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The Lives and Loves of Daisy and Violet Hilton
The Lives and Loves of Daisy and Violet Hilton
Written by Dean Jensen
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ISBN: 9780307814777
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The Lives and Loves of Daisy and Violet Hilton
A True Story of Conjoined Twins
Written by Dean Jensen


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: December 12, 2012
Price: $12.99

THE LIVES AND LOVES OF DAISY AND VIOLET HILTON follows the poignant life story of twin sisters who were literally joined at the hip, set against the tumultuous backdrop of America during the first half of the 20th century. Daisy and Violet and an unforgettable cast of show-business characters come alive... Read more >
John Wayne: The Legend and the Man
John Wayne: The Legend and the Man
Written by John Wayne Enterprises, Contribution by Patricia Bosworth, Ron Howard, Martin Scorsese and Ronald Reagan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576875902
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John Wayne: The Legend and the Man
An Exclusive Look Inside Duke's Archive
Written by John Wayne Enterprises
Contribution by Patricia Bosworth, Ron Howard, Martin Scorsese and Ronald Reagan


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $45.00

An undisputed American icon, John Wayne is recognized the world over for his signature drawl and confident swagger; the ultimate personification of American courage and honor. This fall, John Wayne Enterprises has chosen powerHouse Books to produce the first-ever exclusively authorized photographic record of his life, both on-screen and off.

John... Read more >
Anna Karenina: The Screenplay
Anna Karenina: The Screenplay
Written by Tom Stoppard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345805652
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Anna Karenina: The Screenplay
Based on the Novel by Leo Tolstoy
Written by Tom Stoppard


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $15.00

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY TOM STOPPARD

Our most esteemed living playwright adapts the most famous love story ever written in the screenplay for the new Focus Features film Anna Karenina, directed by Joe Wright, starring Keira Knightley and Jude Law.

Tolstoy’s brilliant novel, tracing the tragic love affair between Count Vronsky and the...

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Zona
Zona
Written by Geoff Dyer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307390318
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Zona
A Book About a Film About a Journey to a Room
Written by Geoff Dyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $15.00

A Huffington Post Best Book of the Year

There is no other writer at work today like the award-winning Geoff Dyer. Here he embarks on an investigation into Andrei Tarkovsky's Stalker, the masterpiece of cinema that has haunted him since he first saw it thirty years ago.

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Sanford Meisner on Acting
Sanford Meisner on Acting
Written by Sanford Meisner and Dennis Longwell, Introduction by Sydney Pollack
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ISBN: 9780307830630
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Sanford Meisner on Acting

Written by Sanford Meisner and Dennis Longwell
Introduction by Sydney Pollack


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

This book, written in collaboration with Dennis Longwell, follows an acting class of eight men and eight women for fifteen months, beginning with the most rudimentary exercises and ending with affecting and polished scenes from contemporary American plays. Throughout these pages Meisner is delight--always empathizing with his students and urging them... Read more >
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Movie-Made America
Movie-Made America
Written by Robert Sklar
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ISBN: 9780307756848
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Movie-Made America
A Cultural History of American Movies
Written by Robert Sklar


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 31, 2012
Price: $14.99

Hailed as the definitive work upon its original publication in 1975 and now extensively revised and updated by the author, this vastly absorbing and richly illustrated book examines film as an art form, technological innovation, big business, and shaper of American values. 80 black-and-white photos.


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Hot Air
Hot Air
Written by Howard Kurtz
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ISBN: 9780307815477
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Hot Air
All Talk, All the Time
Written by Howard Kurtz


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: October 24, 2012
Price: $12.99

America is awash in talk. Loud talk, angry talk, conspiratorial talk that has changed the nature of journalism and politics, producing a high-decibel revolution in the way we communicate. In this fascinating, maddening, behind-the-scenes look at America's powerful talk shows, the author of Media Circus examines their excesses, conflicts, and impact... Read more >
Raised on Radio
Raised on Radio
Written by Gerald Nachman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307828941
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Raised on Radio

