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Joel Grey, the Tony and Academy Award-winning Master of Ceremonies in Cabaret finally tells his remarkable life story. Born Joel David Katz to a wild and wooly Jewish American family in Cleveland, Ohio in 1932, Joel began his life in the theater at the age of 9, starting in children’s theater and then moving to the main stage. He was hooked, and his seven decades long career charts the evolution of American entertainment - from Vaudeville performances with his father, Mickey Katz to the seedy gangster filled nightclubs of the forties, the bright lights of Broadway and dizzying glamour of Hollywood, to juggernaut musicals like Cabaret, Chicago, and Wicked. Master of Ceremonies is a memoir of a life lived in and out of the limelight, but it is also the story of the man behind the stage makeup. Coming of age in a time when being yourself tended to be not only difficult but also dangerous, Joel has to act both on and off the stage. He spends his high school years sleeping with the girls-next-door while carrying on a scandalous affair with an older man. Romances with to-die-for Vegas Showgirls are balanced with late night liaisons with like-minded guys, until finally Joel falls in love and marries a talented and beautiful woman, starts a family, and has a pretty much picture perfect life. But 24 years later when the marriage dissolves, Joel has to once again find his place in a world that has radically changed. Drawing back the curtain on a career filled with show-stopping numbers, larger-than-life stars and even singing in the shower with Bjork, Master of Ceremonies is also a portrait of an artist coming to terms with his evolving identity. When an actor plays a character, he has to find out what makes them who they are; their needs, dreams, and fears. It’s a difficult thing to do, but sometimes the hardest role in an actor’s life is that of himself. Deftly capturing the joy of performing as well as the pain and secrets of an era we have only just started to leave behind, Joel’s story is one of love, loss, hard-won honesty, redemption, and success.

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9781250057259 | Flatiron Books, February 7, 2017, cover price $17.99 | also contains Master of Ceremonies: A Memoir

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9781427266828 | Unabridged edition (Macmillan Audio, February 16, 2016), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Joel Grey, the Tony and Academy Award-winning Master of Ceremonies in Cabaret finally tells his remarkable life story.

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On the centennial of his birth, the defining wunderkind of modern entertainment gets his due in a groundbreaking new biography of his early years—from his first forays in theater and radio to the inspiration and making of Citizen Kane.In the history of American popular culture, there is no more dramatic story—no swifter or loftier ascent to the pinnacle of success and no more tragic downfall—than that of Orson Welles. In this magisterial biography, Patrick McGilligan brings young Orson into focus as never before. He chronicles Welles’s early life growing up in Wisconsin and Illinois as the son of an alcoholic industrialist and a radical suffragist and classical musician, and the magical early years of his career, including his marriage and affairs, his influential friendships, and his artistic collaborations.The tales of his youthful achievements were so colorful and improbable that Welles, with his air of mischief, was often thought to have made them up. Now after years of intensive research, McGilligan sorts out fact from fiction and reveals untold, fully documented anecdotes of Welles’s first exploits and triumphs, from starring as a teenager on the Gate Theatre stage in Dublin and bullfighting in Sevilla, to his time in the New York theater and his fraught partnership with John Houseman in the Mercury Theatre, to his arrival in Hollywood and the making of Citizen Kane. Filled with intriguing new insights and startling revelations—including the surprising true origin and meaning of “Rosebud”—Young Orson is a fascinating look at the creative development and influences that shaped this legendary artistic genius.

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9780062112484 | Harpercollins, November 17, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: On the centennial of his birth, the defining wunderkind of modern entertainment gets his due in a groundbreaking new biography of his early years—from his first forays in theater and radio to the inspiration and making of Citizen Kane.

