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Dancing with Myself

by Billy Idol Touchstone (October 07, 2014)

A Rolling Stone Top 10 Best Music Books of the Year

“That’s what I’m talking about…Of all these memoirs, Dancing With Myself was the only one that stimulated my envy—made me want to be Billy Idol for...


by Allison Moore & Nancy Woodruff Touchstone (April 22, 2014)

The “honest, introspective, and harrowing” (Kirkus Reviews) true story of a young female cop who almost loses everything in a downward spiral of addiction—a career she loved, colleagues who respected her,...

Life in Motion

by Misty Copeland Touchstone (March 04, 2014)

Determination meets dance in this memoir by the history-making ballerina.

In this instant New York Times bestseller, Misty Copeland makes history, telling the story of her journey to become the first African-American...

I'm Still Standing

by Shoshana Johnson & M. L. Doyle Touchstone (February 02, 2010)

SHOSHANA HOLDS NOTHING BACK in this harrowing account of an ordinary woman caught in extraordinary circumstances. She reveals decisions made by chain of command that may have led to her twenty-two-day imprisonment,...

Ancestral Passions

by Virginia Morell Touchstone (January 11, 2011)

This biography of the "First Family" of anthropology reveals how their discoveries, collaborations, and rivalries contributed to our own knowledge of the origins of humankind.

In this fascinating and authoritative...

Muffins and Mayhem

by Suzanne Beecher Touchstone (June 01, 2010)

"While it’s well known that food and stories make for a great combination, Muffins & Mayhem takes their relationship to a whole new level. Brimming over with the stuff of life, this is a book to curl up with...

You'll Never Blue Ball in This Town Again: One Woman's Painfully Funny Quest to Give It Up

by Heather McDonald Touchstone (June 08, 2010)

New York Times bestselling author, comedian, and Chelsea Lately writer Heather McDonald’s hilarious true story of finding herself in the predicament of being an unwilling virgin at the age of twenty-seven....

Late, Late at Night

by Rick Springfield Touchstone (October 12, 2010)

In a searingly candid memoir which he authored himself, Grammy Award-winning pop icon Rick Springfield pulls back the curtain on his image as a bright, shiny, happy performer to share the startling story of...

Barenaked Ladies

by PAUL MYERS Touchstone (September 16, 2003)

From geeks in short pants to multiplatinum artists, Barenaked Ladies are nothing less than a phenomenon. Now, for the first time in the United States, we can read their astonishing story.

Steven, Ed, Jim, Tyler,...

Dangerously Funny

by David Bianculli Touchstone (December 01, 2009)

An unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the rise and fall of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour -- the provocative, politically charged program that shocked the censors, outraged the White House, and forever...

Shaking the Family Tree

by Buzzy Jackson Touchstone (July 06, 2010)


As a historian, Buzzy Jackson thought she knew the answers to these simple questions—that is, until she took a look at her scrawny family tree. With a name like...

Epitaph For A Desert Anarchist

by James Bishop Touchstone (May 11, 2010)

Through Abbey's own writings and personal papers, as well as interviews with friends and acquaintances, Bishop gives us a penetrating, compelling, no-holds-barred view of tile life and accomplishments of this...

Finding Martha's Place

by Martha Hawkins & Marcus Brotherton Touchstone (January 12, 2010)

Welcome to Martha's Place . . .


Martha Hawkins was the tenth of twelve children born in Montgomery, Alabama. There was no money, but her childhood was full of love. Martha's mother could transform a few vegetables...

Paul McCartney

by Peter Ames Carlin Touchstone (November 03, 2009)

From the acclaimed biographer who brought you the rock biography of Bruce Springsteen comes the life of musician Paul McCartney—from his groundbreaking years with the Beatles to Wings to his work as a solo...

The Black Girl Next Door

by Jennifer Baszile Touchstone (January 13, 2009)

A powerful, beautifully written memoir about coming of age as a black girl in an exclusive white suburb in "integrated," post-Civil Rights California in the 1970s and 1980s.

At six years of age, after winning...

Crash and Burn

by Artie Lange & Anthony Bozza Touchstone (October 29, 2013)

Veteran comedian Artie Lange turns an unflinching eye and his signature wit on his perilous descent into drug addiction, life-threatening depression, and ultimately, his recovery, in the follow-up to his hilariously...

The Mountain

by Ed Viesturs & David Roberts Touchstone (October 08, 2013)

In national bestseller The Mountain, world-renowned climber and bestselling author Ed Viesturs and cowriter David Roberts paint a vivid portrait of obsession, dedication, and human achievement in a true love...

