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Behind the Scenes

by Judi Dench St. Martin's Press (November 24, 2014)

From her first theatrical roles as a teenager in York to her scene-stealing performances as 'M' in the James Bond films, Dame Judi Dench's professional life has consisted of non-stop acting, leading to numerous...

You Might Remember Me

by Mike Thomas St. Martin's Press (September 22, 2014)

Beloved TV comedic actor Phil Hartman is best known for his eight brilliant seasons on Saturday Night Live, where his versatility and comedic timing resulted in some of the funniest and most famous sketches...

Peter Brook

by Michael Kustow St. Martin's Press (September 01, 2014)

Peter Brook is one of the world's legendary theater directors. His productions are a byword for imagination, energy, and innovation. From his ground-breaking production of Marat/Sade, to his "white box" A Midsummer...

Dancing with Demons

by Penny Valentine & Vicki Wickham St. Martin's Press (August 11, 2014)

Dusty Springfield led a tragic yet inspiring life, battling her way to the top of the charts and into the hearts of music fans world-wide. Her signature voice made songs such as "I Only Want to Be with You,"...

Life of the Party

by Bert Kreischer St. Martin's Press (May 26, 2014)

A collection of outrageous stories by the standup comic, TV host, and inspiration for the movie National Lampoon's Van Wilder

Bert Kreischer doesn't know how to say "no." If he did, he wouldn't have gotten himself...

James Gandolfini: The Real Life of the Man Who Made Tony Soprano

by Dan Bischoff St. Martin's Press (April 07, 2014)

James Gandolfini: The Real Life of the Man Who Made Tony Soprano is the first biography of the actor who died, in June 2013 at age 51, widely recognized as one of the best?and most defining?actors of his generation....

Seducing Ingrid Bergman

by Chris Greenhalgh St. Martin's Press (March 17, 2014)

The beautiful Casablanca star, the world's greatest war photographer, and the secret love affair that would change their lives forever . . . in Chris Greenhalgh's Seducing Ingrid Bergman

June 1945. When Ingrid...

My Anecdotal Life

by Carl Reiner St. Martin's Press (March 17, 2014)

More than once, Carl Reiner has had friends say, "Hey, Reiner, you ought to write those things down." And at eighty, he finally has.

In this funny and engaging memoir, one of the best raconteurs on the planet...

I Will Survive

by Gloria Gaynor St. Martin's Press (March 10, 2014)

I Will Survive is the story of Gloria Gaynor, America's "Queen of Disco." It is the story of riches and fame, despair, and finally salvation. Her meteoric rise to stardom in the mid-1970s was nothing short of...

Soap Opera

by Eileen Fulton St. Martin's Press (March 03, 2014)

Real-life star of As the World Turns for over forty years, actress and novelist Eileen Fulton weaves a sizzling tale that could only come from someone with an insider's savvy about what happens on a TV soap--after...

Melissa Explains It All

by Melissa Joan Hart St. Martin's Press (October 28, 2013)

Melissa Joan Hart explained it all-from dating to bullies-in her groundbreaking role as Clarissa Darling on Clarissa Explains It All. She cast a spell on millions more viewers as Sabrina, the Teenage Witch....


by Corey Feldman St. Martin's Press (October 28, 2013)

"Spares no details." ?Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

"An incredible read." ?Richard Donner, Director

"People always ask me about life after childhood stardom. What would I say to parents of children in the...

My Way

by Paul Anka & David Dalton St. Martin's Press (April 08, 2013)

A teen idol of the 1950s who virtually invented the singer/songwriter/heartthrob combination that still tops pop music today, Paul Anka rocketed to fame with a slew of hits-from "Diana" to "Put Your Head on...

David Lean

by Kevin Brownlow St. Martin's Press (August 14, 1996)

The life and its biographer provide a landmark work on the cinema. Emerging from a childhood of nearly Dickensian darkness, David Lean found his great success as a director of the appropriately titled Great...


by Andrew Morton St. Martin's Press (May 18, 2002)

The explosive New York Times bestseller-- Madonna

From motherless child to wife and mother, from "boy toy" to fiercely independent diva, Madonna is one of the most remarkable women of our time. With a career...

Inventing Elsa Maxwell

by Sam Staggs St. Martin's Press (October 15, 2012)

Inventing Elsa Maxwell, the first biography of this extraordinary woman, tells the witty story of a life lived out loud.

With Inventing Elsa Maxwell, Sam Staggs has crafted a landmark biography. Elsa Maxwell...

The Man Who Saw a Ghost

by Devin McKinney St. Martin's Press (October 01, 2012)

The first major biography of the iconic actor Henry Fonda, a story of stardom, manhood, and the American character

Henry Fonda's performances?in The Grapes of Wrath, Young Mr. Lincoln, The Lady Eve, 12 Angry...

