Books

The Graceland Gates by Harold Loyd

This book was a treasure I didn’t know I had acquired. I bought it this past Elvis Week, the 40th Anniversary, just because it was signed by the author and looked old. I either bought it at the Book Sale at Marlowe’s or at Elvis Con. Either way I was just gathering up all the books I [continue reading]

October 17, 2017 // 1 Comment

The James Dean Story by Ronald Martinetti

James Dean has always been one of my favorites. I have had a few of his biographies for years, but never go around to reading them. I am not sure what sparked my current James Dean obsession the past month, but I am in the middle of it. I ordered many memoirs by his friends and girlfriends and [continue reading]

October 16, 2017 // 1 Comment

Natalie A Memoir By Her Sister Lana Wood

I just recently purchased this first edition Natalie Wood biography in the middle of my current James Dean obsession and after watching Rebel Without a Cause – although my favorite Natalie Wood movie is Splendor in the Grass. I like to get memoirs or autobiographies, rather than biographies, [continue reading]

October 16, 2017 // 1 Comment

Books of my 45th Year

My new obsession is reading. My weekends and week nights are now spent reading rather than binging tv and movies. I still do that too but not nearly as much (I have cut out a lot shows that were crappy anyway). I have had hundreds of books for many years, and I kept buying more and more each year. [continue reading]

October 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

My Music Memoirs

Ninety-nine percent of the books I read are non-fiction – autobiographies, memoirs, biographies and histories. I mainly read about the lives of musicians, actors and politicians. I have read pretty much every book ever written about Elvis Presley, including all the memoirs written by his friends, [continue reading]

October 14, 2015 // 0 Comments