We’ve rounded up the hottest biographies, memoirs, and ruminations on some of music’s biggest names, from Jay-Z to David Bowie. Click to Rock Out with More Books.
These aren’t your high school history books. With rich, fascinating detail, these history books tell the stories of some of the most interesting people and events of all time. Because sometimes, the truth is stranger, and more incredible, than fiction. The Apache Wars by Paul Andrew Hutton In the tradition of Empire of the Summer […]
In celebration of De Niro: A Life, the newly released biography of the iconic actor, I’m reminiscing over my favorite De Niro movie. I’m a huge fan of Cape Fear, though I have yet to read to book. Shhhh, don’t tell anyone! What’s your favorite De Niro movie? A book like no other about one […]
A high profile publicity campaign will have your patrons eagerly adding their names to your holds list for 41 by George W. Bush! The Today Show; CBS Face The Nation and Sunday Morning; Fox News Channel programs: Hannity and Greta Van Susteren; a Parade magazine cover story; and a USA Today article are just the beginning of […]
Congrats go out to Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith for making NPR’s The Lives Of Geniuses: Five Brilliant Biographies List with their book Van Gogh: A Life! More than a decade in the writing, this is the first definitive biography of one of the world’s most popular artists. The author team that wrote Jackson […]
“Complex but clear and easy to follow . . . With fresh information and insights, [Hemingway’s Boat] adds significantly—as many other books have not—to what we know about a complicated and great American writer.” –Clyde Edgerton, Garden & Gun “Compelling . . . A fresh interpretation of the last decades of Hemingway’s life.” –Marjorie Kehe, […]
Spring 2010 Drop-In from Crown Publishers OPRAH By Kitty Kelley Based on three years of research and reporting as well as 850 interviews with sources, many of whom have never before spoken for publication, Oprah is the first comprehensive biography of one of the most influential, powerful, and admired public figures of our time, by […]
Our exciting week here at Random House just keeps getting better!! Wonderful news this afternoon from the Pulitzer Prize Board: Random House, Inc. books were awarded 2009 Pulitzers in three of the five Letter categories. Fiction OLIVE KITTERIDGE by Elizabeth Strout (Random House) Biography AMERICAN LION: Andrew Jackson in the White House by Jon […]