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Richard Schickel
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RICHARD SCHICKEL is a film critic, documentary filmmaker, and movie historian who has written almost forty books, including Clint Eastwood: A Biography, Intimate Strangers, and The Disney Version. His thirty documentaries include Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin; Woody Allen: A Life in Film; andShooting War, about combat cameramen in World War II. He has held a Guggenheim Fellowship, and was awarded the British Film Institute Book Prize, the Maurice Bessy Prize for film criticism, and the William K. Everson Award for his work in film history. He now writes for Truthdig.com.

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Clint Eastwood
A Biography
Written by Richard Schickel


Format: Trade Paperback, 570 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 21, 1997
Price: $19.00

“Authoritative . . . highly nuanced . . . gives the reader a palpable sense of Mr. Eastwood’s career.” —The New York Times

From the moment The Man With No Name first fixed the screen with his murderous squint, from the first time audiences heard Dirty Harry Callahan growl “Make my day,”... Read more >
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Clint Eastwood
A Biography
Written by Richard Schickel


Format: eBook, 568 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $16.99

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Conversations with Scorsese

Written by Richard Schickel


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $24.95

Now in paperback, and with a new afterword: the history and process of moviemaking in general, and of Martin Scorsese's brilliant and varied films in particular, through the words and wit of the master director.

With Richard Schickel as the canny and intelligent guide, these conversations take us deep into Scorsese's life... Read more >
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Conversations with Scorsese

Written by Richard Schickel


Format: eBook, 448 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $19.99

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June 23, 2015
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Keepers
The Greatest Films--and Personal Favorites--of a Moviegoing Lifetime
Written by Richard Schickel


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: June 23, 2015
Price: $26.95

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Keepers
The Greatest Films--and Personal Favorites--of a Moviegoing Lifetime
Written by Richard Schickel


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: June 23, 2015
Price: $13.99

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