Performing Arts Books - Biography

The Answer Is . . .: Reflections on My Life Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982157999
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 21st, 2020

A RECOMMENDED SUMMER READ BY THE NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, TIME, AND NEWSWEEK

Longtime Jeopardy! host and television icon Alex Trebek reflects on his life and career.

Since debuting as the host of Jeopardy! in 1984, Alex Trebek has been something like a family member to millions of television viewers, bringing e


A Very Punchable Face: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781101906323
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Published: Crown - July 14th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In these hilarious essays, the Saturday Night Live head writer and Weekend Update co-anchor learns how to take a beating.

“I always wanted to punch his face before I read this book. Now I just want to kick him in the balls.”—Larry David


Built to Burn: Tales of the Desert Carnies of Burning Man Cover Image
By Dominic Da Tinio (Cover Design by), Tony Coyote Perez, Stuart Mangrum (Editor)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781734965902
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Published: Burning Man Project - July 1st, 2020

BUILT TO BURN tells the story of how Tony, a San Francisco blues musician, became Coyote, builder of Burning Man's legendary city in the desert, and how he came to lead a ragtag band of circus runaways, freaks and geeks that would become its Department of Public Works.


You Look So Much Better in Person: True Stories of Absurdity and Success Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316426794
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Published: Hachette Go - July 28th, 2020

Today coanchor Al Roker presents an entertaining guide to achieving a life of happiness and success through the power of "yes!"


Chasing the Light: Writing, Directing, and Surviving Platoon, Midnight Express, Scarface, Salvador, and the Movie Game Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780358346234
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - July 21st, 2020

An intimate memoir by the controversial and outspoken Oscar-winning director and screenwriter about his complicated New York childhood, volunteering for combat, and his struggles and triumphs making such films as Platoon, Midnight Express, and Scarface.

Before the international success of Platoon in 1986, Oliver Stone had been wounded as an


Your Second Act: Inspiring Stories of Reinvention Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982141608
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 21st, 2020

An entertaining, inspirational book about second acts in life and reinventing yourself from beloved television actress Patricia Heaton—Emmy Award–winning star of Everybody Loves Raymond, The Middle, and most recently, Carol’s Second Act.

Patricia Heaton is one of TV’s most recognizable and beloved moms.

She’s won two Emmys fo


Who Is Alex Trebek?: A Biography Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250773661
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Published: Thomas Dunne Books - July 21st, 2020

After a contestant wrote “We love you, Alex!” as his Final Jeopardy! answer, fans around the world quickly chimed in to proclaim their own love and support for beloved Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek. In the wake of his devastating cancer diagnosis, the moment provided the perfect opportunity to reflect on what the show — and the man – meant to them.


The New One: Painfully True Stories from a Reluctant Dad Cover Image
By Mike Birbiglia, J. Hope Stein (Supplement by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538701515
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 16th, 2020

With laugh-out-loud funny parenting observations, the New York Times bestselling author and award-winning comedian delivers a book that is perfect for anyone who has ever raised a child, been a child, or refuses to stop acting like one.

In 2016 comedian Mike Birbiglia and poet Jennifer Hope Stein took their fourteen-month-old daughter Oona to the Nantucket Film Festiv


Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781982167288
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 29th, 2020

The New York Times bestselling debut book of poetry from Lana Del Rey, Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass.

Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass is the title poem of the book and the first poem I wrote of many.


José Ferrer: Success and Survival (Hollywood Legends) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781496816627
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Published: University Press of Mississippi - August 19th, 2020

Jos Ferrer (1912-1992) became the first Puerto Rican actor to win the Best Actor Academy Award for the 1950 film version of Cyrano de Bergerac. His iconic portrayal of the lovelorn poet/swordsman had already won him the Tony in 1947, and he would be identified with Cyrano for the rest of his life.


The Rain May Pass Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781950544189
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Published: Rand-Smith LLC - September 15th, 2020

Is This Anything? Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781982112691
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 6th, 2020

The first book in twenty-five years from Jerry Seinfeld features his best work across five decades in comedy.

Since his first performance at the legendary New York nightclub “Catch a Rising Star” as a twenty-one-year-old college student in fall of 1975, Jerry Seinfeld has written his own material and saved everything.


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