Howard Allan Stern is an American radio and television personality and author. He is best known for his radio show The Howard Stern Show, which gained popularity when it was nationally syndicated on terrestrial radio from 1986 to 2005. Stern has broadcast on Sirius XM Satellite Radio since 2006.

  • A People’s History of the United States

    “A wonderful, splendid book???a book that should be read by every American, student or otherwise, who wants to understand his country, its true history, and its hope for the future.” ???Howard Fast,With a new introduction by Anthony Arnove, this edition of the classic national bestseller chronicles American history from the bottom up, throwing out the official narrative taught in schools???with its emphasis on great men in high places???to focus on the street, the home and the workplace.,Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People’s History of the United States is the only volume to tell America’s story from the point of view of???and in the words of???America’s women, factory workers, African-Americans, Native Americans, the working poor, and immigrant laborers. As historian Howard Zinn shows, many of our country’s greatest battles???the fights for a fair wage, an eight-hour workday, child-labor laws, health and safety standards, universal suffrage, women’s rights, racial equality???were carried out at the grassroots level, against bloody resistance.,Covering Christopher Columbus’s arrival through President Clinton’s first term, A People’s History of the United States features insightful analysis of the most important events in our history.

  • Andrew Wyeth

    An insightful and essential new survey of Wyeth???s entire career, situating the milestones of his art within the trajectory of 20th-century American life.,This major retrospective catalogue explores the impact of time and place on the work of beloved American painter Andrew Wyeth (1917???2009). While previous publications have mainly analyzed Wyeth???s work thematically, this publication places him fully in the context of the long 20th century, tracing his creative development from World War I through the new millennium.,Published to coincide with the centenary of Wyeth???s birth, the book looks at four major chronological periods in the artist???s career: Wyeth as a product of the interwar years, when he started to form his own ???war memories??? through military props and documentary photography he discovered in his father???s art studio; the change from his ???theatrical??? pictures of the 1940s to his own visceral responses to the landscape around Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, and his family???s home in Maine; his sudden turn, in 1968, into the realm of erotic art, including a completely new assessment of Wyeth???s ???Helga pictures??????a series of secret, nude depictions of his neighbor Helga Testorf???within his career as a whole; and his late, self-reflective works, which includes the discussion of his previously unknown painting entitled ,, now believed to be Wyeth???s last work.

  • Born to Run

    ???Writing about yourself is a funny business???But in a project like this, the writer has made one promise, to show the reader his mind. In these pages, I???ve tried to do this.??? ???Bruce Springsteen, from the pages of ,???,In 2009, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed at the Super Bowl???s halftime show. The experience was so exhilarating that Bruce decided to write about it. That???s how this extraordinary autobiography began.,Over the past seven years, Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life, bringing to these pages the same honesty, humor, and originality found in his songs.,He describes growing up Catholic in Freehold, New Jersey, amid the poetry, danger, and darkness that fueled his imagination, leading up to the moment he refers to as ???The Big Bang???: seeing Elvis Presley???s debut on ,. He vividly recounts his relentless drive to become a musician, his early days as a bar band king in Asbury Park, and the rise of the E Street Band. With disarming candor, he also tells for the first time the story of the personal struggles that inspired his best work, and shows us why the song ???Born to Run??? reveals more than we previously realized., will be revelatory for anyone who has ever enjoyed Bruce Springsteen, but this book is much more than a legendary rock star???s memoir. This is a book for workers and dreamers, parents and children, lovers and loners, artists, freaks, or anyone who has ever wanted to be baptized in the holy river of rock and roll.,Rarely has a performer told his own story with such force and sweep. Like many of his songs (???Thunder Road,??? ???Badlands,??? ???Darkness on the Edge of Town,??? ???The River,??? ???Born in the U.S.A.,??? ???The Rising,??? and ???The Ghost of Tom Joad,??? to name just a few), Bruce Springsteen???s autobiography is written with the lyricism of a singular songwriter and the wisdom of a man who has thought deeply about his experiences.

