Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Sheila Weller
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

A remarkably candid biography of the remarkably candid -- and brilliant -- Carrie Fisher

In her 2008 bestseller, Girls Like Us, Sheila Weller -- with heart and a profound feeling for the times -- gave us a surprisingly intimate portrait of three icons: Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon. Now she turns her focus to one of the most loved, brillian

The Crown: The Official Companion, Volume 2
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Robert Lacey
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
The official companion to the second and third seasons of the Emmy-winning Netflix drama about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, featuring additional historical background, expert commentary, and beautifully reproduced images Starring Claire Foy and Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II, seasons 2 and 3 of The Crown present the next chapters in Peter Morgan's intimate
Ian McKellen: A Biography
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Garry O'Connor
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

The definitive biography of Sir Ian McKellen from an acclaimed biographer

In 2001, Ian McKellen put on the robe and pointed hat of a wizard named Gandalf and won a place in the hearts of Tolkien fans worldwide. Though his role in the film adaptation of Lord of the Rings introduced him to a new audience, McKellen had a thriving career a lifetime before his visit

I Am C-3PO: The Inside Story
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Anthony Daniels
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Discover the incredible untold story of one of Star Wars' most iconic characters, C-3PO, told by the man who knows him best.

"Did you hear that? They've shut down the main reactor! We'll be destroyed for sure. This is madness."

These words were the very first to be spoken in any Star Wars movie, and they were spoken by a droid: C-3PO
The Harder You Work, the Luckier You Get: An Entrepreneur's Memoir
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Joe Ricketts
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Joe Ricketts, founder of TD Ameritrade, shares the epic inside story of how a working-class kid from the Nebraska prairie took on Wall Street's clubby brokerage business, busted it open, and walked away a billionaire.

Joe Ricketts always had the gift of seeing what others missed. The son of a house builder, he started life as a part-time janitor, but by the age o
The History of Karate and the Masters Who Made It: Development, Lineages, and Philosophies of Traditional Okinawan and Japanese Karate-do
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Mark I Cramer
Format:   Paperback

Description:
A concise yet comprehensive history of traditional Okinawan and Japanese karate, with biographies of the great karate mastersThis concise-yet-comprehensive history of traditional Okinawan and Japanese karate includes authoritative biographies of the great karate masters of the past and the philosophical issues they faced as karate changed and evolved. Bringing a fresh un
Listening for America: Inside the Great American Songbook from Gershwin to Sondheim
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Rob Kapilow
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

"Not since the late Leonard Bernstein has classical music had a combination salesman-teacher as irresistible as Kapilow." -- Kansas City Star

Few people in recent memory have dedicated themselves as devotedly to the story of twentieth- century American music as Rob Kapilow, the composer, conductor, and host of the hit NPR music radio program, What Mak

Indulge Your Senses: Scaling Intimacy in a Digital World
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Michael Dorf
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
After starting two iconic music venues and surviving the dot-com bust, Michael Dorf offers gripping stories and hard-earned business lessons with a contrarian twist. As technology becomes more deeply woven into our lives, the key to success can be found in satisfying people's yearning for live human interaction. "Simply put, Michael Dorf is a true hustler. When
Vignette: Stories Of Life And Wine In 100 Bottles
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Jane Lopes
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Sometimes we just want someone to hand us a bottle of wine. Sometimes we want to learn more about that wine. And sometimes we want to feel something about wine.In Vignette, sommelier Jane Lopes recommends the 100 bottles of wine (and some spirits and beers) to best expand your wine journey, giving you a complete palate education of the important styles, grapes, region
Long Walk Home: Reflections on Bruce Springsteen
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Jonathan D. Cohen
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Bruce Springsteen might be the quintessential American rock musician but his songs have resonated with fans from all walks of life and from all over the world. This unique collection features reflections from a diverse array of writers who explain what Springsteen means to them and describe how they have been moved, shaped, and challenged by his music. Contributors to