Fat, Drunk, and Stupid

by Matty Simmons St. Martin's Press (April 09, 2012)

In 1976 the creators of National Lampoon, America's most popular humor magazine, decided to make a movie. It would be set on a college campus in the 1960s, loosely based on the experiences of Lampoon writers...

Rubber Balls and Liquor

by Gilbert Gottfried St. Martin's Press (April 25, 2011)

Nobody ever reads this part of the book. Somebody at the publishing house explained to me that it's actually called the book flap. That sounded dirty, so I giggled for three hours. But it says in my contract...

And Furthermore

by Judi Dench St. Martin's Press (February 14, 2011)

I can hardly believe that it is more than half a century since I first stepped on to the stage of the Old Vic Theatre and into a way of life that has brought me the most rewarding professional relationships...

Julie Andrews

by Richard Stirling St. Martin's Press (March 17, 2008)

Julie Andrews is the last of the great Hollywood musical stars, unequaled by any in her time.

In My Fair Lady, Julie Andrews had the biggest hit on Broadway. As the title character in Mary Poppins, she won an...

Ava Gardner

by Lee Server St. Martin's Press (March 31, 2007)

"The most complete and engrossing biography yet of this exotic Southern girl...Excellent."?Liz Smith

She was the sex symbol who dazzled all the other sex symbols. She was the temptress who drove Frank Sinatra...

A Promise to Ourselves

by Alec Baldwin St. Martin's Press (September 22, 2008)

"I have been through some of the worst of contentious divorce litigation," Alec Baldwin declares in A Promise to Ourselves. Using a very personal approach, he offers practical guidance to help others avoid the...

Kardashian Konfidential: Revised and Updated

by Kim Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian & Khloe Kardashian St. Martin's Press (November 21, 2011)

New! Exclusive!

Inside Kim's wedding with never-seen pix


An amazing new chapter on the secrets of our success!

You know a lot about us from watching our TV shows, but you don't know everything... yet! Come...

Sidney Lumet

by Maura Spiegel St. Martin's Press (December 09, 2019)

The first-ever biography of the seminal American director whose remarkable life traces a line through American entertainment history

Acclaimed as the ultimate New York movie director, Sidney Lumet began his astonishing...

Ian McKellen

by Garry O'Connor St. Martin's Press (November 25, 2019)

The definitive biography of Sir Ian McKellen from an acclaimed biographer

In 2001, Ian McKellen put on the robe and pointed hat of a wizard named Gandalf and won a place in the hearts of Tolkien fans worldwide....

A Marvelous Life

by Danny Fingeroth St. Martin's Press (November 04, 2019)

The definitive biography of the beloved?often controversial?co-creator of many legendary superheroes, A Marvelous Life: The Amazing Story of Stan Lee presents the origin of ?Stan the Man,? who spun a storytelling...

Naturally Tan

by Tan France St. Martin's Press (June 03, 2019)

A USA Today Hottest Book of the Summer for 2019!

A Best Nonfiction Book for 2019 in Woman's Day!

One of Hello Giggles's "Most Anticipated Books of 2019 to Add to Your Reading List"!

?Just when I thought I knew...

Full Disclosure

by Stormy Daniels & Michael Avenatti St. Martin's Press (October 01, 2018)

Instant New York Times bestseller

"Standing up to bullies is my kind of thing."

How did Stormy Daniels become the woman willing to take on a president?

In this book, Stormy Daniels tells her whole story for the...

True Indie

by Don Coscarelli St. Martin's Press (October 01, 2018)

From Don Coscarelli, the celebrated filmmaker behind many cherished cult classics comes a memoir that's both revealing autobiography and indie film crash course.

Best known for his horror/sci-fi/fantasy films...

Marilyn Monroe

by Charles Casillo St. Martin's Press (August 13, 2018)

Based on new interviews and research, this ground-breaking biography explores the secret selves behind Marilyn Monroe?s public facades.

Marilyn Monroe. Her beauty still captivates. Her love life still fascinates....


by Don Graham St. Martin's Press (April 09, 2018)

A larger-than-life narrative of the making of the classic film, marking the rise of America as a superpower, the ascent of Hollywood celebrity, and the flowering of Texas culture as mythology.

Featuring James...

Gold Dust Woman

by Stephen Davis St. Martin's Press (November 20, 2017)

Stevie Nicks is a legend of rock, but her energy and magnetism sparked new interest in this icon. At 68, she's one of the most glamorous creatures rock has known, and the rare woman who's a real rock ?n' roller....