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9780062112491 | Reprint edition (Perennial, November 15, 2016), cover price $18.99

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9781504660594 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, December 15, 2015), cover price $64.95 | About this edition: [Read by Keith Szarabajka] For the centennial of his birth, the defining wunderkind of modern entertainment gets his due in a groundbreaking new biography of his early years -- from his first forays in theater and radio to the inspiration and making of Citizen Kane.
9781504660587 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, December 15, 2015), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: [Read by Keith Szarabajka] For the centennial of his birth, the defining wunderkind of modern entertainment gets his due in a groundbreaking new biography of his early years -- from his first forays in theater and radio to the inspiration and making of Citizen Kane.

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A hilarious and biting memoir from the actor, comedian and Saturday Night Live alumni David Spade.David Spade is best known for his harsh “Hollywood” Minute Sketches on SNL, his starring roles in movies like Joe Dirt and Tommy Boy,  and his seven-year stint as Dennis Finch on the series Just Shoot Me. Now, with a wit as dry as the weather in his home state of Arizona, the “comic brat extraordinaire” tells his story in Almost Interesting.First Taking fans back to his childhood as a wannabe cool younger brother and recounting his excruciating road-tour to fame—when he was regularly mistaken for a ten year-old, Spade then dishes about his time crisscrossing the country as a comedian, for low-paying gigs and dragging along his mother’s old suitcase full of props. He also covers his years on SNL during the beloved Rock/Sandler/Farley era of the 1990s, including his close working relationship and friendship with Chris Farley and brags about the ridiculous perks that fame has brought into his life, including the constant fear of being fired, a crazy ex-assistant who attacked him while he was sleeping, a run-in with Eddie Murphy on the mean streets of Beverly Hills, and of course an endless supply of hot chicks.  Sometimes dirty, always funny, and as sharp as a tack, Almost Interesting reminds you why David Spade is one of our generation’s favorite funny guys.

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9780062376978 | Dey Street Books, October 27, 2015, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: A hilarious and biting memoir from the actor, comedian and Saturday Night Live alumni David Spade.

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9780062376992 | Reprint edition (Dey Street Books, April 12, 2016), cover price $15.99

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9780062562715 | Unabridged edition (Harperaudio, October 4, 2016), cover price $14.99

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Hardcover:

9781468310856 | Overlook Pr, July 13, 2015, cover price $28.95
9780396048060, titled "White Fang and Other Stories" | Dodd Mead, June 1, 1960, cover price $5.50 | also contains White Fang and Other Stories

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9781468313581 | Reprint edition (Overlook Pr, October 4, 2016), cover price $16.95

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Product Description: From the author of the beloved New York Times bestselling book Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? and the creator and star of The Mindy Project comes a collection of essays that are as hilarious and insightful as they are deeply personal...read more

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9780804138147 | Crown Pub, September 15, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: From the author of the beloved New York Times bestselling book Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

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9780804138161 | Three Rivers Pr, September 27, 2016, cover price $16.00 | also contains Why Not Me?, Why Not Me? | About this edition: From the author of the beloved New York Times bestselling book Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

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Product Description: Alice Howell (1886-1961) is slowly gaining recognition and regard as arguably the most important slapstick comedienne of the silent era. This new study, the first book-length appreciation, identifies her place in the comedy hierarchy alongside the best-known of silent comediennes, Mabel Normand...read more
By George Stevens (foreword by)

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9781496806321 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, September 1, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Alice Howell (1886-1961) is slowly gaining recognition and regard as arguably the most important slapstick comedienne of the silent era.

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Product Description: Best known for her Oscar-nominated roles in the smash hits Paper Moon and Blazing Saddles, Madeline Kahn (1942-1999) was one of the most popular comedians of her time--and one of the least understood. In private, she was as reserved and refined as her characters were bold and bawdy...read more

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9781617037610, titled "Madeline Kahn: Being the Music: A Life" | 1 edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, April 29, 2015), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Best known for her Oscar-nominated roles in the smash hits Paper Moon and Blazing Saddles, Madeline Kahn (1942-1999) was one of the most popular comedians of her time--and one of the least understood.

