Off the Record Book
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Off the Record


  • Author : Camryn Garrett
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2021-05-18
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781984830012

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Off the Record Excerpt :

The behind-the-scenes access of Almost Famous meets the searing revelations of metoo in this story of a teen journalist who uncovers the scandal of the decade. Ever since seventeen-year-old Josie Wright can remember, writing has been her identity, the thing that grounds her when everything else is a garbage fire. So when she wins a contest to write a celebrity profile for Deep Focus magazine, she's equal parts excited and scared, but also ready. She's got this. Soon Josie is jetting off on a multi-city tour, rubbing elbows with sparkly celebrities, frenetic handlers, stone-faced producers, and eccentric stylists. She even finds herself catching feelings for the subject of her profile, dazzling young newcomer Marius Canet. Josie's world is expanding so rapidly, she doesn't know whether she's flying or falling. But when a young actress lets her in on a terrible secret, the answer is clear: she's in over her head. One woman's account leads to another and another. Josie wants to expose the man responsible, but she's reluctant to speak up, unsure if this is her story to tell. What if she lets down the women who have entrusted her with their stories? What if this ends her writing career before it even begins? There are so many reasons not to go ahead, but if Josie doesn't step up, who will? From the author of Full Disclosure, this is a moving testament to the MeToo movement, and all the ways women stand up for each other. "Brave, necessary, and unflinchingly real, Off the Record is an instant classic." --Marieke Nijkamp, #1 New York Times Bestselling author of This Is Where It Ends

Off the Record Book

Off the Record


  • Author : Peter Mansbridge
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-10-05
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781982169602

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Off the Record Excerpt :

With humour and heart, Peter shares never-before-told stories from his distinguished career, including reporting on the fall of the Berlin Wall and the horror of 9/11, walking the beaches of Normandy with Tom Brokaw, and talking with Canadian prime ministers from John Diefenbaker to Justin Trudeau. But it's far from all serious. Peter also writes about finding the "cure" for baldness in China and landing the role of Peter Moosebridge in Disney's Zootopia. From the first (and only) time he was late to broadcast to his poignant interview with the late Gord Downie, these are the moments that have stuck with him.

Off the Record Book

Off the Record


  • Author : Norman Pearlstine
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release Date : 2007-06-26
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780374708344

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Off the Record Excerpt :

When Norman Pearlstine—as editor in chief of Time Inc.—agreed to give prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald a reporter's notes of a conversation with a "confidential source," he was vilified for betraying the freedom of the press. But in this hard-hitting inside story, Pearlstine shows that "Plamegate" was not the clear case it seemed to be—and that confidentiality has become a weapon in the White House's war on the press, a war fought with the unwitting complicity of the press itself. Watergate and the publication of the Pentagon Papers are the benchmark incidents of government malfeasance exposed by a fearless press. But as Pearlstine explains with great clarity and brio, the press's hunger for a new Watergate has made reporters vulnerable to officials who use confidentiality to get their message out, even if it means leaking state secrets and breaking the law. Prosecutors appointed to investigate the government have investigated the press instead; news organizations such as The New York Times have defended the principle of confidentiality at all costs—implicitly putting themselves above the law. Meanwhile, the use of unnamed sources has become common in everything from celebrity weeklies to the so-called papers of record. What is to be done? Pearlstine calls on Congress to pass a federal shield law protecting journalists from the needless intrusions of government; at the same time, he calls on the press to name its sources whenever possible. Off the Record is a powerful argument with the vividness and narrative drive of the best long-form journalism; it is sure to spark controversy among the people who run the government—and among the people who tell their stories.

Off the Record Book
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Off the Record


  • Author : Neal Peres da Costa
  • Publisher : OUP USA
  • Release Date : 2012-05-16
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 342
  • ISBN 10 : 9780195386912

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Off the Record Excerpt :

In Off the Record, author and pianist Neal Peres Da Costa explores Romantic-era performance practices through a range of early sound recordings--acoustic, piano roll and electric--that capture a generation of highly-esteemed pianists trained as far back as the mid-nineteenth-century.

Oral History Off the Record Book

Oral History Off the Record


  • Author : A. Sheftel
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-09-11
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 301
  • ISBN 10 : 9781137339652

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Oral History Off the Record Excerpt :

Because oral history interviews are personal interactions between human beings, they rarely conform to a methodological ideal. These reflections from oral historians provide honest and rigorous analyses of actual oral history practice that address the complexities of a human-centered methodology.

Jonathan Pie  Off The Record Book
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Jonathan Pie Off The Record


  • Author : Jonathan Pie
  • Publisher : Bonnier Publishing Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2017-10-05
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781911600602

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Jonathan Pie Off The Record Excerpt :

Want to know more about history and politics? Then you should probably go and read a proper book. Fancy a laugh at some smutty jokes? Then go and read Viz. But if you fancy a combination of the two, this is the book for you. In Off The Record, bitter and twisted leftie news reporter Jonathan Pie picks ten of the world's worst wankers and tears them apart. Here you'll find the answers to some difficult questions. Was Blair just a Tory in disguise? Did Cameron really have sexual relations with that pig? Just how the fuck did we end up with President Donald Trump? It's the ultimate guide to political arseholery. With extra swearing.

The Beatles Off the Record Book

The Beatles Off the Record


  • Author : Keith Badman
  • Publisher : Omnibus Press& Schirmer Trade Books
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 184772101X

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The Beatles Off the Record Excerpt :

General Adult. Presenting an 'as it happened' story of one of the greatest pop group The Beatles, this work features a collection of quotes from the Sixties by John, Paul, George and Ringo themselves and a host of others who were close to the group during the heady days of Beatlemania and beyond, including their families, fellow musicians, and others.

