I will go ahead and say that everything I know about Gypsy Rose Lee, I learned from Gypsy, the musical. (Apologies in advance if you spend the rest of the day with "Let Me Entertain You" and "Everything's Coming Up Roses" stuck in your head.)

Now, however, we can all get the real story of Gypsy in American Rose by Karen Abbott, author of the best-selling Sin in the Second City.

I love this trailer filled with 20s- and 30s-era photos:

American Rose is on sale today. Will you read it?

What book trailers have you watched this week?

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