In The Skinnygirl Dish, four-time New York Times bestselling author Bethenny Frankel builds on the foundation of healthy living from her bestseller, Naturally Thin to share her passion for healthful, natural foods. In the New York Times bestseller The Skinnygirl Dish, Bethenny Frankel adds additional healthy eating advice to the foundation she created with her hugely popular book, Naturally Thin. In The Skinnygirl Dish she shows how to find your food voice, know when you are really hungry, and which filling and fiber-rich foods to reach for. The Skinnygirl Dish serves up three weeks of tasty meals, snacks, and drinks to break the cycle of yo-yo dieting. Drawing on her now famous rules like “Your Diet is a Bank Account” and “Taste Everything, Eat Nothing,” Bethenny caters to real lifestyles and shows how to maintain a healthy diet wherever you are: in a restaurant, on a plane, or with your family. With recipes and advice for holidays and special occasions and a guide to a healthful kitchen—all with Bethenny’s fun, informative personality—here’s another breakout hit from everyone’s favorite fixologist.
Published by Simon and Schuster on 04/03/2010
Book details: 320 pages.
One of the foremost entertainers of the twentieth century—singer, actor, choreographer, and, of course, the most dazzling "hoofer" in the history of motion pictures—Fred Astaire was the epitome of charm, grace, and suave sophistication, with a style all his own and a complete disregard for the laws of gravity. Steps in Time is Astaire's story in his own words, a memoir as beguiling, exuberant, and enthralling as the great artist himself, the man ballet legends George Balanchine and Rudolf Nureyev cited as, hands down, the century's greatest dancer. From his debut in vaudeville at age six through his remarkable career as the star of many of the most popular Hollywood musicals ever captured on celluloid, Steps in Time celebrates the golden age of entertainment and its royalty, as seen through the eyes of the era's affable and adored prince. Illustrated with more than forty rare photographs from the author's personal collection, here is Astaire in all his debonair glory—his life, his times, his movies, and, above all, his magical screen appearances and enduring friendship with the most beloved of all his dancing partners, Ginger Rogers.
Published by Harper Collins on 08/05/2008
Book details: 384 pages.
Pole dancing has become the biggest craze at health clubs, gyms, and dance studios--it’s the sexy style that every woman wants to learn. And why not? It combines seductive poses with simple and enjoyable steps, spins, and lifts. Like any good dance form, it offers both fun and fitness, plus a wonderful opportunity to express your personality. Here’s a fabulous way to get into the pole-dancing groove and master those slinky, confidence-building moves--such as the "Teasy Does It,” the "Hand Spin,” and the always irresistible "Strut”--in private. This sizzling guide features 50 of the best basic moves, from hip swivels, knee drops, and thigh wraps to booty shakes and splits. Attractive photographs open every chapter, and each choreographic morsel is illustrated with line drawings (more than 200 in all) as well as easy-to-follow instructions that will soon entice anyone to move boldly to the music!
Published by Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. on 07/22/2019
Book details: 124 pages.
From four-time New York Times bestselling author Bethenny Frankel, the book that started it all: Naturally Thin. Bethenny Frankel, talk show host, “Queen of Cocktails,” and “Mommy Mogul” has always had a passion for preparing and enjoying healthful, natural foods and sharing that love. The New York Times bestseller Naturally Thin shows how anyone can banish their Heavy Habits, embrace Thin Thoughts, and enjoy satisfying meals, snacks, and drinks without the guilt. Armed with Bethenny’s rules, you will say: • I know when I am really hungry • When I’m really hungry, I look for high-volume, fiber-rich foods • I can have any food I want • I love the taste of real food With more than thirty simple, delicious recipes (including her famous SkinnyGirl Margarita), a one-week program to jump-start readers on the Naturally Thin lifestyle, and warm, witty encouragement on every page, Frankel serves up a book for a healthier and thinner life.
Published by Simon and Schuster on 03/10/2009
Book details: 304 pages.
