New Arrivals: Biographies

Bansky: the Man Behind the Wall
by Will Ellsworth-Jones
The unauthorized biography of the guerilla artist who has managed to remain anonymous even while achieving international fame.

By some miracle I made it out of there : a memoir by Tom Sizemore
An account of the acclaimed actor’s life, Hollywood career, and struggles with methamphetamine addiction.

Mickey Cohen: The Life and Crimes of L.A.’s Most Notorious Mobster by Tere Tereba
Chronicles the life of the mob boss who took over criminal activity in L.A. after Bugsy Siegel’s death, revealing his connections to politicians and Hollywood icons as well as the history of the city’s underworld.

Hitmaker: The Man and His Music
by Tommy Mottola
Mottola recounts his life and career: how a college dropout from the Bronx became one of the music industry’s most creative and controversial CEOs.

Hopper : a journey into the American dream
by Tom Folsom
A wild journey through Dennis Hopper’s many lives as one of America’s most unconventional actors who staged one of the greatest Hollywood comebacks of all time.

Long Shot by Mike Piazza
The candid story of the greatest hitting catcher in the history of baseball, from his inauspicious draft selection to his Hall of Fame-worthy achievements and the unusual controversies that marked his career.

Lucky me : my life with–and without–my mom, Shirley MacLaine by Sachi Parker
The daughter of the Hollywood star traces her youth spent moving between her mother’s Los Angeles movie sets and her father’s home in Japan, her years in boarding schools, and the series of abusive relationships she endured.


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