New Books in Entertainment
A Story Lately Told: Coming of Age in Ireland, London, and New York by Anjelica Huston. The Academy Award-winning actress and director shares the first half of
her unconventional life, from her childhood in Ireland and her teen years in London to her coming of age as a model and budding actress in New York.
What's So Funny?: My Hilarious Life by Tim Conway. The six-time Emmy Award-winning actor
and comedian, best known for his characters on The Carol
Burnett Show, takes readers
on a 70-year, rags-to-riches
journey that is both funny and inspiring, sharing hilarious stories and anecdotes along the way.
Mad As Hell by David Itzkoff. This behind-the-scenes look at the making of the iconic 1976 movie features interviews with cast and crew, notes from the screenwriter and a discussion of the film's lasting impact on broadcast television and pop culture.
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In Theaters March 21
Divergent is based on Divergent by Veronica Roth. Beatrice Prior, a teenager with a special mind, finds her life threatened when an authoritarian leader seeks to exterminate her kind in her effort to seize control of their divided society. More by Veronica Roth
In Theaters April 16
Heaven is for Real is based on Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo. A small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. More by Todd Burpo
In Theaters June 6
The Fault in Our Stars is based on The Fault in Our Stars by John Green. Hazel and Gus are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous given that Hazel's other constant companion is an oxygen tank, Gus jokes about his prosthetic leg, and they met and fell in love at a cancer support group. More by John Green