How did one man, who was never elected to any public office, become the most powerful figure in New York for half a century, and create the city and island we know today? This biography may appear daunting at first, but it is brilliantly written and impeccably researched. It is also very likely the best book about modern New York and Long Island that you will ever read.
Transport to the 1920s and walk alongside the struggling journalist, Ernest Hemingway, as he navigates Paris. He introduces avant-garde literary artists and painters such as Gertrude Stein, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, and Picasso.
Meticulously researched and wonderfully written, the reader is pulled straight into the book. Whether you are a newcomer or loyal follower of all things Arctic exploration, Labyrinth of Ice is a must read!
Youth, 1970s New York, friendship, love and rock and roll -- this book has everything. Patti Smith is a gift to us all.
THIS BOOK IS INSANE!! You probably never thought you needed to hear stories about Dennis Hopper chasing after an airplane his soon-to-be-ex-wife was on, or George Lucas breaking the animatronic shark from Jaws, or Martin Scorsese snorting all the cocaine in Hollywood; but guess what? You do! And you will if you read this book. Not for the faint of heart!
In the third in Carrie Fisher's trilogy of memoirs, we travel back to the summer of 1976 where Fisher's personal journals reveal the shocking details behind an affair with co-star Harrison Ford on the set of a low-budget space opera called "Star Wars". Told with the same with and brutal honesty you've come to expect from the beloved princess from Alderaan. Charming, 'til the last.
Quite possibly the greatest storyteller in the history of music, Bob Dylan finally decides to set the record straight on the myths surrounding his life. And by 'set-the-record-straight', of course I mean completely make most of this book up and make things more muddled and confusing. Classic Dylan! Will there ever be a Chronicles, Vol. 2? The answer, my friend...
"Becoming" is a fabulous look into the fascinating life of the strong-willed, accomplished and iconic former First Lady. I loved htis book!
A writer's deep dive into her family's history, taking her into the uncharactered personal territory of her ancestors. Rich and engrossing, Jerkins writes with admirable vulnerability. I learned a lot!