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Lifestyles of the Literary and Famous: Celebrity Memoirs

  • Details about The Last Black Unicorn

    The Last Black Unicorn

    Tiffany Haddish

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From stand-up comedian, actress, and breakout star of Girls Trip , Tiffany Haddish, comes The Last Black Unicorn , a sidesplitting, hysterical, edgy, and unflinching collection of (extremely) personal essays, as fearless as the author herself. Growing up in one of the poorest neighborhoods of South Central Los Angeles, Tiffany learned to survive by making people laugh. If she could do that, then her classmates would let her copy their homework, the other foster kids ……more

  • Details about Unqualified

    Unqualified

    Anna Faris; Chris Pratt (Foreword by)

    A hilarious, honest memoir--combined with just the right amount of relationship advice--from the popular actress and host of the hit podcast Anna Faris is Unqualified. Anna Faris has advice for you. And it's great advice, because she's been through it all, and she wants to tell you what she's learned. After surviving an awkward childhood (when she bribed the fastest boy in the third grade with ice cream), navigating dating and marriage in Hollywood, and building a podcast around romantic adv……more

  • Details about We're Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True

    We're Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True

    Gabrielle Union

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "A book of essays as raw and honest as anyone has ever produced." -- Lena Dunham, Lenny Letter In the spirit of Amy Poehler's Yes Please, Lena Dunham's Not That Kind of Girl, and Roxane Gay's Bad Feminist, a powerful collection of essays about gender, sexuality, race, beauty, Hollywood, and what it means to be a modern woman. One month before the release of the highly anticipated film The Birth of a Nation, actress Gabrielle Union shook the world with a vulnerable an……more

  • Details about Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life

    Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life

    Jenna Bush Hager; Barbara Bush; Laura Bush (Foreword by)

    #1 New York Times Bestseller Former first daughters and #1 bestselling authors Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush share intimate stories and reflections from the Texas countryside to the storied halls of the White House and beyond. Born into a political dynasty, Jenna and Barbara Bush grew up in the public eye. As small children, they watched their grandfather become president; just twelve years later they stood by their father's side when he took the same oath. They spent their college ……more

  • Details about It Takes Two: Our Story

    It Takes Two: Our Story

    Jonathan Scott; Drew Scott

    A New York Times bestseller! Jonathan and Drew Scott, known for their wildly popular HGTV shows including Property Brothers and Brother vs Brother , follow up their New York Times bestseller, Dream Home , with a highly anticipated memoir. It Takes Two: Our Story shares never-before-revealed tales of the brothers' childhood and rise to fame--from starting their first business at 7 years old, their years modeling and acting, to their first house purchase at the impressive young age of eighteen. ……more

  • Details about I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons

    I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons

    Kevin Hart; Neil Strauss (As told to)

    INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Superstar comedian and Hollywood box office star Kevin Hart turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include: the , a , for , above , and even even . Put them together and you have the funniest, most heartfelt, and most inspirational memoir on survival, success, and the importance of believing in yourself since Old Yeller . The question you're probably asking yourself right now is: What does Kevin Hart have th……more

  • Details about The Most Beautiful: My Life with Prince

    The Most Beautiful: My Life with Prince

    Mayte Garcia

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER At the one-year anniversary of his death, legendary musician Prince's first wife shares a uniquely intimate, candid, and revelatory look inside the personal and professional life of one of the world's most beloved icons. In The Most Beautiful , a title inspired by the hit song Prince wrote about their legendary love story, Mayte Garcia for the first time shares the deeply personal story of their relationship and offers a singular perspective on the music icon……more

  • Details about Boys in the Trees: A Memoir

    Boys in the Trees: A Memoir

    Carly Simon

    The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller A People Magazine Top Ten Book of the Year! "Intelligent and captivating. Don't miss it." - People Magazine "One of the best celebrity memoirs of the year." - The Hollywood Reporter   Rock Star. Composer and Lyricist. Feminist Icon. Survivor. Simon's memoir reveals her remarkable life, beginning with her storied childhood as the third daughter of Richard L. Simon, the co-founder of publishing giant Simon & Schuster, her musical debut as ha……more

  • Details about Born to Run

    Born to Run

    Bruce Springsteen

    "A virtuoso performance, the 508-page equivalent to one of Springsteen and the E Street Band's famous four-hour concerts: Nothing is left onstage, and diehard fans and first-timers alike depart for home sated and yet somehow already aching for more." --NPR "Richly rewarding…Bruce Springsteen proves that he has taken on life fully engaged both in living and examining it, and in doing so, he's delivered a story as profoundly inspiring as his best music…It's alternately brutally hon……more

  • Details about Never Look at the Empty Seats: A Memoir

    Never Look at the Empty Seats: A Memoir

    Charlie Daniels

    PRAISE FOR THE BOOK: A tale of hard work, musical discovery, and faith, Charlie Daniels's journey has been one of a kind. Equal parts rebel-rouser and apostle, it's no small coincidence he launched his career by beating the Devil with a fiddle in hand. I love this man, the things he stands for, and his music. What a story. --Brad Paisley, Grammy Award-Winning Singer and Songwriter Charlie is so up-front and friendly, we all assume we know everything there is to know about him. Not so. There i……more

  • Details about Unmasked

    Unmasked

    Andrew Lloyd Webber

    "You have the luck of Croesus on stilts (as my Auntie Vi would have said) if you've had the sort of career, ups and downs, warts and all that I have in that wondrous little corner of show business called musical theatre." One of the most successful and distinguished artists of our time, Andrew Lloyd Webber has reigned over the musical theatre world for nearly five decades. The winner of numerous awards, including multiple Tonys and an Oscar, Lloyd Webber has enchanted millions worldwide with hi……more

  • Details about Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose

    Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose

    Joe Biden

    The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller "Promise Me, Dad is a brisk, often uplifting read, a consequence of its author's congenital jollity and irrepressible candor." - Vanity Fair A deeply moving memoir about the year that would forever change both a family and a country. In November 2014, thirteen members of the Biden family gathered on Nantucket for Thanksgiving, a tradition they had been celebrating for the past forty years; it was the one constant in what had become a hectic, scrutiniz……more