memoirs

Olympic Swimmer Amanda Beard's New Sport: Author

She won three Olympic medals for swimming when she was only 14 years old, has posed for Playboy, and struggled with drugs and eating disorders. Now Amanda Beard is telling her story and the release of her new memoir will hopefully coincide with her bid to qualify for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

Musicians' Tell-Alls Give Book Publishers a Boost

Publishers have been eager to sign famous people to book deals. And if you're a musician, such as Rolling Stone Keith Richards, ready and willing to reveal a great deal about yourself, the chances are very good those deals will pay off handsomely.

Tony Blair Stirs Big Sales -- and Big Controversy

Despite -- or probably partly because of -- a considerable public outcry, Tony Blair's memoir is doing brisk business on both sides of the Atlantic. Will George W. Bush find similar success later this fall?