Books written to capture boomer-era celebrities, trends and lifestyles. You’ll find them in PrimeBooks.

Three Strikes, You’re In

My book is an autobiography about surviving cancer, three times, over the course of sixteen years. As the author of the book, I describe the trials and tribulations of having cancer, and how I fought the battle with the help of my family and friends. Continue Three Strikes, You’re In

The Fifties

Historical account by David Halberstam about the decade of the 1950s in the United States. Halberstam offers portraits of: Eisenhower Dulles, Oppenheimer, MacArthur, Hoover, Nixon, Harley Earl, Dick and Mac McDonald, Ray Kroc, Kemmons Wilson, Gary Francis Powers, Grace Metalious and “Goody” Pincus. Continue The Fifties

Love, Lucy

The one and only New York Times bestselling autobiography by Lucille Ball.

“Filled with light and laughter.” —New York Times Book Review
“Lucy fans will find this book fascinating.” —Detroit News
“A winner.” —New York Newsday
“Intensely moving.” —San Francisco Chronicle Continue Love, Lucy

The 1950s American Home

From author Diane Boucher, this title explores what life was like in the 1950s American home. An age of optimism, it is about living the American Dream and how this was achieved, changes in the home, new convenience technology, new ways of living. Continue The 1950s American Home

Diana Ross: Going Back

In this extraordinary “scrapbook”-a photo album as glamorous and compelling as its subject-Diana Ross has insightfully collected a treasury of filmic memories, iconic images, and personal moments from her long career. Continue Diana Ross: Going Back

A Reporter’s Life

The memoir chronicles Cronkite’s decades of reporting, focusing on his experiences with D-Day, the civil rights movement, NASA’s first moon walk, the John Kennedy assassination, freedom struggles in South Africa and much more. It includes personal accounts of his interactions with presidents from FDR to Nixon. Continue A Reporter’s Life

Playboy on Stage: A History of the World’s Sexiest Nightclubs

Anyone who hears the word Playboy probably thinks immediately of a scantily clad co-ed reclining across the staples of one of the most successful magazines of all time. But Playboy is more than a magazine or even a corporate empire; since its start in Hugh Hefner’s apartment in 1953, it has become one of the world’s best-known brands and an entire lifestyle unto itself. Continue Playboy on Stage: A History of the World’s Sexiest Nightclubs