The shattering novel of underground life the New York Times called “a cry of rapture and horror . . . the purest lyrical genius.” Jean Genet’s debut novel Our Lady of the Flowers, which is often considered to be his masterpiece, was written entirely in the solitude of a prison cell. A semi- autobiographical account of one man’s journey through the Paris demi-monde, dubbed “the epic of masturbation” by no less a figure than Jean-Paul Sartre, the novel’s exceptional value lies in its exquisite ambiguity.
Published by Open Road + Grove/Atlantic on 01/12/1994
Book details: 320 pages.
The television personality describes his battle with weight loss, discussing his initial successes after bypass surgery, his efforts to get back on track after regaining lost weight, and his confrontation with childhood issues.
Published by Penguin on 01/07/2014
Book details: 275 pages.
This early work by Arthur Murray is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. Its 250 pages contain a wealth of information on how to learn the art of dancing and include chapters on the Fox Trot, the Rumba the Mambo, all accompanied by instructional diagrams. This fascinating work is thoroughly recommended for anyone with an interest in ballroom dancing and a willingness to learn. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Published by Read Books Ltd on 04/16/2013
Book details: 256 pages.
Published on 07/22/2019
Book details: 256 pages.
In this “highly entertaining snapshot of a wild-frontier moment in pop culture” (Rolling Stone), discover the wild and explosive true story of the early years of MTV directly from the original VJs. Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, and Martha Quinn (along with the late J. J. Jackson) had front-row seats to a cultural revolution—and the hijinks of pop music icons like Adam Ant, Cyndi Lauper, Madonna, and Duran Duran—as the first VJs on the fledgling network MTV. From partying with David Lee Roth to flying on Bob Dylan’s private jet, they were on a breakneck journey through a music revolution. Boing beyond the compelling behind the scenes tales of this unforgettable era, VJ is also a coming-of-age story about the 1980s, its excesses, controversies, and everything in between. “At last—the real inside story of the MTV explosion that rocked the world, in all its giddy excess, from the video pioneers who saw all the hair, drugs and guitars up close. VJ is the wild, hilarious, addictive tale of how one crazy moment changed pop culture forever” (Rob Sheffield, New York Times bestselling author).
Published by Atria Books on 05/14/2019
Book details: 352 pages.
From Vogue contributor and Guardian columnist Hadley Freeman, a personalized guide to eighties movies that describes why they changed movie-making forever—featuring exclusive interviews with the producers, directors, writers and stars of the best cult classics. For Hadley Freeman, movies of the 1980s have simply got it all. Comedy in Three Men and a Baby, Hannah and Her Sisters, Ghostbusters, and Back to the Future; all a teenager needs to know in Pretty in Pink, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Say Anything, The Breakfast Club, and Mystic Pizza; the ultimate in action from Top Gun, Die Hard, Beverly Hills Cop, and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom; love and sex in 9 1/2 Weeks, Splash, About Last Night, The Big Chill, and Bull Durham; and family fun in The Little Mermaid, ET, Big, Parenthood, and Lean On Me. In Life Moves Pretty Fast, Hadley puts her obsessive movie geekery to good use, detailing the decade’s key players, genres, and tropes. She looks back on a cinematic world in which bankers are invariably evil, where children are always wiser than adults, where science is embraced with an intense enthusiasm, and the future viewed with giddy excitement. And, she considers how the changes between movies then and movies today say so much about society’s changing expectations of women, young people, and art—and explains why Pretty in Pink should be put on school syllabuses immediately. From how John Hughes discovered Molly Ringwald, to how the friendship between Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi influenced the evolution of comedy, and how Eddie Murphy made America believe that race can be transcended, this is a “highly personal, witty love letter to eighties movies, but also an intellectually vigorous, well-researched take on the changing times of the film industry” (The Guardian).
Published by Simon and Schuster on 06/14/2016
Book details: 352 pages.