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Marlene Dietrich

By: Riva, Maria

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1993

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010218

ISBN: 0394586921

Condition: Fine

789 pp, with 34 pp. b&w photos. No markings, close to new. Gift quality. Binding strong. Light rubbing on dust jacket. An exhaustive biography of the legend and her many romantic conquests, penned by her daughter. Frank but sympathetic account. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Issue 994 -- Mariah Carey cover

By: Rolling Stone

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Wenner Media: 2006

Edition: Feb. 23, 2006 Issue

Seller ID: 004906

Condition: Good +

88 pp. Nearly new but lower left corner of front cover is cut out to remove a mailing label. (cutting out a portion of Mariah Carey's midriff). Cover story is "The Midnight Confessions of Mariah Carey" re her experiences as the "comeback diva." Other articles include pieces on Dad rock, right-wing efforts to derail "Brokeback Mountain," a piece on the wider significance of the Enron trial; the Mars landing mission; profile of blue giant Buddy Guy;... View more info

The Rolling Stone Interviews: The 1980s

By: Rolling Stone Editors

Price: $4.65

Publisher: NY, St Martins Press/Rolling Stone: 1989

Seller ID: 009164

ISBN: 0312029748

Condition: Very Good

352 pp. with fullpage b&w photos of each subject. Light wear, no marking, corners lightly bumped. Binding firm. An anthology of 34 Rolling Stone magazine interviews, most 4-7 pages long, with various celebrities of the 1980s. Subjects inlcude Mick Jagger and Keith Richards from the Stones, Bo Diddley, Bob Dylan and Joan Baez; Everly Brothers, Jack Nicholson, Bruce Springsteen, Robin Williams, David Bowie, Eric Clapton, Archbishop Tutu et al. Size: 4to - 10.75 in Tall View more info

Secrets of a Sparrow

By: Ross, Diana

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Villard (Random House): 1993

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 009667

ISBN: 0679428747

Condition: Fine

299 PP., 8 pp. color photos, approx. 30 pp. b&w photos., plus detailed career timeline (through 1993). Close to new, gift quality. No markings. Snapshots on endpapers. Longtime Motown star recounts her life, her career start at 15 with the Primettes, later known as The Supremes. Her friction with Mary Ballard and Cindy Birdsong, and decision to go solo, her unfulfilled goal of making a movie of the life of Josephine Baker. Where she is headed at middle age. Size: 8vo -- ... View more info

Life Is a Banquet

By: Russell, Rosalind

Price: $2.50

Publisher: NY: Ace Books (Grosset & Dunlap), 1979: 0

Seller ID: 000553

ISBN: 0441482309

Condition: Good

Mass Market Paperback. Good. 14th Printing. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ISBN:0441482309. 260 pp.; 20 pp. b&w photos. Actress Rosalind Russell recaps her career and relationships. Cover lt soil, yellowing. No markings on pages. View more info

Dolly Parton: Daughter of the South

By: Scobey, Lola

Price: $2.00

Publisher: NY: Zebra Books (Kensington Publishing), 1978:

Seller ID: 000389

Mass Market Paperback. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ISBN:0890832951. 288 pp., a few small photos interspersed in text. Biography of country music singer Dolly Parton. The author acknowledges that parts of 6 chapters are "dramatizations." Some rubbing, yellowing, clean, no markings. View more info

Judy Garland: The Secret Life of an American Legend

By: Shipman, David

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, Hyperion Books: 1993

Edition: Ist paperback Edition

Seller ID: 007142

ISBN: 0786880260

Condition: Near Fine

540 pp. Close to new, light thumbing. No markings. Spine uncreased. Has bibliography, index, 24 pp. b&w glossy photos. An exhaustive biography of Garland and her film and music career, a non-stop pace that was fueled with pills and alcohol, leading to her early demise. View more info

The Great Movie Stars -- The Golden Years

By: Shipman, David

Price: $16.00

Publisher: NY, Da Capo Press (Plenum Publishing): 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition.

Seller ID: 009715

ISBN: 0306802473

Condition: Very Good

592 pp. Numerous b&w photos on most pages, generally quarter or one-third page. Lightly used, some spine creasing but binding still strong. No markings. Front cover is plain title, with a golden star. Light verical crease on rear cover. A detailed encyclopedia of Hollywood's major stars from approx. 1920 to 1950. Shipman freely applies his own subjective criteria, omitting, for example, some cowboy stars like Roy Rogers and Gene Autrey. Also missing are more recent sensa... View more info

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The Sexy Years: Discover the Hormone Connection--The Secret to Fabulous Sex, Great Health, and Vitality, for Women and Men

By: Somers, Suzanne

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Crown Publishers: 2004

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010176

ISBN: 0609607219

Condition: Very Good

357 pp. Light edgewear, close to new. No markings. Somers presents interviews with several doctors who recommend hormone replacement therapy (using "bioidentical" substances) to ease and slow down the impacts of aging. Aimed primarily at menopausal wormen but also includes chapters for middle-aged men low on their testosterone. Dust jacket has closeup of Somers in touseled hairstyle. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall View more info

More Than a Woman: An Intimate Biography of Bette Davis

By: Spada, James

Price: $5.50

Publisher: NY, Bantam: 1993

Edition: BCE.

