Robert John Odenkirk is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, and producer. He is best known for his role as unethical lawyer Saul Goodman on the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad and its spin-off Better Call Saul, for which he received four nominations for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
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The incredible true story of a family built on lies. What if the people you love most are not who you thought they were? What if you don’t know who you are, either? Cheryl Diamond’s memoir begins when she is four and her family is in Kashmir, India, hurtling down the Himalayas in their battered station wagon headed for the Golden Temple, the holie...
This book is so amazing sad funny crazy heartbreaking shocking smart…I cannot recommend it highly enough – source
A COMEDIC MEMOIR ABOUT FANDOM, FAME, AND OTHER EMBARRASSMENTS FROM THE LIFE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING CARTOONISTWhat happens when a childhood hobby turns into a lifelong career? The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist, Adrian Tomine's funniest and most revealing foray into autobiography, offers an array of unexpected answers. When a ...
Adrian Tomine's latest book. Great, personal, funny, sad...all the good stuff. All about perspective. Check it! – source
In The Last Great Road Bum, Héctor Tobar turns the peripatetic true story of a naive son of Urbana, Illinois, who died fighting with guerrillas in El Salvador into the great American novel for our times.Joe Sanderson died in pursuit of a life worth writing about. He was, in his words, a "road bum," an adventurer and a storyteller, belonging to no p...
What a great book to escape this constricted pandemic lifestyle- clever, sympathetic, human, funny. Wonderful – source
LA peeps, history fans, this is a great book! Check it— – source
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My second 2019 BOOK RECOMMENDATION SAY NOTHING by Patrick Radden Keefe via @goodreads – source
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MY FAVE NEW BAND: Beach bunny - Check 'em out. ALSO I want to recommend the book CHERRY by NICO WALKER. Brutal, funny, sad, unrelenting greatness. That is all. – source
A. A. Gill's memoir begins in the dark of a dormitory with six strangers. He is an alcoholic, dying in the last-chance saloon - driven to dry out, not out of a desire to change but mainly through weariness. He tells the truth - as far as he can remember it - about drinking and about what it is like to be drunk. Pour Me is about the black-outs, the ...
Do you like great writing? I do. This book is highly recommended by me to you – source
THIRTY-FIVE YEARS AFTER THE RELEASE OF THEIR DEBUT ALBUM, COMES THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY OF ONE OF THE LAST GREAT ROCK ‘N’ ROLL BANDS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE REPLACEMENTS. WRITTEN WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF THE GROUP’S KEY MEMBERS, INCLUDING RECLUSIVE SINGER-SONGWRITER PAUL WESTERBERG, BASSIST TOMMY STINSON, AND THE FAMILY OF LATE GUITARIST BO...
A great rock'n roll read! Also WARNING: it's quite sad in places. I loved this book – source