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Nevertheless by Alec Baldwin (Harper, Fall 2016)

Karen Gantz brokered the deal with Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins, for the World Rights of Alec Baldwin's forthcoming memoir, Nevertheless, in a heated auction. The book will be a lyrical, beautifully crafted memoir and will chronicle his life and career as one of America’s most well-known, successful and, at times, controversial actors. Beginning with his childhood in Long Island, the candid narrative will cover the Oscar nominee through his early years as a soap opera star, his passion for the theater and his career as a Hollywood star. Nevertheless will interweave personal stories with Baldwin's opinions on the media and politics in a reflective literary memoir. Baldwin will write the book himself.

 

The Nixon Effect: How His Presidency Has Changed American Politics by Douglas Schoen (Encounter Books, 2015)

Schoen’s latest book will examines the 37th president's political legacy in broad-ranging ways that make clear, for the first time, the breadth and duration of his influence on American political life. The book argues that Nixon is the key political figure in postwar American politics in multiple ways, some barely acknowledged until now. Other books have argued for Nixon's importance, but Doug Schoen's is the first to take into account the full range of this fascinating man's influence. While not discounting Nixon's many misdeeds, Schoen treats his presidency and its importance with the seriousness--and evenhandedness--that the subject deserves.

 

Friend of the Court: On the Front Lines with the First Amendment by Floyd Abrams (Yale University Press, June 2014)

An exceptional writer and a brilliant thinker, Abrams offers a unique perspective on the First Amendment and the unparalleled rights it confers. His book features a collection of Abrams’s writings gathers speeches, articles, debates, briefs, oral arguments, and testimony from his entire career. The writings illuminate topics of ongoing import: WikiLeaks, the correctness of the Citizens United case, journalist shield laws, and, not least, the responsibilities of the press. Considered the preeminent First Amendment lawyer in the country, Mr. Abrams has lectured extensively and is a frequent guest on many news shows including the ABC News program "Nightline" and "Larry King Live" and author of articles, including for The New York Times Magazine. The book had a ten city tour including appearances on Nightline, Today Show, Charlie Rose. And the Abrams Report on MSNBC. Elie Wiesel and Dan Rather contributed cover blurbs for the book.

World famous actor Alec Baldwin discusses the personal transformation he had to undergo in order to survive his divorce with actress Kim Basinger. After a long period of turmoil, Baldwin emerged from the pain of loss, separation and alienation with a new vision of life and a renewed sense of his purpose as a man, an actor, an activist an.d a future political candidate.

New York Times bestseller Send Yourself Roses is Kathleen Turner's personal story with her unique philosophy of life, a self-styled activism which led her to play some of the most unforgettable and outrageous roles written for women in the history of cinema.

 

Taste of New York, by Karen Gantz Zahler, reveals closely guarded secrets of New York's superstar chefs and four-star restaurants. Featuring more than 120 seldom revealed recipes, Taste of New York highlights Le Cirque, JoJo, Union Square Cafe, Four Seasons, Mesa Grill, La Grenouille, and lots more.

 

This book is an enlightening compilation of anecdotes from one of New York's most beloved Broadway column, plus interviews Jeffrey Lyons conducted as a film and theater critic for nearly forty years on TV and radio. The wide range of subjects and the heretofore unknown aspects of stars' lives will take the reader on an incredible journey.

 

This is the inspirational story of a onetime hero - the toast of New York - trying to turn his life around faced by incredible odds to play major league baseball and now faces even greater challenges to redeem himself. Jeffrey Lyons has an 11-year major league career.

 

Julie Ross addresses the concerns of parents during the tricky “tween” years. Middle School is a minefield of changing bodies, values and attitudes, and parents of these millions of children are often desperate for practical advice on how to navigate the murky and sometimes turbulent Middle School years.

 

Penny Drue Baird, the owner of Dessins, LLC., is an internationally-renowned interior designer, known for her top tier interior design, architectural skills, and vast knowledge of all things French. Her book The New French is an interior design book linking France and interior design, featuring new projects, all with a fresh new look.

Floyd Abrams is considered our country's preeminent First Amendment Lawyer. Speaking Freely contains some of Mr. Abrams' most stirring cases, including the Judith Miller case, the Pentagon Papers and the Brooklyn Museum's display of offensive art.

This historic book, by Admiral William Owens, former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and submarine commander for twenty years, makes the case for a technological and administrative overhaul of the military. Admiral Owens lays the groundwork for our information technology revolutions.