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Nevertheless by Alec Baldwin (Harper, 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 Magic of Math: Solving for x and Figuring out Why by Arthur Benjamin (Basic Books, 2015)

Renowned “mathemagician” Dr. Arthur Benjamin’s new book is a lighthearted exploration of key mathematical ideas. In this last book, The Joy Of Math, Dr. Benjamin,chairman of the math department at Harvey Mudd College sold hundreds of thousands of copies, DVD's and also appeared on several TED talks. Math is all around us; omnipresent when we are selecting a job, making daily financial decisions, or observing the beautiful, intricate patterns of nature. Dr. Benjamin’s objective is to present key mathematical concepts in a way that teachers seldom do, in order to instill a greater love and appreciation of this often feared subject.

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

A Promise to Ourselves (St. Martin's Press, 2008)

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.



Massive: The Future of Learning at Scale (Harvard University Press, 2017)

Justin Reich is a professor of education at MIT, formerly at the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet and Technology. He is the founder of EdTechTeacher, which provides technology such as iPads and eBooks to teachers for professional development. This book examines the recent phenomenon of the MOOC (massive open online course) and the future of an education based on large-scale learning.

Taste of New York by Karen Gantz Zahler (Addison Wesley, 1993)

This cookbook 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.


Stories My Father Told Me by Jeffrey Lyons (Abbeville Press, 2011)

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.


Catching Heat: The Jim Leyritz Story by Jim Leyritz (HCI, 2011)

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.


How I Left the Left by Alan Dershowitz (HarperCollins, 2017)

Alan Dershowitz is a professor of Law at Harvard University and has been called "one of the most distinguished defenders of civil liberties. He is the author of over 30 fiction and nonfiction books, including the New York Times bestseller, Chutzpah. Born to a Brooklyn Jewish family, Dershowitz desribes in this political memoir his conflict between the Democratic party's core values and their foreign policy, finding himself caught between and unable to join the other side.


How Neuroscience is Harnessing the Power and the Brain by Takao Hensch (Princeton University Press, 2017)

Dr. Takao Hensch is a neurology professor at Harvard University Medical School whose reseach about brain deveopment focuses on the critical periods of birth until five years old.He is the director of the Hensch lab, housed in the Center for Brain Science at Harvard. He has been featured on NPR, the Atlantic, and the MIT Technology Review.


Decoding the Bad Brain by Laurence Tancredi (Princeton University Press, 2017)

Dr. Laurence Tancredi is a psychiastist/lawyer and a clinical professor of Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine. He is the author of numerous books, including Hardwired Behavior: What Science Reveals about Morality (Cambridge University Press, 2005), Dangeous Diagnostics: The Social Power of Biological Information (1994), and When Law and Medicine Meet: A Cultural View (2004). He has consulted in dozens of legal cases involving a wide variety of psychiatric issues.

Lifting the Fog of War by Admiral William A. Owens (Farrar Straus Giroux, 2000)

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.

Send Yourself Roses by Kathleen Turner (Springboard Press, 2008)

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.


Speaking Freely: Trials of the First Amendment by Floyd Abrams (Penguin, 2006)

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.