Books by James Robert Parish

Fiasco

FiascoA History of Hollywood's Iconic Flops

James Robert Parish

A longtime industry insider and acclaimed Hollywood historian goes behind the scenes to tell the stories of 15 of the most spectacular movie megaflops of the past 50 years, such as Cleopatra, The...

The Hollywood Book of Extravagance

The Hollywood Book of ExtravaganceThe Totally Infamous, Mostly Disastrous, and Always Compelling Excesses of America's Film and TV Idols

James Robert Parish

Savor the inside scoop on over-the-top superstars ...

It's Good to Be the King

It's Good to Be the KingThe Seriously Funny Life of Mel Brooks

James Robert Parish

This book traces the extraordinary life and career of Mel Brooks, who has ridden a wave of show business success perhaps unsurpassed by anyone of his generation. Offering many insights into the wacky...

The Hollywood Book of Breakups

The Hollywood Book of Breakups

James Robert Parish

Half of all marriages end in divorce--and then there are the really unhappy ones. ...