  • By Some Miracle I Made It Out Of There

    Tom Sizemore has been called many things. Brilliant. Brutal. Fiercely talented. Angry. Drug addicted. In reality, he???s all of them. He???s a survivor of the Detroit ghetto, the fifty-year-old father of twin boys, and a veteran of dozens of movies. He???s also now sober, after his addiction took his life just about as far down as any human being could go.,Through screen-stealing performances in the 1990s movies True Romance, Heat, and Natural Born Killers, Sizemore was so in demand that even when it was widely known that he had a drug problem, directors like Steven Spielberg were offering him roles and begging him to stay sober for them. Robert De Niro personally recruited him for the role of Michael Cheritto in Heat after asking him to dinner and expressing his admiration. Jack Nicholson, Robert Downey, Jr., and Johnny Depp each went out of their way to befriend him. But this same man went from romancing Elizabeth Hurley and Juliette Lewis to being accused of domestic violence by the world???s most famous madam, and moved from a Beverly Hills mansion to a solitary-confinement cell at Chino State Prison and later a desolate, abandoned cabin in a town best known for being where Charles Manson hid Rosemary LaBianca???s wallet.,For years, Sizemore???s days were filled with overdoses, suicide attempts, and homelessness. The simple fact is that people don???t come back from where Tom Sizemore landed???yet miraculously, he did. By Some Miracle I Made It Out of There is a harrowing journey into the heart of addiction, told in riveting and often shocking detail???a terrifying cautionary tale for anyone who???s peered over the abyss of drug abuse. By turns gritty and heartbreaking, it is also one man???s look at a particular moment in entertainment history???a window into the drug-fueled spotlight that sent Robert Downey, Jr., to jail and killed River Phoenix, Heath Ledger, and Chris Farley and many others far before their time.

  • Getting Things Done

    The book Lifehack calls “The Bible of business and personal productivity.”,”A completely revised and updated edition of the blockbuster bestseller from ‘the personal productivity guru'”???Fast Company,Since it was first published almost fifteen years ago, David Allen???s Getting Things Done has become one of the most influential business books of its era, and the ultimate book on personal organization. ???GTD??? is now shorthand for an entire way of approaching professional and personal tasks, and has spawned an entire culture of websites, organizational tools, seminars, and offshoots. ,Allen has rewritten the book from start to finish, tweaking his classic text with important perspectives on the new workplace, and adding material that will make the book fresh and relevant for years to come. This new edition of Getting Things Done will be welcomed not only by its hundreds of thousands of existing fans but also by a whole new generation eager to adopt its proven principles.

  • Giant of the Senate

    From Senator Al Franken – 1 bestselling author and beloved , alum – comes the story of an award-winning comedian who decided to run for office and then discovered why award-winning comedians tend not to do that.,This is a book about an unlikely campaign that had an even more improbable ending: the closest outcome in history and an unprecedented eight-month recount saga, which is pretty funny in retrospect.,It’s a book about what happens when the nation’s foremost progressive satirist gets a chance to serve in the United States Senate and, defying the low expectations of the pundit class, actually turns out to be good at it.,It’s a book about our deeply polarized, frequently depressing, occasionally inspiring political culture, written from inside the belly of the beast.,In this candid personal memoir, the honorable gentleman from Minnesota takes his army of loyal fans along with him from Saturday Night Live to the campaign trail, inside the halls of Congress, and behind the scenes of some of the most dramatic and/or hilarious moments of his new career in politics.,Has Al Franken become a true Giant of the Senate? Franken asks readers to decide for themselves.

  • He Started It!

    In 2013, Donald Trump got involved in his first sustained Twitter War. Unfortunately for Trump, in this endeavor as in so very many others, he was not up to the task. If you???re someone with no discernible sense of humor ??? someone for whom ridicule is like Kryptonite ??? a professional comedy writer would not be an ideal opponent with whom to engage. He Started It!: My Twitter War with Trump is the complete record (with commentary) of Donald Trump???s hilarious three-month-long delusion that he was outwitting Danny Zuker. Introduction by Paul Slansky.