Off the Record Book
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Off the Record


  • Author : Ajith Pillai
  • Publisher : Hachette India
  • Release Date : 2014-07-25
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN 10 : 9789350097854

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`[Ajith?s book] is the first full account I have seen between hard covers which is exclusively about a journalist?s adventures and journeys in the field... An extraordinary first ?rough draft of history?, a portrait of India from the 80s to the present time.? ? Vinod Mehta `Ajith Pillai?s account of his journalistic odyssey covers the period of India?s Great Transformation from the 1980s to the present. He does so with incisive wit and insight into a breathtaking range of issues. This ought to be a handbook for all aspiring journalists, since Pillai is an enemy of sycophantic corporate ideology and craven submissiveness to wealth and power which characterize most of today?s celebritywriters.? ? Jeremy Seabrook, British author and columnist In a journalist?s career, the best stories can seldom be published? Veteran journalist Ajith Pillai?s colourful career spanning nearly three decades has taken him from the murky underworld of Bombay to the icy heights of Kargil; yet, the reports he has written are only half the story. Now, for the first time, the `off-the-record? experiences that never found their way to print are presented in this witty and engaging memoir. Beginning with a call from a furious Chota Shakeel, Dawood Ibrahim?s right-hand man, asking him to retract a story on `Bhai? or face the consequence, Ajith takes the reader on a journey that sees him guide V.S. Naipaul to meet the `boys? from the underworld; follow the sensuous Silk Smitha around Bombay on a New Year?s eve; witness the first shots of Operation Vijay during the Kargil War; track, along with a colleague, a Brigadier accused of high treason across the country; stumble upon embarrassed Congressmen in Kamathipura, Bombay?s red-light district; discover who was actually pulling the strings during Vajpayee?s tenure as PM; and coordinate the coverage of the multimillion dollar Scorpene submarine scam and the sensational Radia tapes. Written with Ajith?s trademark wry humour, these real stories, often m

Off the Record Book
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Off the Record


  • Author : Harry S. Truman
  • Publisher : University of Missouri Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 0826211194

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"Gathered for the first time, Truman's private papers--diaries, letters, and memoranda--cover the period from his occupancy of the White House in 1945 to shortly before his death in 1972. Students and scholars will find valuable material on major events of the Truman years, from the Potsdam Conference to the Korean War."--Publishers website.

Off the Record Book

Off the Record


  • Author : Madeleine Westerhout
  • Publisher : Center Street
  • Release Date : 2020-08-11
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781546059684

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Madeleine Westerhout, the former "gatekeeper" of the Trump White House, writes about her relationship with the president, and tells the story of the terrible mistake that led to her losing her job. From the first day President Trump stepped into the White House, Madeleine Westerhout was by his side, first as his executive assistant, then as the Director of Oval Office Operations. From her desk outside the Oval, she saw everyone who came in to see the president. She placed his phone calls, and was in the room for several historic moments. During her time working with President Trump at the White House, Camp David, Mar a Lago, and Bedminster, she grew to love her job and admire the president. Then, in an unguarded moment during a dinner with reporters, she made a terrible mistake. In Off the Record, Westerhout tells the full story of this dinner for the first time, revealing the circumstances that led to her fateful mistake. She also writes about her relationship with President Trump -- all the lessons she learned working with him, and why she believes he is a much different man than the one the media portrays every day. Westerhout describes President Trump as a kind and generous boss who continues to be a great leader for our country.

A Brief History of Rock  Off the Record Book

A Brief History of Rock Off the Record


  • Author : Wayne Robins
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-03-31
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135923457

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A Brief History of Rock Off the Record Excerpt :

The birth of rock ‘n’ roll signaled the blossoming of a new teenage culture, dividing generations and introducing a new attitude of rebellion and independence. From Chuck Berry to the Beatles, from punk rock to hip hop, rock ‘n’ roll has continuously transformed alongside or in reaction to social, cultural, and political changes. A Brief History of Rock, Off the Record is a concise introduction to rock history and the impact it has had on American culture. It is an easy-to-read, vivid account written by one of rock’s leading critics. Pulling from personal interviews over the years, Wayne Robins interweaves the developments in rock music with his commentary on the political and social events and movements that defined their decades.

Michael Owen  Off the Record Book

Michael Owen Off the Record


  • Author : Michael Owen
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2013-06-20
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780007389483

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Michael Owen Off the Record Excerpt :

First published in 2004 and updated in 2006 to include his first full season with Real Madrid.

Off the Record Book

Off the Record


  • Author : Ed Breckenfeld
  • Publisher : Modern Drummer
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN 10 : 1423457161

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Miscellaneous Percussion Music - Mixed Levels

Off the Record Book

Off the Record


  • Author : Smith, Joe/Fink, Mitchell
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release Date : 1989-11-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 508
  • ISBN 10 : 0446390909

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Off the Record Excerpt :

The legends of popular music tell their stories--in their own words--from the Big Band era's Artie Shaw to today's stars Paul Simon and Phil Collins. 200 photos. Advertising in Rolling Stone.

Karl Lagerfeld  Off the Record Book

Karl Lagerfeld Off the Record


  • Author : Karl Lagerfeld
  • Publisher : Distributed Art Pub Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015035016586

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Karl Lagerfeld Off the Record Excerpt :

This is Karl Lagerfeld's own album of the photographic stories and sequences that he has created over the last eight years. Shot in black and white, often with models and costumes, his photographs are at once stylish, sensuous, literate, and full of fantasy and desire. Here are Lagerfeld's baroque photographic stagings of Dangerous Liasons and Afternoon of a Faun; other stories show actress Emma Thompson performing a homage to the choreographer Mary Wigman, and Helena Bonham-Carter playing Cinderella, and the Duchess of Windsor playing out the public drama of her private life."