Want the real dirt on someone? Just ask their mom. In From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars, Dave Grohl’s mother Virginia, does precisely that. She interviewed the mothers of Dr. Dre, Michael Stipe, Amy Winehouse, Mike D of The Beastie Boys, and many more, sharing personal stories of their superstar kids.
If you’ve read the recently-released autobiography and still want more Arnold Palmer, get your hands on Arnie: The Life of Arnold Palmer. In addition to his incredible life and legacy, this book explores his entrepreneurship, a pioneer in landing the million-dollar endorsement deals so common today. Author Tom Callahan knew Palmer well and tapped key people in the legend’s life for commentary in this book.
The Black Hand tells the gripping true story of the origins of the mafia in America and the brilliant Italian-born detective Joseph Petrosino, the “Italian Sherlock Holmes” who scoured the New York City Underground trying to stop the lawlessness & ultimately gave his life. Paramount Studios has optioned the film rights with plans to star Leonardo DiCaprio.
From the comedian creators of the popular podcast, The Dollop, The United States of Absurdity presents short, informative, and hilarious stories of the most outlandish (but true) people, events, and other assorted weirdness from United States history. Never heard of the Kentucky Meat Shower? Well, now you can.
Stand-up funny man slash superstar comic actor Kevin Hart deals in impeccable timing and punchy punchlines. Now he’s taken his talents to the printed page. His memoir covers the entire wild ride, from the impossible odds of his childhood in North Philly to becoming a mega-earning Hollywood hit man.
After the shock of the 9/11 attacks, photographer Jack Spencer set out on an epic mission to explore and document the American landscape from coast-to-coast. Thirteen years, forty-eight states, and eighty thousand miles of driving later, This Land is a collection of his most moving images. Using monochromes and distressed black-and-whites, the images of iconic places and classic themes become timeless statements of American identity.
Created by illustrator David Park and fresh kids’ streetwear brand Little Giants/Giant Shorties, ABC’s for the Little G’s is a kids picture book that blends sneaker culture with fundamentals of learning the alphabet, in a fresh new way. A is for Airmax. C is for Converse. D is for Dunk.
Spies In The Family is a true-life thriller and revealing memoir from the daughter of an American intelligence officer. It is the story of 2 families, the author’s father, who was exposed as a CIA spy in the 1970s and his Soviet counterpart, double-agent Fedorovich Polyakov. Over the years, the two men developed a close friendship which spanned continents & decades and endured to the final days of their lives.
On the 20th anniversary of Tiger Woods’ historic 1997 win at the Masters Tournament—which he won by a historic 12 shots at the ripe old age of 21, a now older and possibly wiser Woods looks back at that incredible moment in time & reflects on his relationship with the game that made him.
This book’s author is a Navy SEAL Sniper, a combat veteran & the man responsible for revamping the U.S. Naval Special Warfare (SEAL) Scout/Sniper School. In The Killing School, Brandon Webb walks readers through every aspect of the elite-level training that produced the world’s top snipers, like Chris Kyle (American Sniper).