Based on a wealth of previously undiscovered correspondence and dozens of new interviews, Shirley Jackson, with its exploration of astonishing talent shaped by a damaged childhood and a troubled marriage to literary critic Stanley Hyman, becomes the definitive biography of a generational avatar and an American literary giant.
Traces how the author acted on a tip from a family member and embarked on a cultural journey in search of the man behind the legend of James Brown, discovering his rich musical legacy and the ongoing disputes surrounding his will as well as the complicated race, music and cultural factors that shaped his story.
Featuring appearances by Art Spiegelman, Stan Lee, Frank Miller and Todd McFarlane, the co-creator of the award-winning The Comics Reporter and an editor at The Comics Journal presents an oral history of Fantagraphics, the iconoclastic independent comic book publisher that reshaped the medium so that cartoonists could thrive.
The Broadway star and Academy Award-winning performer best known for his iconic role as the irascible emcee in Cabaret traces his remarkable life story, documenting his Jewish-American upbringing in 1930s Cleveland, childhood roles, rise to fame and challenging losses.
Tara Clancy describes her unconventional upbringing as a fifth-generation New Yorker in three wildly divergent homes, including a Queens boat shed, an Italian geriatric community and a sprawling Hamptons estate.
The former front man for Skid Row traces his rise from a choir boy to a famous music artist at the height of the heavy metal era, describing his unconventional youth, friendships with fellow performers and successful solo career.
A top-rated cable news anchor presents a revelatory memoir that also imparts the values and lessons that have shaped her career, describing her tough-love family, her father's early death, the news events that led to her anchor position, and her ongoing feud with Donald Trump.
A longtime LGBTQ and AIDS activist offes an account of his life from sexually liberated 1970s San Francisco, through the AIDS crisis, and up to his present-day involvement with the marriage equality battle.
For all fans of John Hughes and his hit films such as Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club, a hilarious memoir of growing up obsessed with the iconic filmmaker's movies follows the author as he found his path in life, becoming a writer in New York City, all the while watching John Hughes movies religiously.
The Hollywood icon best known for her role in "Star Wars" shares interconnected essays exploring her life as the child of Hollywood royalty, adventures on the sets of "Star Wars," and struggles with bipolar disorder.
A memoir by the influential rock artist traces his half-Jewish, half-Mohawk upbringing in Toronto, his early years with rockabilly legend Ronnie Hawkins, the rise of The Band, the stories behind his iconic songs and The Band's famous farewell concert, The Last Waltz.
The host of The Daily Show With Trevor Noah traces his wild coming of age during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed, offering insight into the farcical aspects of the political and social systems of today's world.