What the Dog Knows

by Cat Warren Touchstone (October 01, 2013)

A firsthand exploration of the extraordinary abilities and surprising, sometimes life-saving talents of “working dogs”—pups who can sniff out drugs, find explosives, even locate the dead—as told through...

Danica: Crossing the Line

by Danica Patrick & Laura Morton Touchstone (February 22, 2013)

Sharing secrets and stories, tales from the track, and insights into her personal life, Danica reflects on her extraordinary rise from a ten-year-old go-kart champion to the most successful woman in the history...

New Kids on the Block: Five Brothers and a Million Sisters

by Nikki Van Noy Touchstone (October 02, 2012)

An authorized biography of supergroup New Kids on the Block—tracking their rise, fall, and recent return as one of the biggest acts of all time (with a special focus on the fans who have supported them every...

Mercury: An Intimate Biography of Freddie Mercury

by Lesley-Ann Jones Touchstone (July 03, 2012)

Revealing and intimate, based on more than 100 interviews with key figures in his life, this is the definitive biography of Queen front man Freddie Mercury, one of pop music’s best-loved and most complex figures....

Racing Through the Dark

by David Millar Touchstone (June 26, 2012)

WORLD-CLASS CYCLIST, Tour de France stage winner, and time trial specialist David Millar offers a vivid portrait of his life in professional cycling—including his soul-searing detour into performance-enhancing...

Off Balance

by Dominique Moceanu, Teri Williams & Paul Williams Touchstone (June 12, 2012)

In this searing and riveting New York Times bestseller, Olympic gold medalist Dominique Moceanu reveals the dark underbelly of Olympic gymnastics, the true price of success…and the shocking secret about her...

Cayendo hacia arriba

by Taboo & Steve Dennis Touchstone (December 27, 2011)

Taboo, el artista ganador de premios Grammy y cofundador de los Black Eyed Peas, comparte la historia inspiradora de su ascenso desde las calles duras del este de Los Ángeles a la cumbre de la fama internacional....

Chocolate For A Woman's Blessings

by Kay Allenbaugh Touchstone (February 21, 2001)

Celebrate the Joys That Are Sweet, Rich, and Delicious

Chocolate is a blessing. It makes us feel warm and wonderful. But as we learn from the true stories in Chocolate for a Woman's Blessings, our greatest...

Forever Lily

by Beth Nonte Russell Touchstone (March 06, 2007)

"Will you take her?" she asks.

When Beth Nonte Russell travels to China to help her friend Alex adopt a baby girl from an orphanage there, she thinks it will be an adventure, a chance to see the world. But...

Don't Kiss Them Good-bye

by Allison Dubois Touchstone (November 14, 2005)

"Death is a funny thing. It brings out the best and worst in people. It casts light on the truth and makes life blindingly clear."

Her visions have helped solve crimes; her instincts have helped find missing...


by William Keegan & Bart Davis Touchstone (August 28, 2006)

One of the four Operations Commanders of the World Trade Center site chronicles the rescue and recovery mission at Ground Zero from September 11, 2001, through the end of operations on May 30, 2002, while telling...

Blue Rage, Black Redemption

by Stanley Tookie Williams, Tavis Smiley & Barbara Becnel Touchstone (November 13, 2007)

A gripping tale of personal revolution by a man who went from Crips co-founder to Nobel Peace Prize nominee, author, and antigang activist

When his L.A. neighborhood was threatened by gangbangers, Stanley Tookie...

The Motion of the Ocean

by Janna Cawrse Esarey Touchstone (June 02, 2009)

Choosing a mate is like picking house paint from one of those tiny color squares: You never know how it will look across a large expanse, or how it will change in different light.

Meet Janna and Graeme. After...

The Gospel According to Rev. Walt 'Baby' Love

by Walt Baby Love Touchstone (January 09, 2007)

For more than three decades, Walt "Baby" Love has touched the lives of more than ten million listeners across the world. Every week he shares his triumphs, challenges, and soul-stirring moments through his award-winning...

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

by Benjamin Franklin Touchstone (December 23, 2003)

Written initially to guide his son, Benjamin Franklin’s autobiography is a lively, spellbinding account of his unique and eventful life, now a classic of world literature that is sure to inspire and delight...

I'm Perfect, You're Doomed

by Kyria Abrahams Touchstone (March 03, 2009)

I'm Perfect, You're Doomed is the story of Kyria Abrahams's coming-of-age as a Jehovah's Witness -- a doorbell-ringing "Pioneer of the Lord." Her childhood was haunted by the knowledge that her neighbors and...

