.16.2008
All over Hollywood, men are dialing O—for orgasms. Her steamy naughty talk fills them with lust and longing, and helps them perform like the studs they claim to be. In truth, the industry’s favorite phone sex operator is Nina Harte, a struggling actress who has put her career on hold so that her...
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Jan.14.2008
For Hannah Fairchild, jaded Hollywood trust fund baby and aspiring astronomer, life as she knows it (financially secure, albeit emotionally frail) goes out of orbit when her father -- the larger-than-life legendary actor and playboy, Leo Fairchild -- drops dead while making love to a nineteen year-...
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Jan.12.2008
The razor-witted fiction debut of one of the world’s best music writers. Hilarious and unforgettable, Too Weird For Ziggy is devastatingly funny, punchy, and as hooky as the best rock’n'roll. “A damn good writer, honest, truthful and scathing.” Lemmy, Motorhead “Very cool reading, very rock’n'roll...
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Jan.04.2008
East Tupelo was a sprinkling of poor houses at the scratched-out back edge of Mississippi--and the birthplace of a boy who would become the greatest rock legend of his time. In Tender, novelist Mark Childress has redefined the American epic. He takes us on a wild ride through the last three decades...