This page-turning account of starting at the lowest rung on the production ladder among enormously famous & outrageously demanding people will be devoured for its insights, gossip, humor, & storytelling. Married and with a child, the author takes unpaid gigs to get a foot in the door, and eventually ends up working on all seasons of The Sopranos, often named the best TV show ever.
“An engrossing account of why individuals have married for reasons other than love and often made that work, but Zug also warns of the dangers to our most vulnerable citizens when policy-makers make legal rights and social benefits that should be available to all contingent on marriage.” — Stephanie Coontz
A dramatic narrative tour of 10 of the world’s most incredible whitewater adventures—spanning 5 continents and 40 years—guided by a legendary whitewater trailblazer.
Perfect for fans of Jon Krakauer’s Into Thin Air and Candice Millard’s River of the Gods.
Find out what it was like walking a mile (or several miles) in the many (many, many) shoes of Robert Skinner in his witty and insightful memoir I’D RATHER NOT, which Kirkus Reviews calls “A decidedly skewed, hilarious collection of life reflections and colorful storytelling.”Whether you are looking for a pick-me-up or just a collection of stories so well written they will blow you away (while you are laughing) you . . .
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Since 1994, Steerforth Press has sought to publish books that are written well, intended to engage the full attention of the reader, and have something new or important to say.
In 2020, Steerforth Press launched Truth to Power Books: investigative journalism, iconoclastic histories, and personal accounts that are nuanced, thoughtful, and reliable — qualities at a premium in the Internet age — and that inform through storytelling, not argument.