The platinum-selling R&B performer traces her early music career, her scandalous relationships with such figures as Tupac and Lil' Kim, and the tragic loss of her husband Notorious B.I.G., whose high-profile murder posed the greatest challenge of her life.
The popular actor describes his relationships with such contemporaries as Clark Gable, Frank Sinatra, and Elizabeth Taylor; remembers his two marriages to Natalie Wood; and shares his observations on Hollywood throughout the past half-century.
Based on his own memories and those of his philosopher brother, an insightful memoir about the author's family by the author of Arthur & George offers a thoughtful meditation on the inevitability of human mortality and the fear of death, a celebration of art, and an argument for, against, about, and with God. 35,000 first printing.
Traces the history of the Hemings family from its origins in early eighteenth-century Virginia to its dispersal after Jefferson's death in 1826, in an account that describes their family ties to the third president against a backdrop of Revolutionary America and the French Revolution. 70,000 first printing.
The story of the first and last interracial comedy team in show business is chronicled in a firsthand volume that unearths a largely forgotten chapter in the history of comedy.
Traces the author's struggles with sex addiction and the violent havoc it wrought on her life, revealing the toxic experiences that prompted her obsessive fantasies about romantic love and her efforts to confront painful truths. By the author of Go West Young F*cked-Up Chick. 30,000 first printing.
Documents an investigation into the illicit life of the entertainment icon to explain his descent into poverty, in an account that offers insight into his alleged connections to the mob and scandalous rumors about his personal life. 100,000 first printing.
Documents the experiences of two West Point cadets whose class was the first in a generation to graduate during wartime, in an account that traces the first five years of their post-graduation service on the front lines. 75,000 first printing.
The author describes how, for nearly two years, she successfully executed a remarkable forgery caper in which she used her talent as a researcher and celebrity biographer to forge more than three hundred letters by literary notables.
An account of the author's predominantly bipolar family discusses his parents' and brother's struggles with their symptoms, his own development of bipolar disorder, and his observations on the connection between his family's illness and their religious faith.
A personal account of life with bipolar disorder documents the author's experience with the condition's extreme highs and lows, which had her paralyzed with depression one day and recklessly skirting death the next, in an intimate memoir that also traces her therapies and the disease's impact on her relationships. 20,000 first printing.
The first book to portray one of the most remarkable friendships in American letters, that of Emily Dickinson—recluse, poet—and Thomas Wentworth Higginson, minister, literary figure, and active abolitionist.
The author looks at his family's battle with the scourge of schizophrenia, tracing the origins of the disease through earlier generations of his family against the backdrop of Irish history to reveal Ireland's long link to mental illness.
The tennis star recounts her life and athletic career, from childhood, through her athletic successes, to her life after professional tennis, and discusses the life lessons that she learned at every stage along the way.