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Silent Stars
Silent Stars
Written by Jeanine Basinger
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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
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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
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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
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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?
 
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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
Madcap May
Written by Richard Kurin
Format: Hardcover
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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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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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


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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
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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
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ISBN: 9780385360197
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Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World

Written by Simon Callow
Read by Simon Callow


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On Sale: August 7, 2012
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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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In Broad Daylight
In Broad Daylight
Written by Gabriele Pedulla
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ISBN: 9781844678532
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In Broad Daylight
Movies and Spectators After the Cinema
Written by Gabriele Pedulla


Format: Hardcover, 182 pages
On Sale: June 6, 2012
Price: $24.95

From plasma screens to smartphones, today moving images are everywhere. How have films adapted to this new environment? And how has the experience of the spectator changed because of this proliferation? In Broad Daylight investigates one of the decisive shifts in the history of Western aesthetics, exploring the metamorphosis of films... Read more >
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In Broad Daylight
Movies and Spectators After the Cinema
Written by Gabriele Pedulla


Format: eBook0
On Sale: June 6, 2012
Price: $23.95

From plasma screens to smartphones, today moving images are everywhere. How have films adapted to this new environment? And how has the experience of the spectator changed because of this proliferation? In Broad Daylight investigates one of the decisive shifts in the history of Western aesthetics, exploring the metamorphosis of films... Read more >
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Who the Devil Made It
Who the Devil Made It
Written by Peter Bogdanovich
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ISBN: 9780307817457
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Who the Devil Made It
Conversations with ...
Written by Peter Bogdanovich


Format: eBook0
On Sale: May 30, 2012
Price: $12.99

Peter Bogdanovich, award-winning director, screenwriter, actor and critic, interviews 16 legendary directors over a 15-year period. Their richly illuminating conversations combine to make this a riveting chronicle of Hollywood and picture making.

NOTE: This edition does not include photographs. Read more >
A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook
A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook
Written by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel and Sariann Lehrer, Foreword by George R.R. Martin
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ISBN: 9780345534491
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A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook

Written by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel and Sariann Lehrer
Foreword by George R.R. Martin


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2012
Price: $35.00

Ever wonder what it’s like to attend a feast at Winterfell? Wish you could split a lemon cake with Sansa Stark, scarf down a pork pie with the Night’s Watch, or indulge in honeyfingers with Daenerys Targaryen? George R. R. Martin’s bestselling saga A Song of Ice and Fire and the... Read more >
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A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook
A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook
Written by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel and Sariann Lehrer, Foreword by George R.R. Martin
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A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook

Written by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel and Sariann Lehrer
Foreword by George R.R. Martin


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2012
Price: $13.99

Ever wonder what it’s like to attend a feast at Winterfell? Wish you could split a lemon cake with Sansa Stark, scarf down a pork pie with the Night’s Watch, or indulge in honeyfingers with Daenerys Targaryen? George R. R. Martin’s bestselling saga A Song of Ice and Fire and the... Read more >
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Island Possessed
Island Possessed
Written by Katherine Dunham
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ISBN: 9780307819840
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Island Possessed

Written by Katherine Dunham


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 16, 2012
Price: $13.99

Just as surely as Haiti is "possessed" by the gods and spirits of vaudun (voodoo), the island "possessed" Katherine Dunham when she first went there in 1936 to study dance and ritual. In this book, Dunham reveals how her anthropological research, her work in dance, and her fascination for the people... Read more >
My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business
My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business
Written by Dick Van Dyke
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ISBN: 9780307592248
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My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business
A Memoir
Written by Dick Van Dyke


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $15.00

Dick Van Dyke, indisputably one of the greats of the golden age of television, is admired and beloved by audiences the world over for his beaming smile, his physical dexterity, his impeccable comic timing, his ridiculous stunts, and his unforgettable screen roles.
           
His trailblazing television program, The Dick Van... Read more >
The Skinny Rules
The Skinny Rules
Written by Bob Harper and Greg Critser
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345533128
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The Skinny Rules
The Simple, Nonnegotiable Principles for Getting to Thin
Written by Bob Harper and Greg Critser


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $26.00

THE LAST DIET BOOK YOU’LL EVER NEED
 
With so much conflicting weight-loss advice out there to confuse your efforts, it’s no wonder you haven’t been successful losing weight and keeping it off. But with Bob Harper, superstar trainer and co-host of NBC’s hit show The Biggest Loser as your personal...

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