Written by Gerald Nachman


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2012
Price: $21.99

For everybody "raised on radio"—and that's everybody brought up in the thirties, forties, and early fifties—this is the ultimate book, combining nostalgia, history, judgment, and fun, as it reminds us of just how wonderful (and sometimes just how silly) this vanished medium was. Of course, radio still exists—but not the radio... Read more >
Silent Stars
Silent Stars
Written by Jeanine Basinger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307829184
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Silent Stars

Written by Jeanine Basinger


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2012
Price: $16.99

From one of America's most renowned film scholars: a revelatory, perceptive, and highly readable look at the greatest silent film stars -- not those few who are fully appreciated and understood, like Chaplin, Keaton, Gish, and Garbo, but those who have been misperceived, unfairly dismissed, or forgotten.

Here is Valentino, "the... Read more >
The 50 Movie Starter Kit
The 50 Movie Starter Kit
Written by Ty Burr
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345804945
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The 50 Movie Starter Kit
What You Need to Know if You Want to Know What You're Talking About
Written by Ty Burr


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $2.99

In this ebook exclusive, Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr introduces the fifty films every movie lover must know.

This carefully curated list of great movies spans over a century of filmmaking, from the silent era to the last decade, from American favorites to international classics. Including recognized masterpieces such as "City... Read more >
Steve McQueen
Steve McQueen
Written by Marc Eliot
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307453228
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Steve McQueen
A Biography
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $15.00

Steve McQueen is one of America’s legendary movie stars best known for his hugely successful film career in classics such as The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape, The Thomas Crown Affair, Bullitt, and The Towering Inferno as well as for his turbulent life off-screen and impeccable style. His unforgettable physical beauty... Read more >
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Gods Like Us
Gods Like Us
Written by Ty Burr
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907424
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Gods Like Us
On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame
Written by Ty Burr


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $13.99

WITH 8 PAGES OF BLACK-AND-WHITE PHOTOGRAPHS

How—and why—do we obsess over movie stars? How does fame both reflect and mask the person behind it? How have the image of stardom and our stars’ images altered over a century of cultural and technological change? Do we create celebrities, or do they create us?
 
Ty... Read more >
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Michael Douglas
Michael Douglas
Written by Marc Eliot
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ISBN: 9780307952387
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Michael Douglas
A Biography
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $11.99

A groundbreaking portrait of one of Hollywood’s most successful stars, from critically acclaimed  and bestselling biographer Marc Eliot
 
Through determination, inventiveness, and charisma, Michael Douglas emerged from the long shadow cast by his movie-legend father, Kirk Douglas, to become his own man and one of the film industry’s most... Read more >
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Down in the Hole
Down in the Hole
Written by Joy DeLyria and Sean Michael Robinson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576876022
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Down in the Hole
The unWired World of H.B. Ogden
Written by Joy DeLyria and Sean Michael Robinson


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $19.95

Highly anticipated since its initial online appearance and immediate viral proliferation, first-time authors and ersatz Victorian scholars Joy DeLyria and Sean Michael Robinson have painstakingly created a satirical and fictional world based on the characters and narrative of television's most loved drama, The Wire.

To be published in time to celebrate... Read more >
Prepare for Saints
Prepare for Saints
Written by Steven Watson
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ISBN: 9780307822734
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Prepare for Saints
Gertrude Stein, Virgil Thomson, and the Mainstreaming of American Modernism
Written by Steven Watson


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: September 5, 2012
Price: $13.99

Perhaps the oddest and most influential collaboration in the history of American modernism was hatched in 1926, when a young Virgil Thomson knocked on Gertrude Stein's door in Paris. Eight years later, their opera Four Saints in Three Acts became a sensation--the longest-running opera in Broadway history to date and the... Read more >
Madcap May
Mistress of Myth, Men, and Hope
Written by Richard Kurin


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $27.95

May Yohe was a popular entertainer from humble American origins who married and then abandoned a wealthy English Lord who owned the fabled Hope diamond--one of the most valuable objects in the world and now exhibited at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. May was a romantic who had numerous lovers... Read more >
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Madcap May
Madcap May
Written by Richard Kurin
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ISBN: 9781588343260
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Madcap May
Mistress of Myth, Men, and Hope
Written by Richard Kurin