  • The Divided Mind

    is the crowning achievement of Dr. John E. Sarno’s distinguished career as a groundbreaking medical pioneer, going beyond pain to address the entire spectrum of psychosomatic (mindbody) disorders.,The interaction between the generally reasonable, rational, ethical, moral conscious mind and the repressed feelings of emotional pain, hurt, sadness, and anger characteristic of the unconscious mind appears to be the basis for mindbody disorders. , traces the history of psychosomatic medicine, including Freud’s crucial role, and describes the psychology responsible for the broad range of psychosomatic illness. The failure of medicine’s practitioners to recognize and appropriately treat mindbody disorders has produced public health and economic problems of major proportions in the United States.,One of the most important aspects of psychosomatic phenomena is that knowledge and awareness of the process clearly have healing powers. Thousands of people have become pain-free simply by reading Dr. Sarno’s previous books. How and why this happens is a fascinating story, and is revealed in ,.

  • Unbelievable

    Called “disgraceful,” “third-rate,” and “not nice” by Donald Trump, NBC News correspondent Katy Tur reported on???and took flak from???the most captivating and volatile presidential candidate in American history.,Tur lived out of a suitcase for a year and a half, following Trump around the country, powered by packets of peanut butter and kept clean with dry shampoo. She visited forty states with the candidate, made more than 3,800 live television reports, listened to endless loops of Elton John???s “Tiny Dancer”???a Trump rally playlist staple.,From day 1 to day 500, Tur documented Trump???s inconsistencies, fact-checked his falsities, and called him out on his lies. In return, Trump repeatedly singled out Tur. He tried to charm her, intimidate her, and shame her. At one point, he got a crowd so riled up against her, Secret Service agents had to walk her to her car.,None of it worked. Facts are stubborn. So was Tur. She was part of the first women-led politics team in the history of network news. The Boys on the Bus became the Girls on the Plane–but the circus remained. Through all the long nights, wild scoops, naked chauvinism, dodgy staffers, and fevered debates, no one had a better view than Tur.,Unbelievable is her darkly comic, fascinatingly bizarre, and often scary story of how America sent a former reality show host to the White House. It???s also the story of what it was like for Tur to be there as it happened, inside a no-rules world where reporters were spat on, demeaned, and discredited. Tur was a foreign correspondent who came home to her most foreign story of all.

  • With the Old Breed

    ???Eugene Sledge became more than a legend with his memoir, With The Old Breed. He became a chronicler, a historian, a storyteller who turns the extremes of the war in the Pacific???the terror, the camaraderie, the banal and the extraordinary???into terms we mortals can grasp.??????Tom Hanks,NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER,In The Wall Street Journal, Victor Davis Hanson named With the Old Breed one of the top five books on epic twentieth-century battles. Studs Terkel interviewed the author for his definitive oral history, The Good War. Now E. B. Sledge???s acclaimed first-person account of fighting at Peleliu and Okinawa returns to thrill, edify, and inspire a new generation.,An Alabama boy steeped in American history and enamored of such heroes as George Washington and Daniel Boone, Eugene B. Sledge became part of the war???s famous 1st Marine Division???3rd Battalion, 5th Marines. Even after intense training, he was shocked to be thrown into the battle of Peleliu, where ???the world was a nightmare of flashes, explosions, and snapping bullets.??? By the time Sledge hit the hell of Okinawa, he was a combat vet, still filled with fear but no longer with panic.,Based on notes Sledge secretly kept in a copy of the New Testament, With the Old Breed captures with utter simplicity and searing honesty the experience of a soldier in the fierce Pacific Theater. Here is what saved, threatened, and changed his life. Here, too, is the story of how he learned to hate and kill???and came to love???his fellow man.,???In all the literature on the Second World War, there is not a more honest, realistic or moving memoir than Eugene Sledge???s. This is the real deal, the real war: unvarnished, brutal, without a shred of sentimentality or false patriotism, a profound primer on what it actually was like to be in that war. It is a classic that will outlive all the armchair generals??? safe accounts of???not the ???good war??????but the worst war ever.??????Ken Burns