Books About Fame (6/18/24)

These memoirs and nonfiction accounts offer fascinating insight into the mystical world of celebrities and a life of fame! RUNAWAY TRAIN: OR, THE STORY OF MY LIFE SO FAR BY ERIC ROBERTS, WITH SAM KASHNER 9781250275325 | 9/17/24 In this brutally candid memoir, Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Eric Roberts pulls no punches about […]

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Movie/TV Tie-Ins (July 2018 Edition)

Movie/TV Tie-Ins (July 2018 Edition)

It’s a book! It’s a movie/TV show! It’s a book and a movie/TV show! DISCUSS! BLACK KLANSMAN: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime by Ron Stallworth Also available in audio The extraordinary true story of the African American police officer who goes undercover to investigate the KKK, the basis for the forthcoming […]

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May 2018 Memoirs

May 2018 Memoirs

What do a fire-eating woman and two comedians have in common? New memoirs out this month! THE ELECTRIC WOMAN: A Memoir in Death-Defying Acts by Tessa Fontaine A Spring 2018 Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers pick! A daughter’s astonishing memoir of pushing past fear, through life in a traveling sideshow and her mother’s […]

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Friday Reads: MTI Edition

Friday Reads: MTI Edition

Have you already seen (and read!) all the Oscar nominees? Check out these books making the leap to the big and small screens: ANNIHILATION by Jeff VanderMeer The first book in VanderMeer’s bestselling Southern Reach trilogy is now one of the most anticipated films of 2018, starring Natalie Portman, Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina […]

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FIRE AND FURY Frenzy!

FIRE AND FURY Frenzy!

Media is at a fever pitch for Michael Wolff’s FIRE AND FURY: Inside the Trump White House! 1st Serial Excerpt New York Magazine (on stands 1/8, online now) TV 1/5 The Today Show 1/7 Meet the Press 1/8 CBS This Morning 1/8 Morning Joe 1/8 MSNBC, Katy Tur 1/8 NBC Nightly News 1/8 MSNBC, Lawrence […]

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In the Hot Seat: Matt Goldman on GONE TO DUST

In the Hot Seat: Matt Goldman on GONE TO DUST

Today we turn the spotlight on Matt Goldman, whose debut novel, GONE TO DUST, features an unusual crime—a murdered woman is found covered in dust from hundreds of vacuum cleaner bags, rendering DNA evidence useless. Library Journal‘s Books for Dudes column called it, “hard-boiled awesomeness” and Booklist said, “Offer this one to aficionados of chilly […]

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Stars & TV News for I WAS TOLD TO COME ALONE

Stars & TV News for I WAS TOLD TO COME ALONE

Washington Post reporter Souad Mekhennet is a German-born Muslim of Moroccan and Turkish descent, and she uses the balance between the Muslim and Western sides of her life to provide a mediating voice between these cultures, which too often misunderstand each other. Souad’s memoir, I WAS TOLD TO COME ALONE: My Journey Behind the Lines […]

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Coming to a Screen Near You!

Coming to a Screen Near You!

Keep an eye out for these book adaptations headed to the big and small screens: Movie Mania! SILENCE by Shusaku Endo This movie adaptation of Endo’s classic novel of enduring faith in dangerous times, directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Andrew Garfield, Liam Neeson, and Adam Driver is “shaping up to be this year’s THE […]

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Agatha Raisin’s on TV!

Agatha Raisin’s on TV!

If you don’t know M.C. Beaton‘s feisty, gloriously non-pc PR maven-turned-amateur sleuth, Agatha Raisin, you should. She solves many a murder (and falls desperately for many a man) in the cozy Cotswold village of Carsely, which isn’t quite as peaceful as it seems. Readers familiar with Agatha’s adventures can now watch them on the small […]

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