In time for opening day, author Larry Ruttman's fascinating oral history documents the Jewish American experience with America's pastime as a backdrop. Ruttman is joined by Marty Appel, former Yankees PR director and author of Pinstripe Empire.
The "Maestro of Rock" guitarist Dick Wagner shares stories from his illustrious career as a musician playing for such acts as Alice Cooper, Aerosmith, Peter Gabriel and Lou Reed. Mr. Wagner will both sign his books and perform.
Since it first opened on Broadway in 1964, Fiddler on the Roof has constantly been on stage somewhere. Author Barbara Isenberg is joined by Jerry Zaks, Austin Pendelton and Joanna Merlin to discuss its fascinating history.
Betty Halbreich, personal shopper at Bergdorf's for over 30 years and star of the documentary Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's, sits down with Isaac Mizrahi to discuss her new memoir I'll Drink to That: A Life in Style, with a Twist.
The Paying Guests, bestselling author Sarah Waters' latest, is an enthralling novel about a widow and her daughter who take a young couple into their home in 1920s London. It's a love story, a crime story and a beautiful portrait of time and place.
The Jewel means wealth. The Jewel means beauty. The Jewel means royalty.But for girls like Violet, the Jewel means servitude.Not just any kind of servitude. Violet, born and raised in the Marsh, has been trained as a surrogate for the royaltybecause in the Jewel the only thing more important than …
The Jewel means wealth. The Jewel means beauty. The Jewel means royalty.But for girls like Violet, the Jewel means servitude.Not just any kind of servitude. Violet, born and raised in the Marsh, has been trained as a surrogate for the royaltybecause in the Jewel the only thing more important than opulence is offspring.Purchased at the surrogacy auction by the Duchess of the Lake and greeted with a slap to the face, Violet (now known only as #197) quickly learns of the brutal truths that lie beneath the Jewel's glittering facade the cruelty, backstabbing, and hidden violence that have become the royal way of life.Violet must accept the ugly realities of her existence . . . and try to stay alive. But then a forbidden romance erupts between Violet and a handsome gentleman hired as a companion to the Duchess's petulant niece. Though his presence makes life in the Jewel a bit brighter, the consequences of their illicit relationship will cost them both more than they bargained for.Debut author Amy Ewing expertly crafts an enchanting story full of riches, rivalries, and riveting twists and turns that will keep readers on the edge of their seats until the very end.
If you're not fascinated by Korea yet, you will be after this book. One of the most innovative countries on Earth deserves a hilarious and poignant account on the order of Euny Hong's The Birth of Korean Cool.
Mills was given a rare opportunity to know Nelle Harper Lee, to be part of the Lee's life in Alabama. Through this she was able to discover how To Kill a Mockingbird affected their lives, and why Nelle Harper Lee never wrote another novel.