Seller ID: 009518

ISBN: 0553095129

Condition: Very Good

514 pp., 36 pp. glossy b&w photos., index. Light soil to white spine, edge fading on lavender boards. Text clean, binding firm. Spada gives us another fascinating and graphic Hollywood biography, tapping many new sources and interviewing some of Davis' relatives and freinds for the first time. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall View more info

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Hollywood Be Thy Name: The Warner Brothers Story

By: Sperling, Cass Warner; Millner, Cork

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Lexington, Ky, University Press of Kentucky: 1998

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 009967

ISBN: 0813109582

Condition: Good

365 pp. Dampstain on bottom edge and bottom margin of most pages, but text clean. OK as reading copy. Binding firm. Several pages of glossy b&w photos of Warner family. Spine uncreased. Fascinating tale of the Warner family, and rise of the studio system in Hollywood, presented as a sort of movie script. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info

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Will Smith

By: Stern, Dave

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, NY: Aladdin Paperbacks (Simon & Schuster), 1999: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001196

ISBN: 0689824076

Condition: Good +

Trade Paperback. Good +. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 32 pp. glossy stock. Color photos on nearly every page. Crease in upper right corner of cover. Otherwise clean. Close-up of Smith on front cover. A condensed recap of Will Smith's acting and music career through 1999. Written for teenage fans. Part of the Scene series. View more info

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Feel This Book: An Essential Guide to Self-Empowerment, Spiritual Supremacy, and Sexual Satisfaction

By: Stiller, Ben; Garafalo, JaneAne

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 010314

ISBN: 0345412923

Condition: Very Good

214 pp. Light read, one inch closed tear at top of jacket's front panel. Text clean, binding firm. Tiny red ink line on top edge near spine. Two comedians poke fun at therapists and themselves by writing a satirical self-help guide to relationships. Both say the book idea was hatched by Ballantine, not themselves. Size: 8mvo-- 8.5 In. View more info


By: Strasberg, Susan

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1986

Edition: BCE

Seller ID: 0044459

Condition: Very Good +

251 pp., 8 pp. b&w phots. Rubbing on dj spine, light edwear, light chipping to dj. No markings in text, bright. Actress Susan Strasberg recounts her rocky career and relationships, including her ambivalent feelings toward her father, acting coach Lee Strasberg. View more info

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Everyone Loves You When You're Dead

By: Strauss, Neil

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, HarperCollins: 2011

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 009357

ISBN: 0061543675

Condition: Very Good +

507 pp. Half-inch stray ink mark near top of front cover. Else clean, tight binding, spine uncreased, close to new. Journalist Neil Strauss distills more than 3000 celebrity interviews to give 222 "one-minute" excerpts giving the essence of his encounters with variious musicians and actors. Among the scores included are Madonna, Johnny Cash, Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd, Cher, Jackie Chan, Zac Efron, David Bowie, Jerry Lee Lews, Billy Joel and Tom Cruise. Many b&w ... View more info

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Madonna: An Intimate Biography

By: Taraborrelli, J. Randy

Price: $8.50

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: 1st US Edtion

Seller ID: 503004170

ISBN: 0743227093

Condition: Near Fine

Clean white boards. 382 pp., plus 16 pp. glossy color photos and 28 pp. b&w photos. Nearly immaculate, remains of sticker on jacket. Square, firm binding. Text clean. With extensive source notes (but no index). Author traces Madonna's career as singer, actress and sex symbol from girlhood up to her marriage to Guy Ritchie. Includes many quotes from the self-made diva. Author claims his book is based on exclusive interviews with hundreds who know Madonna. Originally publi... View more info

Liza Minelli Cover -- November 2010 Issue

By: The Advocate

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Los Angeles, Here Media: 2010

Edition: November 2010.

Seller ID: 010273

Condition: Very Good

56 pp. Corner crease on front cover. Light wear. Cover story features Liza discussing her gay friends and her album, "Confessions." Other features include a look at Republican gay activists (Ken Mehlman, Ted Olson, et al) and an interview with author Michael Cunningham about his new nove "By Nightfall." Size: 8vo --10.75 in View more info

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Nicole Kidman

By: Thomson, David

Price: $5.50

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 2006

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 010162

ISBN: 1400042739

Condition: Near Fine

284 pp. with a few b&w photos scattered throughout, color close-up portrait on dust jacket. Nearly new, no markings, bumped corners. Film historian David Thomson recounts the career and personal life of the Australian actress through 2005, including her divorce from Tom Cruise. Includes bibliography, index. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall View more info

Music in My Heart and Borscht in My Blood

By: Tobias, Henry

Price: $8.50

Publisher: NY, Hippocrene Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005584

ISBN: 0870524577

Condition: Very Good +

192 pp. Slight dj chipping and cloth rubbing at top and foot of spine. Covers lightly bowed outward. Else close to new. No markings. Bright silver titling on black cloth spine. Text clean. Binding firm. Tobias, a piano player who worked with Eddie Cantor, Milton Berle, Frank Sinatra, Sophie Tucker, Mae West and others, pens a lively, highly anecdotal memoir of the Catskill Mountain entertainment circuit. He also worked as a social director and master of ceremonies in res... View more info

A Valuable Property: The Life Story of Michael Todd

By: Todd Jr., Michael and Todd, Susan McCarthy

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Arbor House: 1983

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 001142

ISBN: 0877954917

Condition: Very Good +

369 pp., with 24 pp. b&w photos, notes, index. The children of film producer Michael Todd recount his whole life, including his lengthy first marriage pre-Taylor. Black marker remainder marks on edges, inside front end paper. Text clean. DJ has small tear in rear, flaps curled. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info