Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: the obedient child of immigrant professionals, a timid chubster afraid of her own bike, a Ben Affleckâ€“impersonating Off-Broadway performer and playwright, and, finally, a comedy writer and actress...
Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny: The shocking, never-before-told story of the bizarre world inside the legendary Playboy Mansionâ€”and, finally, the secret truth about the man who holds the keyâ€”from one of the few people who truly knows: Hefâ€™s former #1 girlfriend and star of The Girls Next Door.
Told through a series of larger-than-life snapshots, a hilarious memoir in essays about love, sex, marriage, motherhood, bikinis, and loving your body, no matter what size you are from the acclaimed blogger and body image advocate.
â€śWhat was it really like to be Richard Nixon? Evan Thomas tackles this fascinating question by peeling back the layers of a man driven by a poignant mix of optimism and fear. The result is both insightful history and an astonishingly compelling psychological portrait of an anxious introvert who struggled to be a transformative statesman.â€ťâ€”Walter Isaacson
Assimilating ainâ€™t easy. Eddie Huang was raised by a wild family of FOB (â€śfresh off the boatâ€ť) immigrantsâ€”his father a cocksure restaurateur with a dark past back in Taiwan, his mother a fierce protector and constant threat. Young Eddie tried his hand at everything mainstream America threw his way - itâ€™s the exhilarating story of every American outsider who finds his destiny in the margins.
In this engaging memoir of television news and its unique place in history, New York Times bestselling author and Face the Nation anchor Bob Schieffer takes us behind the scenes of the Sunday morning institution that has provided a window on the most memorable events of the last half-century.
"Nelson offers a warm, friendly, and a deeply reflective glimpse behind the making of most of his albums as well as behind-the-scenes looks at some of his best-known hits.... Reading Nelson's narrative is like sitting on the front porch chatting with an old friend."â€”Publishers Weekly
Kate Mulgrew, who stars as "Red" in the Netflix TV series "Orange Is The New Black", opens up in a new memoir about her complicated family and the baby she gave away for adoption as a young woman.