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6 Featured Titles

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A Graphic History
Edited by Paul Buhle and David Berger

Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Verso
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-78168-261-6 (1-78168-261-5)

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The Actor's Guide to Creating a Character
William Esper Teaches the Meisner Technique
Written by William Esper and Damon Dimarco
Afterword by David Mamet
Introduction by Patricia Heaton

Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-345-80568-3 (0-345-80568-2)

William Esper, one of the most celebrated acting teachers of our time, takes us through his step-by-step approach to the central challenge of advanced acting work: creating and playing a character.

Esper’s first book, The Actor’s Art and Craft, earned praise for describing the basics taught in his famous first-year acting class. The Actor’s... Read more >
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April 22, 2014
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The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan

Written by Elia Kazan
Edited by Albert J. Devlin

Format: Hardcover, 672 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $40.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-26716-0 (0-307-26716-4)

This collection of nearly three hundred letters gives us the life of Elia Kazan unfiltered, with all the passion, vitality, and raw honesty that made him such an important and formidable stage director (A Streetcar Named Desire, Death of a Salesman), film director (On the Waterfront, East of Eden), novelist, and... Read more >
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Women of Vision
National Geographic Photographers on Assignment
Written by National Geographic
Afterword by Elizabeth Crist
Foreword by Ann Curry
Introduction by Chris Johns

Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: National Geographic
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $30.00
ISBN: 978-1-4262-1272-7 (1-4262-1272-0)

Women photographers have produced many of National Geographic’s most powerful photo-narratives of the past decade. These talented photojournalists are celebrated in this captivating photography book, covering places and subjects around the globe and sharing the same passion and commitment to storytelling that has come to define National Geographic magazine, with more... Read more >

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Acting as a Business, Fifth Edition
Strategies for Success
Written by Brian O'Neil

Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-345-80707-6 (0-345-80707-3)

The essential handbook for actors—a modern classic—in a newly updated edition.
Since its original publication, Acting as a Business has earned a reputation as an indispensable tool for working and aspiring actors. Avoiding the usual advice about persistence and luck, Brian O’Neil provides clear-cut guidelines that will give actors a solid knowledge... Read more >

July 1, 2014
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Night Film
A Novel
Written by Marisha Pessl

Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $18.00
ISBN: 978-0-8129-7978-7 (0-8129-7978-8)

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