Odd Birds

by Ian Harding St. Martin's Press (May 01, 2017)

A 7-time Teen Choice Award Winner on Freeform's most-watched series, Pretty Little Liars ? A social media influencer with over 7 million followers ? An avid birdwatcher? Yes, you read that correctly. Ian Harding...


by Ethan Mordden St. Martin's Press (November 10, 2008)

Any girl who twists her hat will be fired! ? Florenz Ziegfeld

And no Ziegfeld girl ever did as she made her way down the gala stairways of the Ziegfeld Follies in some of the most astonishing spectacles the American...

Some Enchanted Evenings

by David Kaufman St. Martin's Press (July 11, 2016)

Mary Martin was one of the greatest stars of her day. Growing up in Texas, she was married early to Benjamin Hagman and gave birth to her first child, Larry Hagman. She was divorced even more quickly. Martin...

Uncle Mame

by Eric Myers St. Martin's Press (November 10, 2000)

Edward Everett Tanner III, under his pseudonyms of Patrick Dennis and Virginia Rowans, was the author of sixteen novels - most of them bestsellers - including the classics Little Me and Genius. But, despite...

Close-up on Sunset Boulevard

by Sam Staggs St. Martin's Press (February 03, 2003)

Billy Wilder's Sunset Boulevard, a classic film noir and also a damning dissection of the Hollywood dream factory, evokes the glamour and ruin of the stars who subsist on that dream. It's also one long in-joke...

When Blanche Met Brando

by Sam Staggs St. Martin's Press (July 24, 2006)

Exhaustively researched and almost flirtatiously opinionated, When Blanche Met Brando is everything a fan needs to know about the ground-breaking New York and London stage productions of Williams' "Streetcar"...


by James Spada St. Martin's Press (March 31, 2007)

Julia Roberts represents a return to the glamour of the great Hollywood stars of another era. Fans flock to her movies, and she's a staple cover subject of People magazine and every entertainment show imaginable,...

All About All About Eve

by Sam Staggs St. Martin's Press (June 22, 2001)

To millions of fans, All About Eve represents all that's witty and wonderful in classic Hollywood movies. Its old-fashioned, larger-than-life stars--including Bette Davis, Marilyn Monroe, Anne Baxter, George...

Alice's Piano

by Reinhard Piechocki, Melissa Muller & Alice Herz-Sommer St. Martin's Press (March 12, 2012)

How music provided hope in one of the world's darkest times?the inspirational life story of Alice Herz-Sommer, the oldest living Holocaust survivor

Alice Herz-Sommer was born in Prague in 1903. A talented pianist...

Street Justice

by Joe Layden, Chuck Zito & Sean Penn St. Martin's Press (December 16, 2003)

From the streets of Brooklyn to the set of Oz. From Hells Angel to celebrity bodyguard. The revealing autobiography of an American man.

Chuck Zito comes by his reputation honestly as one of the toughest, most...

Evel Knievel

by Ace Collins St. Martin's Press (March 31, 2010)

Robert "Evel" Knievel is one of the most unique heroes to earn a place in the collective psyche of this country. A high school dropout, an award-winning athlete, a petty thief, a motorcycle racer, and a political...

Breathing Out

by Peggy Lipton, David Dalton & Coco Dalton St. Martin's Press (March 31, 2007)

Peggy Lipton's overnight success as Julie Barnes on television's hit The Mod Squad made her an instant fashion icon and the "it" girl everyone-from Elvis to Paul McCartney-wanted to date. She was the original...

Stories from Candyland

by Candy Spelling St. Martin's Press (March 30, 2009)

Carole Gene Marer spent her girlhood dreaming of meeting Rock Hudson, but when she finally had the chance?on her second date with her future husband, television mogul Aaron Spelling?she was so shy she hid all...

Growing Up Again

by Mary Tyler Moore St. Martin's Press (March 30, 2009)

With generosity of spirit, ebullience, and sly humor, Mary Tyler Moore presents the intensely private, often funny, and sometimes startling story of her life with diabetes. Growing Up Again is a delightfully...

The Cinematic Legacy of Frank Sinatra

by David Wills St. Martin's Press (January 04, 2016)

In a film career spanning more than five decades, Frank Sinatra proved to be a roulette wheel of constantly spinning talent, the likes of which Hollywood has rarely seen. Film history is filled with stars created...

Maggie Smith

by Michael Coveney St. Martin's Press (December 28, 2015)

This perfect gift book for fans of Downton Abbey will take them behind the scenes of the Grand Dame who brings the Dowager Countess to life.

No one does glamour, severity, girlish charm or tight-lipped witticism...


by David Evanier St. Martin's Press (November 02, 2015)

In this first biography of Woody Allen in over a decade, David Evanier discusses key movies, plays and prose as well as Allen's personal life. Evanier tackles the themes that Allen has spent a lifetime sorting...