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9781496809599 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, September 1, 2016), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Best known for her Oscar-nominated roles in the smash hits Paper Moon and Blazing Saddles, Madeline Kahn (1942-1999) was one of the most popular comedians of her time--and one of the least understood.

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Product Description: Cindy Williams, half of the comedic duo of Laverne & Shirley, has had a wild and lively career in show business. This book is an engaging and heartfelt journey from Williams’s blue collar roots to unexpected stardom—from being pranked by Jim Morrison while waiting tables at Whisky a Go Go to starring in one of the most iconic shows on television...read more
By Begley (foreword by), Dave Smitherman (contributor) and Cindy Williams

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9780387909387, titled "Discourse Development: Progress in Cognitive Development Research" | Springer Verlag, March 1, 1984, cover price $99.00 | also contains Discourse Development: Progress in Cognitive Development Research

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9781630762681 | Taylor Pub, September 1, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Cindy Williams, half of the comedic duo of Laverne & Shirley, has had a wild and lively career in show business.

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Product Description: Profiles the careers and lives of six celebrities who have used their fame to launch their own brands, including Jay Z, Jessica Simpson, and Taylor Swift.

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9781601529947 | Referencepoint Pr Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Profiles the careers and lives of six celebrities who have used their fame to launch their own brands, including Jay Z, Jessica Simpson, and Taylor Swift.

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Product Description: In the spirit of Mindy Kaling’s bestseller Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? or Judd Apatow’s Sick in the Head, a collection of humorous, autobiographical essays from Kunal Nayyar, best known as Raj on CBS’s #1 hit comedy The Big Bang Theory...read more

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9781476761824 | Atria Books, September 15, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: In the spirit of Mindy Kaling’s bestseller Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

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9781476761848 | Reprint edition (Atria Books, July 26, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In the spirit of Mindy Kaling’s bestseller Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

CD/Spoken Word:

9781442371286 | Unabridged edition (Simon & Schuster, September 15, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: In the spirit of Mindy Kaling’s bestseller Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

Prebinding:

9780606389396 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, July 26, 2016), cover price $28.20 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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9781501132841 | Keyword Pr / Atria, July 19, 2016, cover price $17.00

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Product Description: In the span of four months in 2012, Tig Notaro was hospitalized for a debilitating intestinal disease called C. diff, her mother unexpectedly died, she went through a breakup, and then she was diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer...read more

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9780062266637 | Ecco Pr, June 14, 2016, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: One of America’s most original comedic voices delivers a darkly funny, wryly observed, and emotionally raw account of her year of death, cancer, and epiphany.

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9781504734516 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 14, 2016), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: In the span of four months in 2012, Tig Notaro was hospitalized for a debilitating intestinal disease called C.
9781504734523 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, June 14, 2016), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: In the span of four months in 2012, Tig Notaro was hospitalized for a debilitating intestinal disease called C.

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9780385540698 | Doubleday, June 14, 2016, cover price $25.95

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A reprinting of the 1922 collection of thirty stories about the 'bunny rabbit gentleman' and his animal friends. Features the original illustrations.

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9780448090795, titled "Uncle Wiggily's Picture Book" | Grosset & Dunlap, April 1, 1989, cover price $11.95 | also contains Uncle Wiggily''s Picture Book | About this edition: A reprinting of the 1922 collection of thirty stories about the 'bunny rabbit gentleman' and his animal friends.

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9781476747743 | Simon & Schuster, June 7, 2016, cover price $16.00

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By Rebecca Paley (contributor)

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9781410489319 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, May 4, 2016), cover price $33.99

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Product Description: A moving and surprisingly funny memoir about finding the right balance between anger and compassion“Why aren’t you angry?” people often asked Martin Moran after he told his story of how he came to forgive the man who sexually abused him as a boy...read more

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9780807086575 | Beacon Pr, May 17, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A moving and surprisingly funny memoir about finding the right balance between anger and compassion“Why aren’t you angry?

