We’re in the midst of a custom motorcycle renaissance and that garage-born movement is captured in this new hardcover featuring pioneer builders like Walt Siegl, Wrenchmonkees, Deus ex Machina, Shinya Kimura and more as well as images guaranteed to make you drool. Brought to you by our friend Chris Hunter of Bike EXIF.
Wes Anderson makes movies like no other: Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Life Aquatic, The Darjeeling Limited, Moonrise Kingdom, and so on. This new book takes you inside Anderson’s head, as he discusses his art and life with critic Matt Zoller Seitz.
Enigmatic rock icon Roger Waters, the genius of Pink Floyd, has spent his entire life avoiding the spotlight. But now finally, he has spoken. After The Dark Side Of The Moon, Wish You Were Here, & The Wall, Waters was ready to tell his own tale, & working with writer Dave Thompson, delivers the first full biography of the man behind the music.
You were supposed to read The Catcher In The Rye in high school. So what if you didn’t. When The Secret War Of J.D. Salinger is out September, you’ll learn what none of the other Salinger biographies have told: the whole story. Exhaustive research and over 200 interviews led to this definitive portrait of one of America’ most beloved and misunderstood writers. It might even get you to actually read “Catcher” after all these years.
In 2013, it should come as a surprise to absolutely nobody that the FBI relies on criminals, murderers, & other sociopaths to get their dirty work done. In Deal With The Devil, award-winning investigative reporter Peter Lance unearths one such story that follows the 30-year relationship between mafia capo & snitch Gregory Scarpa Jr.. aka the Killing Machine, in his long-running role as a rat for the bureau.
Heroin. Cocaine. Alcohol. Industrial pop music. If rock-n-roll decadence is of interest to you, the incredible survival story of Ministry mastermind Al Jourgensen will be entertaining. Possibly even uplifting. He did live to tell the tale after all.
In most cases, the book is better than the movie. We hope this applies to The Wolf Of Wall Street, because pretty soon the Scorcese-directed version of this familiar story of Wall Street will hit the silver screen. The book tells the tale of a drugged-up, superstar 90s stockbroker named Jordan Belfort who sunk a yacht, crashed his jet, and ripped off everyone before, well, take a guess.
The Manson murder story has been told and retold for 40 years but never before have Manson’s sister and cousin come out of the woodwork to talk with a writer. Author Jeff Guinn got them to open up and in his new book their interviews reveal new details of the infamous murders as well as stunning revelations about Manson himself.
Moe Howard was the brains behind the legendary Three Stooges. At face value, maybe that’s not saying much but dig into his new autobiography and you’ll be surprised how much intelligence it takes to get rich for acting stupid.
Antarctica is mainly a place for humans to freeze to death while trying to stake a claim on its waters and frozen lands. For hundreds of years humans have been trying to conquer it but they never will. Author David Day has collected the tales of the many fools & dreamers who’ve tried in this history of one of the world’s most inhospitable & yet alluring places.