Behind the Candelabra by Scott Thorson Coming in Paperback from Tantor Media, May 14

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The true story of Liberace, the “world’s greatest entertainer”—revealed by the man most qualified to disclose it, his long-time live-in lover.

Everyone who sees the HBO movie will want to know the true story of Behind the Candelabra in Scott’s own words.

The buzz is growing for the HBO movie Behind the Candelabra (premiering May 26). Steven Soderbergh directs the stranger-than-fiction romance between Liberace, played by Michael Douglas, and his young lover, Scott Thorson, played by Matt Damon. The movie is based on the book Behind the Candelabra: My Life with Liberace by Scott Thorson with Alex Thorleifson, coming from Tantor Media in eBook, audio, and trade paperback on May 14.

Tantor Media CEO Kevin Colebank says, “Everyone who sees the HBO movie will want to know the true story of Behind the Candelabra in Scott’s own words.” The book contains a new afterword by Scott Thorson. The audiobook is narrated by Peter Berkrot, whose career features roles in Caddyshack and Showtime’s Brotherhood, and numerous award-winning audiobooks.

Last week, the film was chosen for competition at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. Damon and Douglas graced the cover of Entertainment Weekly, and Entertainment Tonight aired a two- part exclusive interview with Thorson. The HBO trailer on YouTube has had over a million views, and the film has been the subject of countless articles in media outlets around the world.

This title is available through, Amazon, B&N, OverDrive, indepdent booksellers and major distributors.

Complete details, including an exclusive author interview, free first chapter audio download, and an audio clip are available at

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