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9780062342843 | Harpercollins, April 26, 2016, cover price $26.99

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9780062466778 | Harperluxe, April 26, 2016, cover price $26.99

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9780753557075 | Gardners Books, October 29, 2015, cover price $28.25
9781101983799 | E P Dutton, October 27, 2015, cover price $28.00
9780444429148, titled "Teratogens: Chemicals Which Cause Birth Defects" | Elsevier Science Ltd, February 1, 1988, cover price $258.75 | also contains Teratogens: Chemicals Which Cause Birth Defects

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9781101983812 | Reprint edition (E P Dutton, May 17, 2016), cover price $16.00
9780515073553, titled "Down and Dirty" | Jove Pubns, March 1, 1984, cover price $2.50 | also contains Down and Dirty

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9780147520692 | Unabridged edition (Penguin/Highbridge, October 27, 2015), cover price $35.00

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Product Description: The star of Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin presents her personal story of the real plight of undocumented immigrants in this country Diane Guerrero, the television actress from the megahit Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, was just fourteen years old on the day her parents were detained and deported while she was at school...read more

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9781627795272 | Henry Holt & Co, May 3, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The star of Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin presents her personal story of the real plight of undocumented immigrants in this country Diane Guerrero, the television actress from the megahit Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, was just fourteen years old on the day her parents were detained and deported while she was at school.

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Product Description: From award-winning vlogger and entrepreneur Connor Franta comes this collectible hardcover edition—complete with a brand-new bonus chapter—of his New York Times bestselling memoir, A Work in Progress, which was selected by Forbes as a Top 5 Breakthrough Book of 2015 and won the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Memoir...read more

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9781501145933 | Keyword Pr / Atria, May 3, 2016, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: From award-winning vlogger and entrepreneur Connor Franta comes this collectible hardcover edition—complete with a brand-new bonus chapter—of his New York Times bestselling memoir, A Work in Progress, which was selected by Forbes as a Top 5 Breakthrough Book of 2015 and won the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Memoir.

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9781476791616 | Keyword Pr / Atria, April 21, 2015, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER GOODREADS CHOICE AWARD WINNER FOR BEST MEMOIR/AUTOBIOGRAPHY FORBES TOP 5 BREAKTHROUGH BOOK OF 2015 In this intimate memoir of life beyond the camera, Connor Franta shares the lessons he has learned on his journey from small-town boy to Internet sensation—so far.

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Product Description: The instant New York Times bestseller from “queen of the geeks” Felicia Day, You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) is a “relentlessly funny and surprisingly inspirational” (Forbes) memoir about her unusual upbringing, her rise to internet stardom, and embracing her weirdness to find her place in the world...read more
By Joss Whedon (foreword by)

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9781476785660 | Reprint edition (Touchstone Books, April 19, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The instant New York Times bestseller from “queen of the geeks” Felicia Day, You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) is a “relentlessly funny and surprisingly inspirational” (Forbes) memoir about her unusual upbringing, her rise to internet stardom, and embracing her weirdness to find her place in the world.

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Product Description: From comedian and journalist Faith Salie, of NPR's Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me! and CBS News Sunday Morning, a collection of daring, funny essays chronicling the author's adventures during her lifelong quest for approval  Faith Salie has done it all in the name of validation...read more

Hardcover:

9780553419931 | Crown Pub, April 19, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: From comedian and journalist Faith Salie, of NPR's Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me!

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Product Description: This enlightening book is the go-to guide for fans for biographical information, rare photos, and interesting trivia about their favorite child stars, shows, series, networks, and the times that defined the shows. Spanning forty years of television history, this book details both the success stories and misfortunes of many child stars...read more

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9781630761134 | Taylor Pub, April 15, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This enlightening book is the go-to guide for fans for biographical information, rare photos, and interesting trivia about their favorite child stars, shows, series, networks, and the times that defined the shows.

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