Just recently chanced on, this new memoir grants Cayce's very important message to the realm at an important time: the sunrise of the twenty-first century. during this own, relocating tale, readers find out how Cayce felt approximately his striking powers; the angelic presence that advised him he might develop into a healer to thousands; his striking skill as a toddler to profit his college classes just by drowsing on his books. we are additionally given a "behind the scenes" glimpse at his many psychic readings. all through his lifestyles, Cayce was once the voice humans grew to become to for suggestion on concerns as different as healthiness and international matters. Now, Cayce speaks once again on those subject matters and supplies his final message to humanity for the 1st time. "My lifestyles as a Seer" brings to existence the emotional frustrations, motivations, fears, and visions of the century's prime spiritualist.
By Michael Korda
From international leaders to Mafia dons, from Hollywood stars to the literary world's so much eccentric writers, the impressive and infamous alike have entrusted their life's paintings to Simon & Schuster's preeminent editor, Michael Korda. during this masterful memoir, Korda finds the unforgettable solid of characters and outrageous anecdotes at the back of 4 many years of blockbuster publishing, bringing us face-to-face with dozens of larger-than-life figures: Richard Nixon, who maintained his "presidential" personality lengthy after his public lifestyles was once over; Joan Crawford, whose autobiography mirrored a lifestyles she could have beloved to have lived yet didn't; Joseph Bonanno, the retired Mafia don who'd do whatever to maintain from being killed by means of the reviewers.
And in a revelatory account that reads as compulsively as fiction, Another Life paints a vibrant photograph of publishing's glitterati, together with Jacqueline Susann, who liberated women's fiction--and terrorized a publishing condominium, and Tennessee Williams, who nourished his genius on four-course vodka lunches. A veritable who is Who of level, reveal, and letters, Another Life is the deft interweaving of publishing at it such a lot fascinating--and storytelling at its most interesting.
By Debra Ginsberg
A veteran waitress dishes up a highly spiced and strong account of existence because it rather exists in the back of kitchen doors.
Part memoir, half social remark, half consultant to tips to behave whilst eating out, Debra Ginsberg's booklet takes readers on her twentyyear trip as a waitress at a soap-operatic Italian eating place, an specific five-star eating membership, the dingiest of diners, and extra. whereas chronicling her evolution as a author, Ginsberg takes a behind-the-scenes examine eating place life-revealing that definite, whilst driven, a server will spit in meals, and, no, that isn't particularly decaf you are getting-and how most folks during this company are in a relentless kingdom of ready to do whatever else.
By Rigoberta Menchú
Now a world bestseller, the extraordinary lifetime of Rigoberta Menchú, a Guatemalan peasant lady, displays at the studies universal to many Indian groups in Latin the US. Menchú suffered gross injustice and hassle in her formative years: her brother, parents have been murdered through the Guatemalan army. She discovered Spanish and grew to become to catechistic paintings as an expression of political riot in addition to spiritual dedication. Menchú vividly conveys the normal ideals of her neighborhood and her own reaction to feminist and socialist principles. specifically, those pages are illuminated by means of the iconic braveness and passionate feel of justice of a rare girl.
By Bebe Winans
A digital album of BeBe Winans' precious stories of his good friend and "sister," Whitney Houston.
In the years among the 1st time BeBe Winans and Whitney Houston met in 1985, to the day he introduced the tribute that touched a gazing state at Houston's funeral, a deep and certain friendship bloomed and thrived. They thought of one another family in the truest experience of the be aware.
Now this very own selection of remembrances bargains us a seat on the desk in the course of Whitney's such a lot unguarded moments. the following we see her in all her quirky, passionate, fiercely unswerving glory although the eyes of her "brother", BeBe.
For such a lot of her public lifestyles, Whitney Houston was once a secret. In The Whitney I Knew, Winans has given us a superb gift---the reward of knowing. From profoundly relocating own moments to eye-opening bills of triumph to the heartbreaking realities that resulted in her final defeat, the untold tales are in detail woven all through this book---along with on-line video hyperlinks to behind-the-scenes moments, highlights of her occupation, and never-before-seen video of Whitney. additionally integrated is an intensive picture part from BeBe's own collection.
