Mar 7, 2013 — Moreno made her mark in musicals like Singin' in the Rain and The King and I before winning an Oscar for her unforgettable turn as Anita in West Side Story. Her new memoir tells the story of how a girl born in Puerto Rico and raised in Harlem made it all the way to Hollywood.
Oct 14, 2012 — Former teen heartthrob Andrew McCarthy heads around the world to confront his own issues on intimacy and commitment in his new memoir, The Longest Way Home.
Oct 2, 2012 — Arnold Schwarzenegger has lived a long life in just 65 years, from poor immigrant to giant bodybuilder, from Hollywood action star to governor of California. He recounts it all — his successes and failures, his dreams and challenges — in his new autobiography, Total Recall.
Dec 22, 2011 — Susan Jane Gilman recommends behind-the-scenes reads about the rich and famous — by a rock star, a hotel concierge, a stuntman and a Brat Packer, all offering backstage passes to their glamorous lives. Entertaining and star-studded, they make for perfect holiday escapism — with a cocktail (or two) in hand.
Dec 5, 2011 — John Lithgow was born into a theater family, but he never intended to become an actor; he wanted to paint. In his memoir, Drama: An Actor's Education, he focuses on the years before the fame — from his stage debut at the age of 2 to his move West to become a star.
Dec 1, 2011 — Suspense rules fiction this week, with a new cop protagonist from Ian Rankin, a tale by Lars Kepler that rivals the Dragon Tattoo series, and a debut novel inspired by Sherlock Holmes. In nonfiction, there's a history of ballet and Patti LuPone's memoir of the Great White Way.
Nov 23, 2011 — Biographer Jane Leavy strips baseball hero Mickey Mantle of his glamour, while basketball coach Roy Williams looks back on his career, and filmmaker Sam Irvin celebrates the resilient gleam of performer and writer Kay Thompson. Also, C.J. Chivers explores the AK-47 and its impact on warfare.
Sep 23, 2011 — Fans have been following the drama of Pine Valley — the fictitious Philadelphia suburb where the show takes place — since 1970, and much of that drama has revolved around Lucci's character, Erica Kane. But her reign comes to an end Friday as ABC airs the soap's final episode.
Sep 19, 2011 — Hal Holbrook is best known for his timeless portrayal of Mark Twain in the one-man show Mark Twain Tonight. But before becoming a beloved actor, he endured a painful childhood. In Harold: The Boy Who Became Mark Twain, Holbrook reflects on how he finally found his way.
Sep 16, 2011 — Jane Lynch tells David Greene that her career got a giant boost from a Frosted Flakes commercial, and her personal life benefited enormously from a letter she wrote and thought she might never choose to send.