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $27.95

May Yohe was a popular entertainer from humble American origins who married and then abandoned a wealthy English Lord who owned the fabled Hope diamond--one of the most valuable objects in the world and now exhibited at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. May was a romantic who had numerous lovers... Read more >
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Film After Film
Film After Film
Written by J. Hoberman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844677511
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Film After Film
(Or, What Became of 21st Century Cinema?)
Written by J. Hoberman


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $24.95

One of the world’s most erudite and entertaining film critics on the state of cinema in the post-digital—and post-9/11—age. This witty and allusive book, in the style of classic film theorists/critics like André Bazin and Siegfried Kracauer, includes considerations of global cinema’s most important figures and films, from Lars von Trier... Read more >
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Film After Film
(Or, What Became of 21st Century Cinema?)
Written by J. Hoberman


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $19.95

One of the world’s most erudite and entertaining film critics on the state of cinema in the post-digital—and post-9/11—age. This witty and allusive book, in the style of classic film theorists/critics like André Bazin and Siegfried Kracauer, includes considerations of global cinema’s most important figures and films, from Lars von Trier... Read more >
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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Written by Stella Adler, Edited by Barry Paris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679424437
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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Eugene O'Neill, Thornton Wilder, Clifford Odets, William Saroyan, Tennessee Williams, William Inge, Arthur Miller, Edward Albee
Written by Stella Adler
Edited by Barry Paris


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $27.95

“Don’t use your conscious past. Use your creative imagination to create a past that belongs to your character. I don’t want you to be stuck with your own life. It’s too little.”
 
“You must get beneath the words before you can say them. The text must be in you. It... Read more >
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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Written by Stella Adler, Edited by Barry Paris
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ISBN: 9780307800428
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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Eugene O'Neill, Thornton Wilder, Clifford Odets, William Saroyan, Tennessee Williams, William Inge, Arthur Miller, Edward Albee
Written by Stella Adler
Edited by Barry Paris


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $15.99

In her long-awaited book, the legendary acting teacher Stella Adler gives us her extraordinary insights into the work of Henrik Ibsen (“The creation of the modern theater took a genius like Ibsen . . . Miller and Odets, Inge and O’Neill, Williams and Shaw, swallowed the whole of him”), August Strindberg... Read more >
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Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World
Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World
Written by Simon Callow
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ISBN: 9780345803245
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Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World

Written by Simon Callow


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

Acclaimed actor and writer Simon Callow offers a fresh perspective on one of the greatest novelists in the English language, Charles Dickens, in this lively, colorful biography.
 
Dickens was one of the first true celebrity authors. Thousands of fans in Britain and America eagerly awaited each new installment of his stories and... Read more >
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Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World
Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World
Written by Simon Callow
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Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World

Written by Simon Callow


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $16.00

Acclaimed actor and writer Simon Callow offers a fresh perspective on one of the greatest novelists in the English language, Charles Dickens, in this lively, colorful biography.
 
Dickens was one of the first true celebrity authors. Thousands of fans in Britain and America eagerly awaited each new installment of his stories and... Read more >
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Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World
Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World
Written by Simon Callow, Read by Simon Callow
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385360197
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Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World

Written by Simon Callow
Read by Simon Callow


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $22.50

Acclaimed actor and writer Simon Callow offers a fresh perspective on one of the greatest novelists in the English language, Charles Dickens, in this lively, colorful biography.
 
Dickens was one of the first true celebrity authors. Thousands of fans in Britain and America eagerly awaited each new installment of his stories and... Read more >
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All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Watching Star Trek
All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Watching Star Trek
Written by Dave Marinaccio
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ISBN: 9780307824233
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All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Watching Star Trek

Written by Dave Marinaccio


Format: eBook, 132 pages
On Sale: July 4, 2012
Price: $11.99

How to win at poker. The power of a business's mission statement. If you can dial a telephone, you can do anything. These are the lessons to be learned from "Star Trek." First a hit television show, and then a pop culture phenomenon, "Star Trek" is now the basis for inspiration... Read more >
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