Who Do You Think You Are?

by Alyse Myers Touchstone (May 06, 2008)

After her mother's death, Alyse Myers covets only one thing: a wooden box that sits in the back of a closet. Its contents have been kept from her for her entire life. When she was thirteen years old her mother...

Big Man on Campus

by Stephen Joel Trachtenberg Touchstone (June 03, 2008)

An eye-opening and at times controversial insider's look at the current state of higher education in America, from one of the nation's most distinguished and down-to-earth university presidents.

At a time...

Angels of a Lower Flight

by Susie Scott Krabacher Touchstone (October 09, 2007)

"In this world, you were loved."

The inspiring story of how one woman's message of hope and opportunity will change the lives of an entire generation.

Three schools, two orphanages, a hospital, and an abandoned-infant...

Mozart and the Whale

by Jerry Newport, Mary Newport & Johnny Dodd Touchstone (January 09, 2007)

An unforgettable love story and the incredible chronicle of a musical genius and a mathematical prodigy who share a diagnosis of Asperger’s syndrome.

When Jerry and Mary Newport met, the connection was instant....

A Little Bit Wicked

by Kristin Chenoweth & Joni Rodgers Touchstone (April 14, 2009)

"Life's too short. I'm not."

You might know her as a Tony Award-winning Broadway star, who originated the role of Galinda the Good Witch in the smash musical Wicked and won a Tony for 1999's You're a Good...

Never Make the Same Mistake Twice

by Nene Leakes & Denene Millner Touchstone (August 11, 2009)

Outrageous, captivating, and unafraid to tell it like it is, Nene Leakes shares her wild journey from a scandalous past to the pinnacle of reality television stardom. Lauded by her fans for her refreshing honesty,...


by Ariel Sharon & David Chanoff Touchstone (October 02, 2001)

Israel's newest prime minister as of February 6, 2001, Ariel Sharon is a dynamic and controversial leader. A hero in Israel's wars, perhaps the most daring and successful commander in Israel's extraordinary...

Fallin' Up

by Taboo & Steve Dennis Touchstone (February 08, 2011)

Taboo, Grammy Award–winning performing artist and founding member of the Black Eyed Peas, shares the inspiring story of his rise from the mean streets of East L.A. to the heights of international fame.


My Infamous Life

by Albert "Prodigy" Johnson & Laura Checkoway Touchstone (April 19, 2011)

From one of the greatest rappers of all time, the memoir of a life cut short, a revealing look at the dark side of hip hop’s Golden Era...

In this often violent but always introspective memoir, Mobb Deep’s...

Words in a French Life

by Kristin Espinasse Touchstone (April 25, 2006)

Based on the popular blog ( and newsletter with thousands of subscribers -- a heart-winning collection from an American woman raising two very French children with her French husband in...

Why You Crying?

by George Lopez & Armen Keteyian Touchstone (June 04, 2004)

In this eagerly awaited autobiography, comedian and prime-time television star George Lopez tells the heartbreaking yet humorous story of his inspirational rise from dead-end kid in the Valley to giving a command...

Next Stop

by Ivan Sanchez Touchstone (October 14, 2008)

Beyond the safety of New York City's news headlines, Next Stop is a train ride into the heart of the Bronx during the late eighties and early nineties at the height of the crack epidemic, a tumultuous time when...


by Melissa Joulwan Touchstone (February 06, 2007)

The 1950s phenomenon of Roller Derby is back in full force, and it's definitely not your grandma's game anymore. With leagues in more than one hundred cities across the country, a national tournament, and major...

The Pages In Between

by Erin Einhorn Touchstone (September 09, 2008)

In a unique, intensely moving memoir, Erin Einhorn finds the family in Poland who saved her mother from the holocaust. But instead of a joyful reunion, Erin unearths a dispute that forces her to navigate the...

So Much to Say

by Nikki Van Noy Touchstone (June 07, 2011)

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND has one of the largest and most loyal followings of any band today—after twenty years of constant touring and several acclaimed, multiplatinum albums, the members enjoy a connection with...

Carly's Voice

by Arthur Fleischmann Touchstone (March 27, 2012)

In this international bestseller, father and advocate for Autism awareness Arthur Fleischmann blends his daughter Carly’s own words with his story of getting to know his remarkable daughter—after years of...

The First Stampede of Flores LaDue

by Wendy Bryden Touchstone (October 11, 2011)

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Calgary Stampede, Bryden presents this #1 Calgary Herald bestseller detailing the fascinating true story of the romance that started the Stampede.

The love story of rodeo...