´There are always regrets in life, among them things we´ve done that we wish we could take back and erase. I have significant ones that will haunt me forever and which I hope I have been brave enough to confront in this book´ Jane Fonda in the preface to My Life So Far.Now in her 60s, Fonda looks back over her life but also forward to the future.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? Discover Jane Fonda, in her own words-and now experience the story of her life in the HBO documentary Jane Fonda in Five Acts. ´´To hold this book in your hands is to be astonished by how much living can be packed into sixty-plus years.´´-Los Angeles Times America knows Jane Fonda as actress and activist, feminist and wife, workout guru and role model. In this extraordinary memoir, Fonda shows that she is much more. From her youth among Hollywood´s elite to her film career and her activism today, Fonda reveals intimate details and personal truths she hopes ´´can provide a lens through which others can see their lives and how they can live them a little differently.´´ Surprising, candid, and wonderfully written, My Life So Far is filled with insights into the personal struggles of a woman living a remarkable life. ´´In the process of writing this book I discovered there were clear, broad, even universal themes that ran through my life, a coherent arc to my journey that, if I could be truthful in the telling, might provide a road map for other women as they face the challenges of relationships, self-image, and forgiveness. What I did not anticipate was how my journey would also resonate with men.´´-From the Introduction Praise for My Life So Far ´´[A] sisterly, enveloping memoir . . . an intimate, haunting book that might as well be catnip from its ever controversial author.´´-Janet Maslin, The New York Times ´´Terrific . . . rich . . . unexpectedly quite moving.´´-San Francisco Chronicle ´´Fiercely intelligent, detailed, probing, rigorously revealing.´´-O: The Oprah Magazine ´´Fonda possesses a raw and affecting candor. . . . Her honesty [is] a force.´´-The Philadelphia Inquirer ´´A fearless book . . . fascinating.´´-Chicago Sun-Times ´´Truly compelling.´´-The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ´´Riveting.´´-Seattle Post-Intelligencer
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? The inspiration for American Crime Story: The People v. O. J. Simpson on FX, starring Cuba Gooding, Jr., John Travolta, David Schwimmer, and Connie Britton The definitive account of the O. J. Simpson trial, The Run of His Life is a prodigious feat of reporting that could have been written only by the foremost legal journalist of our time. First published less than a year after the infamous verdict, Jeffrey Toobin´s nonfiction masterpiece tells the whole story, from the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman to the ruthless gamesmanship behind the scenes of ´´the trial of the century.´´ Rich in character, as propulsive as a legal thriller, this enduring narrative continues to shock and fascinate with its candid depiction of the human drama that upended American life. Praise for The Run of His Life ´´This is the book to read.´´-Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times ´´This book stands out as a gripping and colorful account of the crime and trial that captured the world´s attention.´´-Boston Sunday Globe ´´A real page-turner . . . strips away the months of circuslike televised proceedings and the sordid tell-all books and lays out a simple, but devastating, synopsis of the case.´´-Entertainment Weekly ´´A well-written, profoundly rational analysis of the trial and, more specifically, the lawyers who conducted it.´´-USA Today ´´Engrossing . . . Toobin´s insight into the motives and mind-set of key players sets this Simpson book apart from the pack.´´-People (one of the top ten books of the year)
The list of films Irwin Winkler has produced in his more-than-50-year career is extraordinary: Rocky, Goodfellas, Raging Bull, Creed . His films have been nominated for 52 Academy Awards, includingfive movies for Best Picture, and have won 12. And Winkler is still working . Creed II, starring MichaelB. Jordan, opens this fall, followed by Martin Scorsese´s The Irishman , a major mafia saga for Netflixstarring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino. In A Life in Movies , his charming and insightful memoir, Winkler tells the stories of his careerthrough his many films as a producer and then as a writer and director, charting the changes inHollywood over the past decades. Winkler started in the famous William Morris mailroom and made hisfirst film-starring Elvis-in the last days of the old studio system. Beginning in the late 1960s, and thenfor decades to come, he produced a string of provocative andinfluential films, making him one of the most critically lauded,prolific, and commercially successfulproducers of his era. This is an engrossing and candid book, a beguilingexploration of what it means to be a producer, from howrights get purchased and scripts developed to actors cast,directors managed, film edited, and awards won. Filled withtales of legendary and beloved films, as well as some not-so-legendaryand forgotten ones, A Life in Movies takes readersbehind the scenes and into the history of Hollywood.Irwin Winkler is an American film producer, writer, and director. He is the recipient of numerous American and international honors.
With BREAKING BAD, Bryan Cranston created moments that had the world on the edge of their seats and coined catchphrases that became famous all over the globe. Now, at last, we can learn of the man behind one of TV´s most successful programmes ever. Bryan Cranston´s profile has skyrocketed, due to his portrayal of chemistry teacher turned drug manufacturer Walter White, for five seasons in the award-winning BREAKING BAD. For the first time readers can discover how he beat off competition from Matthew Broderick and Steve Zahn for the role, to stories about the cast and life after Walter. Told with honesty and intrigue this will be Bryan´s first - and - definitive autobiography. It is the ultimate book for the fans of BREAKING BAD.
David Attenborough is one of the most influential and admired figures in English television. Abroad there are people just as remarkable, journeys up tropical rivers, to the interior of New Guinea or the Australian outback, dragons, birds of paradise, flying snakes and walls of cockroaches.
An entertaining and inspiring behind-the-scenes look at a Hollywood life and a remarkable love, told in the words of beloved actor Patrick Swayze and his wife, Lisa Niemi, shortly before he passed away.