By Daniel Menaker
A New York occasions e-book Review Editors’ Choice
“At the epicenter of literary manhattan, Menaker is an irreverent advisor to the publishing world’s internal workings . . . His personal trip, pressured by way of his self-knowledge and humorousness, elevates this memoir into greater than witty chatter.” — Chicago Tribune
“Impossible to resist.” — Jennifer Egan, writer of A stopover at from the Goon Squad
In those pages Daniel Menaker brings us a “ruefully humorous insider’s travel of the publishing world” (Vogue.com). Haunted by way of a self-doubt sharpened via his position in his brother’s unforeseen dying, he deals wry, hilarious observations on publishing, child-rearing, parent-losing, and the writing lifestyles. yet as time passes, we witness a relocating, considerate meditation on years good lived, good learn, and good spent. choked with error, maybe. yet jam-packed with attempt, packed with accomplishment, jam-packed with life.
“Tender, shrewdpermanent and witty, this booklet is really unputdownable.” — Real uncomplicated
“Energetic and exhilarating . . . [Menaker’s] smart, fast paced prose makes you cease and imagine and wonder.” — New York occasions publication Review
“At as soon as jaunty and erudite . . . The writing easily shines.” — San Francisco Chronicle
By Lee Stringer
No matter if Lee Stringer is describing "God's nook" as he calls forty second highway, or his good friend Suzy, a hooker and "past due vacationer" whose child baby he occasionally babysits, no matter if he's recounting his stories at road information, the place he started hawking the newspaper for a residing salary, then wrote articles, and served for a time as muckraking senior editor, if it is his adventures in New York's notorious Tombs prison, or appearing group carrier, or sound asleep within the tunnels lower than Grand valuable Station by means of evening and gathering cans through day, it is a ebook wealthy with small acts of kindness, humor or even heroism along the anticipated violence and desperation of existence in the street. there's consistently room, Stringer writes, "amid the dress" jewel glitter...for yet another diamond within the rough."
Two occasions upward push over Grand principal iciness like sentinels: Stringer's discovery of crack cocaine and his catching the writing malicious program. among those very diverse but oddly related actions, Lee's existence unwound itself, throughout the Eighties, and took the form of an odyssey, an epic fight to discover that means and happiness in arid instances. He ultimately beat the 1st dependancy with aid from a therapy application. the second one habit, writing, has carry of him still.
Among the numerous accomplishments of this booklet is that Stringer is ready to show whatever of the power and complexity of a down—and—out lifestyles. The reader walks clear of it buzzing its melody, one who is extra clever than despairing, much less in regards to the disgrace we think while faced with an image of these much less lucky, and extra in regards to the pleasure we think after we adventure our shared humanity.
By Margaret Thatcher
A firsthand account of Thatcher's time period as Britain's leading minister discusses her 3 election victories, the Falklands battle, the Miners' Strike, the Brighton Bomb, the Westland Affair, and her kin with different countries and leaders. Reprint. $50,000 ad/promo. NYT.
By David Peisner
"It's fabulous to me how totally a long way long gone Steve-O was once, and the way he seems to be again on it during this publication with such intelligence, humor, and searing honesty. What a really incredible life."
From his early days videotaping loopy skateboard stunts to starring within the Jackass videos, there has been little that Stephen "Steve-O" Glover would not do. even if it used to be stapling his nutsack to his leg or diving right into a pool filled with elephant crap, virtually not anything was once out of bounds. because the stunts acquired crazier, his lifestyles stored speed. He constructed a crippling dependancy to medicinal drugs and alcohol, and an obsession along with his personal megastar that proved approximately as harmful. merely an intervention and a trip to a psychiatric ward kept his lifestyles. this present day he has been fresh and sober for greater than 3 years.
Professional Idiot recounts the lunacy, the debauchery, the stunts, the drug habit, and the trail to restoration with bravado, humor, and heart.
"A nice e-book to learn ahead of you get at the curler coaster to hell, if you happen to plan on surviving to inform approximately it like Steve-O did."
--Nikki Sixx, writer of The Heroin Diaries
"This is the suitable booklet for those that hate reading."
--Tommy Lee, writer of Tommyland
The suggestions i have gotten on fb and Twitter from these of you who have learn this booklet has been attention-grabbing, heartwarming, and hilarious. i am chuffed to maintain answering your questions about there, and that i motivate extra of you to hitch within the dialogue. desire to listen to from you quickly, and thanks all so much.