Everyone Wants to Talk About All the Reefer in the Amanda Knox Memoir

The New York Times obtained an advance copy of Amanda Knox’s forthcoming prison memoir (Waiting to Be Heard), diligently perused all 463 of its pages, and dredged up this detail about Knox’s whereabouts on the night of Meredith Kercher’s murder: she was smoking pot with her boyfriend, reading Harry Potter out loud in… » 4/19/13 11:10am 4/19/13 11:10am

Sonia Sotomayor: I Am the Most Obstinate Person You Will Ever Meet

Her Honor Sonia Sotomayor, whose face I would wear on a t-shirt, released her long awaited memoir, My Beloved World yesterday. Cheesy title aside, the book promises to take us on a journey from her childhood in a Bronx housing project to her current reality as my second favorite Supreme Court Justice. The fact that… » 1/16/13 9:30am 1/16/13 9:30am

Rupert Everett Thinks That Piers Morgan Has an Oscar Wilde-Streak in Him

Rupert Everett, the handsome actor who says any old thing that pops into his follicular wonder of a head, has penned a memoir called Vanished Years that The Guardian's Decca Aitkenhead enjoyed so thoroughly that she would now like to "gallivant about town with [Everett] forever." Apparently, Everett doesn't hold much… » 9/30/12 12:00pm 9/30/12 12:00pm

So Is the New Facebook Tell-All Just Trashy Gossip?

Katherine Losse's purportedly daming Facebook tell-all Boy Kings: A Journey Into the Heart of the Social Network grabbed the Wall Street Journal's attention a few weeks ago for its recounting of Facebook's pre-Sheryl Sandberg days, when buxom comic book heroines adorned its office walls and a few lascivious engineers… » 7/15/12 1:00pm 7/15/12 1:00pm

Amanda Beard’s New Memoir Is 256 Pages Worth of Tears

So Amanda Beard's cheerily titled memoir In the Water They Can't See You Cry hits bookshelves this Tuesday and it's a doozy, according to the Daily News, chronicling the swimmer's struggles to cope with the pressures of Olympic competition as mere 14-year-old and her parents' divorce. Oh yeah, and at 21, as a way to… » 4/01/12 5:10pm 4/01/12 5:10pm

Gabrielle Giffords Was Trying To Get Pregnant Before She Was Shot


In his new memoir, Mark Kelly, the astronaut husband (a phrase that never gets old!) of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, tells the very personal story of Gabby's recovery after being shot in the head in January. Among the many frank details the book reveals, there is one that stands out and makes the whole incident… » 11/06/11 3:05pm 11/06/11 3:05pm