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Jake Tapper

Jake Tapper

You’ve likely seen Jake Tapper behind the desk at CNN, as the network’s award-winning Chief Washington Correspondent and anchor of two flagship news programs. In 2012, Jake wrote the New York Times bestseller The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor, a nonfiction account of untold heroism in Afghanistan. The year 2018 marks another milestone in Jake’s esteemed career, with the publication of his first political thriller, THE HELLFIRE CLUB, set in 1950s Washington, DC. Arriving at a time when capital intrigue is at unprecedented levels, THE HELLFIRE CLUB is a compulsively readable novel by one of DC’s most insightful Continue reading…

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Patricia Williams with Lee Daniels

Marc Maron says of Patricia Williams: “Mind-blowing. She was able to elevate her personal stories of horror, sadness, violence, insanity into something that people can understand and relate to and see into a world that many of us don’t know.”  Patricia Williams, the fifth child of an alcoholic single mother, came of age in Atlanta at the height of the crack epidemic. At 12, she had her first boyfriend; by 15 she was a mother of two. Williams wanted to give her children the kind of life she’d always dreamed of, but with no education or job skills her options were Continue reading…

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Stephen Gee, “Los Angeles City Hall-An American Icon”

Marking the 90th Anniversary ​of the building, Los Angeles City Hall: An American Icon  is the first comprehensive history of Los Angeles City Hall. Los Angeles City Hall is among the most iconic buildings in America; some say, the world. A bold symbol of the ambition of America and its people, City Hall graces California as one of its most enduring landmarks. Stephen Gee’s Los Angeles City Hall: An American Icon is the definitive book chronicling its history.  

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Mike Reiss

Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Mike Scully, David Silverman & Mike Reiss

In celebration of The Simpsons thirtieth anniversary, the show’s longest-serving writer and producer Mike Reiss, offers a humorous look at the writing and making of the legendary Fox series that has become one of the most revered artistic achievements in television history. Joining him will be Nancy Cartwright (voice of Bart Simpson), Yeardley Smith (voice of Lisa Simpson), Mike Scully(writer/producer) & David Silverman (animator/director).  

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Mark Seliger with Judd Apatow

Mark Seliger’s extraordinary portfolio is 30 years in the making. Hebegan shooting small assignments for Rolling Stone in 1987; in 1992 he became their chief photographer, a position he kept for 15 years. During the course of his time at the magazine, he photographed more than 125 covers. His work has appeared in Vanity Fair, ELLE, GQ, Vogue Italia, New Yorker, Purple, and in museums and galleries worldwide. He has captured some of the most iconic images of the most famous and influential faces of our time, including Kurt Cobain, Nelson Mandela, Leonardo DiCaprio, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Emma Stone, Angelina Jolie, Bruce Springsteen, David Continue reading…

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with Frank Buckley

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ​is the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, a six-time NBA champion and the league’s only six-time MVP. He is has a national platform as a regular contributing columnist for newspapers and magazines around the world, such as The Guardian and The Hollywood Reporter. A New York Times best-selling author, he has written 14 books, including two recent memoirs: Becoming Kareem for young readers, and Coach Wooden and Me about his lifelong friendship with famed UCLA coach John Wooden.  

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