Features outrageous Hollywood tales from the James Bond actor's life and career, as well as those told to him by a host of stars and filmmakers, including Tony Curtis, Sean Connery, Michael Caine, David Niven, Frank Sinatra, Gregory Peck, Peter Sellers and many more.
Robert Lee Watt tells the story of his musicianship, from first picking up his instrument to becoming the first black French horn player hired by a major symphony in the United States. The book takes a look at not only the world of music and Watt's progression as a musician, but the racial climate of America.
Bandleader George Clinton of Parliament-Funkadelic pairs with journalist Ben Greenman to deliver this memoir detailing his work in, and influence on, pop music.
Brian Moynahan recounts the 1942 performance of Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich's Seventh Symphony during the siege of Leningrad, placing it in the context of the city's intellectual and social life, and its sufferings from Stalinist terror as much as from the Nazi invasion.
A rollicking memoir by the legendary Monty Python comic traces his ascent in the entertainment world, from his humble origins and early collaborations with Graham Chapman through his uproarious achievements in multiple venues.
Based on the popular Tumblr of the same name, Vintage Black Glamour collects a century's worth of imagery (along with historical and biographical information) of black entertainers, from stars like Eartha Kitt and Lena Horne to lesser-known names like Bricktop and Acquanetta.
A portrait of the film icon offers insights into his early years and family background, drawing on interviews with friends and colleagues to trace his artistic evolution and the apparent disconnect between his real and on-screen personalities.
Takes readers on a cultural and historical tour of how rock and roll was influenced and shaped by mystic, occult and supernatural traditions, from Elvis Presley and the British Invasion bands, to 1980s metal and modern hip-hop.
The legendary jazz musician and composer reflects on his seven decades in music, tracing his early years as a musical prodigy and work in Miles Davis' second quintet to his multigenre explorations and collaborations with fellow artists.
In a twenty-fifth anniversary, behind-the-scenes account of the making of the cult classic film, the lead actor shares never-before-told stories and exclusive photographs as well as interviews with fellow actors and producers of the film.
The producer of such sitcoms as All in the Family, The Jeffersons, One Day at a Time, and The Facts of Life traces 50 years in show business and politics while discussing his wartime contributions and experiences as a family man.
A revelatory personal account by the Golden Globe-winning star of the hit show Sons of Anarchy describes his coming-of-age in New York's tough Washington Heights neighborhood, his early achievements in the East Village off-Broadway scene and his work with numerous fellow artists.