Books by William Knoedelseder and Complete Book Reviews

William Knoedelseder, Author . PublicAffairs $25.95 (280p) ISBN 978-1-58648-317-3
In 1978, Knoedelseder (Stiffed: A True Story of MCA, the Music Business, and the Mafia ) was a journalist assigned to cover newcomers transforming the comedy clubs: “For the next two years, I had stage-side seats at the best show in show...
William Knoedelseder, Author HarperCollins Publishers $23 (480p) ISBN 978-0-06-016745-5
Though former Los Angeles Times reporter Knoedelseder has dug up much dirt, his fast-paced tale of music industry nefariousness suffers from convoluted detail. In 1984 a minor tax investigation sics Justice Department attorney Marvin Rudnick on Sal...
William Knoedelseder. Harper Business, $27.99 (416p) ISBN 978-0-06-200926-5
This thoroughly researched and thoughtfully written book takes a look at one of the great American family and business sagas—the life and times of the Busch family of St. Louis, who dominated the U.S. beer industry over five generations. Former...
William Knoedelseder, Author, Bryn Freedman, Joint Author Faber & Faber $24 (256p) ISBN 978-0-571-19924-2
In November, 1994, 16-year-old Eddie Polec, a member of a middle-class family from the Fox Chase neighborhood Philadelphia, was fatally beaten on the steps of the Roman Catholic church he attended by a teen gang from the nearby suburb of Abington....
William Knoedelseder, Author, William Dufris, Read by , read by William Dufris. Tantor Media $34.99 (0p) ISBN 978-1-4001-0184-9
Knoedelseder offers a fascinating account of the “Comedy Camelot” days of the 1970s when Los Angeles abounded with future comedy superstars. Everyone from Jay Leno and David Letterman to Andy Kaufman and Robin Williams struggled through...
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