On the verge of collapse in 1992, Major League Baseball was rescued by Commissioner Bud Selig, Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, and union leader Don Fehr. This book chronicles the power moves and struggles it took to turn the game from a scandal-ridden junkshow back into America’s national pastime.
Comedy film director Judd Apatow talked to a bunch of famous comedians about life & laughs. It chronicles his own journey to the top of the humor mountain as well as exploring funny ideas with the likes of Mel Brooks, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Roseanne Barr, Harold Ramis, Louis C.K., Chris Rock, & for some odd reason, Lena Dunham. How funny.
The exclusive Pirelli garage calendar, featuring hot women posing with premium racing rubber began in 1964 and continues today. To celebrate 50 years in print, Pirelli has released this 576-page retrospective hardcover featuring glamour shots by the likes of Richard Avedon, Peter Beard & many more.
Treasure-hunters John Chatterton and John Mattera are serious about finding the Golden Fleece, that’s the ship of infamous 17th century pirate Joseph Bannister. And legend says it’s filled with gold. This book chronicles their journey around the globe as they battle rivals, governments and experts in their pursuit of the supposedly sunken treasure.
This new book from Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Hoffman exposes the real-life tale of America’s most valuable Cold War-era Russian spy, Adolf Tolkachev. As a high-ranking official in the Soviet military design bureau, he sold government secrets to the United States for over a decade. Drawing on previously secret CIA documents, Hoffman paints a vivid picture of international espionage at the highest levels.
Clayton C. Anderson was a small-town boy from Nebraska who applied to the NASA astronaut program 15 times in 15 years before being selected and realizing his lifelong dream of becoming an astronaut. Anderson eventually spent 167 days on the International Space Station and did over 40 hours of space walks. This is his tale, from the prairie to outer space, told in his own words.
“It’s not brain surgery,” they say. That’s because nothing is brain surgery except the technically complex and highly specialized science of actual brain surgery. This new book by neurosurgeon and author Henry Marsh provides unique insight into this strange & stressful branch of medicine. Due out May 26, the book is already a finalist for a half-dozen book awards.
Best-selling author Chuck Palahniuk teamed up with artist Cameron Stewart for the release of the much-anticipated sequel to his 1996 classic, Fight Club. Yes, Tyler Durden is back. Named to ComicBook.com’s Top 10 for 2015.
Real fans of iconic actor Dennis Hopper know that he was also a passionate and published photographer. This new book of never-before-seen photos from Hopper, was shot in Taos, New Mexico shortly after the filming of Easy Rider using only disposable cameras & drugstore photo labs. It features western landscape vistas, friends, family, & of course, some nudes.
How did Alice In Chains frontman & grunge superstar Layne Staley end up dead from drug abuse alone in his apartment in 2002? This new book from veteran rock journalist David de Sola, drawing on interviews with close friends & family, tells the untold story of the rise & tragic fall of this beloved band.